Jason Terry hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 35 seconds left in overtime and the Boston Celtics rallied after blowing a big lead in regulation and beat the Atlanta Hawks 107-102 on Friday night.
Jeff Green, Paul Pierce and Terry all hit 3-pointers in the OT and the Celtics held the Hawks without a point for the final 1:20 to clinch Boston’s fifth straight win.
Pierce finished with 27 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Kevin Garnett had 17 points and eight rebounds and Terry scored 19, 11 more than Atlanta’s reserves combined.
Josh Smith scored 32 points and Jeff Teague had 26 points and nine assists for the Hawks, who outscored the Celtics 48-32 in the paint.
Source: Associated PressTerry Lifts Celtics To 107-102 Win Over Hawks by Sam Greenberg