With the Sixers protecting a 101-100 lead in overtime, Eric Snow
hit a jump shot with 8.6 seconds left to push the lead to three
points. Bob Sura missed a last-second 3-pointer to leave the Hawks
0-6 in overtime games this season.
Green has provided scoring off the bench late in the season for
Philadelphia, which has been playing without leading scorer Allen
Iverson. In his previous seven games, Green had averaged 13.9
points. His previous career high was 22 points against Portland
With Philadelphia leading 91-89, Jackson missed a jump shot with
less than 20 seconds left to play in regulation. Dalembert grabbed
the rebound for the Sixers and was fouled by Jason Terry with 15.1
seconds left, but Dalembert missed two free throws to give the
Hawks another chance.
Sura missed a layup with nine seconds left but was fouled by
Dalembert. Sura made only one of two free throws, cutting the
Sixers' lead to 91-90.
After Snow also made only one of two free throws with 7.1
seconds left, Sura was fouled by Green with 1.7 seconds left. Sura
made both free throws to tie the game, 92-92, and force overtime.
Terry, who shot 2-of-11 in a loss at New Jersey on Sunday, was
only 1-of-9 in the first half against the Sixers. He fouled out
late in regulation with 11 points on 5-of-17 shooting.
Terry wasn't the only poor shooter early in the game for the
Hawks, who missed their first 10 shots in the first eight minutes
of the second period and trailed 45-35 at halftime.
Atlanta closed the gap in the third period and grabbed a 69-64
lead when Jackson opened the fourth period with back-to-back
Hawks backup point guard Jacque Vaughn was held out with a
strained hamstring. Vaughn tweaked the injury against New Jersey
and could not practice Monday. ... Atlanta forward Wesley Person
made his first appearance since March 20, returning from a hip
flexor injury. ... Green scored in double figures for the fourth