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Wednesday, January 22nd (All times Eastern)

Atlanta Hawks (21-19) at Orlando Magic (11-31), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game losing streak in style last time out and will try to build momentum when they visit Southwest Division rival, the Orlando Magic Wednesday night.

The Hawks steam-rolled the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat on Monday night at Philips Arena. The 121 points marked the third-highest total of the season for the Hawks.

Paul Millsap had 26 points as the Hawks, back from their losing London trip, snapped a nine-game losing streak against the Heat, which dated back to Jan. 2, 2012.

DeMarre Carroll added 19 points, Pero Antic scored 17 and Kyle Korver hit a key 3-pointer down the stretch for the Hawks, who won for only the third time in their last eight. Korver finished with 12 and now has a made 3-pointer in an NBA record 109 straight games.

They snapped a seven-game home losing streak against the Heat despite getting just two points from Jeff Teague, who averages more than 16. Teague checked out for the last time with 5:46 remaining in the third quarter and was 1-for-7 from the field.

Atlanta had 33 assists on 42 field goals.

"I'm just happy with the competitiveness of our group, competing defensively and playing unselfishly," said Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer. "Thirty-three assists is a real positive for our group."

Three other Hawks scored in double figures and Atlanta plays three of its next four on the road.

The Magic snapped a 10-game losing streak with a late-game victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.

They started a new losing streak with a 101-90 setback Monday in Brooklyn against the Nets.

The game changed when the teams came out of the locker room at halftime. Brooklyn outscored Orlando, 27-14, in the third quarter to keep the Magic at arm's reach.

"We got stagnant in the third," said Magic coach Jacque Vaughan. "They're long and athletic and they made it tough for us."

Kyle O'Quinn paced the Magic with 15 points off the bench and E'Twaun Moore tallied 13 points as a reserve in Orlando's 11th loss in its last 12 games. Arron Afflalo added 11 points, while Glen Davis and Victor Oladipo each scored 10 points in defeat.

Orlando has won two of three meetings with Atlanta this season, including a seven-point win in Orlando on Dec. 29. The Magic's victory on Nov. 26 halted an 11-game regular-season losing streak to the Hawks.

01/22 10:18:37 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
 
Half
CLEM 21
NCSU 20
 
Final
DET 15
BAL 2
 
Final
MIA 7
MIAFLA 1
 
Final
PHI 5
NYY 5
 
Final
BOS 2
NEASTERN 1
 
Final
TOR 7
PIT 8
 
Final
CIN 10
CLE 0
 
Final
OAK 9
SFG 4
 
Final
BOS 1
BOSTONCOLL 0
 
Final
ARI 4
ASU 0
 
Final
CLE 110
BOS 79
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
NYK 86
SAC 124
Final
ATL 104
HOU 96
 
4th
MEM 70
UTA 81
 
4th
CHI 79
WAS 70
 
2nd
DEN 40
MIL 47
 
Final
UMO 70
AKR 63
 
Final
NAVY 56
ARMY 52
 
Final
BST 60
EMICH 67
 
Final
BUT 54
GEOR 60
 
Final
IND 63
IOWA 77
 
Final
FLGC 81
JVU 63
 
Final
USCU 90
KNST 54
 
Final
BGU 80
KSU 81
 
Final
NKENTUCKY 73
LIP 76
 
Final
HC 62
GHND 45
 
Final
RUTG 50
MD 60
 
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
 
Final
BUF 93
OHIO 66
 
Final
ALA 74
MISS 82
 
Final
DAY 75
RIU 59
 
Final
CMICH 85
TOL 77
 
Final
DET 77
YOUNG 67
 
Final
UNF 81
STET 67
 
Final
ABCHRIST 83
HOUB 71
 
Final
NDAK 78
NEOM 80
 
2nd
NILL 61
WMICH 60
 
Final
ILLCH 60
WRST 57
 
Half
MIZZ 30
AUB 30
 
1st
UGA 25
KENT 23
 
Half
NW 27
MICH 34
 
Half
CLEM 21
NCSU 20
 
Half
UF 26
TEXAM 23
 
1st
KU 22
WVU 40
 
1st
CREI 19
VILL 12
 
Final
PHI 2
CAL 3
Final
NJD 3
NAS 1
Final
CLB 3
WAS 5
 
3rd
TAM 3
BUF 0
 
3rd
FLA 2
TOR 2
 
2nd Intermission
MIN 2
OTT 2
 
2nd
DAL 0
NYI 1
 
1st Intermission
ARI 0
ANA 1
 
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