POSTGAME NOTES: WOLVES AT JAZZ
Karl-Anthony Towns completed the night with 16 focuses, 12 bounce back, three bits of help, and four squares, his 25th profession 4+ square game. His 16 focuses and 12 bounce back imprint his second twofold of the period.Karl-Anthony Towns played his 360th professional game tonight and with his first help on the night counted his 1,000th vocation help. He currently joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (256 games), Elgin Baylor (257 games), Tim Duncan (354 games), and David Robinson (349 games) as the lone parts in NBA history to record 8,000+ focuses, 4,000+ bounce back, and 1,000+ aids the initial 360 rounds of their profession.
At the last bell, Anthony Edwards recorded 18 focuses on 8-of-12 shooting.Malik Beasley contributed 18 focuses and six bounce back around evening time. Through 16 games with Minnesota, Beasley has counted 331 focuses, representing the fourth-most by a Timberwolves major part in their initial 16 games with the establishment.
Beasley has moreover associated on 53 three-pointers, the most three-pointers made through a player’s initial 16 games with the Timberwolves.D’Angelo Russell counted a group high 25 focuses alongside six bits of help. This denotes his 68th vocation 25+ point trip (6th with Minnesota).
In 26:42 minutes, Ricky Rubio recorded nine focuses and six bits of help. With his 6th bits of help, he overshadowed the 3,000 help mark in a Timberwolves uniform.Jarrett Culver indented 14 focuses and six bounce back, his second-consecutive twofold digit scoring excursion of the period.
With the success, the Timberwolves move to 2-0 on the season for the second year straight and the eighth time generally speaking. With the success this evening, it denotes the first run through since 2014 that the Timberwolves have won two straight in Utah.Minnesota associated on 13 shots from profound this evening, their second-consecutive game with 10+ three-pointers. Last season the Timberwolves made 10+ threes on 56 events including a dash of 16 games from Dec. 30, 2019, to Jan. 27, 2020.
Of those 13 three-pointers, 11 of them came in the principal half, checking only the seventh time the Timberwolves have associated on 10+ threes of every first half in group history.The Timberwolves beat the Jazz in focuses in the paint (56-50) and quick break focuses (16-11).