wolves game day
5 p.m. at Atlanta • TV: FSN (830-AM)
Preview: This is the start of one of the more difficult back-to-backs you’re going to find. The Hawks won their 15th consecutive game Friday over Oklahoma City. It is the longest winning streak in Atlanta franchise history and it gave them their league-leading 36th victory. The Wolves follow that game up with a game Monday in Oklahoma City.
Players to watch: The Wolves need to get G Mo Williams and F/G Andrew Wiggins out of their mini-slumps. Williams has made just five of 22 shots his past two games, though he did finish with a double-double Friday. Wiggins is coming off a 6-for-16 performance vs. New Orleans.All five Hawks starter are averaging in double figures in scoring, led by G Jeff Teague (17.2) and F Paul Millsap (16.9).
Numbers: Atlanta fans finally appear to be responding. Friday’s sellout was the team’s third in the Hawks’ past four home games.
Injuries: Wolves G Ricky Rubio (ankle), G Kevin Martin (wrist) and F Shabazz Muhammad (oblique) are out. G Zach LaVine (elbow), and F Anthony Bennett (knee) missed practice Saturday but are questionable. G Mo Williams (soreness) is probable. Hawks G Shelvin Mack (calf strain) is out.