Timberwolves vs. Raptors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

December 8th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in search of a win over a quality opponent for weeks, but they weren't able to snatch one Thursday evening at Air Canada Centre despite a valiant effort from Karl-Anthony Towns and Co.

In a back-and-forth battled loaded with offensive fireworks, the Toronto Raptors tamed the Timberwolves 124-110 to capture their seventh win in their last eight games and improve to 15-7.

The Timberwolves, who dropped to 6-16, have lost two games in a row and six of their last seven.

Kyle Lowry (25 points, 11 assists) and DeMar DeRozan (27 points, eight rebounds) continued to lead the charge for the Raptors—who shot 44.4 percent from three-point range as a team. Center Jonas Valanciunas was also steady with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

The NBA on ESPN provided an overview of just how electric Lowry has been over the Raptors' last seven games: 

Minnesota countered with 29 points from Zach LaVine, 17 points and 11 boards by Towns, and 25 points from hometown kid Andrew Wiggins.

However, those rob ...

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