Hedo Turkoglu had a chance to send Game 4 of the Orlando Magic's first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks into overtime on Sunday night at Philips Arena. But Al Horford had different ideas.
With less than 10 seconds left in the game the Atlanta center-turned-forward for the series poked the ball away from Turkoglu. As you can see from this video, by the time the Orlando 3-point shooter got the ball back, he had to rush a shot that widely missed the mark and the Hawks escaped with an 88-85 win.
All the so-called experts didn't give the Atlanta Hawks much of a chance in their opening round series against the Magic. The theory was that Dwight Howard is too dangerous not to double team and once you pick your poison doubling Howard, Orlando has too many prolific 3-point shooters that will kill you with the three.
So what does Hawks coach Larry Drew do? He picks his poison alright, he sends in guys to hack Howard and uses Atlanta's size advantage to disrupt Orlando's 3-point shooters.
As a result, the Magic, who entered the postseason with the 10th best club from behind the 3-point line, quickly became one of the worst in the league. And Turkoglu has fared even worse, connecting on 3-of-22 shots before missing the game-ending 3-pointer.
Because of Orlando's deficiency from beyond the arc, the Hawks are sitting on a 3-1 lead and go into Orlando with a chance to clinch the series in Game 5 on Tuesday.
Orlando, we have a matchup problem. And as a result, your Orlando Magic team is about to disappear.