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Continuing today, the Timberwolves played against the Pacers at home.
In this campaign, Towns and Sabonis Jr. had outstanding performances inside. The two sides kept the score tight for most of the time. In the end, after overtime, the Pacers narrowly beat the Timberwolves 134-128 in the away game, giving their opponents two consecutive losses.
In the first quarter, Towns played well and opened the scoring for the team, while the Pacers scored 7 points through two consecutive offenses.
Rubio hit a three-pointer from the bottom corner and then assisted Towns for a dunk. Brogdon also made an advanced three-pointer and then sent an assist. The Pacers led by 5 points and entered the first timeout of the game.
After the timeout, Rubio hit a three-pointer again, the Pacers made consecutive mistakes, and Towns counterattacked 2 1 to become the team’s overtake score.
Justin Holiday scored a three-pointer in a row, Brogdon also scored 2 1, and then the two sides started a tug-of-war. Lamb scored 5 points in a row. After Beasley hit a three-pointer at the buzzer, the Timberwolves
Trailing by 6 points to end the first quarter.
In the second quarter, after Reid hit a three-pointer, he went inside to score consecutive points, helping the Timberwolves to even out the difference with his own efforts.
After that, the Timberwolves started to shoot from the outside. McDaniels and Beasley scored three three-pointers in a row. After returning to the court, Towns also caused frequent kills and went to the free throw line.
Fortunately, Sabonis Jr. stepped forward in time and scored 14 points in the quarter with a ticket to stop the decline.
After halftime, the Timberwolves overtook the Pacers 73-69.
After changing sides and fighting again, Edwards made a successful mid-range shot and scored two points first.
McDermott and Towns each scored 4 points. After Edwards missed consecutive shots, Towns finally hit a three-pointer.
After the Pacers succeeded in the second attack, Rubio still had a three-pointer.
Afterwards, the shooting percentage of the two sides dropped, and they missed consecutive shots. Brog made a layup to break the deadlock. After Sabonis hit a three-pointer, Edwards missed a dunk. Brog made a layup to narrow the point difference to 4 points.
Reed scored consecutive defensive rebounds and then made a layup for the team to score the last point of this quarter. Timberwolves 92-86 Pacers ended the third quarter.
In the final quarter, the Timberwolves continued to try to expand their lead, and Towns’ three-pointer widened the point difference to 9 points.
The Timberwolves fell into a scoring drought of nearly three minutes in the middle of the third quarter, but the Pacers only scored once during this period, and the point difference did not shrink significantly.
The Pacers did not score in the last two and a half minutes, and the Timberwolves ended the third quarter 92-86.
In the final decisive battle, the scoring efficiency of both sides declined. The Timberwolves played 6-2 to expand the point difference to 10 points.
The Pacers started the point-chasing mode and scored 9-0. Brogdon’s three-pointer helped the team overtake the score.
The two teams began to lead and tie alternately. The Timberwolves and the Pacers played 10-7 in two minutes. Towns’ three-pointer helped the Timberwolves extend their lead to 5 points in the last minute and a half.
But Lamb’s three-pointer gave the Pacers a final chance to decide the game. Sabonis’ free throw helped equalize the score, and Edwards’ lore failure caused the game to be dragged into overtime.
In the overtime game, Brogdon hit a three-pointer, and Sat scored 4 points with a penalty shot.
At the moment of life and death, Xiao Sa sent a fatal steal, and Brogdon made a game-killing three-pointer. The two teamed up to lead the Pacers to a difficult victory.
Pacers vs Timberwolves full game replay
Pacers vs Timberwolves full game replay
Scores and statistics of both sides: Scores in a single quarter: 39-33, 30-40, 17-19, 35-29, 13-7 in overtime (Pacers first) Timberwolves: McDaniels 11 points, 4 rebounds and 3 blocks, Vander
Bilt 2 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals, Towns 30 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks, Edwards 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, Rubio 20 points, 3 rebounds and 13 assists, Beasley 31 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals,
Reid 18 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks, Norwell 6 points
– Holiday 11 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists, Turner 8 points, 2 rebounds and 4 blocks, Lamb 18 points and 8 rebounds, McConaughey 6 points and 6 assists, Aaron Holiday 15 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists Both sides started:
Timberwolves: Rubio, Edwards, McDaniels, Vanderbilt, Towns Pacers: Brogdon, J Holiday, McDermott, Sabonis, Turner