Boston 111, Atlanta 123

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 25, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #75 Eric Dalen, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 15595

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Boston 29 28 16 25 13 111
Atlanta 10 28 31 29 25 123

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 20-23 13-9 7-14 L6
Atlanta 25-18 15-7 10-11 W3

Recap


Hawks 123, Celtics 111 (2OT): Kyle Korver hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points and host Atlanta rallied from 27 points down to stun Boston.

Al Horford scored seven of his 24 points in the second overtime to go with 13 rebounds and Jeff Teague added 23 points before fouling out for the Hawks, who also erased a nine-point deficit in the final 3 1/2 minutes of regulation en route to sending the Celtics to their sixth consecutive defeat.

Josh Smith had 17 points and 14 rebounds and put Atlanta ahead to stay by converting a three-point play early in the second overtime session to ignite a 10-0 spurt as Boston blew its biggest lead since letting a 29-point lead over the Phoenix Suns get away on December 5, 2003.

Rajon Rondo had his second consecutive triple-double with 16 points, 11 assists and 10 boards for Boston, which used a 13-0 run to take a 29-10 lead after one quarter and extended it to 48-21 midway through the second quarter.

The Hawks stormed back with a 19-0 run early in the third quarter, getting a pair of 3-pointers from Korver, to tie it with 6:16 left in the third. Courtney Lee sparked a 9-0 run to build a 10-point lead for Boston with 4:43 left in regulation, but Korver hit twice from behind the arc and Teague buried a 3-pointer to help force overtime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 10 boards for the Celtics before fouling out in the second overtime. ... Korver had three points at the half but nailed all eight of his 3-pointers in the second half to finish 8-of-13 from behind the arc. His eight 3-pointers in one half matched an NBA record. ... Rondo has a league-high five triple-doubles this season and 28 for his career.

Top Game Performances

Boston   Atlanta
Kevin Garnett 24 Scoring Kyle Korver 27
Rajon Rondo 11 Assists Josh Smith 7
Kevin Garnett 10 Rebounds Josh Smith 14
Jeff Green 8 Free Throws Made Al Horford 10
Courtney Lee 2 Steals Kyle Korver 3
Jason Terry 1 Blocks Kyle Korver 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Boston 111 45.2 7-19 20-20 28 48 1 8 21
Atlanta 123 44.7 12-36 27-36 31 49 6 10 12

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against New York. The Hawks have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .579 after a loss.
  • Boston will play their next game at home against Miami. The Celtics have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .435 after a loss.