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Timberwolves-Hawks Game Thread


8 p.m., Philips Arena

Probable Starters

Hawks (7-1, 3-1 home)

Jeff Teague

Kyle Korver

Kent Bazemore

Paul Millsap

Al Horford

Injury report: Probable - Kyle Korver (right ankle rehabilitation), Thabo Sefolosha (right ankle rehabilitation), Mike Muscala (right ankle sprain)

Inactives: Tim Hardaway Jr., Edy Tavares

Timberwolves (3-2, 3-0 road)

Ricky Rubio

Andrew Wiggins

Tayshaun Prince

Kevin Garnett

Karl-Anthony Towns

Injury report: Out – Nikola Pekovic (right Achilles surgery)

Inactives: Nikola Pekovic, Tyus Jones

Officials: Mike Callahan, Rodney Mott, Leon Wood

From the Hawks

Paul Millsap was a nominee for Player of the Week in the Eastern Conference, awarded to the Pistons’ Andre Drummond Monday. Millsap averaged 16.8 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 3.0 steals in four games from Nov. 2-8. … The Hawks are coming off consecutive 30-assist games. … The Hawks rank second in the NBA in steals at 10.8 per game.

From the Timberwolves

The Timberwolves are coming off a 102-93 overtime win over the Bulls Saturday. … The Timberwolves have lost 12 straight at Philips Arena. … Karl-Anthony Towns is second in the NBA in rookie scoring at 15.2 points per game. He is first in rebounds (9.6) and blocks (3.0). … Andrew Wiggins leads the T’Wolves in dunks with six.

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Chris Vivlamore has been a reporter and editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution since 2003.