Nando De Colo's jump shot at the end of regulation gave the Atlanta Hawks their first loss of the preseason 101-99. Mike Scott and Damion James led Atlanta with 11 points each with Scott drilling a three-pointer late to tie the game. James led the team in rebounding with eight with six coming of the offensive variety.
Lou Williams started the game at point guard and finished with 10 points to go along with three assists. Jeff Teague added 10 points and three assists off the bench while Keith Benson turned in a solid performance with 10 points and two rebounds.
In addition to Scott and Benson, John Jenkins, Squeaky Johnson and Isma'il Muhammad all made their preseason debuts. Jenkins finished with nine points on 3-5 shooting from beyond-the-arc. Devin Harris, Zaza Pachulia, Anthony Morrow and DeShawn Stevenson sat out the game for Atlanta.
The Hawks are back in action on Sunday when they travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies.