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Horford lifts Hawks past Wizards, 101-99 in OT

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By CHARLES ODUM
AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA (AP) - Al Horford scored a season-high 34 points, including a jumper as time expired in overtime, and the Atlanta Hawks recovered after blowing a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 101-99 on Friday night.

With the game tied at 99 with 1.8 seconds remaining, Pero Antic passed to Horford, who hit a short fallaway as the buzzer sounded. A video review confirmed the shot beat the buzzer.

Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver had 16 points for Atlanta. Horford grabbed 15 rebounds.

Trevor Booker led Washington with 24 points and 14 rebounds.

The Hawks took their 11th straight home win in the series.

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