The Hawks got 22 points from Jamal Crawford as Atlanta ran past Minnesota 113-103 on Friday at Target Center.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 204.5.
Atlanta got 20 points from Josh Smith and another 15 points from Mike Bibby. Josh Smith contributed 6 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got an 18 -point performance from Wesley Johnson, who was supported by 18 points from Kevin Love. Sebastian Telfair had 7 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 12 rebounds.
Atlanta led at halftime, 56-51.
Atlanta had a 43-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The Timberwolves will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.