Spurs Shut Down Towns, Wolves
Minneapolis, MN (Learfield) -- San Antonio star Kawhi (kuh-WHY) Leonard scored 31 points as the Spurs topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-91 last night at the Target Center.
The win pushed San Antonio to 13-and-0 on the road. Leonard shot 11 of 15 for San Antonio, which is now 18-4 overall. The Spurs trailed at the half before rallying to keep its flawless road record intact. Guard Patty Mills chipped in 15 points, five assists and four rebounds off the bench for the Spurs.
Minnesota dipped to 6-and-15, getting 25 points from guard Zach LaVine (luh-VEEN), who has scored 20 or more points nine times this season. The Timberwolves' second-year big man Karl-Anthony Towns had an off night, shooting just 3 for 16 from the floor for 11 points. Towns did grab 14 boards but his 11 points were tied for his second-lowest total of the season.