NBA roundup: Karl-Anthony Towns scores Wolves-record 60 – Reuters.com

2022-03-15 07:28:09 GMT +00:00 – Karl-Anthony Towns scored a franchise-record 60 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the going to Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the 2nd half for a 149-139 win over the stumbling San Antonio Spurs on Monday.
The career-high overall for Towns is also an NBA high this season. His previous profession finest (also the franchise mark) was 56, set in March 2018. He reached that point on Monday by the end of the third quarter, a period in which he had 32 of Minnesotas 46 points and scored his groups final nine points.
Patrick Beverley included 20 points and 8 assists for the Timberwolves, who have actually won two straight and eight of their previous 9 video games. DAngelo Russell included 19 points.

Keldon Johnson scored a career-best 34 points for San Antonio. Dejounte Murray contributed 30 points and 12 helps, Lonnie Walker IV installed 22 and Jakob Poeltl included 21 points.
Nuggets 114, 76ers 110
Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 13 rebounds and eight bones and assists Hyland scored 21 points as Denver rallied from a 19-point, second-quarter deficit to beat host Philadelphia.
Will Barton included 20 points, Monte Morris contributed 11 and JaMychal Green had 10 for the Nuggets, who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Joel Embiid led the Sixers with 34 points and nine rebounds. James Harden added 24 points, 11 assists and 9 rebounds as Philadelphia succumbed to the third time in 5 video games.
Warriors 126, Wizards 112
Draymond Green reunited with birthday boy Stephen Curry for a powerful offensive efficiency as Golden State beat Washington in San Francisco.
Returning from a disc injury in his back that kept him out considering that January, Green contributed 6 points, seven rebounds and 6 assists to Golden States 4th straight win. Curry, who turned 34 on Monday, shot 16-for-25 general and 7-for-14 from 3-point variety in scoring 47 points. He also had six rebounds and 6 helps.
Kristaps Porzingis accumulated 25 points and 8 rebounds for the Wizards, who finished a winless four-game Western swing.
Hawks 122, Trail Blazers 113
Trae Young scored 46 points as host Atlanta returned from a 15-point, third-quarter deficit to beat Portland.
Young sank 5 3-pointers, shot 11-for-11 at the line and had 12 helps as the Hawks won their third straight to climb back to the.500 mark (34-34) for the very first time since mid-December. DeAndre Hunter scored 20 points for Atlanta.
Josh Hart led Portland with 31 points. Trendon Watford added 22 points and nine rebounds, Brandon Williams scored 20 points and Drew Eubanks had 16 points and 10 boards for the Trail Blazers, who have lost 7 of their past 8 video games.
Bucks 117, Jazz 111
Giannis Antetokounmpo amounted to 30 points and 15 rebounds, Jrue Holiday scored 29 points, Khris Middleton added 23 and Milwaukee beat Utah for its very first win in Salt Lake City considering that 2001.
The Bucks, winners of seven of their previous eight total, had actually lost 19 straight video games in Utah and had actually not beaten the Jazz anywhere given that Nov. 25, 2019.
Donovan Mitchell and Mike Conley each scored 29 points and integrated for 15 assists as the Jazz lost for the fourth time in 7 games. Rudy Gobert included 18 points and 14 rebounds in the defeat.
Raptors 114, Lakers 103
Pascal Siakam had 27 points and 11 rebounds for Toronto, which led all the method at Los Angeles. Siakam has scored a minimum of 20 points in a career-best 7 successive video games.
Gary Trent Jr. scored 28 points and Scottie Barnes had 21 for the Raptors, who have won 4 straight and are 4-1 with one video game to go on their six-game roadway journey.
LeBron James had 30 points and 9 rebounds for the Lakers, who have actually lost two in a row and four of their past five. Talen Horton-Tucker added 20 points.
Hornets 134, Thunder 116
Terry Rozier scored 30 points on 11-of-17 shooting to lift Charlotte to a win at Oklahoma City. The Hornets turned the ball over a season-low 5 times and scored 27 points off of the Thunders 18 free gifts.
Miles Bridges (27 points) and LaMelo Ball (21 points) likewise made essential contributions for the Hornets, who conquered an 18-point deficit to prevail for the 4th time in six video games. The Thunder have actually lost six successive video games general and 10 straight home games.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 32 points, scoring 30 or more for the 8th time in 10 games given that the All-Star break. He also had a team-best 8 rebounds. Darius Bazley included 25 points.
Cavaliers 120, Clippers 111 (OT).
Evan Mobley scored a career-high 30 points and Darius Garland got rid of a sluggish start to complete with 24 points and a game-high 13 assists as host Cleveland beat Los Angeles.
Mobley has actually strengthened himself at the center spot considering that All-Star Jarrett Allen went down with a fractured finger previously this month. Mobley included six rebounds and two blocks. Isaac Okoro added 20 points, five rebounds and 5 assists.
Ivica Zubac paced the Clippers with 24 points and a game-high 14 rebounds before he fouled out in overtime. Amir Coffey included 19 points, and Terance Mann had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Kings 112, Bulls 103.
DeAaron Fox recorded 34 points, 6 rebounds and six assists as Sacramento stopped a four-game losing streak with a success over going to Chicago.
Domantas Sabonis added 22 points and 7 rebounds to assist the Kings win for just the third time in their past 12 games. Davion Mitchell scored 16 points and Donte DiVincenzo had 15 points and seven rebounds for Sacramento.
Zach LaVine signed up 27 points and 6 assists and Nikola Vucevic contributed 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls, who succumbed to the sixth time in their previous 8 contests.
— Field Level Media.

He reached that point on Monday by the end of the third quarter, a period in which he had 32 of Minnesotas 46 points and scored his groups final nine points.
Returning from a disc injury in his back that kept him out because January, Green contributed six points, seven rebounds and six assists to Golden States 4th straight win. Curry, who turned 34 on Monday, shot 16-for-25 general and 7-for-14 from 3-point variety in scoring 47 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 32 points, scoring 30 or more for the 8th time in 10 video games given that the All-Star break. Isaac Okoro added 20 points, five rebounds and five helps.

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