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Young scores 48 points, Hawks beat Knicks 140-135 in 2 OTs

New York Knicks v Atlanta Hawks
Posted at 10:18 PM, Feb 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-09 22:18:03-05

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.