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ATLANTA -- Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks had been in this situation a couple of times already this season. So when the Orlando Magic erased Atlantas 17-point lead in the third quarter, Teague wanted to be a calming influence. "Were still learning every day," he said. "I was glad to see us bounce back, get the lead back up and make plays at the end. Hard work is paying off." Teague had 19 points and 13 assists, Paul Millsap scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and the Hawks beat Orlando 104-94 on Saturday night. Arron Afflalo finished with 21 points for the Magic, who have dropped 15 straight on the road dating to last March 4. Mike Scott had 17 points in a reserve role and Al Horford scored 15 and Kyle Korver added 14 for Atlanta. Korver made a 3 in his 79th consecutive game to surpass Dennis Scott and tie Michael Adams for second place on the NBA career list. After Korver hit a 3 on a fast break late in the fourth, Teagues fastbreak layup made it 97-88 with 1:41 remaining. The Hawks have won nine straight over the Magic at Philips Arena. Jameer Nelson and Andrew Nicholson each finished with 13 points for Orlando. Atlanta took the games first double-digit lead at 57-47 on Millsaps jumper with 9:30 left in the third. DeMarre Carroll followed with a 3 and Millsap hit a layup for a 15-point lead that caused Orlando coach Jacque Vaughn to call a timeout. "Guys were just getting in position where they were open," Teague said. "I was hitting them, and they were making shots. Paul and Kyle had their pick and pop all night, and they were making them. When I was getting in the lane, I was doing my best to draw defenders and kick it to them." Carrolls reverse dunk a couple of minutes later put the Hawks ahead by 17 for the games biggest lead, but the Magic went on a 23-7 run that ended with Andrew Nicholsons hook shot in the final minute of the third and gave Orlando a 71-70 lead. The Magic, who dropped to 0-3 on the road this season, got back in contention defensively by shutting down the passing lanes and forcing Atlanta to wind down the shot clock on multiple possessions late in the third and early in the fourth. "We fought our way back into the game," Vaughn said. "That unit that was on the floor gave us a lot of energy on the second night of a back-to-back and got us back into the game, take the lead. Great resolve by that group over there -- the Hawks -- making shots." ETwaun Moore and Afflalo hit consecutive 3s midway through the final period to cut the lead to 79-77, and Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer called a timeout. Afflalo 3s put the Magic up 88-87 with 3:50 remaining, but they didnt lead again. "Theres just no room for error at that point," Afflalo said. "We just couldnt close the game off tonight." Teague, secure in his role after Atlanta re-signed him to a multiyear contract last summer, is showing the kind of leadership that Budenholzer wants from his point guard. "I think hes really starting to understand what were saying," Budenholzer said after his team improved to 3-3. "I think for the last week to 10 days that hes had a lot of opportunities and a lot of responsibility for the way we play. Hes doing a lot of good things. I think hes going to get better and better. " NOTES: Dana Barros set the NBA mark by hitting a 3 in 89 straight games from Dec. 23, 1994-Jan. 12, 1996, during stints with Philadelphia and Boston. ... Adams made a 3 in 79 straight games during the 1987-88 and 1988-89 seasons with Denver. ... The Hawks had the biggest lead of the first half at eight on a pair of baskets by Scott in the first minute of the first quarter. 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Wholesale NFL Jerseys China .com) - The Carolina Hurricanes hope to remain perfect at home in January on Friday night as they welcome the Vancouver Canucks to PNC Arena.NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka shook his head and laughed when he was asked about that bubbly Japanese pop song he warmed up to -- the one that was written just for him and hasnt been released yet. "Id appreciate it if you could wait another month," to ask about it, he said through a translator. Theres a lot about the young Japanese star thats a work in progress. Tanaka struck out 10 over seven innings of his first start at Yankee Stadium, showing off the nasty split-fingered fastball that made him the prize pitcher of the off-season after going 24-0 in Japan. But he also gave up another early homer, this time a soaring three-run shot to Jonathan Schoop in the second inning of the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 victory over New York on Wednesday night. "Thats something I need to adjust," Tanaka said of the trouble in the first couple of innings, "But its really hard to make an assessment just by two games." Nick Markakis had an RBI single and Chris Davis a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning against fill-in closer Shawn Kelley as the Orioles rallied for their second straight win. Carlos Beltran and Kelly Johnson connected against Miguel Gonzalez in the second. Alfonso Soriano tied it with a groundout in the fourth. The Orioles lined four straight hits to centre field off Kelley, pitching the ninth for the second time in place of the injured David Robertson. Ryan Flaherty and Schoop each got hits on an 0-2 pitch from Kelley (0-1) and Markakis singled in Flaherty and, after Delmon Young had his third hit of the night, Davis made it 5-3 with a sacrifice fly. I felt like they did a good job getting the barrel to some good pitches," Kelley said. "If I bounced some of those balls, maybe theyre swing and misses." Tommy Hunter gave up two hits to start the ninth and a sacrifice fly to former Oriole Brian Roberts before getting Yangervis Solarte to ground into a double play for his third save. Brian Matusz got two outs (1-0) in the eighth. "Its not always going to be pretty, you just look at the result," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. There were many empty seats on a brisk night in the Bronx despite it being New Yorks first chance to see the prrized Tanaka, who signed a seven-year, $155 million contract with the Yankees this winter -- plus a $20 million rights fee paid to his team in Japan, Ratuken.dddddddddddd Tanaka warmed up to "My Dear Fellow" by the Japanese group Momoiro Clover Z. He then received a rude welcome from Markakis. The Orioles leadoff batter grounded the first pitch of the game right back at Tanaka, hitting the right-hander on the foot before it deflected to shortstop Derek Jeter, who made the throw for the out. In similar fashion to his first big league start at Toronto, Tanaka was tagged early before settling in. He gave up three runs -- two earned -- in the first two innings Friday of a seven-inning outing in which he struck out eight. This time, Schoop hit a drive high above the left field pole in the second inning. But Tanaka gave up just three more singles -- seven hits overall -- and a walk on 101 pitches. "Again, it seemed like he got better as the night went on," manager Joe Girardi said. Gonzalez was equal to the task, allowing seven hits and three runs. He walked one and struck out three. Adam Jones came up to a smattering of boos before his first at-bat a day after he said, "They should let us have a shot to kick em with our metal spikes," about two fans who ran on the field during Tuesdays game. The fans shenanigans got a huge cheer from the crowd. Jones struck out his first two times up to hardy cheers. Jones wasnt alone. Tanaka had the Orioles flailing at his nasty split-fingered fastball all night, many bouncing in the dirt. "Were not the same hitters he faced over there. We groove, we hack," said Jones, who singled in his third at-bat off Tanaka. NOTES: Tanakas walk of Matt Wieters in the third snapped a streak of five straight games in which the Yankees starter did not allow a free pass. ... Orioles LHP Johan Santana (shoulder) will pitch BP Saturday in Sarasota, Fla. ... RHP Dylan Bundy (Tommy John surgery) threw 35 fastballs. Manager Buck Showalter said it went well. ... Up next: The Yankees begin a four-game series against Boston Thursday. Michael Pineda (1-0) makes his first Yankee Stadium start. The Orioles open a series against Toronto in Baltimore on Friday. ' ' 'etsov, who turned pro in 2004 and just turned 27, finally won the seventh match of his career in his 38th match. ' ' '

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