Trae Young scored 29 points and shot 15-for-15 at the foul line to help the Atlanta Hawks turn aside Detroit’s comeback attempt and defeat the visiting Pistons 128-120 on Monday.
Atlanta led 115-91 with 7:43 left before Detroit scored 15 consecutive points.
The Pistons got as close as five when Jerami Grant made a 3-pointer with 1:05 left. However, the Hawks finished the game perfectly from the free-throw line, with Young going 4-for-4 and John Collins going 2-for-2 to prevent the Pistons from getting any closer.
Atlanta is off to its first 3-0 start since the 2016-17 season. Detroit is 0-3 for the first time since 2014-15. The Hawks broke a two-game losing head-to-head losi…
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