Korver, Hawks rally late to beat Pacers, 89-86

Korver, Hawks rally late to beat Pacers, 89-86
November 7, 2012, 10:06 pm
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Atlanta Hawks power forward Anthony Tolliver (4) scores as Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Korver scored eight straight points in a late 18-0 run for Atlanta and the Hawks, who trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter, beat the Indiana Pacers 89-86 on Wednesday night.

Indiana led 83-69 before Atlanta started the comeback. Korver hit back-to-back 3-pointers and added another jumper, cutting the lead to 83-82.

Korver then missed another jumper but Josh Smith grabbed the rebound and passed to Jeff Teague, who hit a 3-pointer with 1:04 remaining to give Atlanta an 85-83 lead. Teague added another basket to cap the 18-0 run.

David West and George Hill each had 20 for the Pacers.