Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Al Horford and Josh Smith each put forth double-doubles and the Atlanta Hawks prevailed with a 108-104 decision over the Denver Nuggets.
Horford posted 25 points and 12 rebounds while also coming away with four steals in the win. Smith contributed 16 points and 13 boards to help the Hawks bounce back after their six-game winning streak was snapped against Cleveland on Friday.
Louis Williams and Zaza Pachulia gave solid efforts off the bench, scoring 16 and 11, respectively, for Atlanta.
Ty Lawson scored a game-high 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-5 from downtown, but the Nuggets fell for the fourth time in their last five games. Corey Brewer followed with 19 points and Danilo Gallinari had 16 in the loss.