Hawks win 16th consecutive game, 112-100 over Timberwolves

Al Horford, Nikola Pekovic
Hawks center Al Horford blocks the shot of Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic in the Hawks’ 16th consecutive win.
(David Goldman / Associated Press)

Paul Millsap scored 20 points, Al Horford had 19 and the host Atlanta Hawks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, 112-100, Sunday night to extend their franchise record to 16 victories in a row.

Jeff Teague had 15 points and seven of Atlanta’s 30 assists. The Hawks won for the 30th time in 32 games.

Thaddeus Young had 26 points and Mo Williams had 20 for Minnesota. The Timberwolves have lost four consecutive games and 20 of 22.

at Golden State 114, Boston 111: Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Warriors won at home for the 19th consecutive time. Golden State is 14-0 against Eastern Conference teams.


at Cleveland 108, Oklahoma City 98: LeBron James scored 34 points and the Cavaliers won their sixth consecutive game. Tristan Thompson had 16 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Kevin Durant scored 32 points for the Thunder.

at New Orleans 109, Dallas 106: Anthony Davis capped a 28-point, 10-rebound effort with go-ahead free throws in the final seconds and the Pelicans won their third game in a row. Monta Ellis had 36 points for the Mavericks.

Miami 96, at Chicago 84: Hassan Whiteside had a Heat-record and career-high 12 blocks to go with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Dwyane Wade scored 26 points for Miami. Pau Gasol had 13 points and 17 rebounds for the Bulls.

Indiana 106, at Orlando 99: David West had 20 points, reserve Damjan Rudez had a career-high 18 and the Pacers ended a skid at seven games. The Pacers trailed by seven points through three quarters but got 16 points from Rudez in the fourth quarter.


at San Antonio 101, Milwaukee 95: Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs rallied to beat the Bucks for the fifth consecutive time.

at Toronto 114, Detroit 110: Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points, DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Raptors held on down the stretch. Point guard D.J. Augustin had a career-high 35 points for the Pistons, and Greg Monroe had 21 points and 16 rebounds.

Washington 117, at Denver 115 (OT): John Wall scored six points in overtime and finished with 19 points and 16 assists to lift the Wizards.

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