The New York Knicks used a 14-0 run to close the first quarter and build a heavy halftime lead over the visiting Atlanta Hawks, 60-35. Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields both have 13 points for the Knicks.
Both teams have combined to turn the ball over 22 times in the first half, but the Knicks have out-rebounded Atlanta (26-16) and shot better from the floor (52 percent, compared to the Hawks' 35). Atlanta is also 0-for-9 from three point range.
Jeff Teague (10 points) and Josh Smith (9 points) lead the Hawks scoring attack. The Hawks have no points from forward Marvin Williams and center Zaza Pachulia, and just ten points off the bench this half.
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