On Wednesday night, the Atlanta Hawks overcame a 26 point deficit to knock down the Philadelphia 76ers 109-106 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Atlanta’s incredible 40-point fourth quarter comeback performances was the second highest-scoring fourth period in the team’s playoff history .
Atlanta's 40-point fourth quarter tonight was the second highest-scoring fourth period in team playoff history (43 at Boston on 5/18/88).
— Hawks PR (@HawksPR) June 17, 2021
Trae Young led the team in scoring 39 points, while John Collins added 19 points and 11 rebounds.
That's our point guard 🥶 pic.twitter.com/WwP832bXXj
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) June 17, 2021
With just one win away, from the Eastern Conference Finals and a chance to make history; Atlanta will return to their home court for Game 6 on Friday in hopes of closing out the Sixers.