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Hawks-Timberwolves Game Thread

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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 09: Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Philips Arena on November 9, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. 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 Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

HAWKS VS. TIMBERWOLVES

8 p.m., Target Center

Starters

Hawks (10-6, 4-4 road)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Thabo Sefolosha

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Out – Kent Bazemore (right ankle sprain), Tiago Splitter (right hip); Probable – Kyle Korver (ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (ankle rehabilitation), Jeff Teague (left ankle sprain)

Inactives: Kent Bazemore, Tiago Splitter

Timberwolves (6-8, 1-6 home)

Ricky Rubio

Kevin Martin

Andrew Wiggins

Kevin Garnett

Karl Anthony-Towns

Injury report: Out – Nikola Pekovic (right Achilles surgery), Questionable – Nemanja Bjelica (bruised left knee)

Inactives: Nikola Pekovic, Nemanja Bjelica

Officials: Ed Malloy, Scott Twardoski, James Williams

From the Hawks

The Hawks are coming off a 121-97 win over the Celtics Tuesday. The Hawks had seven double-digit scorers for the first time this season. … In the last two games (both starts), Thabo Sefolosa is averaging 14.0 points, 6.0 rebounds (12), 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals (4) and 1.5 blocks. … Al Horford has made 18 straight free throws. … Kyle Korver needs five 3-pointers to tie Peja Stojakovic for 10th on the NBA all-time 3-pointer list (1,760). … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in assists at 26.3 per game, dishing out at least 20 in all 16 games.

From the Timberwolves

The Timberwolves are coming off a 100-95 win over the 76ers Monday. … The T-Wolves defeated the Hawks 117-107 at Philips Arena on Nov. 9 after blowing a 34-point lead. Andrew Wiggins had a career-high 33 points. … The T-Wolves are receiving nearly 50 points per game from players aged 20 or younger, the highest total in the NBA. Wiggins (1st, 22.3 points), Karl-Anthony Towns (4th, 15.3) and Zach LaVine (5th, 13.7) all ranking among the top five scorers individually.

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