Korver leads Hawks past Love, Timberwolves 120-113 - NBC Sports

Korver leads Hawks past Love, Timberwolves 120-113
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Boston Bruins goalie Chad Johnson (30) makes the save on a shot by Edmonton Oilers right wing Ales Hemsky (83), of the Czech Republic, as Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (47) loses his stick during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
February 1, 2014, 10:15 pm

ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Korver scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers in a third-quarter stretch that gave Atlanta the lead, and the Hawks overcame Kevin Love's 43 points to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-113 on Saturday night.

Paul Millsap, guarded by Love much of the night in a matchup of All-Stars, had 20 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out late in the game.

A jam by Minnesota's Corey Brewer with 2:55 remaining cut Atlanta's lead to 107-104. Jeff Teague, who had 19 points, drove for a layup and DeMarre Carroll's free throws pushed the lead to seven points.

Love's 3-pointer again trimmed the margin to three before Atlanta's Gustavo Ayon banked in an unlikely scoop shot to thwart the comeback attempt.

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