(SportsNetwork. Vans Old Skool Mens/Womens Vans Black/Light Gum .com) - Ball movement and defense have been key to the success of the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks look to keep their successful reputation intact Sunday in a big showdown with the Southeast-rival Washington Wizards at Philips Arena. Atlanta has won seven in a row and 21 of their last 23 games, including Fridays 106-103 triumph over the suddenly streaking Detroit Pistons. The Pistons entered the night riding a seven-game win streak, but fell into a big hole early before making a comeback. Detroit trailed by more than 20 at one point in the game and pulled within 105-101 on a Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 3-pointer. Caldwell-Pope scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and his desperation heave at the buzzer fell short. The Pistons had a chance to tie the game with two seconds left after Al Horford failed to control an inbounds pass. Horford finished with 19 points and pulled down 16 rebounds, while Paul Millsap netted 17 points with seven boards. Jeff Teague scored 14 points and handed out 11 assists for the Hawks, who are 28-8 on the season and made 48.8 percent from the floor. Teague had scored 20 or more in six straight games. This was another test for us, another challenge to see how were going to react to it, and were past it, said Millsap. Atlanta dished out 27 assists and has recorded 25 or more 22 times this season. It is averaging 23.9 assists per game. The Hawks have won a franchise-record eight in a row on the road and will try to improve their 15-3 record at Philips Arena. After hosting the rival Wizards, the Hawks will play four straight on the road against Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto and Chicago. The Hawks are allowing just 97.4 ppg and the Wizards are just ahead at 97.0 ppg. Washington, which is three games behind Atlanta in the division standings, is coming off Fridays 102-86 beatdown of the visiting Chicago Bulls. Toronto, Washington and Chicago are three games off the East lead. Marcin Gortat had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Bradley Beal added 17 points and John Wall tallied 16 points and 12 assists for the Wizards, winners in three straight, six of nine and 12 of the last 17 games. Wall, who 21 double-doubles on the season, was able to snatch a victory from Bulls guard Derrick Rose. You can tell he worked on his game, Rose said of Wall. Tonight, they jumped on us. It wasnt about the matchup, I would say. They jumped on us pretty quick from the beginning. The Wizards led 30-13 after 12 minutes and scored 60 points in the first half. Washington is 9-7 on the road and has lost three of its last four away from home. It will return to DC Tuesday to face the San Antonio Spurs. Atlanta defeated Washington, 106-102, on Nov. 25, as Teague scored 28 points and Wall countered with 21 and 13 assists. The Wizards have won four of the last six meetings in this series, but are 1-11 in the last 12 trips to Dixie. The Wizards and Hawks will meet again Feb. 4 and April 12. Black White Vans Old Skool Shawn Yue Mens/Womens Shoes . -- The Windsor Spitfires were left with just one goaltender Tuesday after having their starter walk out on them midway through Game 3 of their Ontario Hockey League playoff matchup with the London Knights. Vans Old Skool Black White . This is not some token job for a prominent, popular former player. All of those areas need a lot of work, so Molitor is going to be busy. "Hes certainly got a history and knowledge and a high baseball IQ," general manager Terry Ryan said.OSAKA, Japan - Canadas Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford finished first in the short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday.Duhamel, from Lively, Ont., and Radford, from Balmertown, Ont., had 72.70 points. Yuko Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia were second with 64.60 points and world junior champions Xiaoyu Yu and Yang Jin of China were third with 60.15.The way we skated today is how we skate every day in practice, said Radford. This is how we aim to skate at every competition. It feels amazing to skate like that and were really looking forward to carrying the momentum into the long program.Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu fell twice in his short program and finished fifth in his comeback from injuries after a collision in warmups at the Cup of China.Before Fridays short program, Hanyu conceded that he wasnt in top condition and it was evident early when he fell on his opening quad toeloop. He hit his next jump — a triple axel — but fell again on a triple lutz-triple toeloop to finish with 78.01 points.Takahito Mura of Japan finished first with 86.28 points, ahead of Jeremy Abbott of the United States, who earned 81.51. Daisuke Murakami of Japan was third with 79.68 points.Elladj Balde of Montreal was seventh and Jeremy Ten of Vancouver was eighth.Hanyu was diagnosed with bruising to his head and chin after colliding with Chinese skater Yan Han in warmups at the Cup of China three weeks ago. He wasnt sure until Wednesday if he would take part in the NHK Trophy but decided to participate because he felt good during practice.I feel like Ive recovered enough and just tried to skate as normal, Hanyu said. Obviously this is disaappointing. Vans Mens/Womens Vans Old Skool Reptile Black/Tornado. But the free skate is one Im confident with and I will do my best tomorrow.Hanyu is bidding for one of three available spots for the Grand Prix Final next month in Barcelona.Right now, Im not thinking about the final, I just want to go out and have a successful NHK, Hanyu said.Mura, skating to Carmen, opened with a quad toeloop-triple toeloop and hit all his other jumps to record a season-best score.Abbott, who is also bidding for a spot in the GP Final, didnt have a quad jump in his program but skated a clean routine that included a triple flip-triple toeloop, a triple lutz and a triple axel.Im very pleased, Abbott said. I love this program.Gracie Gold of the United States took the lead after the womens short program, boosting her chances of qualifying for the Grand Prix Final.Skating to Adagio, the U.S. champion hit all her jumps to score 68.16 points and finish ahead of Alena Leonova of Russia, who had 68.11. Kanako Murakami of Japan was third with 64.38 points.Gabrielle Daleman of Newmarket, Ont., was seventh.I skated a really nice short program, Gold said. Im happy because I made a lot mistakes at Skate America. I had solid jumps and spins today and want the same consistency tomorrow.Gold is vying for one of two open spots for next months GP Final in Barcelona. She earned a bronze medal at Skate America last month.I think there are positives and negatives in qualifying for the GP Final, Gold said. When you consider the U.S. Nationals are in January, it kind of interrupts your schedule for that but of course it means you have done very well.———With files from The Canadian Press. 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