Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/7/12
ATLANTA -- The veteran Atlanta Hawks were business-like, the young Indiana Pacers were puzzled, slumping in their chairs after a 20-3 Hawks run nailed down an 89-86 win Wednesday night. Jeff Teague scored five of his 15 points in the last minute of the game, and Lou Williams eluded multiple defenders to put the Hawks ahead for good. "Five minutes left to go, all of a sudden they seemed like they were on fire," Roy Hibbert said softly. "We needed a stop and they got open dunks." The Pacers and the Hawks, alternately hot and cold in the second half after a fast-paced first half, dueled to the wire. "It's just a heck of a win for our group," Hawks coach Larry Drew said. "Guys were really flying around and you could see the energy pick up." The Pacers scored 18 consecutive points in the third quarter to break open what had been a one-point Atlanta lead at the half -- 51-50 -- and take a 77-65 lead into the fourth quarter. To that point, the Pacers had been doing what they ne...
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