The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Brooklyn Nets in a thrilling overtime game with a score of 147:143. The game was close throughout, with the Hawks leading by as many as 12 points in the fourth quarter. However, the Nets came back to tie the game with a late three-pointer from Mikal Bridges.
In overtime, the Hawks were led by Tre Young, who scored 14 of his team's 16 points. Young also made the game-tying free throw with 0.2 seconds left in regulation. Deandre Hunter had a double-double of 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Dejonte Marie recorded 20 points and six rebounds and assists.
For the Nets, Bridges led the way with 45 points and 10 rebounds. Spencer Dinwiddie had 26 points and 12 assists, and Cam Johnson and Nick Claxton each added 23 and 22 points, respectively. The Hawks have now won four of their last five games and are in eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 7-7.
The Nets have lost two of their last three games and are in ninth place with a record of 6-8.
The Toronto Raptors Defeated the Indiana Pacers in a Close Game
The Toronto Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers in a close game with a score of 132:131.
The Raptors were led by Pascal Siakam, who scored 36 points, 10 rebounds, and four assists. Dennis Schroeder added 26 points, and Scotty Barnes had a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds. For the Pacers, Tyrese Haliburton led the way with 33 points and 16 assists.
Buddy Hield added 31 points, and Myles Turner had 18 points and 10 rebounds. The Raptors have now won three of their last four games and are in 11th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 7-8. The Pacers have lost two of their last three games and are in sixth place with a record of 8-6.
Very efficient matches made fans of the best basketball league in the world happy. Trae Young and Pascal Siakam made sure of that, no matter which team you root for you have to agree that both players were phenomenal last night.