ATLANTA — Devin Harris scored 14 points, including nine in Atlanta’s 21-1 run to open the second half, and the Hawks beat the New Orleans Hornets 97-68 in a preseason game on Thursday night.
Harris joined Jeff Teague and DeShawn Stevenson in Atlanta’s three-guard lineup.
Josh Smith led the Hawks with 16 points.
Al Horford had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Morrow had 15 points.
Anthony Davis, the No. 1 overall draft pick, led the Hornets with 19 points, including 15 in the first half. Another rookie, Austin Rivers, had 11 points.
Following a 40-40 halftime tie, the Hornets missed their first 13 shots from the field in the third quarter. The Hawks outscored the Hornets 26-7 in the quarter.
Teague left the game with a left ankle injury in the third period. Hawks rookie John Jenkins was held out with a bruised left hand.
HEAT 105, PISTONS 78: In Miami, Dwyane Wade scored 21 points and handed out five assists in 23 minutes, and the Miami beat the Detroit Pistons 105-78 in a preseason game on Thursday night.
Chris Bosh scored 17 points and LeBron James scored 13 for Miami, which led 27-11 after one quarter in its first exhibition since returning home from China earlier this week.
Combined, the Wade-Bosh-James trio shot 19 for 31 from the floor, with 14 assists and 13 rebounds.
Greg Monroe scored 15 points for Detroit, which missed 18 of its first 22 shots. Brandon Knight added 12 for the Pistons.
Detroit lost veteran Corey Maggette in the first half with a strained left calf. Maggette pulled up after only 2 minutes and did not return.
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