ATLANTA (AP) – Joe Johnson scored 27 points and Tyronn Lue hit an 18-foot fadeaway with 30 seconds remaining, helping the Atlanta Hawks snap a four-game losing streak with a 97-93 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.

T.J. Ford scored 19 of his season-high 27 points in the fourth quarter, but the Toronto guard fouled out after missing a layup with 17 seconds remaining.

The Raptors lost for the seventh time in eight games, due in part to Atlanta’s double-teaming of leading scorer Chris Bosh, who hit just two of nine shots from the field. Bosh entered with a 22-point average, but he finished with 11 for the second straight game.

Zaza Pachulia scored 18 points and Lue 16 for the Hawks.

Ford cut the lead to 93-90 by hitting a 4-foot runner high off the glass, but after the teams missed their ensuing possessions, Lue scored with the shot clock at 2.


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