Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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ATLANTA When Ben Gordon has a team on the ropes, he rarely pulls a fourth-quarter punch. On Wednesday night, the Hawks were just fortunate the bell rang before one of the NBAs streakiest scorers could deliver the knockout. Atlanta pulled out a 94-91 victory, but Gordon and his Charlotte Bobcats teammates sure went down swinging. I just tried to be aggressive and force the issue a little bit, said Gordon, who scored a game-high 26 points. The Hawks led 90-81 with 2:43 remaining, inducing the Hawks spirit section to eventually start up its, We believe that we will win, chant. But the 6-foot-3 Gordon wasnt finished. Gordon made all three free throws after being fouled behind the 3-point line, then followed by hitting an off-balance 3-pointer with just 30 seconds on the clock. All of a sudden, that Philips Arena spirit section wasn't so loud, not quite fully believing the Hawks (9-4) would win, at least not in regulation. Gordon had brought the dont-roll-over Bobcats back from the...
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