Hawks rally from 26 points down, stun 76ers in Game 5

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Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young plays during Game 5 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Trae Young scored 39 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-106 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Sixers blew a 26-point lead. The Hawks won their second game of the series in Philadelphia and can advance to the conference final for the first time since 2015 with a Game 6 win on Friday night. Joel Embiid scored 39 points for the Sixers.

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