Hawks dump wolvesJannero Pargo hopes he’ll be spending the rest of the season with the Atlanta Hawks.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jannero Pargo hopes he’ll be spending the rest of the season with the Atlanta Hawks.
Maybe after his 10-day contract expires, Pargo will get his wish.
“I would rather have been here from the beginning of the year, but I love this team,” he said. “It’s a great team, a great group of guys. It’s like I never left.”
Derrick Williams finished with 17 points and Jose Barea had 14 for Minnesota, which lost for the sixth time in seven games after blowing an 18-point lead in the second quarter on Monday afternoon.
Kirilenko and Dante Cunningham each scored 13 points, and Greg Stiemsma added 11 for the Timberwolves.
Minnesota was without forward Kevin Love (hand), center Nikola Pekovic (thigh) and guard Alexey Shved (ankle). Cunningham was a game-time decision because he had the flu.
“We can’t afford to lose anybody else,” Derrick Williams said. “There are people playing with injuries. Like I’ve been saying all year, the third quarter has been killing us and it did tonight again. As long as we pick it up in that quarter I think we can win more games.”