The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Denver Nuggets 123-115 on Monday evening at State Farm Arena; this resulted in an even 1-1 split in the two-game season series between the teams.
Nikola Jokic had a career-high 47 points to lead the charge for Denver. Will Barton added 28 points.
Trae Young led Atlanta in scoring with 29 points to go with 12 assists. Kevin Huerter notched 22 points. John Collins and DeAndre Hunter had 17 and 16 points, respectively. Alex Len added 10 points off the bench.
The Hawks maintain the NBA’s worst record at 8-29. They will conclude the current three game homestand this Wednesday night with a match against the Houston Rockets; tip off is set for 7:30 pm in Atlanta.