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Hawks’ Jeff Teague drains double OT game winner to sink Cavs (VIDEO)

Dec 26, 2013, 11:36 PM EDT

Jeff Teague everyone.

The Hawks point guard came off a massive double, elevator-style screen to get a clean look at a three that beat the Cavaliers 127-125 Thursday night.

Kyrie Irving had 40 points and 9 dimes in this one, but Teague’s shot is thee one you’ll be talking about.

  1. fraudguy - Dec 27, 2013 at 12:12 AM

    Maybe I’m missing something, but he hangs out well past the 3-point line, starts to walk it up with about 2 seconds left, fakes a drive, then when the defender bites on that, pulls up and shoots a regular field goal about 5 feet inside the arc.

    I see no screen, let alone an elevator screen, and no 3 pointer here. Or are you talking about a different play?

    • antistratfordian - Dec 27, 2013 at 2:49 AM

      He’s talking about the shot to send it to double OT. Yeah, he hit the game winner too. Teague wasn’t playing around.

    • reastnt - Dec 27, 2013 at 12:38 PM

      Typical sloppy PBT reporting.

  2. timberwolvesbrisin - Dec 27, 2013 at 12:36 AM

    He’s the MIP, Most Improved Player. He’s always been solid, but he’s playing at an all star level this year.

    • jaerba - Dec 27, 2013 at 7:16 AM

      Not really. He’s improved defensively (which isn’t saying much because he was dreadful on defense last year) and gotten less efficient on offense.

      Don’t get me wrong, he’s a nice young piece with a lot of room to grow for that franchise, but his improvement hasn’t been significant this year and I don’t think he’s playing at an all-star level. His assist:turnover ratio is lower than last year and his eFG% is only 45%.

      Last year was his big improvement year.

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