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Dwight Howard had 18 points and Kyle Korver and German guard Dennis Schroder scored 17 apiece, leading Atlanta to a 106-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings last night, as the Hawks are tied at 3-0 with the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East.
Swiss Thabo Sefolosha had 4 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals for the winners, while for the losing side Greek- American center Kostas Koufos had 4 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks.
The Bulls improved to 3-0 by beating the Brooklyn Nets 118-88 with Jimmy Buttler scoring 22 points and Spaniard Nikola Mirotic having a double double off the bench with 16 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 blocks. For the losing side Croatian Bogdan Bogdanovic was the top scorer with 15 points.
The Raptors beat the Nuggets 105-102 with Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas flirting with the double double (12 p., 9 r.) and Austrian Jakob Poeltl adding 1 points and 5 rebounds. For the losing side, Bosnian Jusuf Nurkic had a big night (13 p., 18 r., 5 bl.), Italian Danilo Gallinari scored 16 points and Serb Nikola Jokic added 12 points.