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Evan Turner hit a last-second, game-winning floater to lift the Celtics to an 89-88 home victory over the Hawks on Wednesday.

By Ben Golliver
February 11, 2015

Evan Turner hit a last-second, game-winning floater to lift the Celtics to an 89-88 home victory over the Hawks on Wednesday.

​Yes, he did it again. Just last month, Turner hit the game-winning shot to beat the Blazers in Portland. This time, the home crowd got to enjoy the late-game heroics. 

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With six seconds left and Atlanta leading 88-87, Boston inbounded from the left sideline to Turner at the top of the key. Working against DeMarre Carroll, Turner used a crossover and behind-the-back dribble combination going to his right to get into the paint. Facing a wall of help defenders, Turner opted to pick up his dribble and loft a floating runner, over the top of Carroll and Kent Bazemore, that swished home with 0.2 seconds left.

Atlanta couldn't score on the other end and Boston's surprising home victory held up.

Turner finished with 12 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Jared Sullinger scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.

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Al Horford led the Hawks with a game-high 22 points, 12 rebounds and three assists. Carroll added 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists in the loss.

Boston improved to 20-31. Atlanta fell to 43-11.

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