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NBA: Atlanta 101, Washington 99 (OT)

Dec. 13, 2013 at 11:17 PM

ATLANTA, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Al Horford capped one of the best games of his career by hitting a jumper at the overtime buzzer Friday, giving Atlanta a 101-99 victory over Washington.

Horford's two free throws with six seconds left in the fourth period brought about the extra session and the Hawks took a four-point lead with 1:34 to go in the overtime.

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Trevor Booker then hit consecutive baskets for the Wizards to tie it, the second of them coming on a reverse layup with just two seconds to play.

After a time out, Horford took a cross-court lob pass from Pero Antic and nailed the winning basket. The Wizards lost their third straight.

Horford equaled his career best with 34 points, hitting 15-of-23 shots. He also grabbed 14 rebounds.

Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver both pitched in 16 points for the Hawks.

Booker led Washington with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Washington has lost in each of its last 11 trips to Atlanta. The Wizards' last victory on the Hawks' home court came on Jan. 11, 2008.

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