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Jeff Teague had 19 points and 10 assists, Ivan Johnson scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Toronto 109-87 on Monday night, their seventh win in eight games against the Raptors.
Joe Johnson scored 18 points and Josh Smith had 15 points and nine rebounds as the Hawks avenged Sunday’s 102-86 home loss to Toronto, a game in which the Raptors never trailed.
Marvin Williams scored 16 for Atlanta and former Raptors star Tracy McGrady scored nine of his 11 points in the fourth quarter.
The victory allowed the Hawks to keep pace with Orlando, which earned a home win over Philadelphia earlier Monday, for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 22 points, and James Johnson had 18.
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