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The Morning Sports News: Hawks Go On 47-17 Run To Defeat SunsThe Atlanta Hawks defeated the Phoenix Suns 103-90 in the Phillips Arena. The Hawks were down by 13 early in the third and went on a 47-17 run. Jeff Teague lead all Hawks scorers with 20 points. Bud Norris takes the mound tonight as the Braves look...
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Teague's 3-Pointer Falls Short; Hawks Lose To T'Wolves in Final MinsMINNEAPOLIS -- Guard Zach LaVine scored 18 points and Minnesota's reserves provided a spark in the Timberwolves 99-95 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. Forward Andrew Wiggins added 15 points despite shooting just 5-of-17 from the floor, and forward Damjan Rudez had a season-high 13 points as part of a Timberwolves bench that scored 58 points and outlasted the Hawks in the game's final minutes...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 95 – Minnesota Timberwolves 99)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Atlanta Hawks! The Atlanta Hawks traveled to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves in the second night of a back-to-back. Despite another double-double for Paul Millsap (22 points and 10 rebounds) and a 22-point night by Jeff Teague, the Hawks couldn't rally in the final minutes and fell to Minnesota 99-95. Atlanta will have a day off tomorrow before visiting Memphis on Friday.
T'Wolves Dominate Hawks For First Win In Atlanta In 13 Years; Hawks Win Streak SnappedATLANTA -- The Minnesota Timberwolves held on to end the Atlanta Hawks' seven-game winning streak, and in the process, they stopped a stretch of futility that went back 13 years. Guard Andrew Wiggins scored 33 points, including eight down the stretch, and the Timberwolves won 117-107 despite letting a 34-point lead temporarily slip away...
Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 107 – Minnesota Timberwolves 117)Steve Holman is calling his 31st season with the Atlanta Hawks! The Atlanta Hawks welcomed the Minnesota to town on Monday night where the would find themselves in a 30-point deficit at the half-way point of the game and as much as 34-points in the second half. The Hawks would overcome that deficit to take a 107-106 lead over the Timberwolves!
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Listen: Steve Holman on the Call (Atlanta Hawks 117 – Minnesota Timberwolves 105)
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