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Notebook: Timberwolves 108, Hawks 103


Phil Miller, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:21 AM - Updated Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:21 AM

THE FACTS: Four Timberwolves starters scored in double figures Tuesday night, but it was the fifth starter, Dante Cunningham, who made the critical plays that helped the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks for the first time since 2006, 108-103 in Target Center. Cunningham nailed a 20-foot jumper to give the Wolves, who had lost 11 straight games to Atlanta, a three-point lead with 15.9 seconds to play, then stole the ensuing inbounds pass to kill the Hawks' hopes of a rally. Nikola Pekovic scored 25 points and added a career-high 18 rebounds to lead the Wolves, who improved to 8-0 when scoring 100 points or more this year, while Andrei Kirilenko added 21 points, six rebounds, and the 2,000th assist of his career. Josh Smith and Lou Williams led Atlanta, which fell behind by 17 in the first half and never quite caught up, with 21 points apiece, while Al Horford added 19 points.

QUOTABLE: "The first half, we were soft. Soft. ... We cannot wait for a half before we start playing. There's some guys in there that are going to have to be held accountable. If this doesn't change, there's going to have to be some changes, that's plain and simple. I'm not going to sit back and watch our guys come out and not be energized to play. That's totally unacceptable."
-- Hawks coach Larry Drew, after Minnesota built a 17-point first-half lead

THE STAT: 0 -- Field goals attempted by Wolves guard Ricky Rubio, who demonstrated he could have a decisive effect on a game despite not looking for his shot. With eight assists, four steals and 4-of-6 free throws, Rubio finished with a plus/minus of +10, highest of any player in the game.

TURNING POINT: Atlanta rode a 14-4 run over three minutes to pull within a point, 104-103, with 36 seconds to play when the Wolves ran their offense looking for a high-percentage shot. Guard Alexey Shved drove toward the basket as the shot clock clicked under 10, but found two Hawks in his way, so he swung a pass outside to Cunningham, standing 20 feet from the basket. Cunningham didn't hesitate, nailing a long jumper to put the Wolves back up by three -- and after a timeout, he stepped in front of Hawks forward Josh Smith to intercept Atlanta's inbounds pass, clinching Minnesota's victory.

QUOTABLE II: "Trust me, I've lost games for Rick before. It was harder then."

-- Wolves assistant coach Terry Porter, who filled in for coach Rick Adelman on Tuesday, when asked whether it would have been difficult to face Adelman had Minnesota's big lead slip away. Porter was a point guard for Adelman's Portland teams from 1989-94.

HOT: Pekovic had been hobbled in Minnesota's last two games by a sore left hip, but the injury has apparently healed. Pekovic countered Atlanta's big frontcourt almost by himself with a dominating performance, scoring 25 points on nothing but layups, and grabbing a career-high 18 rebounds.

NOT: Atlanta guard Jeff Teague may be showing signs of overuse in the absence of injured point guard Devin Harris. The fourth-year guard played 22 minutes without an assist or steal on Tuesday, was just 2-for-6 from the field, and committed five fouls. Teague is 17-for-54 (.315) from the field over his last five games.

GOOD MOVE: With 15.9 seconds remaining in the game and Minnesota leading by three, Cunningham circled around a backscreen along the baseline, came up behind Hawks forward Josh Smith, and prepared to stop, planting himself between Smith and the basket as Horford inbounded the ball. But he suddenly changed his mind. "Normally, I just get in defensive position," Cunningham said. "But I saw (the inbounds pass) kind of floating there, so I jumped for it." Cunningham intercepted the pass, ending Atlanta's hopes of a rally.

BAD MOVE: The Hawks held a team meeting on Sunday, a day after being humiliated in the second half by Boston, and vowed to refocus themselves against Minnesota. Instead, Atlanta came out with a lackluster first quarter, making only 7-of-19 shots and being outrebounded 16-9, as the Hawks fell behind by 10 points.

ROOKIE WATCH: With Kevin Love sidelined for several weeks, Alexey Shved is gaining the confidence necessary to step forward and take a larger role in the Wolves' offense. The rookie from Russia continually drove the lane or spotted up for open 3-pointers Tuesday, finishing with 15 points, seven assists and two steals.

NOTABLE: Kirilenko threaded a pass through the lane to Cunningham for a dunk just two minutes into the game, giving Kirikenko 2,000 assists during his 10-year NBA career. He added four more assists during the game. ... Minnesota played without head coach Rick Adelman, who is away from the team for undisclosed "personal reasons." Terry Porter, who last served as head coach with Phoenix in 2009, handled the team in Adelman's absence; Porter said he did not know if Adelman will rejoin the team in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. ... Love will miss "a number of weeks" with a new fracture in his right hand, Minnesota general manager David Kahn said, and the All-Star forward hopes to learn how many weeks he'll be sidelined on Wednesday. Love will fly to New York in the morning to meet with hand specialist Dr. Andy Weiland, who will examine the fifth-year forward's fractured bone and determine whether surgery will be necessary to help his shooting hand heal. Surgery or not, the Wolves hope to set a course of treatment for Love after the consultation. ... Forward Lazar Hayward, cut by the Wolves over the weekend to avoid having his contract becoming guaranteed, cleared waivers Tuesday afternoon and immediately signed a 10-day contract with the team. He dressed but did not play Tuesday. ... Atlanta guard Anthony Morrow's right hip is improving, but he experienced a stiff back on Tuesday and sat out for a sixth straight game. The Hawks were also without point guard Devin Harris, who has now sat out 11 games with a sore left foot, though coach Larry Drew said Harris could return Wednesday at Cleveland.

UP NEXT: For the Hawks, Wednesday @ Cleveland, Friday vs. Utah, Saturday @ Washington. For the Timberwolves, Wednesday @ Oklahoma City, Friday @ New Orleans, Sunday @ San Antonio.

ATL
MIN
   
    • 49.4%

    • 46.0%

    • 45.5%

    • 53.3%

    • 81.0%

    • 76.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
ATLMIN
Total Rebounds4443
Offensive Rebounds1013
Turnovers159
Fast Break Pts:135
Biggest Lead:017
Points in the Paint:3850
ATLMIN
p2 players   21Pekovic   25
rbSmith   13Pekovic   18
aWilliams   8Rubio   8
s2 players   2Rubio   4
b2 players   2Shved   2
 
  • 01/08 - ATL 103 @ MIN 108
  • 01/21 - MIN 96 @ ATL 104
Atlanta Hawks (22-16)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
K. KorverG30:505-114-71-2-504415010015
J. SmithF37:428-142-43-5-41121371142021
A. HorfordC-F38:299-160-01-1-3651142231219
L. WilliamsG43:066-151-48-9+513484030121
J. TeagueG22:142-61-20-0-40330501105
D. Stevenson 05:170-20-20-0-70110000000
J. Jenkins 25:314-62-30-0-1011203002010
Z. Pachulia 23:313-40-02-2-30331123008
M. Scott 08:491-20-02-2+21120100004
A. Tolliver 04:310-10-00-0+40110100000
D. HarrisDND - Sore Left Foot
I. JohnsonDNP - Coach's Decision
A. MorrowDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24038-7710-2217-21 103444212351563103
 49.4%45.5%81.0% team rebs: 3total to: 16
Minnesota Timberwolves (16-19)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
A. KirilenkoF34:127-112-25-5+715650000021
D. CunninghamF26:383-90-00-002351231016
N. PekovicC35:209-150-07-8+46121812011125
A. ShvedG41:536-152-51-3002272232015
L. RidnourG30:224-110-02-2-423542010110
D. Williams 21:227-133-50-0+501111000117
R. Rubio 18:310-00-04-6+100118442004
J. Barea 19:022-101-30-0+21121001025
G. Stiemsma 12:402-30-01-2+11231300005
L. AmundsonDNP - Coach's Decision
L. HaywardDNP - Coach's Decision
M. LeeNWT - Hyperextended Right Knee
K. LoveDND - Fractured Third Metacarpal - Right
Totals 24040-878-1520-26 13304329169936108
 46.0%53.3%76.9% team rebs: 6total to: 10

inactive

  • Hawks: Petro
  • Timberwolves: Budinger, Roy

technical fouls

  • Hawks: --
  • Timberwolves: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 0
  • Times Tied: 1

arena stats

  • Arena: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Officials: #36 David Jones, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #72 JT Orr
  • Attendance: 15988
  • Duration: 2:11
Atlanta Hawks (20-13) Minnesota Timberwolves (16-15)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Pekovic vs Smith (Kirilenko gains possession)
  11:45
[MIN 2-0]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (1 AST) 
Smith Hook Shot: Missed  11:24  
  11:23 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:08 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:07  
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  10:59  
  10:58 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:41 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Teague Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:40  
Horford Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST)  10:34
[ATL 2-2]
 
  10:13 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:12 Ridnour Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:05
[MIN 4-2]
Cunningham Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (2 AST) 
Korver Jump Shot: Missed  09:50  
  09:49 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:39 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Korver Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:37  
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  09:28  
  09:27 Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:14 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Korver Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:13  
Teague Jump Shot: Missed  09:06  
  09:05 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:53
[MIN 6-2]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Cunningham (1 AST) 
Korver Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST)  08:36
[ATL 4-6]
 
  08:16
[MIN 8-4]
Shved Driving Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  08:07 Cunningham Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Smith Jump Shot: Missed  08:00  
Horford Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:58  
Horford Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  07:56
[ATL 6-8]
 
  07:31
[MIN 10-6]
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Smith Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:10
[ATL 8-10]
 
  07:10 Cunningham Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
  07:10 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Williams 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  07:10
[ATL 9-10]
 
  06:48
[MIN 12-9]
Kirilenko Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (1 AST) 
Horford Jump Shot: Missed  06:35  
Horford Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  06:34  
Smith Hook Shot: Missed  06:23  
  06:22 Pekovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:13 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:12 Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Smith Violation:Defensive Goaltending  06:10  
  06:10
[MIN 14-9]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  05:55
[ATL 11-14]
 
Korver Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:38  
  05:38 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:38
[MIN 15-11]
Kirilenko Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  05:38
[MIN 16-11]
Kirilenko Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST)  05:17
[ATL 14-16]
 
  04:58
[MIN 18-14]
Kirilenko Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (1 AST) 
Williams Running Jump Shot: Missed  04:32  
  04:30 Ridnour Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:21
[MIN 20-14]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (2 AST) 
Horford Jump Shot: Missed  04:06  
  04:05 Pekovic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:54 Ridnour Running Bank shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  03:53  
  03:49 Williams Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  03:49
[ATL 15-20]
 
  03:49 Shved Substitution replaced by Rubio 
Korver Substitution replaced by Stevenson  03:49  
Williams Substitution replaced by Jenkins  03:49  
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:49  
  03:46 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Horford Substitution replaced by Pachulia  03:24  
  03:22 Kirilenko Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:21  
  03:18 Ridnour Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  03:18
[ATL 16-20]
 
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:18  
  03:17 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Teague Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  02:56  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:56  
  02:56 Ridnour Substitution replaced by Barea 
  02:56
[MIN 21-16]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  02:56
[MIN 22-16]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Teague 3pt Shot: Missed  02:30  
  02:29 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:14 Barea Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:13 Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  02:02
[MIN 25-16]
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Barea (1 AST) 
Stevenson 3pt Shot: Missed  01:42  
  01:41 Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:35 Barea Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jenkins (1 BLK) 
  01:34 Team Rebound 
Teague Substitution replaced by Williams  01:34  
  01:19
[MIN 28-16]
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Rubio (1 AST) 
Jenkins Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:02
[ATL 18-28]
 
  00:42.7
[MIN 30-18]
Kirilenko Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Rubio (2 AST) 
  00:19.6 Rubio Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 3 (3 PTS)  00:19.6
[ATL 19-30]
 
Williams Free Throw 2 of 3 (4 PTS)  00:19.6
[ATL 20-30]
 
Williams Free Throw 3 of 3 Missed  00:19.6  
  00:19.6 Pekovic Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
Williams Foul: Personal Take (1 PF)  00:06.9  
  00:01.9 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Stevenson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:01.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Atlanta Hawks (20-13) Minnesota Timberwolves (16-15)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Williams Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  11:46
[ATL 22-30]
 
  11:33 Williams Layup Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  11:32  
Horford Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Rubio (1 ST)  11:29  
  11:25
[MIN 32-22]
Williams Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Shved (1 AST) 
Stevenson 3pt Shot: Missed  10:58  
  10:57 Barea Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:43
[MIN 34-22]
Barea Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Pachulia Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  10:32  
Pachulia Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  10:32  
Stevenson Substitution replaced by Korver  10:32  
  10:24 Rubio Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Horford (1 ST) 
Horford Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (2 ST)  10:21  
  10:17
[MIN 37-22]
Barea 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rubio (3 AST) 
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS)  09:54
[ATL 25-37]
 
  09:39
[MIN 39-25]
Shved Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  09:33  
Horford Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (2 AST)  09:23
[ATL 27-39]
 
Jenkins Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:07  
  08:55
[MIN 41-27]
Stiemsma Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rubio (4 AST) 
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  08:39  
  08:38 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:33 Barea Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jenkins (2 BLK) 
  08:31 Barea Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:19
[MIN 44-27]
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Rubio (5 AST) 
  07:58 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Pachulia Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:58
[ATL 28-44]
 
Pachulia Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  07:58
[ATL 29-44]
 
  07:37 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:36 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:26
[MIN 46-29]
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Rubio (6 AST) 
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Williams (3 AST)  07:18
[ATL 32-46]
 
  06:53
[MIN 49-32]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Rubio (7 AST) 
Williams Floating Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  06:41
[ATL 34-49]
 
  06:13 Barea Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:13 Team Rebound 
  06:13 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Pachulia Substitution replaced by Smith  06:13  
Jenkins Substitution replaced by Teague  06:13  
Horford Jump Shot: Missed  05:57  
  05:56 Williams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:35 Barea Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  05:35  
  05:35 Rubio Substitution replaced by Ridnour 
  05:35 Williams Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Shved (1 ST)  05:28  
Korver Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:10  
  05:10
[MIN 50-34]
Stiemsma Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  05:10 Stiemsma Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Korver Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  05:10  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  04:46  
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  04:45  
  04:41 Ridnour Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  04:41
[ATL 35-50]
 
Korver Substitution replaced by Jenkins  04:41  
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  04:41
[ATL 36-50]
 
  04:24 Barea Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:23  
Jenkins Jump Shot: Missed  04:16  
  04:14 Ridnour Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:01 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:00 Cunningham Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:48
[MIN 52-36]
Stiemsma Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (3 AST) 
Teague Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  03:33  
Teague Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  03:33  
  03:33 Barea Substitution replaced by Kirilenko 
  03:20 Shved Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:19  
  03:09 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  03:09
[ATL 37-52]
 
  03:09 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
Teague Substitution replaced by Scott  03:09  
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  03:09
[ATL 38-52]
 
  02:47 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:46 Ridnour Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  02:43 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:42 Team Rebound 
Jenkins Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  02:42  
  02:42 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:27
[MIN 54-38]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Shved (2 AST) 
Smith Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Horford (1 AST)  02:08
[ATL 40-54]
 
  01:49 Kirilenko Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:46 Pekovic Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  01:46 Pekovic Tip Shot: Missed 
  01:44 Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  01:44 Pekovic Tip Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  01:41  
Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Cunningham (1 ST)  01:39  
  01:32 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Horford (2 ST) 
Williams Running Jump Shot: Missed  01:25  
Scott Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  01:24  
Scott Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:23
[ATL 42-54]
 
  01:05
[MIN 56-42]
Shved Pullup Jump shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Williams Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Cunningham (2 ST)  00:46.9  
  00:36.9 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Scott Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:35.8  
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  00:27.9  
  00:26.8 Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:03.9 Cunningham Running Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:02.4 Team Rebound 
  00:02.4 Team Timeout : Short 
Williams Substitution replaced by Pachulia  00:02.4  
  00:00.8
[MIN 58-42]
Pekovic Reverse Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (3 AST) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Atlanta Hawks (20-13) Minnesota Timberwolves (16-15)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Horford Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST)  11:43
[ATL 44-58]
 
Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF)  11:35  
Horford Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  11:23  
  11:23
[MIN 59-44]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  11:23 Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  11:23  
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Korver (1 AST)  11:14
[ATL 46-59]
 
  11:00 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:58 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:56 Pekovic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK) 
Korver Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:55  
Williams Jump Shot: Missed Block: Shved (1 BLK)  10:47  
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:45  
Teague 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Williams (4 AST)  10:44
[ATL 49-59]
 
  10:35 Ridnour Layup Shot: Missed Block: Teague (1 BLK) 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  10:34  
Smith Turnover : Traveling (3 TO)  10:29  
  10:17
[MIN 61-49]
Kirilenko Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Ridnour (4 AST) 
Korver Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  10:17  
  10:17
[MIN 62-49]
Kirilenko Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
  10:02 Pekovic Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Teague Floating Jump shot: Missed  09:56  
  09:55 Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:7) 
  09:31 Kirilenko Jump Shot: Missed 
Teague Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:30  
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (4 AST)  09:16
[ATL 52-62]
 
  09:04
[MIN 64-52]
Ridnour Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (4 AST) 
Korver Pullup Jump shot: Missed  08:47  
  08:46 Ridnour Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  08:37
[MIN 66-52]
Pekovic Hook Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Shved (3 AST) 
Smith Driving Bank shot: Made (11 PTS)  08:17
[ATL 54-66]
 
  07:59 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  07:58  
Horford Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smith (5 AST)  07:51
[ATL 56-66]
 
  07:51 Pekovic Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
Horford Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS)  07:51
[ATL 57-66]
 
  07:32 Cunningham Jump Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  07:31  
Horford Jump Shot: Missed Block: Pekovic (1 BLK)  07:21  
Horford Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  07:21  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Horford (2 AST)  07:18
[ATL 60-66]
 
  07:05
[MIN 68-60]
Kirilenko Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Shved (4 AST) 
Teague Running Jump Shot: Missed  06:45  
  06:44 Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:8) 
  06:40 Ridnour Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Horford Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed  06:21  
  06:19 Pekovic Rebound (Off:4 Def:9) 
  06:03 Kirilenko Jump Shot: Missed 
Teague Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:01  
Horford Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO)  05:53  
  05:53 Team Timeout : Regular 
Teague Substitution replaced by Jenkins  05:53  
Williams Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:36  
  05:36
[MIN 69-60]
Kirilenko Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  05:36
[MIN 70-60]
Kirilenko Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Horford Layup Shot: Missed Block: Shved (2 BLK)  05:26  
  05:23 Shved Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:10
[MIN 72-60]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Shved (5 AST) 
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Horford (3 AST)  04:44
[ATL 63-72]
 
  04:30 Cunningham Layup Shot: Missed Block: Horford (1 BLK) 
  04:29 Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:9) 
Horford Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  04:28  
  04:28
[MIN 73-63]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Williams Substitution replaced by Teague  04:28  
  04:28 Ridnour Substitution replaced by Rubio 
  04:28
[MIN 74-63]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS) 
Korver Jump Shot: Missed  04:17  
  04:16 Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:10) 
  04:06
[MIN 77-63]
Shved 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Kirilenko (5 AST) 
Korver Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Shved (2 ST)  03:44  
  03:43
[MIN 79-63]
Shved Driving Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Teague Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  03:43  
  03:43 Shved Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  03:41  
Smith Jump Hook Shot: Missed  03:25  
  03:24 Pekovic Rebound (Off:5 Def:11) 
  03:16 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
Teague Driving Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS)  03:05
[ATL 65-79]
 
  02:43 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:8)  02:42  
Horford Layup Shot: Missed  02:34  
Horford Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  02:33  
Horford Tip Shot: Made (13 PTS)  02:33
[ATL 67-79]
 
Teague Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  02:18  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:18  
Horford Substitution replaced by Pachulia  02:18  
  02:18 Shved Substitution replaced by Barea 
  02:18
[MIN 80-67]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  02:18
[MIN 81-67]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Jenkins 3pt Shot: Missed  02:05  
  02:03 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Teague Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA)  01:51  
  01:51
[MIN 82-67]
Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Korver Substitution replaced by Scott  01:51  
Teague Substitution replaced by Williams  01:51  
  01:51 Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:51  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  01:26  
  01:26 Cunningham Substitution replaced by Williams 
  01:06 Pekovic Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  01:01  
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  00:59.9  
Smith Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  00:57.8
[ATL 69-82]
 
Scott Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:42.2  
  00:42.2
[MIN 83-69]
Pekovic Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS) 
Smith Substitution replaced by Tolliver  00:42.2  
  00:42.2
[MIN 84-69]
Pekovic Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS) 
Pachulia Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Williams (5 AST)  00:29.5
[ATL 71-84]
 
  00:10.9 Barea 3pt Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:09.8  
Williams Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Rubio (3 ST)  00:05.7  
Williams Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:04.7  
  00:04.7 Rubio Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:04.7 Team Rebound 
  00:04.7
[MIN 85-71]
Rubio Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  00:02.0 Rubio Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:02.0  
Williams 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Jenkins Foul: Personal (3 PF)  11:55  
  11:42 Stiemsma Layup Shot: Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:41  
  11:41 Rubio Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
  11:36 Stiemsma Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  11:27 Shved Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Scott Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  11:27
[ATL 72-85]
 
Scott Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  11:27
[ATL 73-85]
 
  11:16
[MIN 87-73]
Williams Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Stiemsma (1 AST) 
Pachulia Layup Shot: Missed  11:02  
  11:01 Rubio Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:52 Rubio Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Pachulia (1 ST) 
Tolliver Layup Shot: Missed  10:47  
Jenkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:45  
Jenkins Putback Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  10:45
[ATL 75-87]
 
  10:27 Barea Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Jenkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:26  
Pachulia Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  10:14  
  09:59 Williams Jump Shot: Missed 
Tolliver Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:57  
  09:50 Rubio Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
  09:50 Team Timeout : Regular 
Williams Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  09:50
[ATL 76-87]
 
Williams Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  09:50
[ATL 77-87]
 
  09:27 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Williams Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:25  
Williams Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Rubio (4 ST)  09:17  
Williams Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  09:13  
  09:13
[MIN 88-77]
Shved Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  09:13 Shved Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Pachulia Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:13  
Pachulia Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Williams (6 AST)  08:51
[ATL 79-88]
 
  08:32
[MIN 90-79]
Williams Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Rubio (8 AST) 
Scott Jump Shot: Missed  08:17  
  08:16 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Tolliver Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:11  
  08:11 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Pekovic 
  08:11 Rubio Substitution replaced by Ridnour 
Tolliver Substitution replaced by Horford  08:11  
Scott Substitution replaced by Smith  08:11  
  07:59 Pekovic Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:9)  07:58  
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Smith (6 AST)  07:53
[ATL 81-90]
 
  07:33 Williams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (2 BLK) 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:10)  07:31  
Williams 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS)  07:22
[ATL 84-90]
 
  07:07
[MIN 92-84]
Ridnour Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Pachulia Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Williams (7 AST)  06:57
[ATL 86-92]
 
  06:40 Williams 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:39  
Jenkins Substitution replaced by Korver  06:39  
  06:39 Barea Substitution replaced by Kirilenko 
Horford Jump Bank Shot: Made (15 PTS)  06:15
[ATL 88-92]
 
  05:53
[MIN 95-88]
Kirilenko 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Shved (6 AST) 
  05:39 Shved Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:39  
  05:39 Williams Substitution replaced by Cunningham 
Korver Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:39  
Team Rebound  05:39  
Korver Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:39
[ATL 89-95]
 
  05:28 Cunningham Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (1 TO) 
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  05:17  
  05:16 Kirilenko Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Korver Foul: Personal (4 PF)  05:01  
  04:53
[MIN 98-89]
Kirilenko 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Pekovic (1 AST) 
Pachulia Turnover : 3 Second Violation (3 TO)  04:31  
  04:17 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:16 Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:11) 
  04:15
[MIN 100-89]
Pekovic Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Williams Jump Shot: Missed  04:00  
  03:59 Pekovic Rebound (Off:6 Def:12) 
  03:40 Shved Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Pachulia (2 ST) 
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Pachulia (1 AST)  03:35
[ATL 91-100]
 
  03:06 Ridnour Jump Shot: Missed 
Horford Rebound (Off:5 Def:5)  03:05  
Korver 3pt Shot: Missed  02:58  
Horford Rebound (Off:6 Def:5)  02:57  
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Williams (8 AST)  02:50
[ATL 94-100]
 
  02:40 Team Timeout : Short 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:40  
  02:30 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:11)  02:29  
Korver 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Horford (4 AST)  02:14
[ATL 97-100]
 
  01:55 Shved Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:53 Cunningham Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  01:48
[MIN 102-97]
Ridnour Floating Jump shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Horford Slam Dunk Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Smith (7 AST)  01:39
[ATL 99-102]
 
  01:16 Shved 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:12)  01:15  
Williams Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  01:07
[ATL 101-102]
 
Smith Violation:Defensive Goaltending  00:52.3  
  00:52.3
[MIN 104-101]
Pekovic Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:52.3  
Horford Jump Bank Shot: Made (19 PTS)  00:36.6
[ATL 103-104]
 
  00:15.9
[MIN 106-103]
Cunningham Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Shved (7 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:15.9  
Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Cunningham (3 ST)  00:14.8  
Korver Foul: Personal Take (5 PF) (2 FTA)  00:10.4  
  00:10.4
[MIN 107-103]
Ridnour Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  00:10.4
[MIN 108-103]
Ridnour Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  00:02.9  
  00:00.8 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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ATL
2nd Southeast
44
38
4-6
25-16
19-22
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5th Northwest
31
51
5-5
20-21
11-30
 
ppg
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spg
ATL
2 players 17.0
2 players 8.8
2 players 5.0
2 players 0.8
2 players 1.8
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