The Miami Heat defeated the Atlanta Hawks with the score 104-93 on Monday at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Hawks had a very sloppy game and with Dennis Schroder out they likely are going lack some firepower offensively. Despite the loss, John Collins had a solid game with 14 points and 11 rebounds in just 18 minutes. The Heat will now shift their focus this Wednesday as they will face the undefeated San Antonio Spurs.

Delaney gets starting job as Schroder recovers

Malcolm Delaney slid into the starting point guard position against the Heat with Dennis Schroder still out.

He was able to contribute 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and two steals in 33 minutes. Delaney shot 33 percent from the field, 50 percent from the three-point line, and 75 percent from the free throw line. He will continue to start for the Atlanta Hawks in their game against Miami and Chicago. Dennis Schroder is optimistic on making a return on Thursday against the Denver.

Taurean Prince scores 20 points

Taurean Prince stepped up for the Atlanta Hawks, with Schroder out the rookie took 14 shots and looked very aggressive on the offensive end.

He contributed 20 points (team high), seven rebounds, three steals, and two assists in 37 minutes. He went 9-of-14 from the field and 2-of-3 from the three-point line. Taurean Prince is looking really good for the Hawks as he not only scores the ball but he is very active in all areas on the floor.

Kelly Olynyk gets a double-double

With Hassan Whiteside out, Kelly Olynyk stepped up and recorded a double-double against the Hawks. He contributed 10 points, 10 rebounds (team high), four assists, two steals and one block in 29 minutes. He went 4-of-8 from the field, 1-of-3 from beyond the arc, and 1-of-3 from the free throw.

Until Hassan Whiteside can recover from his bone bruise, Kelly will get a lot of minutes in the Heat's next couple of games.

Richardson and Ellington shot the lights out

Josh Richardson and Wayne Ellington made a total of nine three-pointers against the Hawks. They were responsible for more than half of the 14 three-pointers the Heat made. Richardson contributed 21 points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals while shooting 47.1 percent from the field. Ellington was also able to contribute 20 points, two rebounds, two assists, and one steal while shooting 75 percent from beyond the arc. The Heat now advance to 2-1 for the season while the Hawks go 1-3.