The Atlanta Hawks took down the New York Knicks 142-139 in FOUR overtimes on Sunday at Philips Arena.

The game had a little bit of everything, from Knicks star Carmelo Anthony hitting shots to put the game into overtime and then double overtime, to Atlanta’s Paul Millsap playing 60 freakin’ minutes.

We’ll start with how the game got to overtime, on this strong drive and finish from Melo over Millsap:

Melo then put the game into double overtime with this fadeaway over former teammate Tim Hardaway Jr.:

However, Melo didn’t get a third chance for the heroics, as he fouled out in the second overtime and finished with 45 points. But his teammate Courtney Lee came through this time with a long triple to tie the game right before the buzzer:

The Knicks actually had the lead in the final seconds of the third overtime, but Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder sent the game to a fourth overtime with this acrobatic layup:

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