NBA: Hawks, without Trae Young, throttle Grizzlies

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NBA: Hawks, without Trae Young, throttle Grizzlies

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Bogdan Bogdanovic #13 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots a three-point basket against the Toronto Raptors during the second half at State Farm Arena on February 26, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Bogdan Bogdanovic broke out of a shooting slump to score a season-high 30 points as the shorthanded Atlanta Hawks cruised to a 120-105 win over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.

Clint Capela and Delon Wright scored 18 points apiece, De’Andre Hunter added 14 and Danilo Gallinari had 11 for Atlanta, which played without star Trae Young (left quad contusion) and John Collins (plantar fascia tear).

Wright started in place of Young and recorded six assists and a season-high five steals. Atlanta led by as many as 23 in the third quarter and won for the fourth time in five games.

Ja Morant returned to the Memphis lineup after missing one game with back soreness and…

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