Timberwolves Easily Outscore Nets
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves shot a franchise-record 68.4 percent to beat the Brooklyn Nets 132-118 on Saturday night.
Andrew Wiggins had 26 points and six assists, Zach LaVine scored 21 points and Ricky Rubio had 16 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds for the Timberwolves. The Wolves had a season-high 36 assists to bounce back from an ugly loss in Milwaukee on Friday night.
Markel Brown scored 23 points and Thomas Robinson added 18 points and 17 rebounds for the Nets. Brooklyn played without starters Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, who both sat out to rest.
Minnesota's previous franchise record was 67.1 set against the Lakers in 2014.