Amir Coffey equaled a 21-point record and helped the Los Angeles Clippers finish their three-game losing streak with a 106-93 win over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
Coffey, who was playing on a two-way contract, was 8 for 12 from the field and equaled another career record with five three-pointers. It was the first time he had led the Clippers to score this season, as well as adding five rebounds and three assists.
Six other Clippers players scored in double figures, including veteran Serge Ibaka with 16 points off the bench and Marcus Morris Sr. after his seasonal record of 29 against Memphis on Saturday by scoring 15 points.
Elsewhere, Reggie Jackson and Eric Bledsoe have added 12 each, and Terance Mann and Nicolas Batum have had 10 each. Ivica Zubac got 13 rebounds.
Atlanta’s Trae Young scored 19 points and saw his franchise record of over 25 consecutive games ending at 17. Young was 8 for 21 from the floor and just 1 for 6 from distance, with seven assists. Bogdan Bogdanovic also scored 19 points, one less than his season record.
The Clippers finished the first quarter with a 15-4 run and took a 31-23 lead. Riding on Bogdanovic’s hot hand, who scored 15 goals in the first half, the Hawks managed to cut the margin by two points in the second quarter, but the hosts led 59-53 at half-time.
The Clippers took the lead 86-73 after three quarters and Atlanta never went less than eight points for the remainder of the game, meaning the away team finished their 13-day trip, the most long of the season, at 2-4.
Atlanta played without Clint Capela (left ankle) and Lou Williams and lost Cam Reddish to a sprained right ankle after playing just three minutes in the first quarter.
Atlanta return home Wednesday to play against the Miami Heat in the opening of a two-game home series. The Clippers, meanwhile, will host the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday in the final three home games.