Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The longest winning streak in the NBA this season now belongs to the unselfish and red-hot Atlanta Hawks, who rolled to their 17th straight victory Wednesday with a 113-102 triumph over the Brooklyn Nets. Six Hawks scored in double figures and an impressive 76 percent (29-of-38) of their field goals came directly off an assist. Paul Millsap totaled 28 points and 15 rebounds, Jeff Teague orchestrated the offense with 13 points and 11 assists and Al Horford added 20 points and 10 boards for the victors. Kyle Korver made five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for Atlanta, which has already matched its win total of 38 from last season. We play like we should win every night, said Korver. Its a confident group. We feel like we have a good team and if we approach the game the right way, we absolutely should go in and win. Joe Johnson scored a team-high 26 points and Jarrett Jack finished with 14 points and a career-high 13 assists in the Nets third straight loss. We made shots, said Nets coach Lionel Hollins. When you make shots, you give yourself a chance. Brooklyn was within six early in the fourth quarter before Atlanta pulled away for good with a 9-3 run. Horford scored the first four points and Korvers 3- pointer provided a 100-88 advantage with 7:15 left to play. The closest the Nets got over the final seven minutes was eight points. Both teams shot over 58 percent from the field in the first quarter, and Korvers two 3-pointers inside the final minute provided the hosts with a slim 30-27 lead. DeMarre Carroll and Millsap each connected from long range late in the first half to give Atlanta a 64-53 cushion heading into the break. The Hawks shot 16-for-16 from the foul line in the first half and assisted on 16 of their 20 field goals. They finally missed from the stripe in the third, but the easy buckets continued with good ball movement, which led to an 89-81 spread heading into the fourth. Game Notes The Hawks, who went 25-of-26 from the foul line, have won eight straight at home, including five during a seven-game homestand that continues Friday with a visit from the Trail Blazers ... At 38-8, Atlanta is 30 games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 1996-97 season (56-26) ... Atlantas 15 wins in January is a franchise record for any month ... Brooklyn point guard Deron Williams missed his 10th straight game with a rib injury ... The Nets home game with Portland on Monday was postponed due to the heavy snowstorm and rescheduled for April 6. Josh A. Smith Jersey . -- Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is being checked for a possible concussion after blowing a tire on his way to the first workout of spring training. Ryan Weber Jersey . 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Burkes Flames are one of several teams involved in heavy trade speculation going into next Wednesdays 3pm et deadline, with the most prominent name in play being forward Michael Cammalleri.(SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Knicks are on a roll. The Knicks are riding a mini-run with three straight wins and look to keep it going Saturday against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena. New York remained in the win column with a 113-106 victory over the Orlando Magic Friday at Madison Square Garden and was led by Carmelo Anthonys 25 points on 10-of-24 shooting. Jason Smith tallied 19 points and Lance Thomas provided 16 off the bench. Were competing and playing for each other, Thomas said. Its working for us and we have to keep it going. The Knicks, who failed to reach 100 points in their previous 11 games, have won three in a row for the first time this season and made 47.3 percent from the field. They closed out last season with four straight wins. New York is only 3-19 away from home and will host Sacramento and Oklahoma City after this brief trip down south. Charlotte looks to rebound from Fridays 129-90 blowout loss at Cleveland. LeBron James and J.R. Smith scored 25 annd 21 points, respectively, to lead the Cavaliers, who shot 51.dddddddddddd7 percent for the game and had a 56-42 rebounding advantage. Smith made 7-of-11 3-pointers and the Cavs hit 15-of-28 from downtown. The Hornets were led by Al Jeffersons 22 points and 11 rebounds. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist netted 15 points for Charlotte, which made 40.4 percent for the game and only 2-of-16 3-pointers. The Hornets scored only 13 points in the first quarter and trailed 75-40 at halftime. We just didnt have the right intensity or approach to play a team like that, said Hornets coach Steve Clifford. Cliffords squad entered the night having won three straight and eight of its previous nine games. Charlotte will try to push its home winning streak to four games and is 11-13 as the host. It will start a three-game road trip Wednesday against San Antonio, Denver and Washington. The Hornets have won two of the three matchups with New York this season. New York is 53-40 all-time against Charlotte. ' ' '