CLEVELAND CAVALIERS 100, MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES 98
February 1, 2021
• In his third NBA start, Anthony Edwards recorded 13 points, three rebounds and two assists in 33:11 minutes of play. He connected on 2-of-5 from beyond the arc, his 10th contest (fourth-straight) knocking down multiple triples.
• D’Angelo Russell led the Timberwolves with 18 points and four assists. He made three shots from deep for the 11th game of the season. He made two threes in the last three minutes of the game marking the sixth game of the season he has connected on at least two threes in the last three minutes of the quarter.
• At the final buzzer, Malik Beasley registered 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists. This marks his 23rd 10+ points/5+ rebound game of his career.
• Jaylen Nowell collected 12 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes played. Tonight, marks his sixth career game with 10+ points and also marks his longest career streak with 10 or more points (4 games).
• Jarred Vanderbilt grabbed a team-high nine rebounds, the team-high seventh time he has led the team in rebounding.
• The Timberwolves bench finished with 46 points, marking their 10th game of the season scoring 40+ points. Minnesota’s reserves outscored Cleveland’s (46-20). The Timberwolves rank second in the NBA in bench scoring (42.1 ppg). The 26-point difference marks the second-largest bench points margin of the season.
• Minnesota knocked down 11 shots from deep. They have now connected on 10+ threes in four-straight games (15 overall).
• Seven Timberwolves players registered an assist tonight for a total of 20 team assists, the 18th game they have dished out 20+ assists this season.
• Collin Sexton scored a game-high 26 points on 7-of-17 from the field and 10-of-11 from the free throw line.
The 26-point effort accounts for his 12th 20+ point game of the season.
(info courtesy of Wolves)