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Mo Williams scores 52 points as Minnesota Timberwolves end losing run

Mo Williams hit 52 points for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA on Tuesday, while the Atlanta Hawks won again.

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Williams' haul was a career-high, and the most in the league this season, as the Timberwolves overcame the Indiana Pacers 110-101 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

It ended the Timberwolves' 15-game losing streak, with Williams having seven assists and four rebounds in his incredible display.

Williams went 19-of-33 from the field, including making nine triples, for his team, who have a 6-31 win-loss record.

Andrew Wiggins (20 points) was solid for the winners, while Gorgui Dieng had a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds.

CJ Miles had a team-high 22 points for the Pacers.

A triple-double from Al Horford helped the Hawks to their ninth straight win, with his team beating the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87.

Horford contributed 21 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for the Eastern Conference-leading Hawks (30-8).

The Washington Wizards finally ended their losing streak against the San Antonio Spurs, courtesy of a 101-93 victory at Verizon Center.

It marked the Wizards' first win over the Spurs since 2005 " a run of 17 games.

With 25 points and eight assists, John Wall was the star for the home team.

LeBron James returned from injury for the Cleveland Cavaliers but they suffered their sixth straight loss by going down 107-100 to the Phoenix Suns.

James had 33 points and JR Smith contributed 29 but Markieff Morris (35) led the Suns to victory.

A 44-point third quarter set up the Golden State Warriors' 116-105 victory over the Utah Jazz, while the Dallas Mavericks needed overtime to prevail 108-104 against the Sacramento Kings and the Miami Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 78-75.

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