In a high-scoring showdown, Trae Young showcased his brilliance with 40 points and 13 assists, propelling the Atlanta Hawks (13-19) to a hard-fought 130-126 win against the Washington Wizards (6-26) on Sunday.

Dejounte Murray played a crucial role for the Hawks, contributing 32 points to secure the victory despite a slow start and late struggles from the free-throw line.

Jalen Johnson stepped up with a career-high 24 points and 13 rebounds, emphasizing the Hawks’ dominance, as four players achieved double-doubles in the game.

Clint Capela and Saddiq Bey both recorded double-doubles with 11 points and 17 rebounds, and 11 points and 11 rebounds, respectively.

Hawks faced a determined Washington team led by Kyle Kuzma’s 38-point performance and seven 3-pointers.

Deni Avdija contributed 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Wizards, but it wasn’t enough to secure consecutive wins for the struggling team.