Timberwolves Edge Atlanta 108-103
The Timberwolves won 108-103 at home against the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night. Nikola Pekovic led the Wolves with 25 points and 18 rebounds, Andrei Kirilenko added 21 points and Derrick Williams chipped in 17 points. Ricky Rubio returned after missing 4 games with back spasms. Rubio had 4 points and 8 assists in 19 minutes.
Josh Smith and Louis Williams each scored 21 points for the Hawks. The Wolves are 16-15 and will play at Oklahoma City tonight at 7pm, pregame on WJON at 6:30.
The Wolves played without head coach Rick Adelman who left team for personal reasons. It’s not clear whether Adelman will be with the team tonight when they play at Oklahoma City. Assistant coach Terry Porter was the acting head coach last night.