Horford's late jam helps Hawks edge Raptors, 93-92

Horford's late jam helps Hawks edge Raptors, 93-92
January 30, 2013, 10:13 pm
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Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) drives against Toronto Raptors' Quincy Acy (4) and John Lucas (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Atlanta. Teague was called for an offensive foul. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


ATLANTA (AP) Al Horford scored 22 points, including a go-ahead dunk with 21 seconds remaining, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 93-92 on Wednesday night.

Longtime Raptors guard Jose Calderon and forward Ed Davis gave farewell hugs to their teammates about an hour before the game as word leaked of a trade that will send small forward Rudy Gay from Memphis to Toronto.

DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 23 points. John Lucas added a season-high 19 points, Alan Anderson had 15 points and Aaron Gray had eight points and 11 rebounds.

Josh Smith added 20 points and 11 rebounds and Kyle Korver, who made five 3-pointers, had 17. Horford had 10 rebounds.