ATLANTA -- Al Horford drilled an 18-footer with 4.2 seconds left and the Atlanta Hawks edged the Dallas Mavericks, 88-87, Friday night at Philips Arena.
Vince Carter missed a 20-pointer at the buzzer for the Mavs, who led by as much as 17 points in the third period.
The Mavs (10-7) will now host Minnesota on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavs with 16 points, Jose Calderon finished with 16 points, Shawn Marion had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and DeJuan Blair collected nine points and 18 rebounds.
-- Dwain Price
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