TIMBERWOLVES AT HAWKS
Dec. 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Philips Arena
Injury report: Out – Tiago Splitter (right hamstring strain); Questionable – Dwight Howard (back tightness)
Inactives: Splitter, TBA
Injury report: Out - Nikola Pekovic (right ankle)
Inactives: Pekovic, TBA
Officials: Scott Foster, Ron Garretson, Leon Wood
From the Hawks
The Hawks are coming off a 110-108 win at the Thunder Monday. … With 15 defensive rebounds, Dwight Howard (8,271) would move from 17th to 14th place on the all-time NBA/ABA list, passing Jack Sikma (8,274), Charles Oakley (8,281) and Charles Barkley (8,286). … Dennis Schroder (31 points) and Paul Millsap (30 points) became the first two Hawks to score at least 30 points and shoot at least .600 from the field in the same game since Joe Johnson and Al Harrington accomplished the feat against the Knicks on Dec. 16, 2005.
From the Timberwolves
The Timberwolves are coming off a 115-108 home win over the Suns on Monday. … They have three starters that average more than 20 points per game in Karl-Anthony Towns (22.3), Andrew Wiggins (22.0) and Zach LaVine (20.8). … They have lost nine games this year in which they built leads of 10-plus points. … Towns has a double-double in eight straight games. … Wiggins is averaging 40.5 minutes per game in the last four contests.
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