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Recap: Timberwolves 81, Lakers 68


Steve Carp, special to NBA.com
Posted Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:40 PM - Updated Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:40 PM

The much anticipated showdown between the top two picks from last month's NBA Draft took place Friday on the opening day of the NBA Summer League. But not without a bit of hand-wringing.

Karl-Anthony Towns, the No. 1 overall pick, was no problem as the former Kentucky star had signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But D'Angelo Russell, the No. 2 overall selection, didn't sign his contract with the Los Angeles Lakers until Friday afternoon, just hours before the teams tipped off at the Thomas & Mack Center.

But the top picks were overshadowed by an emerging star ? Minnesota's Zach LaVine. The NBA Slam Dunk champion did have an alley-oop dunk in the second quarter but showed a lot of versatility in his offense, finishing with 24 points as the Timberwolves defeated the Lakers 81-68.

More than 12,000 fans filled the Thomas & Mack and officials had to open parts of the balcony to accommodate the large crowd that wanted a first look at the two top picks.

Russell seemed more at ease than Towns as he was filling the facilitator role Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak perceives him having. He had four first-half assists and probably should have had a couple more had his teammates' shots fallen. Russell played 26 minutes and finished with six assists along with eight points.

Towns, the 6-foot-11 center from Kentucky who was the top pick overall, had just six points and only one rebound in the first half. But he too picked up the pace in the second half, looking a little more comfortable and finishing with 12 points and three boards along with four assists in 31 minutes.

Another Kentucky alumnus ? Julius Randle ? played in his first organized basketball game since breaking his right leg on opening night last October. Randle appeared aggressive as he attacked the basket and was willing to mix it up underneath and not shy away from contact. He finished with 11 points in 21 minutes Friday.

The Lakers led 27-23 early in the second quarter but Minnesota rallied behind LaVine and led 41-35 at halftime. With the teams tied at 56 with just over seven minutes remaining, the Lakers edged ahead, 59-56. But the Timberwolves answered with a 15-3 run to lead 71-62 with 2:33 to play.

Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 23 points.

MIN
LAL
     
    • 44.4%

    • 40.0%

    • 35.7%

    • 29.4%

    • 76.9%

    • 57.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
MIN LAL
Total Rebounds 33 34
Offensive Rebounds 8 8
Turnovers 17 20
Fast Break Pts: 10 9
Biggest Lead: 13 5
Points in the Paint: 30 30
MIN LAL
p LaVine   24 Clarkson   23
rb Payne   9 Black   13
a Towns   4 Russell   6
s Brown   3 Russell   3
b 2 players   1 Upshaw   3
 
  • 10/28 - MIN 112 @ LAL 111
  • 12/09 - LAL 122 @ MIN 123
  • 02/02 - MIN 115 @ LAL 119
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
O. Jeffers F 26:31 6-8 0-1 2-4 +17 2 2 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 14
A. Payne F 30:39 4-13 0-0 2-2 +17 1 8 9 2 8 1 4 0 0 10
K. Towns C 31:51 4-10 0-2 4-5 +10 1 2 3 4 9 0 4 1 1 12
Z. LaVine G 32:44 7-17 4-8 6-8 +11 2 4 6 3 3 1 3 0 2 24
L. Brown G 30:56 6-9 1-2 4-5 +13 0 3 3 3 2 3 3 0 1 17
T. Jones   16:20 0-4 0-1 0-0 +2 0 2 2 0 3 1 3 0 0 0
I. Aska   13:33 1-1 0-0 2-2 -4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
T. Stone   04:06 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
K. Barone   13:20 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1 2 2 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
B. Heslip DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Morgan DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Thompson DNP - Coach's Decision
N. Wiggins DND -
C.J. Williams DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 28-63 5-14 20-26   8 25 33 12 30 9 17 2 5 81
  44.4% 35.7% 76.9%   team rebs: 8 total to: 17
Los Angeles Lakers (0-1)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Brown F 34:08 4-8 1-4 0-0 -6 0 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 9
J. Randle F 20:40 3-9 0-0 5-8 -4 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 11
T. Black C 26:59 4-6 0-0 1-4 -5 5 8 13 0 10 1 3 1 0 9
J. Clarkson G 32:28 8-17 2-7 5-7 -7 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 23
D. Russell G 26:58 3-8 1-3 1-2 -11 0 5 5 6 7 3 5 0 1 8
L. Nance Jr.   11:54 0-2 0-0 1-2 -11 1 2 3 0 6 1 3 0 0 1
D. Buycks   19:11 0-5 0-1 0-0 -8 0 1 1 0 2 2 3 0 1 0
R. Upshaw   12:30 1-1 0-0 0-1 -8 0 1 1 0 6 0 2 3 0 2
T. Mitchell   15:12 1-4 1-2 2-2 -5 0 4 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
J. Brown NWT - Not With Team
W. Davis II DNP - Coach's Decision
X. Munford DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 24-60 5-17 15-26   8 26 34 9 38 9 20 5 2 68
  40.0% 29.4% 57.7%   team rebs: 13 total to: 20

inactive

  • Timberwolves: --
  • Lakers: --

technical fouls

  • Timberwolves: LaVine, Payne
  • Lakers: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 5
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Officials: #72 Ray Bullock, #77 Karl Lane, #35 John Butler
  • Attendance: -
  • Duration: 1:58
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) Los Angeles Lakers (0-1)
Start of 1st Quarter
  10:00 Jump Ball Black vs Towns (Brown gains possession) 
Towns 3pt Shot: Missed  09:39  
  09:37 Russell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Brown Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  09:28  
  09:28
[LAL 1-0]
Russell Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  09:28 Russell Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:27  
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  09:11  
  09:10 Black Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:03
[LAL 3-0]
Black Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Russell (1 AST) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  08:51
[MIN 3-3]
 
  08:34
[LAL 6-3]
Clarkson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Russell (2 AST) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS)  08:21
[MIN 6-6]
 
  08:08
[LAL 9-6]
Russell 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Brown Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Russell (1 ST)  07:52  
  07:47 Clarkson Layup Shot: Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:46  
Brown Jump Shot: Missed Block: Black (1 BLK)  07:40  
  07:36 Russell Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:33 Brown 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:33  
  07:21 Brown Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  07:18 Black Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  07:12  
  07:10 Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Brown Foul: Personal (2 PF)  07:03  
  06:55
[LAL 11-6]
Clarkson Pullup Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Jeffers Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:41
[MIN 8-11]
 
  06:20 Randle Layup Shot: Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:19  
  06:11 Black Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Brown Substitution replaced by Jones  06:11  
  06:10 Russell Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Payne Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Russell (2 ST)  06:02  
  05:49
[LAL 13-8]
Brown Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jones 3pt Shot: Missed  05:34  
  05:33 Black Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:32 Black Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Jeffers (1 ST) 
  05:31 Black Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
  05:31  
Jeffers Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:31  
Team Rebound  05:31  
Jeffers Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:31
[MIN 9-13]
 
  05:19 Randle Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:18 Black Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:18 Black Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:17 Black Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Payne Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:17  
  05:17 Black Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  05:17 Team Rebound 
  05:17 Randle Substitution replaced by Nance Jr. 
  05:17
[LAL 14-9]
Black Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Towns Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: LaVine (1 AST)  05:01
[MIN 11-14]
 
  04:46 Russell Layup Shot: Missed Block: Towns (1 BLK) 
Payne Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:44  
Payne Layup Shot: Missed  04:33  
  04:32 Black Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
Jones Foul: Personal (1 PF)  04:27  
Jeffers Substitution replaced by Aska  04:27  
  04:27 Russell Substitution replaced by Buycks 
  04:20 Clarkson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  04:19  
  04:06 Nance Jr. Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Aska Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  04:06
[MIN 12-14]
 
Payne Substitution replaced by Stone  04:06  
Aska Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  04:06
[MIN 13-14]
 
  03:53
[LAL 16-13]
Black Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Towns Turnover : Inbound Turnover (1 TO)  03:49  
  03:38 Clarkson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:37 Team Rebound 
Stone Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  03:37  
LaVine Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:16  
  03:16 Clarkson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:16 Team Rebound 
  03:16 Black Substitution replaced by Upshaw 
  03:16
[LAL 17-13]
Clarkson Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Towns Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  03:03
[MIN 15-17]
 
  03:03 Upshaw Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
  03:03 Brown Substitution replaced by Mitchell 
Towns Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  03:03  
  03:02 Mitchell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:46
[LAL 19-15]
Upshaw Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Towns Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  02:46  
  02:46  
Towns Substitution replaced by Payne  02:46  
  02:46 Upshaw Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
  02:46 Team Rebound 
  02:32 Clarkson Floating Jump shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:31  
LaVine Pullup Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  02:19
[MIN 17-19]
 
Stone Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:53  
  01:53
[LAL 20-17]
Nance Jr. Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  01:53 Nance Jr. Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Stone Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:51  
Payne Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: LaVine (2 AST)  01:36
[MIN 19-20]
 
  01:17 Buycks Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Jones (1 ST) 
  01:16 Upshaw Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Payne Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  00:56.4  
Payne Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  00:56.4  
  00:38.9 Nance Jr. Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:38.3 Clarkson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:38.3
[LAL 22-19]
Clarkson Putback Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  00:33.9  
  00:32.8 Upshaw Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:08.9 Buycks Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:06.9  
  00:02.4 Nance Jr. Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  00:02.4
[MIN 20-22]
 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:02.4
[MIN 21-22]
 
  00:00.0 Clarkson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) Los Angeles Lakers (0-1)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  09:42 Nance Jr. Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Towns Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS)  09:23
[MIN 23-22]
 
  09:01 Nance Jr. Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  09:01 Nance Jr. Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  08:45  
Payne Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  08:43  
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  08:39  
  08:37 Buycks Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Jones Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  08:32  
  08:32
[LAL 23-23]
Mitchell Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Aska Substitution replaced by Jeffers  08:32  
  08:32 Upshaw Substitution replaced by Black 
  08:32
[LAL 24-23]
Mitchell Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Brown Jump Shot: Missed  08:19  
  08:18 Nance Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:54 Buycks Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  07:54 Buycks Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  07:44 Nance Jr. Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Brown Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:44
[MIN 24-24]
 
Brown Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  07:44
[MIN 25-24]
 
Payne Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF)  07:44  
  07:20 Mitchell Jump Shot: Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  07:19  
Brown 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS)  07:11
[MIN 28-24]
 
  07:11 Russell Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
  07:11 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:11 Buycks Substitution replaced by Brown 
Brown Free Throw 1 of 1 (6 PTS)  07:11
[MIN 29-24]
 
  06:55
[LAL 26-29]
Black Reverse Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Mitchell (1 AST) 
  06:47 Black Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Jones Substitution replaced by LaVine  06:47  
Jeffers Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  06:32
[MIN 31-26]
 
  06:13 Russell Jump Shot: Missed 
Jeffers Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:12  
  06:06 Brown Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  06:06 Nance Jr. Substitution replaced by Randle 
LaVine Pullup Jump shot: Missed  05:57  
  05:56 Black Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  05:48 Randle Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:LaVine (1 ST) 
LaVine Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  05:48  
  05:48 Mitchell Substitution replaced by Clarkson 
  05:33 Randle Jump Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:32  
Brown Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  05:25  
Payne Foul: Personal (4 PF)  05:13  
Payne Technical  05:13  
  05:13 Clarkson Free Throw Technical Missed 
  05:13 Team Rebound 
Payne Substitution replaced by Barone  05:13  
  05:01
[LAL 29-31]
Brown 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Russell (3 AST) 
Towns Jump Shot: Missed  04:41  
  04:39 Clarkson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Barone Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:33  
  04:33 Randle Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:33 Team Rebound 
  04:33
[LAL 30-31]
Randle Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  04:20  
Team Rebound  04:19  
  04:18 Russell Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
  04:08 Black Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  04:08
[MIN 32-30]
 
  04:08 Black Substitution replaced by Upshaw 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  04:08  
  04:07 Clarkson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:46 Russell 3pt Shot: Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:45  
Brown Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Towns (1 AST)  03:35
[MIN 34-30]
 
  03:16 Randle Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:15  
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:02
[MIN 36-30]
 
  02:56 Russell Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Brown (1 ST) 
Jeffers Layup Shot: Missed Block: Upshaw (1 BLK)  02:39  
  02:37 Russell Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:31
[LAL 33-36]
Clarkson 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Russell (4 AST) 
  02:20 Clarkson Foul: Personal Take (1 PF) 
  02:20  
Jeffers 3pt Shot: Missed  02:08  
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:06  
LaVine Layup Shot: Missed  02:03  
  02:03 Team Rebound 
  01:51
[LAL 35-36]
Randle Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Brown (1 AST)  01:30
[MIN 39-35]
 
  01:09 Randle Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Barone (1 ST) 
LaVine Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Brown (2 AST)  01:05
[MIN 41-35]
 
Towns Foul: Personal (2 PF)  00:40.9  
  00:31.5 Randle Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  00:31.5 Randle Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
  00:31.5 Upshaw Substitution replaced by Mitchell 
Towns Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Russell (3 ST)  00:07.9  
  00:03.9 Clarkson Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
  00:01.2 Team Rebound 
  00:01.2 Team Timeout : Regular 
Barone Substitution replaced by Aska  00:01.2  
End of 2nd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) Los Angeles Lakers (0-1)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  09:47 Randle Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:45 Black Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  09:43 Black Layup Shot: Missed 
Payne Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  09:41  
Brown Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  09:28
[MIN 43-35]
 
  09:16
[LAL 37-43]
Russell Driving Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Towns Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Brown (3 AST)  09:10
[MIN 45-37]
 
  08:58
[LAL 39-45]
Russell Step Back Jump shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Brown 3pt Shot: Missed  08:35  
  08:34 Russell Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Towns Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  08:26  
  08:26 Black Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:26 Team Rebound 
  08:26 Black Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
LaVine Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  08:24  
Brown Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Brown (1 ST)  08:11  
LaVine Foul: Personal (2 PF)  08:08  
  08:05 Russell Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Brown (2 ST) 
Brown Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS)  07:56
[MIN 47-39]
 
  07:42 Russell Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:39 Randle Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:39
[LAL 41-47]
Randle Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Towns 3pt Shot: Missed  07:32  
Team Rebound  07:32  
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  07:26  
Jeffers Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:25  
Jeffers Putback Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:23
[MIN 49-41]
 
Towns Foul: Personal (4 PF)  07:13  
  07:02 Clarkson Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:01 Black Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  07:01
[LAL 43-49]
Black Putback Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Missed  06:41  
  06:40 Russell Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  06:38
[LAL 45-49]
Clarkson Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Russell (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:36  
LaVine Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  06:24  
  06:11 Clarkson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:10 Black Rebound (Off:5 Def:4) 
Brown Substitution replaced by Jones  06:03  
  06:03 Randle Substitution replaced by Nance Jr. 
  06:00 Russell Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Jeffers (2 ST) 
  05:46 Brown Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  05:46 Russell Substitution replaced by Buycks 
  05:33 Black Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (2 FTA) 
Towns Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  05:33
[MIN 50-45]
 
Towns Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  05:33
[MIN 51-45]
 
  05:10 Buycks Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:09 Nance Jr. Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  05:09 Nance Jr. Tip Shot: Missed 
Towns Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:07  
Jones Layup Shot: Missed  04:55  
  04:54 Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:52
[LAL 47-51]
Brown Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Clarkson (1 AST) 
Jeffers Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Towns (2 AST)  04:30
[MIN 53-47]
 
  04:30 Nance Jr. Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (1 FTA) 
Payne Substitution replaced by Barone  04:30  
Jeffers Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  04:30  
  04:28 Nance Jr. Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Towns Foul: Personal (5 PF)  04:17  
Jeffers Substitution replaced by Aska  04:17  
  04:08 Nance Jr. Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) 
LaVine Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Nance Jr. (1 ST)  03:49  
  03:44
[LAL 49-53]
Clarkson Dunk Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Towns Jump Shot: Missed  03:26  
Barone Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  03:25  
  03:20 Nance Jr. Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (2 FTA) 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:20  
Team Rebound  03:20  
  03:20 Nance Jr. Substitution replaced by Mitchell 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  03:20
[MIN 54-49]
 
  03:10
[LAL 51-54]
Clarkson Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Barone Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  03:10  
LaVine Substitution replaced by Brown  03:10  
  03:10
[LAL 52-54]
Clarkson Free Throw 1 of 1 (18 PTS) 
Towns Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Black (1 ST)  02:55  
Towns Foul: Personal (6 PF)  02:50  
  02:50  
Towns Substitution replaced by Payne  02:50  
  02:37 Brown 3pt Shot: Missed 
Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:36  
Aska Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Payne (1 AST)  02:15
[MIN 56-52]
 
  01:53 Buycks Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Aska Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:52  
Jones Running Layup Shot: Missed  01:35  
  01:32 Black Rebound (Off:5 Def:5) 
  01:31 Black Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Payne Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  01:17  
  01:15 Black Rebound (Off:5 Def:6) 
  01:07 Mitchell Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:06  
Jones Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Buycks (1 ST)  01:00  
Payne Violation:Defensive Goaltending  00:55.0  
  00:55.0
[LAL 54-56]
Clarkson Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Jones Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Buycks (2 ST)  00:44.9  
  00:38.9
[LAL 56-56]
Brown Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Clarkson (2 AST) 
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
  00:29.6 Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  00:08.9 Brown 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barone Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:07.5  
  00:03.3 Black Foul: Personal (7 PF) 
Jones Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  00:03.3  
Jones Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  00:03.3  
Barone Substitution replaced by Jeffers  00:03.3  
End of 3rd Quarter
Minnesota Timberwolves (1-0) Los Angeles Lakers (0-1)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Payne Foul: Offensive (5 PF)  09:48  
Payne Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  09:48  
  09:39 Russell Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Brown (3 ST) 
Payne Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Mitchell (1 ST)  09:36  
  09:21 Mitchell 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  09:19  
  09:07 Russell Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Jones Substitution replaced by LaVine  09:07  
  08:56 Upshaw Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Towns Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  08:45  
  08:44 Mitchell Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Towns Foul: Personal (7 PF)  08:27  
  08:27 Upshaw Foul: Offensive (4 PF) 
  08:27 Upshaw Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
LaVine Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Upshaw (2 BLK)  08:16  
  08:14 Mitchell Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  08:08 Brown Layup Shot: Missed 
Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:06  
Towns Layup Shot: Missed Block: Upshaw (3 BLK)  07:59  
  07:59 Team Rebound 
  07:47 Upshaw Foul: Offensive (5 PF) 
  07:47 Upshaw Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  07:37 Buycks Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Towns Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO)  07:32  
Towns Foul: Loose Ball (8 PF)  07:32  
Towns Substitution replaced by Barone  07:32  
  07:32 Buycks Turnover : Backcourt Turnover (3 TO) 
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  07:16  
  07:13 Mitchell Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  07:00
[LAL 59-56]
Mitchell 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Russell (6 AST) 
Payne Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: LaVine (3 AST)  06:40
[MIN 58-59]
 
  06:40 Upshaw Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (1 FTA) 
Aska Substitution replaced by Jeffers  06:40  
  06:40 Russell Substitution replaced by Black 
  06:40 Upshaw Substitution replaced by Clarkson 
Payne Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS)  06:40
[MIN 59-59]
 
  06:23 Buycks Layup Shot: Missed Block: Barone (1 BLK) 
Payne Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  06:21  
  06:12 Mitchell Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
LaVine 3pt Shot: Made (22 PTS)  06:06
[MIN 62-59]
 
Jeffers Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:54  
  05:54  
  05:54 Mitchell Substitution replaced by Randle 
  05:45 Black Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) 
Payne Layup Shot: Missed  05:30  
Barone Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  05:28  
Barone Putback Dunk Shot: Missed  05:28  
  05:27 Black Rebound (Off:5 Def:7) 
  05:20 Randle Turnover : Traveling (4 TO) 
LaVine Layup Shot: Missed Block: Randle (1 BLK)  05:05  
LaVine Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  05:03  
LaVine Jump Shot: Missed  05:00  
  04:59 Black Rebound (Off:5 Def:8) 
LaVine Technical  04:59  
  04:59
[LAL 60-62]
Clarkson Free Throw Technical (21 PTS) 
Payne Substitution replaced by Towns  04:59  
  04:58 Jump Ball Black vs LaVine (Randle gains possession) 
  04:35 Buycks 3pt Shot: Missed 
Barone Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:33  
Jeffers Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Towns (3 AST)  04:13
[MIN 64-60]
 
  03:55 Randle Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Brown Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:54  
  03:51 Buycks Substitution replaced by Russell 
Barone Substitution replaced by Payne  03:51  
Brown Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Towns (4 AST)  03:44
[MIN 66-60]
 
  03:28 Russell Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Payne (1 ST) 
Brown Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Payne (2 AST)  03:23
[MIN 68-60]
 
  03:22 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:03
[LAL 62-68]
Randle Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
LaVine Pullup Jump shot: Missed  02:39  
Jeffers Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  02:37  
Jeffers Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  02:36
[MIN 70-62]
 
  02:36 Black Foul: Shooting (8 PF) (1 FTA) 
Jeffers Free Throw 1 of 1 (14 PTS)  02:36
[MIN 71-62]
 
Payne Foul: Personal (6 PF)  02:26  
Payne Foul: Shooting (7 PF) (2 FTA)  02:17  
  02:17
[LAL 63-71]
Randle Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  02:17
[LAL 64-71]
Randle Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  02:04 Russell Foul: Personal (5 PF) 
  02:02 Black Foul: Personal (9 PF) 
Payne Jump Shot: Missed  01:48  
Towns Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:47  
Payne Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  01:44
[MIN 73-64]
 
  01:44 Russell Foul: Shooting (6 PF) (1 FTA) 
Payne Free Throw 1 of 1 (8 PTS)  01:44
[MIN 74-64]
 
LaVine Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  01:35  
  01:35
[LAL 65-74]
Clarkson Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
  01:35
[LAL 66-74]
Clarkson Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Payne Step Back Jump shot: Made (10 PTS)  01:21
[MIN 76-66]
 
  01:12 Clarkson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jeffers Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:11  
  00:49.0 Black Foul: Shooting (10 PF) (2 FTA) 
  00:49.0 Black Substitution replaced by Upshaw 
Towns Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:49.0
[MIN 77-66]
 
Towns Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:49.0
[MIN 78-66]
 
  00:49.0 Team Timeout : Regular 
Towns Foul: Shooting (9 PF) (2 FTA)  00:36.5  
  00:36.5 Randle Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:36.5 Team Rebound 
  00:36.5
[LAL 67-78]
Randle Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  00:35.0 Clarkson Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
LaVine Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS)  00:35.0
[MIN 79-67]
 
LaVine Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS)  00:35.0
[MIN 80-67]
 
  00:35.0 Team Timeout : Advance 
Payne Foul: Shooting (8 PF) (2 FTA)  00:29.7  
  00:29.7 Randle Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:29.7 Team Rebound 
  00:29.7
[LAL 68-80]
Randle Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  00:26.2 Russell Foul: Personal Take (7 PF) (2 FTA) 
Brown Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:26.2  
Team Rebound  00:26.2  
Brown Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  00:26.2
[MIN 81-68]
 
  00:16.9 Russell 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:16.9  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
MIN
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1
4
1-4
0-2
1-2
LAL
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1
4
1-4
0-3
1-1
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
MIN
LaVine 22.0
Payne 8.4
Brown 3.2
Towns 1.8
Brown 1.6
LAL
Brown 17.7
Black       7.6
Russell 3.2
2 players 0.8
Nance Jr. 1.6