Wiggins, a livelihood 74 percentage freethrow shot, was Minnesota’s largest offender by the stripe at that the 123-120 overtime loss. He travelled 5 of 12 and heard about it by a frustrated home crowd.
But Wiggins didn’t take the boos kindly.
“That’s fans foryou personally,” Wiggins said. “We’ve got some so –y fans and we have some great fans. That’s exactly how it works.”
Wiggins and the Wolves were outside of sorts right away; Wiggins forgot to put his own jersey on underneath his warmups, and things went downhill on the go.
Minnesota went 21 of 38 from the free throw line overall.
“It is one of the days and a few of the games.”
In overtime, Karl-Anthony Towns made two free throws before Andrew Wiggins went to the lineup for two shots with 4.5 seconds left. After missing two big free throws a couple of seconds earlier, Wiggins struck on the first but missed his next.
The Timberwolves erased a 22-point shortage after Atlanta silenced the home crowd early with a season-high 42 first quarter points. The natives held the Hawks to 4-7 total over the subsequent two quarters.
“We came out the second half and played with the edge we should have for all 48,” Towns said. “We put ourselves at that location. We dug ourselves out of a tremendous hole. We just didn’t close it out.”
Derrick Rose scored 25 points for Minnesota but sprained his ankle late.
Info from The Associated Press was used in this report.