Recap - Hawks Defeat Minnesota 104-96
Atlanta got 28 points and 10 rebounds from Al Horford en route to a 104-96 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Philips Arena.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 8 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for OVER bettors based on the closing total of 184.5.
Atlanta got 16 points from Jannero Pargo and another 14 points from Kyle Korver. Jeff Teague contributed 10 assists, while Al Horford cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 17-point performance from Derrick Williams, who was supported by 14 points from J.J. Barea. J.J. Barea had 7 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Andrei Kirilenko grabbed 6 rebounds.
Atlanta trailed at halftime, 58-44.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 32 boards, while Minnesota only had 30.
Atlanta heads into a battle against the Bobcats. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Brooklyn.