Atlanta lost 109-106 to Minnesota on the road after giving up a lead in the fourth quarter, with the Hawks unable to overcome Anthony Edwards and Rudy Gobert.

By the Numbers
  • The Hawks shot 41% from the field in the first half.
  • Minnesota outscored Atlanta 31-20 in the second quarter.
Yes, But

The Hawks had a chance to win the game despite resting their starters in the fourth quarter.

State of Play
  • Atlanta is locked into the No. 10 seed in the Eastern Conference.
  • Minnesota is vying for the top seed in the Western Conference.
  • Hawks have one game left against the Pacers before the play-in tournament.
What's Next

Atlanta faces the Bulls in the play-in tournament, with decisions on rest strategy for the final regular-season game against the Pacers.

Bottom Line

Despite the loss to Minnesota, Atlanta's focus shifts to strategic player management for the upcoming play-in tournament against the Bulls.