The Atlanta Hawks currently stand at (14-15) after losing to the (9-19) Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, December 21st at Philips Arena.
The Atlanta were coming off of a road win on Monday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder and Wednesday night was also the Hawks second straight game with out all-star Dwight Howard. Howard’s absence was fell on the boards as the Hawks were out rebounded by over 15 rebounds. Follow the game Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore spoke on the Hawks lost and the Timberwolves taking advantage of Howard’s absence in rebounding.
The Minnesota Timberwolves moved to a record of (9-19) and have won back to back games for the first time all season. Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins started the game strong with 10 points and finished the night with 19 points on (9-19) shooting from the field and 7 rebounds. Timberwolves big man Karl Anthony-Towns was a monster on the boards with Dwight Howard not playing. Towns finished the night with 17 points and 18 rebounds including 14 defensive rebounds.
Following the game, Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau spoke on the Timberwolves two game winning streak and the play of his young team. Karl-Anthony Towns spoke on his big night and he mentioned his school Kentucky losing to Louisville and Andrew Wiggins spoke on Minnesota’s back to back wins and their Christmas Day matchup against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Atlanta Hawks are on the road this Friday night as they face the Denver Nuggets in Denver. The Atlanta Hawks return home on December 28th against the New York Knicks. The Minnesota Timberwolves are back in action Friday night as they host the Sacramento Kings and on Christmas Day (December 25th) on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Atlanta Hawks (12-21-16) post game interviews were conducted by Terrell Thomas. The Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Atlanta Hawks (12-21-16) post game recap was shot and edited by Danny Digital.
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