PHOENIX (Ticker) -- Dion Glover scored a season-high 23 points
and hit the biggest of 10 3-pointers by the Atlanta Hawks in a
99-94 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
With 1:22 left, Glover made a 3-pointer from the right corner to
give the Hawks a 95-91 lead and stem a rally by the Suns, who
had trailed by 10 points early in the fourth quarter.
Shawn Marion responded with a 3-pointer, but the Suns did not
score again and Jason Terry and Glover each hit two free throws
in the final 20 seconds to seal the win - Atlanta's first win in
the Valley of the Sun since November 15, 1991 at the old
Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Glover shot 4-of-5 from the arc, leading an attack that made
10-of-21 3-pointers. The Hawks shot 46 percent (37-of-81)
Stephen Jackson scored 18 points, including back-to-back
3-pointers to open the final quarter and give the Hawks a 79-72
lead. After a dunk by rookie Zarko Cabarkapa cut the deficit to
five points, Atlanta surged to a double-digit lead on a jumper
by Theo Ratliff and a 3-pointer by Terry.
Marion and Marbury led the Suns with 22 points apiece.