Timberwolves Lose Tight Game with Denver
DENVER (AP) — Wilson Chandler scored 17 points and delivered a key block in the final seconds, helping the Denver Nuggets hang on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-103 on Wednesday night.
The Nuggets overcame a triple-double by Karl-Anthony Towns, who had 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the Timberwolves.
Danilo Gallinari scored 18 points, including the go-ahead basket with 27 seconds left, and Nikola Jokic was two rebounds shy of a triple-double for the Nuggets. He finished with 16 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds.
Andrew Wiggins had 25 points for the Timberwolves, and Gorgui Dieng added 20.
Up next, the Timberwolves open a two-game homestand Friday night against Milwaukee.