Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Hawks send Heat to 4th straight loss
Josh Smith(notes) made a go-ahead layup with 34.7 seconds left in overtime, Joe Johnson(notes) scored 19 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Miami 93-89 on Tuesday night to send the Heat to a fourth straight loss.
Johnson had a game-tying layup with 25.4 seconds left in regulation and two game-sealing free throws with 5.2 seconds remaining in overtime. Jamal Crawford(notes) also scored 19 for Atlanta.
LeBron James(notes) scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Miami, but missed a long three-pointer at the end of regulation and another 28-foot try as the shot clock was expiring late in overtime and the Heat down by two.
Dwyane Wade(notes) finished with 27 points for the Heat, who got 16 rebounds — with no shot attempts — from Joel Anthony(notes).