LaVine Leads TWolves In OT Win
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night.
LaVine's clutch shots in the fourth quarter set up a 6-1 Minnesota run to start overtime that the Jazz couldn't overcome.
The Timberwolves won for only the third time this month.
The game featured some of the NBA's top young stars. No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points and fellow rookie Sean Kilpatrick added 13 off the bench for Minnesota. Chase Budinger had 15 points, including an overtime 3 that gave the Timberwolves a 102-97 lead.
Second-year center Rudy Gobert had 18 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks for the Jazz. Rookie forward Joe Ingles scored a career-high 18, and Derrick Favors added 19 points and 12 boards.