NBA: Karl-Anthony Towns scores 40 points, Minnesota downs Houston

Game recap
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 40 points, Jarred Vanderbilt had 21 points, as Minnesota Timberwolves defeated Houston Rockets, 141-123, on Jan 10, 2022. Christian Wood scored 22 points for Houston Rockets.
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Houston Rockets

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Christian Wood
Christian Wood
22 8 3 28 4-10 4-6 50.0% 2-4 50.0% 3 5 8 3 0 0 2 2 22 -24 25
Josh Christopher
Josh Christopher
19 3 4 27 6-9 2-4 61.5% 1-2 50.0% 2 1 3 4 3 2 0 1 19 -6 19
Garrison Mathews
Garrison Mathews
14 3 2 31 1-3 4-10 38.5% 0-1 0.0% 0 3 3 2 0 1 1 2 14 -3 12
Kenyon Martin
Kenyon Martin
13 7 2 27 3-6 1-4 40.0% 4-5 80.0% 1 6 7 2 1 0 1 0 13 10 15
Eric Gordon
Eric Gordon
13 1 3 27 4-4 1-7 45.5% 2-2 100.0% 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 13 -12 10
Jae'Sean Tate
Jae'Sean Tate
10 7 4 23 5-6 0-0 83.3% 0-2 0.0% 2 5 7 4 1 1 0 5 10 -19 18
Jalen Green
Jalen Green
10 2 3 26 2-4 1-6 30.0% 3-4 75.0% 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 10 -18 6
Kevin Porter
Kevin Porter
9 6 8 26 2-4 1-6 30.0% 2-4 50.0% 1 5 6 8 3 1 0 3 9 -18 12
David Nwaba
David Nwaba
9 5 0 17 3-6 0-0 50.0% 3-4 75.0% 1 4 5 0 0 0 1 3 9 -3 11
Daishen Nix
Daishen Nix
4 3 2 7 2-2 0-0 100.0% 0-0 - 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 4 3 8
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Houston Rockets
123 45 31 240 32-54 14-43 47.4% 17-28 60.7% 10 35 45 31 12 5 6 17 123 -90 136
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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
40 9 7 33 11-19 4-6 60.0% 6-8 75.0% 6 3 9 7 2 1 0 2 40 27 43
D'Angelo Russell
D'Angelo Russell
22 5 10 33 3-5 5-9 57.1% 1-1 100.0% 0 5 5 10 1 1 0 3 22 12 31
Jarred Vanderbilt
Jarred Vanderbilt
21 19 4 31 10-14 0-0 71.4% 1-3 33.3% 6 13 19 4 2 2 2 1 21 9 40
Anthony Edwards
Anthony Edwards
19 3 6 34 5-9 2-8 41.2% 3-3 100.0% 0 3 3 6 2 2 2 3 19 22 20
Malik Beasley
Malik Beasley
13 2 1 20 1-3 3-7 40.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 13 0 10
Jaylen Nowell
Jaylen Nowell
11 5 5 18 5-6 0-1 71.4% 1-2 50.0% 0 5 5 5 0 3 0 1 11 11 21
Jaden McDaniels
Jaden McDaniels
7 3 1 29 2-4 1-4 37.5% 0-0 - 1 2 3 1 0 0 4 4 7 8 10
Josh Okogie
Josh Okogie
4 3 1 18 2-2 0-1 66.7% 0-0 - 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 4 10 8
Naz Reid
Naz Reid
2 5 1 12 1-3 0-2 20.0% 0-0 - 2 3 5 1 2 0 2 3 2 -11 4
Nathan Knight
Nathan Knight
2 1 0 2 0-0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0% 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 2
Jordan McLaughlin
Jordan McLaughlin
0 0 1 2 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Jake Layman
Jake Layman
0 0 0 2 0-0 0-1 0.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -1
Taurean Prince
Taurean Prince
0 1 0 7 0-1 0-3 0.0% 0-0 - 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 -1 -4
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Minnesota Timberwolves
141 56 37 240 40-66 15-42 50.9% 16-21 76.2% 18 38 56 37 11 10 10 22 141 90 185

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