NBA: Karl-Anthony Towns, 31 points, comes up big for Minnesota past Houston

Game recap
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 31 points, Juan Hernangomez had 22 points, as Minnesota Timberwolves defeated Houston Rockets, 114-107, on Apr 28, 2021. Christian Wood scored 24 points for Houston Rockets.
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Houston Rockets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Kelly Olynyk 32 9 5 2 0 28
Christian Wood 37 18 5 0 1 24
Jae'Sean Tate 40 7 4 2 0 20
Kenyon Martin 21 3 0 2 1 15
Kevin Porter 35 4 5 1 0 10
D.J. Wilson 14 2 2 0 0 5
Avery Bradley 26 0 1 2 0 3
Danuel House 20 2 2 0 2 2
Armoni Brooks 11 0 0 0 0 0
Team 240 45 24 9 4 107
Minnesota Timberwolves logo

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Karl-Anthony Towns 31 7 5 1 0 31
Juan Hernangomez 28 7 1 0 2 22
Anthony Edwards 33 9 2 3 2 19
D'Angelo Russell 29 3 7 1 0 15
Jarred Vanderbilt 22 7 2 3 0 8
Jaden McDaniels 25 3 0 1 0 5
Naz Reid 16 0 1 0 2 5
Jordan McLaughlin 18 2 5 1 0 4
Ricky Rubio 17 2 4 0 0 3
Josh Okogie 16 8 2 0 0 2
Team 240 48 29 10 6 114

Houston Rockets Vs Minnesota Timberwolves

Game notes

Christian Wood

Christian Wood

Christian Wood scored 20 points or more for the 24th time in 38 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 14 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss).

Christian Wood grabbed 15 rebounds or more for the 3th time in 38 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 19. He recorded it on a April 24, 2021 game against LA Clippers (104-109 loss).

Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Olynyk

Kelly Olynyk scored 28 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 26 points scored in a April 05, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (115-122 loss). He scored 20 points or more 12 times this season in NBA games.

Jae'sean Tate

Jae'sean Tate

Jae'sean Tate scored 20 points or more for the 5th time in 62 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a March 17, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (107-119 loss).

Kenyon Martin

Kenyon Martin

Kenyon Martin scored 10 points or more for the 8th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 21. He recorded it on a March 15, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (107-134 loss).

Kevin Porter

Kevin Porter

Kevin Porter scored 10 points or more for the 18th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 9 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a March 13, 2021 game against Utah Jazz (114-99 loss).

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 30 points or more for the 10th time in 41 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 41. He recorded it on a March 19, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (119-123 win).

Juan Hernangomez

Juan Hernangomez

Juan Hernangomez scored 20 points or more for the 2th time in 44 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 0 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a January 06, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (123-116 loss).

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards scored 10 points or more for the 54th time in 63 NBA games this season. He has done it 31 times on the road, and 23 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 42. He recorded it on a March 19, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (119-123 win).

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell scored 10 points or more for the 30th time in 33 NBA games this season. He has done it 15 times on the road, and 15 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a January 06, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (123-116 loss).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994