ATLANTA — Trae Young scored 48 points, handed out 13 assists and hit all 16 of his free throw attempts as the Atlanta Hawks beat the New York Knicks 140-135 in two overtimes.
John Collins added 32 points and 16 rebounds for Atlanta, which began the night with the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference.
Julius Randle finished with 35 points and 18 rebounds for New York, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.
The Knicks, dropping to 17-37, failed to hold an eight-point lead in the first overtime.
Young has scored at least 40 points nine times this season, second-most in the NBA.