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Horford Hits Winner, Hawks Rally Past Mavs 88-87

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ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford made the go-ahead shot with 4.2 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half for an 88-87 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.

Jeff Teague scored 25 points for the Hawks, while Horford finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds.

The Mavericks were up 70-55 when point guard Jose Calderon went out late in the third quarter with a sprained right ankle. He was taken for X-rays and did not return.

Without Calderon running the offense, Dallas totally bogged down. Rookie guard Shane Larkin had a miserable night, going 0 for 4 from the field and turning it over four times. The Mavericks hit just 38 percent, with Vince Carter missing badly on the final shot of the game.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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