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Minnesota Timberwolves (27-30)


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vs. LAC 
W 130-120
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vs. Hou 
W 121-111
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vs. Sac 
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T-Wolves overcome Harden's 42 to top Houston 121-111

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) James Harden was Josh Okogie's responsibility for much of Wednesday night. Even though Harden piled up 42 points, Okogie's teammates were full of praise for the Nigerian rookie.

"It wasn't a good 42," Karl-Anthony Towns said. "It wasn't a 42 that he's been getting recently, you know. He had to work for it."

Towns had 25 points, Jeff Teague had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Okogie locked down Harden when it counted most to help the Timberwolves beat the Houston Rockets 121-111.

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Leaders
Points: Karl-Anthony Towns23.1
Rebounds: Karl-Anthony Towns12.0
Assists: Jeff Teague8.1
FG%: Taj Gibson56.2%
Steals: Robert Covington2.11
Blocks: Karl-Anthony Towns1.77
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.7 (19)
Rebounds: 44.9 (17)
Assists: 25.5 (24)
FG%: 46.3% (17)
FT%: 76.8% (18)
3P%: 36.8% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.9 (17)
Rebounds: 45.1 (17)
Assists: 24.5 (16)
FG%: 45.2% (19)
FT%: 79.6% (6)
3P%: 35.2% (13)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Denver 39 18 .684 --
Oklahoma City 37 20 .649 2.0
Portland 34 23 .596 5.0
Utah 32 25 .561 7.0
Minnesota 27 30 .474 12.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/10/2019 Isaiah Canaan Signed to 10-Day Contract
1/29/2019 Isaiah Canaan Signed to 10-Day Contract
1/6/2019 James Nunnally Waived
11/12/2018 Dario Saric Traded Part of five-player trade
11/12/2018 Robert Covington Traded Part of five-player trade
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Injuries
Date Player Status
2/11/2019 Andrew Wiggins Illness
1/16/2019 Tyus Jones Sprained left ankle
1/1/2019 Robert Covington Sore right knee
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