The Atlanta Hawks went to overtime for a second straight night, pulling out a 102-96 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday behind 23 points and 13 rebounds from Josh Smith.
The Hawks lost in triple-overtime to the Miami Heat the night before, but made sure there wouldn't be multiple extra periods needed by scoring the first seven points, with early 3-pointers by Jeff Teague and Joe Johnson.
Marvin Williams added 15 points and nine rebounds, and Al Horford scored 15 points for the Hawks (5-3).
D.J. Augustin led the Bobcats with 21 points and 12 assists, while Kemba Walker added 19 points and Byron Mullens had 17 points off the bench.
The Bobcats (2-5) trailed most of the second half, but tied the game with 6.5 seconds left as Horford was called for goaltending after an offensive rebound and put back by Boris Diaw.
Both teams had a chance to win the game at the end of regulation.
Horford missed a baseline jumper and the ball went out of bounds with 1.1 seconds left. The B...