Teague leads Hawks past Hornets

Jeff Teague netted a career-high 24 points, 72 drubbing of the struggling New Orleans Hornets at New Orleans Arena.

Willie Green finished with 16 points off the bench and Marvin Williams scored 14 points for the Hawks, who have won four of their last five games.

Emeka Okafor led the Hornets with 13 points and eight rebounds, while Jarrett Jack and Greivis Vasquez finished with 10 points apiece, with the latter adding eight boards. New Orleans dropped to 4-16 on the season and has lost 10 of its last 11 games.