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Young’s 31 points lift Hawks past Pelicans, 102-99

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Young scored 31 points and the Hawks capitalized on 21 offensive rebounds to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 102-99 on Wednesday night. Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 15 rebounds for New Orleans, which has lost four of its first five games without star forward Zion Williamson, who is recovering from offseason foot surgery. “We didn’t have that ball movement or the flow we want to play with, but they found a way to win a game on the road.”

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Hawks: Scored 52 points in the paint and 19 second-chance points. Outrebounded New Orleans 55-44.

Pelicans: Guard Garrett Temple injured his ankle in the first half and did not return after scoring six points in nine minutes off the bench.

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