Karl-Anthony Towns scored 28 points and Anthony Edwards added 22 as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the undermanned Detroit Pistons 119-100 on Tuesday night in a game with significant lottery implications. I thought we did a professional job out there tonight,” Timberwolves coach Chris Finch said. There were a couple times where we lost focus, but we kept things going and got the job done.
Tobias Harris scored a game-high 27 points for Philadelphia, which leads Brooklyn by two games with three remaining. Doug McDermott also had 20 points while Justin Holiday totalled 16 points and five rebounds. T.J. McConnell added 10 points and six rebounds.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored a game-high 28 points, including nine in the game's first 5:55 to set the tone. The Timberwolves jumped to an early lead that grew to as many as 12 points in the first quarter and ballooned to 24 points on the strength of Minnesota's 18-0 eruption before intermission. The Timberwolves' lead reached 27 points in the second half.