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Hawks halt eight-game losing streak with win over Knicks

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Scott racked up a career-high 30 points and Jeff Teague had 28, with the duo's efforts allowing the Atlanta Hawks to halt an eight-game losing streak with a 107-98 win over the New York Knicks at Philips Arena.

Scott drained an impressive 6-of-7 3-point attempts and finished 11-of-14 from the field in just 30 minutes off the bench. Teague, who sat out Friday's setback at Detroit with a sprained ankle, added six assists in Atlanta's first victory since Feb. 1.

The Hawks also received 24 points from DeMarre Carroll and 14 from Louis Williams in handing New York its fifth loss in six games. The Knicks concluded a four-game road trip at 1-3.

Carmelo Anthony continued his recent scoring binge with a 35-point effort in defeat, with Raymond Felton registering 16 points and 10 assists for the Knicks.

02/22 22:05:29 ET