March 4, 2024

Player Notes
• Rudy Gobert was dominant tonight against the Trail Blazers, finishing with a team-high 25 points on 9-of-10 shooting, including 7-of-7 from the free-throw line, a game-high 16 rebounds and a game-high three blocks. Tonight marks Gobert’s first 25+ point/15+ rebound game of the season (ninth career) and his fourth such career game with 3+ blocks.
• Tonight also marked Gobert’s 22nd 15+ rebound game of the season, the most such games in the NBA (211th). Gobert becomes the first player in NBA history to record 25+ points on 90.0%+ shooting, 15+ rebounds/3+ blocks without a miss from the free-throw line (min. five FTA).
• Gobert scored 11 of his 25 points in the third quarter, marking the fourth time this season he has scored 10+ points in a quarter (39th career). He also grabbed seven rebounds in the third quarter, the fourth time this season recording 10+ points/5+ rebounds in a quarter (22nd career).
• Mike Conley finished the night with 19 points on 6-of-13 shooting, seven assists and three steals, marking his ninth 15+ point/5+ assist game of the season (365th career) and his first such game this season with 3+ steals (84th career).
• Conley becomes just the second player in Timberwolves franchise history to record 15+ points/5+ assists/3+ steals aged 36 or older, joining Rod Strickland (15 points, six assists, four steals; Dec. 18, 2002, at Philadelphia).
• Naz Reid finished the night with 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 4-of-4 from deep and five rebounds in 22:59 minutes of action off the bench, marking his 41st 10+ point game of the season off the bench 134th career). Reid’s 41 10+ point games off the bench are the fifth-most in the NBA this season and second-most among centers (Bobby Portis – MIL: 42 games).
• Tonight marks Reid’s fourth career game off the bench with 10+ points and 5+ rebounds while shooting 80.0%+ from the field and 100% from three. He is one of 11 players in franchise history to record such a stat line and one of just two players to have multiple such games (Nemanja Bjelica: two games).
• Anthony Edwards came off the bench for the first time this season, the 18th time in his career and the first time since Jan. 27, 2021, at Golden State. He finished with 13 points and six assists, the first time in his career with 10+ points/5+ assists off the bench. Edwards becomes the fourth Timberwolf this season to record 10+ points/5+ assists off the bench.

Team Notes
• With tonight’s win, the Timberwolves recorded their 10th win against the Trail Blazers during the Chris Finch era, tied for the most wins vs. any opponent (Houston and Oklahoma City) during that span (Feb. 22, 2021 – present).
• The Timberwolves finished the night shooting 50.6% (40-of-79) from the field, marking the 29th game this season they have finished shooting 50.0% or better, the Wolves are now 26-3 when doing so.
• Minnesota shot 28-of-37 from the free-throw line tonight, the second-most makes from the charity stripe this season and the most attempts this season. Tonight marks the 18th time in franchise history the Wolves have shot 35+ free-throws against Portland.

(info courtesy of Timberwolves)

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