Atlanta mounts big rally against Minnesota

Hawks 93, Timberwolves 91

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ATLANTA — Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Ivan Johnson hit the clinching free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from 18 points down to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 93-91 on Saturday night.

Atlanta forward Ivan Johnson shoots as Minnesota's Anthony Randolph tries to draw a charge. The Hawks won 93-91.  JOHN AMIS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
JOHN AMIS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Atlanta forward Ivan Johnson shoots as Minnesota's Anthony Randolph tries to draw a charge. The Hawks won 93-91.

Kevin Love missed a potential game-tying jump shot at the buzzer, but finished with 30 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which was trying to win consecutive road games for the first time since last Feb. 7-8 at New Orleans and Houston.

Jeff Teague added 20 points and 10 assists for the Hawks, who overcame a season-high 20 turnovers to win their second consecutive game after losing Al Horford to a torn pectoral muscle that will sideline the starting center for three to four months.

PACERS 97, CELTICS 83

In Indianapolis, Danny Granger scored 21 points as Indiana handed Boston its fourth consecutive loss.

Paul George and Darren Collison each scored 17 points and Roy Hibbert added 11 points and nine rebounds for the Pacers (9-3), who won their third in a row.

THUNDER 104, KNICKS 92

In Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant scored 28 points, James Harden added 24 off the bench and Oklahoma City raced past New York for its sixth consecutive win.

BULLS 77, RAPTORS 64

In Chicago, Derrick Rose had 18 points and 11 assists, leading Chicago past Toronto.

Carlos Boozer added 17 points and Luol Deng had 14 points for Chicago.

BOBCATS 112, WARRIORS 100

In Charlotte, N.C., rookie Kemba Walker made the most of his first NBA start, scoring a career-high 23 points to lift Charlotte over Golden State.

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