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 MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Christian Wood 28 8 3 0 2 22
Josh Christopher 27 3 4 2 0 19
Garrison Mathews 31 3 2 1 1 14
Kenyon Martin 27 7 2 0 1 13
Eric Gordon 27 1 3 0 1 13
Jae'Sean Tate 23 7 4 1 0 10
Jalen Green 26 2 3 0 0 10
Kevin Porter 26 6 8 1 0 9
David Nwaba 17 5 0 0 1 9
Daishen Nix 7 3 2 0 0 4
Team 240 45 31 5 6 123
Minnesota Timberwolves logo

Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Karl-Anthony Towns 33 9 7 1 0 40
D'Angelo Russell 33 5 10 1 0 22
Jarred Vanderbilt 31 19 4 2 2 21
Anthony Edwards 34 3 6 2 2 19
Malik Beasley 20 2 1 0 0 13
Jaylen Nowell 18 5 5 3 0 11
Jaden McDaniels 29 3 1 0 4 7
Josh Okogie 18 3 1 1 0 4
Naz Reid 12 5 1 0 2 2
Nathan Knight 2 1 0 0 0 2
Jordan McLaughlin 2 0 1 0 0 0
Jake Layman 2 0 0 0 0 0
Taurean Prince 7 1 0 0 0 0
Team 240 56 37 10 10 141

Houston Rockets Vs Minnesota Timberwolves

Game notes

Christian Wood

Christian Wood

Christian Wood scored 20 points or more for the 18th time in 38 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (146-143 win).

Josh Christopher

Josh Christopher

Josh Christopher scored 19 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 13 points scored in a January 04, 2022 game against Philadelphia 76ers (133-113 loss). He scored 10 points or more 10 times this season in NBA games.

Jae'Sean Tate

Jae'Sean Tate

Jae'Sean Tate scored 10 points or more for the 28th time in 39 NBA games this season. He has done it 15 times on the road, and 13 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 32. He recorded it on a December 02, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (110-114 win).

Kenyon Martin

Kenyon Martin

Kenyon Martin scored 10 points or more for the 16th time in 38 NBA games this season. He has done it 13 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 15. He recorded it on a December 21, 2021 game against Chicago Bulls (133-118 loss).

Garrison Mathews

Garrison Mathews

Garrison Mathews scored 10 points or more for the 15th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a December 11, 2021 game against Milwaukee Bucks (114-123 loss).

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon scored 10 points or more for the 29th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 15 times on the road, and 14 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 32. He recorded it on a December 14, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (126-132 win).

Jalen Green

Jalen Green

Jalen Green scored 10 points or more for the 19th time in 26 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a October 25, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (97-107 loss).

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 40 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 25 points scored in a November 09, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (125-118 loss). He scored 40 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Jarred Vanderbilt

Jarred Vanderbilt

Jarred Vanderbilt scored 21 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 13 points scored in a November 04, 2021 game against LA Clippers (115-126 loss). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Jarred Vanderbilt grabbed 19 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA). His previous record was 16 rebounds in a January 08, 2022 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (105-135 win). He grabbed 15 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell scored 20 points or more for the 14th time in 30 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 35. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (120-121 win).

D'Angelo Russell had 10 assists or more for the 6th time in 30 NBA games this season. His season-high in assists is 14. He recorded it on a December 24, 2021 game against Utah Jazz (128-116 loss).

D'Angelo Russell made 5 three-points or more for the 4th time in 30 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 6. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (120-121 win).

Jaylen Nowell

Jaylen Nowell

Jaylen Nowell scored 10 points or more for the 11th time in 26 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a December 28, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (108-103 win).

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards scored 10 points or more for the 32th time in 34 NBA games this season. He has done it 16 times on the road, and 16 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 48. He recorded it on a November 11, 2021 game against Golden State Warriors (123-110 loss).

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley scored 10 points or more for the 23th time in 40 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 15 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a December 24, 2021 game against Utah Jazz (128-116 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