Buzzer Killer
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/rady/public_html/includes/file.inc on line 895.
  • : Function ereg() is deprecated in /home/rady/public_html/includes/file.inc on line 895.
W
105
102
New York vs Philadelphia
105 - 102
Record: 4-8
Nate Robinson with the buzzer shot (AP Photo)
Nate Robinson with the buzzer shot (AP Photo)
NEW YORK (Ticker) -- Allen Iverson scored 40 points, but could not stop rookie Nate Robinson from hitting the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Robinson's rainbow jumper from the right wing over the outstretched arms of Iverson lifted the New York Knicks to a 105-102 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

The second of the Knicks' three first-round picks, Robinson played a season-high 33 minutes and scored 17 points. Coach Larry Brown also gave the 5-9 Robinson the unenviable task of guarding Iverson, the NBA's scoring leader who was coming off a 45-point performance on Wednesday night, in the second half.

Robinson held Iverson to just four points in the third quarter when the Knicks erased a 16-point deficit. But Iverson bounced back with 11 points in the fourth quarter and eight in overtime, including a pair of 3-pointers.

The second 3-pointer came with 6.2 seconds left in overtime, tying the game at 102-102. But Brown opted not to call a timeout as Stephon Marbury quickly dribbled downcourt and found Robinson in the right corner. Iverson scrambled to get over and put a hand in Robinson's face, but was too late.

Marbury scored six of his 33 points in overtime to give the Knicks a 102-99 lead with 1:05 left.

Kyle Korver had a chance to tie the game, but missed a long 3-pointer with 33 seconds left. New York's Jamal Crawford, who scored all 11 of his points in the fourth quarter and overtime, missed a 10-footer in the lane with 13 seconds remaining before Iverson drilled the tying 3-pointer.

The Knicks squandered a nine-point lead in the last 5:19 of regulation. Chris Webber capped the comeback for Philadelphia when he scored on a rebound after a miss by Iverson with just under a second left, tying the game at 94-94.

All images and logos are copyrighted by NBA.com or the AP