The Atlanta Hawks took a big step forward in their quest for a playoff berth last time out.

They would appear to have a good chance to inch even closer with the Detroit Pistons coming to town.

Atlanta goes for an 11th consecutive home win over the road-challenged Pistons on Tuesday night.

The Hawks (34-42) are seeking a third straight victory overall after easily winning 107-88 at Indiana on Sunday. Jeff Teague stayed hot with 25 points as Atlanta shot over 56.0 percent for the second consecutive game.

On a night the Pistons finished with three 20-point scorers and he put up another eyebrow-raising line – 19 points, 20 rebounds – Andre Drummond cut through the typical round of postgame questions right to the chase.

“The reason we really won this game,” Drummond said, a comeback from 19 down to beat Boston, “is Peyton Siva.”

He played 15 minutes and missed all three of his shots, but before John Loyer was asked a specific question about Siva after the game, he volunteered, “How couldn’t you root for Peyton Siva down the stretch?”

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