Al Horford and Marvin Williams each contributed 15 points, while Horford pulled down 11 rebounds as the Hawks emerged with a win for just the second time in their last 16 games in New Jersey.
Maurice Evans contributed 12 points off the bench in Atlanta's victory.
The Nets lost their fifth straight overall. Brook Lopez led New Jersey with 21 points while Josh Boone added 13 and collected 20 caroms.
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]