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NBA: Dejounte Murray scores in final second of overtime as Atlanta Hawks beat Boston Celtics

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“That’s the best team in the league – we competed,” Murray said.

Boston were on a nine-game winning streak prior to the back-to-back defeats by Atlanta but they are guaranteed to be in the upcoming season-ending play-offs as the top seed in the East.

Elsewhere, the New Orleans Pelicans picked up a 107-100 win against the Milwaukee Bucks at Smoothie King Center.

Zion Williamson scored 28 points with CJ McCollum adding 25 to get the hosts over the line as Giannis Antetokounmpo top-scored with 35 points for the Bucks.

“[Williamson] is putting the team on his shoulders,” said Pelicans coach Willie Green.

“That was a gutsy win on our home floor. It was a good defensive performance by us. We played with force from start to finish.”

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