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January 25th, 2013 the Hawks took on the Boston Celtics at home. In the last meeting between the 2 teams the Hawks took an early 1st half lead. They allowed the Celtics to come back and take the game. This game was the other way around the Celtics came out with a hot start in the first quarter. At the end of one it was Boston 29, Atlanta 10. Wasn't looking to good for the Hawks. At one point during the second quarter the Hawks trailed 48-21, but the Hawks started to get it together and they trailed 57-38 going into the half. In the third quarter the Hawks came out on a tear. They had a 21-2 run to tie the game. At the end of the 3rd the score was Boston 73, Atlanta 69. The Hawks won the 3rd quarter 31-16. In the 4th quarter the Celtics go up by ten with under 5 minutes left, but the clutch 3-point shooting of Kyle Korver brought Atlanta back to tie the game and send it into overtime. The Hawks had a chance at the end of the first overtime to end it but the referees called no foul as Paul Pierce was all over Josh Smith causing him to air-ball. In the second overtime the Hawks started out on a 10-0 run and after that they held on to the lead. Beating the Boston Celtics 123-111. Lets Go Hawks is what the fans were chanting as they gave the Atlanta Hawks a standing ovation. Kyle Korver is the player of the game. He had 27 points, 4 assist, and 6 rebounds. He set a Hawks record with 8 3's in one game. Josh Smith led the Hawks with 14 Rebounds. Jeff Teague and Josh Smith were tied with 7 assist a piece. The Hawks Had 6 players in double figures. Be sure to return for my blog of the next Atlanta Hawks game. This was my first blog so please feel free to give me your opinions so I can better my blog.
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Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a
27-point deficit in the first half to beat Boston 123-111 in
double-overtime on Friday night, handing the Celtics their sixth
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On road: 7-13
At home: 14-7
Streak: Lost 5
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (18.9 ppg)
Buckets: Josh Smith (16.7 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.1 rpg)
Boards: Al Horford ...