With six minutes remaining in the third quarter of Monday's game, the Atlanta Hawks led the Milwaukee Bucks by five points, and Kyle Korver was scoreless. With 4:40 remaining in the third, the lead was 16, and Korver had 11. Things escalate quickly in the Highlight Factory these days.
Korver missed his first four shots, all from 3-point range, but finally got unstuck midway through the third. With the shot clock winding down, he took a pitch-back from center Al Horford and stepped into a 30-footer that soared past the outstretched hand of Bucks center and ex-Hawk Zaza Pachulia before finding sweet nylon, getting himself on the board with 5:49 left in the third.
After a missed layup by Milwaukee point guard Michael Carter-Williams, Atlanta pushed the ball up the court, with DeMarre Carroll finding Korver flowing to the left corner. A quick pump-fake allowed a backtracking Buck to breeze past into theRead More »from Kyle Korver scores 11 points in 65 seconds as Hawks bring down Bucks