Star of the game
With the Golden State missing Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, The Timberwolves relentlessly pounded the Warriors, out-scoring them in three quarters. Karl-Anthony Towns led the way for the Wolves, scoring 39 points (shooting 14/22) with nine rebounds. The honorable mention goes to D’Angelo Russell, who managed to log 22 points, seven assists, and two steals.
Anthony Edwards has been in a slump lately, and tonight he took the night off to try and rest his injured knee. While this is arguable good news, it is never a good sign to have one of your star players dealing with a nagging injury. Hopefully Edwards can recover quickly, and break out of this slump as the season starts coming to a close.
Number of the night
5. Beasley has been an on again, off again player all season, but against the Warriors he was definitely on. With Anthony Edwards out, Beasley stepped up big with 20 points, shooting 6/9 from downtown. Beasley was featured in a lot of trade talks prior to the deadline, and it has become clear why Minnesota decided not to pull the trigger to get rid of their sharp shooter. If Beasley can find consistency, Minnesota will be a dangerous team to face in the playoffs.
Minnesota will face Oklahoma City on Friday at 7:00 CST.
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