On March 15th, the NBA regular season continued. The Minnesota Timberwolves challenged the San Anthony Spurs away. Karl-Anthony Towns made a killing, scored 32 points in the third quarter, and scored 60 points to set a new career high, which is also the Timberwolves. First player in franchise history to score 60 points in a game. In the end, the Timberwolves defeated the Spurs 149-139 and won two straight.
For the Timberwolves, Towns had 60 points and 17 rebounds, Beverley had 20 points, and Russell had 19 points and 6 assists;
For the Spurs, Johnson had 34 points and 8 rebounds, Murray had 30 points and 12 assists, and Walker had 22 points.
After the opening, Towns first used his personal ability to successfully play Poeltl, Kelden made a shot to the basket, Beverly scored 5 points in a row from inside and outside, and Vassell responded again and again without showing weakness, the two teams felt The Heat made consecutive three-pointers on the outside, and the score came to 22-17, and the Timberwolves kept the lead. Poeltl scored with a hook, and Kelden chased and hit a three-pointer to tie the score. McDaniels made a dunk to stop the bleeding at the basket, Walker made a mid-range shot, and the two teams were still at a deadlock. Russell made a breakthrough and Towns followed up to create a 2+1 to help the Timberwolves establish their lead again. After the first quarter, The Timberwolves led 40-32.
In the second quarter, Knight took the lead to complete the dunks, and Murray immediately responded with the dunks. Then Walker continued to chase points in the middle distance. The rhythm of the two teams was still playing fast. Murray continued to score points through counterattacks, and Norwell immediately chased after the layup. In, Poeltl scored at the basket, Prince pierced his heart with a three-pointer, and the Timberwolves led 52-45. Since then, the two sides began to compete in the interior. The Spurs fouled more and more, and the Timberwolves obtained many free throws. Kelden played consecutive counterattacks to help the Spurs tie the score at 59. Edwards made a three-pointer, and the Timberwolves took the lead again with the advantage of Towns in the interior. Vassell entered the interior many times to bite the score for the Spurs. At the end of the half, the Timberwolves led 75-73 by 2 points.
After changing sides to fight again, Kyle made an air cut and completed a one-handed dunk. Towns was in a state of bravery. He first hit a three-pointer, and then continuously attacked the basket to create damage. Scored 6 points alone. Both teams fouled a lot and sent free throws early. Prince made a steady three-pointer, and the Timberwolves led 101-94 by 7 points. Walker responded with a three-pointer from the outside, and Towns scored another 5 points in a row. Coupled with Norwell’s active play on the inside, the Timberwolves widened the point difference to double digits. Walker made a three-pointer to stop the bleeding, and Towns continued his heroic performance. Not only did he frequently score points at the basket, but he also made no missed three-pointers from the outside. After three quarters, the Timberwolves led 121-106.
At the end of the quarter, Knight came up and made consecutive cuts inside to score points. The Spurs still relied on the overall pass and cut cooperation to complete the offense. , the Timberwolves played a stable 131-116 and still led by 15 points. Murray continued to chase points inside, but the Timberwolves always maintained a double-digit advantage inside and out, and the Spurs were unable to narrow the difference. In the end, the Timberwolves defeated the Spurs 149-139.