Towns scores 30 points in Timberwolves win

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  • Towns scores 30 points in Timberwolves win

    Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns (32) is defended under the basket by Mo Orlando's Bamba in the first half of an NBA game on Wednesday night.

Anthony Edwards added a score. 35 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added a second. 30 with five rebounds and five assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves led by 27 points in the first half to beat the Orlando Magic 126-108 on Wednesday night.

Edwards and Towns had more season high and the Timberwolves shot 52.3% of their field goals in their biggest-margin victory this season.

Rudy Gobert, the NBA's rebounding leader, signed ; 16 points and eight boards to help Minnesota win back-to-back road games for the first time this season.

Bol Bol led the game. He beat the Magic with a career-high 26 points, as well. like 12 rebounds. Jalen Suggs had 23 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Edwards hit the ball. He hit a 3-pointer and a dunk to put the Timberwolves up 15-6 in the first quarter and stretch the lead to 18 late in the first period.

Orlando cut the lead to 18 by the end of the first period. He closed a 27-point deficit in the second half to nine on a four-point play by Suggs early in the final period, but D’Angelo Russell scored the second half. He scored four consecutive goals and with which Minnesota extended his goal. 114-97 lead in the final minutes.

The Magic didn't count on the game. with rookie Paolo Banchero and center Wendell Carter Jr., their rebounding leaders and two of their top three scorers.

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