NBA: Atlanta 107, Phoenix 94

March 15, 2013 at 10:36 PM

ATLANTA, March 15 (UPI) -- Josh Smith paced all five starters into double figures Friday in boosting Atlanta to a 107-94 decision over Phoenix.

The Hawks took a 14-point lead into the fourth period and were not threatened the rest of the way, converting 12-of-23 from 3-point range.

Smith scored 17 points while both Kyle Korver and Al Horford had 16. Atlanta forced 24 turnovers and handed the Suns their third consecutive loss.

Phoenix played the middle game of a three-game road trip covering four days, one that will end Saturday in Washington.

Goran Dragic had 21 points for the Suns.

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