Karl Towns celebrates with Anthony Edward after the Wolves beat the Rockets.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored; He had 25 points, including 10 in the third period, while Anthony Edwards added 25 points. 19 as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised to a 129-117 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.
Without center Rudy Gobert, included in league health protocols on the day, Minnesota cut a three-game losing streak. Kyle Anderson added 16 points as a substitute for France's Gobert. He went 20-4 in the first half and never looked back. He dropped back, extending Hosuton's dismal start to the season.
The Rockets, without rookie Jabari Smith Jr. due to illness, lost their sixth straight game. They are 1-9 on the season and have trailed by 10 points or more in nine of their 10 games.