NBA: Karl-Anthony Towns takes charge as Minnesota takes down New Orleans

Game recap
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 25 points, Anthony Edwards had 19 points, as Minnesota Timberwolves defeated New Orleans Pelicans, 96-89, on Oct 24, 2021. Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points for New Orleans Pelicans.
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Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Karl-Anthony Towns
Karl-Anthony Towns
25 4 2 29 7-14 3-6 50.0% 2-2 100.0% 1 3 4 2 5 0 3 6 25 5 19
Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards
19 9 5 37 5-15 3-8 34.8% 0-0 - 3 6 9 5 1 1 1 1 19 10 19
Naz Reid
Naz Reid
12 3 0 19 2-5 2-6 36.4% 2-2 100.0% 1 2 3 0 1 3 1 5 12 2 11
D'Angelo Russell
D'Angelo Russell
12 3 1 29 3-7 2-7 35.7% 0-0 - 1 2 3 1 7 0 0 1 12 9 0
Jordan McLaughlin
Jordan McLaughlin
6 2 1 12 2-2 0-1 66.7% 2-2 100.0% 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 6 5 10
Malik Beasley
Malik Beasley
6 3 2 19 3-4 0-1 60.0% 0-0 - 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 6 -2 8
Patrick Beverley
Patrick Beverley
5 3 6 22 1-1 1-5 33.3% 0-0 - 1 2 3 6 1 1 1 2 5 -6 11
Jarred Vanderbilt
Jarred Vanderbilt
4 8 1 13 2-3 0-0 66.7% 0-0 - 2 6 8 1 1 3 0 1 4 -7 14
Jaden McDaniels
Jaden McDaniels
4 6 0 27 2-5 0-2 28.6% 0-0 - 3 3 6 0 1 0 2 4 4 2 6
Taurean Prince
Taurean Prince
3 1 1 16 0-1 1-2 33.3% 0-2 0.0% 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 3 9 1
Josh Okogie
Josh Okogie
0 5 3 18 0-1 0-0 0.0% 0-2 0.0% 1 4 5 3 0 2 0 3 0 8 7
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Minnesota Timberwolves
96 47 22 240 27-58 12-38 40.6% 6-10 60.0% 13 34 47 22 19 13 8 25 96 35 106
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New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Brandon Ingram
Brandon Ingram
30 6 4 40 9-16 3-7 52.2% 3-5 60.0% 3 3 6 4 7 1 0 4 30 2 21
Jonas Valanciunas
Jonas Valanciunas
20 17 1 36 6-10 0-0 60.0% 8-8 100.0% 3 14 17 1 1 3 1 5 20 -6 37
Nickeil Alexander-Walker
Nickeil Alexander-Walker
14 14 2 36 4-11 2-13 25.0% 0-0 - 6 8 14 2 5 2 0 1 14 -5 9
Devonte Graham
Devonte Graham
11 3 2 35 1-4 1-10 14.3% 6-8 75.0% 0 3 3 2 3 2 0 2 11 -4 1
Trey Murphy III
Trey Murphy III
6 5 0 22 0-0 2-5 40.0% 0-0 - 0 5 5 0 0 1 0 3 6 4 9
Garrett Temple
Garrett Temple
3 5 0 15 0-0 1-1 100.0% 0-0 - 2 3 5 0 1 0 2 1 3 -20 9
Jaxson Hayes
Jaxson Hayes
3 2 0 12 1-3 0-0 33.3% 1-2 50.0% 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 3 -1 3
Herbert Jones
Herbert Jones
2 9 2 29 1-5 0-1 16.7% 0-0 - 6 3 9 2 3 0 1 2 2 7 6
Naji Marshall
Naji Marshall
0 1 1 4 0-0 0-1 0.0% 0-0 - 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 2 0 -11 -2
Kira Lewis
Kira Lewis
0 0 2 11 0-0 0-2 0.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 -1 -4
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New Orleans Pelicans
89 62 14 240 22-49 9-40 34.8% 18-23 78.3% 21 41 62 14 28 10 5 22 89 -35 89

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