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NBA Highlight of the Night: Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari for Three

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 03:  Danilo Gallinari #8 of the Denver Nuggets controls the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center on February 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Holly MacKenzieNBA Lead BloggerMarch 14, 2012

With the Atlanta Hawks up two and four seconds remaining on the clock, Denver's Danilo Gallinari hit an incredibly difficult three-pointer while falling out of bounds to put the Nuggets ahead by one. Atlanta's Kirk Hinrich was sent to the line for two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in regulation, but could only connect on one of his two attempts, sending the game into overtime.

In the extra session, the Hawks had a chance to win it, but Zaza Pachulia was unable to connect at the rim. 

Check out how Gallinari was falling backward as the ball sailed through the net. What a shot.

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