ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Korver scored 19 points and DeMarre Carroll added 16 to help the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks win their eighth straight game, 120-89 over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Improving their NBA-best home record to 16-3, the Hawks got 15 points from Al Horford and 11 each from Paul Millsap, Jeff Teague and Mike Scott.
Atlanta has won 13 of 14 and 22 of 24. It leads the Eastern Conference this late in the season for the first time in 21 years.
John Wall had 15 points for Washington and Nene added 14. The Wizards were outscored 33-12 in the fourth quarter. They won their previous three games.
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