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Trae Young hits game-winning floater as Atlanta Hawks beat Philadelphia 76ers

A four-point play from Damian Lillard, a De'Aaron Fox windmill dunk and a magical Kyrie Irving layup also feature among Saturday night's best plays

Sunday 24 March 2019 12:25, UK

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Trae Young executes a perfect floater in the dying seconds to seal the win for the Atlanta Hawks over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Rookie point guard Trae Young hit a game-winning floater with a tenth of a second remaining to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

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The Hawks tied the game 127-127 on a layup by Taurean Prince with 27.5 seconds left, then got a final shot when Philadelphia allowed the shot clock to expire.

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With 3.5 seconds left, Atlanta's Kevin Huerter inbounded the ball to Young, who made a floater over Jimmy Butler to put the Hawks ahead. After calling timeout, Philadelphia's inbounds pass hit the rim to end the game.

The win was the second straight over a playoff team for the Hawks, who beat Utah on Thursday, and broke Philadelphia's six-game winning streak.

Saturday night's scores

  • Boston Celtics 117-124 Charlotte Hornets
  • Miami Heat 113-108 Washington Wizards
  • Philadelphia 76ers 127-129 Atlanta Hawks
  • Utah Jazz 114-83 Chicago Bulls
  • Minnesota Timberwolves 112-99 Memphis Grizzlies
  • Dallas Mavericks 126-91 Golden State Warriors
  • Detroit Pistons 112-117 Portland Trail Blazers
  • Phoenix Suns 103-112 Sacramento Kings

Young finished 11-for-20 from the floor, including 4-for-9 on 3-pointers, and had 11 assists for his 26th double-double of his debut NBA season.

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Check out Saturday's top ten plays from around the NBA.

Click the video at the top of the page to watch Young's game-winner, then click the clip directly above to watch more top plays from Saturday night's NBA action, including a four-point play from Damian Lillard, a De'Aaron Fox windmill dunk and a magical Kyrie Irving layup.

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