Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Nikola Pekovic dropped a game-high 25
points and pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves
posted a wire-to-wire 108-103 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at
Andrei Kirilenko netted 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting to go with six rebounds
and five assists, while Derrick Williams added 17 points for the T-Wolves, who
beat the Hawks for the first time since April 9, 2006, snapping an 11-game
Alexey Shved scored 15 points and dished out seven assists and Luke Ridnour
added 10 points in the victory.
Josh Smith netted 21 points and grabbed 13 boards and Louis Williams scored 21
to go with eight assists for the Hawks, who have lost four of their last five.
Al Horford donated 19 points and 11 rebounds and Kyle Korver contributed 15
points in the setback.
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