Rookie Kyle Anderson hits back-to-back threes for the Spurs, and it's a 104-88 game. Mike Muscala joins Dennis, Kent, Thabo and Pero now.
Rare bright spot for Spurs: Joseph with two nifty layups, 1st in halfcourt and 2nd in transition. Up to 8 points in 12 minutes.
Spurs were outscored 42-26 in the 3Q. Played some funky lineups, sure, but my Lord.
3Q: Preseason Spurs 74, Hawks 95. ATL pours in 42 points in the 3Q. ATL shot 67% in the third quarter.
Spurs gave up 42 points in the third quarter after 36 in the second.
End of 3: Atlanta 95, Spurs 74. Parker with 17 points to lead the Spurs, but Jeff Teague has 21 in 23 minutes. Spurs with 18 turnovers.
Damn, lead is now 22 points for the Hawks. Spurs up to 18 turnovers. Going to mail in my wrapup in their honor.
Yes it's preseason and nothing matters, but wouldn't you like to see the Spurs look Spurs-y for a sustained stretch before Dallas shows up?
If this were not preseason and the Spurs actually cared about winning they might want to locate Kyle Korver on the perimeter sometime soon.
Spurs with a lot of player movement, allows Manu to dash straight to the rim for the open made layup.
Spurs now trailing 76-64 after Korver's corner 3.
Dave on the big screen = Spurs fans going crazy. A tradition like no other.
Spurs get the loose ball, Parker finds Anderson in the corner, and Kyle makes his first three of the game.
Spurs -- 14 turnovers leading to 22 Atlanta points; Hawks -- 6 turnovers for 6 SA points.
Spurs with 7 turnovers in the second quarter for 15 ATL points. Hawks with 10 assists on 14 makes in 2Q. Teams flipped script in 2Q.
Halftime: Atlanta 53, Spurs 48. Outscored 36-23 in the second quarter. Parker has 10 to lead the Spurs, but on 9 shots.
Kyle Korver makes the contested three to end the half. Preseason Hawks 53, Spurs 48. SA shooting 50%. Parker 10 points, Teague 14 points.
Spurs now up to TO No. 14. And trailing the Hawks by two, 48-46...
Spurs with 14th turnover of the game by inbounding the ball. Daye threw it too far ahead of Parker, Parker wasn't happy with the pass.
Nice extra pass by Joseph on the last play of the quarter, whipping rock to Green in the corner for a wide-open 3. Textbook Spurs ball.
Spurs lead 25-17 after 1Q. It's the first time they've won the first quarter since coming back from Europe.
1Q: Preseason Spurs 25, Hawks 17. SA moving the ball, 8 assists on 10 made baskets. All five starters scored in 1Q
Spurs up 25-17 through one quarter despite 7 TOs. Duncan with 4/7, Parker has 6 points and Boris Diaw with 5.
Spurs get the mojo working in Q1 and lead 25-17.
Spurs lead 17-13 over the Hawks with 3:24 left in 1Q. SA with 5 assists on 7 makes. As Danny said Monday, ball movement is getting in form
Spurs lead 17-10 at first wave of subs. Probably the best the starters have looked this preseason, though still four turnovers.
After spotting the Spurs a touchdown, Al responds with a safety for us.
Spurs open the game with a lot of ball movement. 7-0 run, 2 assists on 3 makes.
Duncan, Beli, Parker, Danny Green, and Diaw starting for Spurs vs. Hawks tonight
Spurs: Parker, Green, Belinelli, Diaw, Duncan. Hawks: Teague, Korver, Carroll, Millsap, Horford.
The Spurs have the best restroom signs in the league: http://t.co/2GcmG2M1Uh
Jeff Teague says playing the Spurs feels like an "open practice" because each team runs similar sets & anticipates what each other will do.
Kawhi Leonard has been working out some, but Spurs still trying to keep him isolated from rest of team. Won't be at ATT Center tonight.
Looking ahead: Just realized the Spurs play two games in the first eight days of the regular season. So that's odd.
In the annual GM survey, 46.2% of GMs voted that the Spurs will win the championship this year. Cavs were runner-up with 15.4% of votes.