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Miami 115, Atlanta 91
When: 7:30 PM ET, Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Where: State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials: #21 Dedric Taylor, #90 Blanca Burns, #48 Scott Foster
Attendance: 15355

Tyler Herro came off the bench to score 21 points and help the visiting Miami Heat to a 115-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.

The Heat broke the game open by scoring the first 16 points of the third quarter and led by 19 going into the final quarter.

Herro shot 9-for-19, matched his career high with 11 assists and came within one rebound of a triple-double. Caleb Martin added 18 points and 10 rebounds, Duncan Robinson and Gabe Vincent each scored 14 points and Omer Yurtseven had 13 points and 10 boards.

John Collins led Atlanta with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Trae Young scored 15 points on 4-for-15 shooting, and Bogdan Bogdanovic also netted 15 points.

The Hawks got forward De'Andre Hunter back in the lineup for the first time since Nov. 12, when he injured his right wrist. He scored 15 points, 13 in the first half.

Miami went 4-2 to conclude its road trip, and also had a game in San Antonio postponed because of COVID.

Atlanta has lost three in a row and has dropped nine of 12. The Hawks are 8-10 at home and have not won at home since Nov. 22.

It was the first meeting between the two teams this season. They play again on Friday in Miami.

Atlanta led 44-39 on Bogdanovic's 3-pointer with five minutes left in the first half, but the Heat closed the half by outscoring the Hawks 17-7 and took a 56-51 lead into the break.

The Heat made seven 3-pointers in the first half, six of them in the second quarter. Herro scored 16 and Robinson, who made three treys, scored 12 in the half.

Miami's Max Strus scored the first eight points of the third quarter, including a pair of 3-pointers, during the 16-0 run.

Atlanta coach Nate McMillan returned to the bench after missing a handful of games because the league's health and safety protocol, but Clint Capela missed his second game with a sprained right ankle.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Miami   Atlanta
Tyler Herro 21 Scoring John Collins 16
Tyler Herro 11 Assists Trae Young 5
Caleb Martin 10 Rebounds John Collins 11
Kyle Lowry 3 Free Throws Made Trae Young 6
Kyle Lowry 3 Steals Kevin Huerter 2
Dewayne Dedmon 2 Blocks Bogdan Bogdanovic 1
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 115 47.8 16-45 13-14 28 54 4 7 15
Atlanta 91 37.8 13-45 16-23 20 37 3 8 14
Upcoming Games
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Hawks have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .409 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Heat have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .667 after a loss.