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Amir Coffey's joint career-high point haul helps Los Angeles Clippers down Atlanta Hawks 106-93

Amir Coffey equalled his previous best of 21 points and was one of seven Clippers players to score double figures as LA ended their three-game losing streak; Trae Young led the way for the Hawks with 19 points as their 13 days on the road came to an end with a defeat

Los Angeles Clippers' Amir Coffey dribbles the ball during second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 106-93. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Image: Amir Coffey's 21 points helped the Clippers get back to winning ways

Amir Coffey matched a career-high 21 points and helped the Los Angeles Clippers end their three-game losing streak with a 106-93 win over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.

Coffey, playing on a two-way contract, was 8-for-12 from the field and matched another career high with five three-pointers. It was the first time he had led the Clippers in scoring this season, plus added 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. following his season-high of 29 against Memphis on Saturday by scoring 15 points.

Elsewhere, Reggie Jackson and Eric Bledsoe added 12 each, and Terance Mann and Nicolas Batum had 10 apiece. Ivica Zubac grabbed 13 rebounds.

Atlanta's Trae Young scored 19 points and saw his franchise-record streak of 25-plus-point games end at 17. Young was 8-for-21 from the floor and only 1-for-6 from distance, with seven assists. Bogdan Bogdanovic also scored 19 points, one shy of his season-high.

The Clippers finished the first quarter on a 15-4 run and took a 31-23 lead. Riding the hot hand of Bogdanovic, who scored 15 in the first half, the Hawks were able to cut the margin to two points in the second quarter, but the hosts led 59-53 at the break.

Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young, center, passes the ball as he is pressured by Los Angeles Clippers' Ivica Zubac (40) during first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Image: Trae Young led the way for the Hawks again in their defeat to the Clippers

The Clippers moved 86-73 in front after three quarters and Atlanta never got closer than eight points the rest of the game, meaning the away side finish their 13-day road trip, the longest of the season, at 2-4.

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Atlanta played without Clint Capela (left ankle) and Lou Williams and lost Cam Reddish to a right ankle sprain after playing only three minutes in the first quarter.

Atlanta return home on Wednesday to play the Miami Heat in the opener of a two-game home-and-home series. The Clippers, meanwhile, host the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday in the finale of a three-game homestand.

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