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NBA: Philadelphia 115, Milwaukee 107 (OT)

Nov. 22, 2013 at 11:43 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Spencer Hawes hit a desperation shot that forced overtime Friday and Philadelphia rode that momentum in overtime to defeat Milwaukee 115-107.

The 76ers overcame a 38-point effort from Milwaukee's Caron Butler to snap a four-game losing streak.

Hawes converted a fall-away, 3-pointer -- his third in the final 1:21 of regulation -- with 1.7 seconds left to create a 102-102 tie. He then hit a layup that began a 7-2 run that finished off the extra period.

Evan Turner scored 27 for Philadelphia, which rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final three minutes of the fourth period. Hawes added 25 points, 11 of which came in the fourth quarter.

Butler made 13-of-22 shots and added eight rebounds. It was Milwaukee's seventh straight loss. The Bucks have won just twice this season, fewest victories in the Eastern Conference.

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