The Hawks take on the Timberwolves in Atlanta on Monday in hopes to start their initial winning run of the year. Atlanta can move to .500 with a triumph this evening, but it won’t be simple after their thrilling victory away in Milwaukee the night before. Minnesota boasts one of the NBA’s best defenses, or so it appears thus far, along with a talented squad. This game will take place at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
The Timberwolves are 1-0 thus far this campaign. Minnesota lost their season opener versus the Toronto Raptors, however on Saturday evening, they triumphed over the Miami Heat. Although they haven’t been very good at scoring baskets, they did start their campaign against two strong defensive squads. During the initial two games, Anthony Edwards has averaged 22.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, with 4.0 assists per contest. Rudy Gobert and Karl Anthony-Towns have a significant paint presence as they each average double-doubles.
After three matches this campaign, the Hawks are 1-2. They started the year with losses to the New York Knicks and Charlotte Hornets. They won their initial match, a 17-point victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. At 20.3 points a game, Trae Young leads the Hawks in scoring. Per game, he also averages 10.7 assists. Averaging 17.0 points a game, De’Andre Hunter is the second-best player on the squad. For the Hawks, Clint Capela is additionally averaging a double-double.
For the season, Minnesota has been playing some excellent defense, which will be crucial in this match. In both of their matches this campaign, they gave up fewer than 100 points. The defense will have a difficult time stopping the Hawks because they are a very potent scoring unit. The Timberwolves haven’t been a great offensive club, but they play excellent defense. In the league, Minnesota scores the fewest points per game, 100.0.
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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Atlanta Hawks Game Information
- Date: 10/30/2023
- Time: 07:40 PM ET
- Location: State Farm Arena.
- How to Watch Timberwolves vs Hawks: TNT
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass