Atlanta defeats 76ers, Tobias Harris in Game 5

Former University of Tennessee basketball player Tobias Harris had his share of offensive struggles Wednesday night in the NBA playoffs.

The top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers now find themselves facing elimination in the NBA playoffs.

Harris scored just four points and went 2-for-11 from the field.

The 76ers squandered a double-digit halftime lead and dropped a 109-106 decision against Atlanta in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Wells Fargo Center.

The fifth-seeded Hawks can now close out the series at State Farm Arena in Atlanta Friday night.

Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. EDT and the game will be televised on ESPN.

Philadelphia led 62-40 and held an 87-69 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

The former Vol was 0-for-3 from beyond the 3-point arc.

Harris recorded four rebounds, three assists and one blocked shot in the game.

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