Minneapolis, MN (Learfield)  --  The Boston Celtics outscored Minnesota 31-12 in the fourth quarter and rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat the Timberwolves 99-92 last night in Minneapolis.

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas poured in 29 points, while Al Horford added 20 points for Boston, which has won two straight and five of its last seven overall.  Karl-Anthony Towns collected 27 points and 18 rebounds for the Wolves, who fell to 4-and-9.  Gorgui Dieng (GOR-kee JENG) finished with 20 points and 10 boards in defeat.