Hawks 97, Hornets 68
Anthony Davis, the No. 1 overall draft pick, led the Hornets with 19 points, including 15 in the first half. Another rookie, Austin Rivers, had 11 points.
Following a 40-40 halftime tie, the Hornets missed their first 13 shots from the field in the third quarter. The Hawks outscored the Hornets 26-7 in the quarter.
Teague left the game with a left ankle injury in the third period. Hawks rookie John Jenkins was held out with a bruised left hand.