NBA: Phoenix gets double-double from Deandre Ayton, edges Minnesota

Game recap
Devin Booker scored 29 points, Deandre Ayton had 22 points, as Phoenix Suns defeated Minnesota Timberwolves, 99-96, on Nov 16, 2021. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points for Minnesota Timberwolves.
Minnesota Timberwolves logo

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Karl-Anthony Towns 40 13 2 1 0 35
D'Angelo Russell 35 2 4 2 0 22
Malik Beasley 24 8 3 2 0 12
Patrick Beverley 34 7 1 0 0 10
Anthony Edwards 39 12 6 1 3 9
Jarred Vanderbilt 24 7 0 1 0 4
Jaden McDaniels 30 3 2 0 0 4
Josh Okogie 14 2 0 1 0 0
Team 240 54 18 8 3 96
Phoenix Suns logo

Phoenix Suns

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Devin Booker 34 5 5 2 0 29
Deandre Ayton 33 12 1 0 0 22
Chris Paul 34 3 8 1 0 21
Cameron Johnson 22 4 1 1 0 7
Mikal Bridges 33 4 1 1 0 7
Landry Shamet 18 3 0 1 0 6
Frank Kaminsky 4 3 0 0 0 3
JaVale McGee 11 7 1 0 2 2
Jae Crowder 29 6 1 1 0 2
Cameron Payne 14 3 2 0 0 0
Abdel Nader 9 2 1 1 0 0
Team 240 52 21 8 2 99

Minnesota Timberwolves Vs Phoenix Suns

Game notes

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 32 points scored in a October 26, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (98-107 loss). He scored 30 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

Karl-Anthony Towns grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 4th time in 13 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 16. He recorded it on a November 02, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (97-115 loss).

Karl-Anthony Towns tied his season-high with 5 three-points made (in NBA). He made 5 three-points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell scored 20 points or more for the 5th time in 11 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a November 09, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (125-118 loss).

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 18. He recorded it on a October 31, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (91-93 loss).

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards grabbed 12 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA). His previous record was 11 rebounds in a October 31, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (91-93 loss). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley scored 10 points or more for the 4th time in 11 NBA games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 13. He recorded it on a October 26, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (98-107 loss).

Devin Booker

Devin Booker

Devin Booker scored 20 points or more for the 8th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 38. He recorded it on a November 07, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (121-117 win).

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton scored 22 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 21 points scored in a October 28, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (107-110 loss). He scored 20 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Deandre Ayton grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 4th time in 7 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 21. He recorded it on a October 28, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (107-110 loss).

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Chris Paul scored 20 points or more for the 3th time in 13 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a October 23, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (105-115 win).

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