Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Al Horford tied a career-high with 34
points, including the game-winning jumper as time expired in overtime, and the
Atlanta Hawks defeated the Washington Wizards for the 11th straight time at
Philips Arena, 101-99, on Friday night.
Paul Millsap scored 16 points with 11 rebounds, Korver also netted 16, and
Jeff Teague added 12 points and seven assists.
Trevor Booker had 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, while Martell Webster and
John Wall scored 15 and 13, respectively, for Washington, which hasn't won in
Atlanta since Jan. 11, 2008.
Trevor Ariza buried a triple to put Washington up 93-92 with 2:12 to go in the
extra session and Korver answered with a three of his own to put Atlanta back
Teague then hit a floater on the following possession to extend the lead to
four with 1:24 to play.
Booker hit back-to-back jumpers around a Teague basket to cut the deficit to
99-97. Shelvin Mack missed a three-point heave with 12.9 seconds left and
Booker wrestled in the rebound to give Washington another chance.
Wall drove the lane and dropped it off to Booker, who went up and under for a
clutch reverse layup to tie the game with 1.8 seconds left.
After a timeout, Pero Antic lobbed the inbounds pass cross-court to Horford,
who caught the ball on the baseline and buried a 10-foot jumper as time
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