Timberwolves Suffer Another Fourth Quarter Meltdown
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 32 points and the Sacramento Kings came back to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-105 on Friday night.
Cousins hit three 3-pointers and added seven rebounds and seven assists for Sacramento, which has won four of its past five games. Anthony Tolliver came off the bench to go 5 of 7 on 3s and score 17 points as the Kings hit a season-high 15 3-pointers. Sacramento was 15 of 29 from beyond the arc.
Zach LaVine scored a career-high 40 points and tied a career best with seven 3s for Minnesota. Karl-Anthony Towns tallied his 10th straight double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who had won three of their previous four games.
The Timberwolves had a 7 point lead at the end of the third quarter.
Ricky Rubio had a season-high 13 points, all in the third, as the Timberwolves opened a nine-point lead.