Highlights of Friday's NBA games

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Dec 20 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games.

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Hawks 118, Jazz 85

Led by center Al Horford's 23 points, the Atlanta Hawks continued their high-scoring ways in a victory over the Utah Jazz, extending their winning streak to three games.

Horford, a sixth-year veteran from Florida, made 11 of 15 shots from the field in only 23 minutes. He added four rebounds and one assist and did not play in the fourth quarter. Horford is averaging 23.6 points and 9.2 rebounds in the last five games (four wins).

In the last four games, the Hawks (15-12) are averaging 115.5 points and have reached 100 in their last 10 games. Atlanta improved to 5-1 at Philips Arena against Western Conference teams.

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Heat 122, Kings 103   Continued...

Dec 20, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Sacramento Kings small forward Rudy Gay (8) shoots past Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers (15) during the first half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports