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Al Horford drains fadeaway in OT to beat Wizards (VIDEO)

Washington Wizards v Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 13: Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks reacts after hitting the game-winning basket in a 101-99 overtime win over the Washington Wizards at Philips Arena on December 13, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Washington defended that pretty well, just a better shot by a very good player.

Tied 99-99 in OT, the Hawks had 1.8 seconds to get off a shot, so it looked like double OT. Al Horford sets a couple (pretty soft) screens on the strong side then fades away to the weak side by the rim and gets a dangerous lob pass — Trevor Booker went for the tip on the pass and missed, still recovered to give some contest on the shot... and it didn’t matter. Horford drained the fadeaway and gets the Hawks the101-99 home win.

Horford finished the game with 34 points on 15-of-23 shooting, plus he had 15 boards.