Atlanta Hawks Team Report – November 27
=== Atlanta Hawks Team Report – November 27 ===
(Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks lost in overtime to the Toronto
Raptors, 99-97, on Wednesday at Philips Arena.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim scored 30 points and hauled in 13 rebounds for the Hawks,
who have dropped three of their last four contests.
Jason Terry’s three-pointer with 3:18 left in overtime gave Atlanta a 94-93
lead, but Carter answered with a jumper with 1:56 to play in the extra period
to put Toronto back on top by one.
Toronto then extended its cushion to 97-94 on Carter’s baseline jumper with
1:21 left in overtime, but Jacque Vaughn’s hoop with 30.1 seconds left brought
the Hawks within one again. Vince Carter then missed a runner and Antonio
Davis was called for an offensive foul, putting Dion Glover at the line.
Glover made 1-of-2 to tie the game at 97-97 with 8.0 seconds remaining in OT.
Carter then came off a screen and drained a jumper with 1.2 seconds left in
overtime to put Toronto up 99-97. The Hawks were unable to get a shot off in
the closing seconds.
The Hawks are off until Friday when they host the Miami Heat.