ATLANTA (AP) -- Jeff Teague tied a career high with 24 points and had a season-high 11 assists, and Josh Smith added 20 points and 12 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks held off the Detroit Pistons for a 101-96 victory on Friday night.
The Hawks have won two straight and three of four to hold the No. 5 spot in the Eastern Conference.
Rodney Stuckey finished with 27 points for the Pistons, who ended a three-game winning streak. Detroit had won five of six overall, but now stand 6-22 on the road.
The Hawks got 16 points apiece from Joe Johnson and reserve big man Ivan Johnson.
Teague scored 17 in the first half, including a layup at the buzzer. He took Kirk Hinrich's inbound pass with 3.4 seconds remaining and dribbled past Rodney Stuckey and Brandon Knight to put Atlanta up 52-43 at intermission.
Midway through the third, Teague made it 70-58 with an easy layup in the Hawks' halfcourt offense.
The Pistons went on an 18-6 run for their biggest lead, six points, in a 5-minute spa...