Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/18/12
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WASHINGTON -- Lou Williams scored 24 points and Josh Smith had 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks won for the third time in four games by defeating the Washington Wizards 100-95 in overtime on Tuesday night. Kyle Korver scored 16 points for the Hawks (15-7), who have won all three matchups against the Wizards this season. They survived this back-and-forth game despite Jordan Crawford's triple-double with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for the Wizards (3-19), losers of four straight. Tied at 93 with two minutes left in overtime, DeShawn Stevenson drained a 3-pointer and later added a free throw, putting the Hawks ahead for good. Leading 98-95, Atlanta committed a 24-second shot-clock violation, giving Washington possession with 24 seconds, but Smith stuffed Nene at the rim for his fifth block of the game. Korver made two free throws with 7.7 seconds remaining to seal the win. The game included 20 lead changes -- three coming inside the final three minutes of ...
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