Nevermind the expected heroics of Kobe Bryant this week. Jamal Crawford can put on for his city as the clock is ticking down all the same.
Putting the cherry on his 21 points in epic fashion, the favorite for 2010’s Sixth Man of the Year Award dropped a bomb at the buzzer to put the Hawks ahead of the Phoenix Suns 102-101 to an ecstatic home crowd. The game, lived up to the premier entertainment billing the NBA is designed to offer with both teams seesawing the score the entire 2nd half, with the Suns even leading by four with six seconds left on the clock.
Six. At that point in the game, you’re supposed to just stand there and guard the oxygen until the time runs out. But ever the scrappy individual, J. Crawford managed to get an offensive rebound for an easy bucket and the rest is pure magic (definitely no Orlando).
Co-player of the game goes to Josh Smith who dropped 20 points, 15 boards and 4 blocks.