NBA: Boston pours 18 3-pointers, beats Minnesota

Game recap
Jayson Tatum scored 26 points, Luke Kornet had 12 points, as Boston Celtics defeated Minnesota Timberwolves, 124-108, on May 16, 2021. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points for Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Karl-Anthony Towns 27 14 2 0 0 24
Anthony Edwards 33 4 6 3 0 23
Naz Reid 19 5 2 1 3 12
D'Angelo Russell 24 1 6 1 2 11
Jarred Vanderbilt 16 6 0 1 0 7
Jaylen Nowell 10 2 1 1 0 7
Josh Okogie 12 4 0 0 1 6
Jake Layman 15 2 0 0 0 5
Ricky Rubio 22 4 3 1 0 4
Jordan Mclaughlin 14 2 1 0 0 4
Juan Hernangomez 20 4 0 0 0 3
Jaden Mcdaniels 21 3 1 0 1 2
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jayson Tatum 26 11 2 1 0 26
Evan Fournier 24 1 6 0 0 18
Tremont Waters 22 0 7 0 0 14
Luke Kornet 30 6 3 1 4 12
Grant Williams 18 6 2 0 1 11
Payton Pritchard 26 4 1 4 0 11
Aaron Nesmith 22 4 1 0 0 9
Jabari Parker 17 3 2 0 0 9
Romeo Langford 20 1 2 1 1 8
Semi Ojeleye 23 7 0 1 0 6
Tacko Fall 7 1 1 0 0 0

Minnesota Timberwolves Vs Boston Celtics

Game notes

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 20 points or more for the 40th time in 49 NBA games this season. He has done it 21 times on the road, and 19 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).

Karl-Anthony Towns grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 11th time in 49 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 18. He recorded it on a April 21, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (120-134 win).

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards scored 20 points or more for the 35th time in 71 NBA games this season. He has done it 20 times on the road, and 15 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 42. He recorded it on a May 06, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (135-139 loss).

Naz Reid

Naz Reid

Naz Reid scored 10 points or more for the 40th time in 69 NBA games this season. He has done it 19 times on the road, and 21 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a February 07, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (120-118 loss).

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell scored 10 points or more for the 37th time in 41 NBA games this season. He has done it 18 times on the road, and 19 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).

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum scored 20 points or more for the 51th time in 64 NBA games this season. He has done it 26 times on the road, and 25 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 60. He recorded it on a May 01, 2021 game against San Antonio Spurs (143-140 win).

Jayson Tatum grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 8th time in 64 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 13. He recorded it on a April 20, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (96-102 loss).

Luke Kornet

Luke Kornet

Luke Kornet scored 12 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 11 points scored in a February 27, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (97-106 loss). He scored 10 points or more 4 times this season in NBA games.

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier scored 10 points or more for the 33th time in 42 NBA games this season. He has done it 12 times on the road, and 21 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a March 24, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (99-110 loss).

Evan Fournier made 5 three-points or more for the 9th time in 42 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 7. He recorded it on a May 09, 2021 game against Miami Heat (124-130 loss).

Tremont Waters

Tremont Waters

Tremont Waters scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 11 points scored in a February 25, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (127-112 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Grant Williams

Grant Williams

Grant Williams scored 10 points or more for the 7th time in 61 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 17. He recorded it on a March 05, 2021 game against Toronto Raptors (132-125 win).

Payton Pritchard

Payton Pritchard

Payton Pritchard scored 10 points or more for the 22th time in 65 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 12 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 28. He recorded it on a April 28, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (115-119 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