April 2, 2024

Player Notes
• Naz Reid led the way for the Timberwolves tonight with 25 points on 10-of-17 shooting, including 3-of-5 from deep, six assists and two steals. Tonight marks Reid’s fifth 25+ point game of the season (10th career) and his second such game this season as a starter (sixth career). Each of his 25+ point career games have come with 5+ rebounds, but tonight marks his second such game of the season with 2+ steals (seventh career).
• Tonight marks Reid’s second game of the season with 25+ points/5+ rebounds/2+ steals/3+ made threes on 50.0%+ shooting from the field (fourth career). Reid becomes just the fourth player in franchise history to record 4+ such games, joining Karl-Anthony Towns (21 games), Anthony Edwards (18 games) and Kevin Love (five games).
• Reid scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half of tonight’s contest, marking the eighth time this season he has scored 15+ points in a single half (16th career).
• Anthony Edwards finished the night with 21 points, five rebounds and two steals, marking his 39th 20+ point/5+ rebound game of the season (125th career). Last season, Edwards had a career-high 41 20+ point/5+ rebound games and is now two games shy of tying that mark.
• Edwards scored 11 of his 21 from the free-throw line, going a flawless 11-of-11 from the charity stripe, tying a season and career-high for most free-throw attempts without a make. Tonight marks the third time in his career Edwards has gone perfect from the foul-line when shooting at least 10 free-throws, all three games have come during this season. Tonight marks the seventh time this season Edwards has shot 10+ free-throws in a game (12th career).
• Rudy Gobert added 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting, a game-high 14 rebounds and two blocks. Tonight marks his fifth consecutive double-double and 49th of the season (435th career). Tonight also marks Gobert’s 35th double-double of the season with at least two blocks (302 career).
• In recording a double-double with two blocks and doing so on 57.1% (4-of-7) from the field, tonight marks Gobert’s 279th career game with 10+ points/10+ rebounds/2+ blocks on 50.0%+ shooting, the seventh most such games in NBA history since the 1973-74 season when blocks became an official stat.
• Kyle Anderson stuffed the stat sheet tonight with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting, including 1-of-2 from deep, six rebounds, nine assists, two steals and two blocks. Tonight marks his first game of the season with 10+ points/5+ rebounds/5+ assists/2+ steals/2+ blocks, his fifth such game of his career and the first time doing so as a reserve.
• Anderson becomes the first player in the NBA this season to come off the bench and record 10+ points/5+ rebounds/5+ assists/2+ steals/2+ blocks while shooting 75.0%+ from the field and just the 12th player in NBA history to do so. Anderson is the first player in franchise history to record such a stat line.
• Mike Conley ended the night with 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting, including 3-of-4 from deep, six assists and a team-high three steals, marking his third consecutive, fifth out of his last sixth and 17th overall game this season with 10+ points/5+ assists/3+ made threes (179th career).
• Conley becomes just the sixth player in NBA history since 1967-68 aged 36 or older to record three consecutive games with 10+ points/5+ assists/3+ made threes and the first player in franchise history aged 36 or older to do so.

Team Notes
• With tonight’s 113-106 win over Houston, the Timberwolves sweep the season series with the Rockets and have won nine out of the last 10 games against Houston. This marks the second time in the last three seasons the Wolves have swept the Rockets and just the third time in the overall season series (2023-24, 2021-22, 1999-2000).
• Minnesota moves to 52-23 on the season after tonight’s win over Houston, the second-most wins in a single season in Timberwolves history.
• After trailing by 11 points at the 11:17 mark of the second quarter, the Wolves came back to win tonight’s contest 113-106. Tonight marks Minnesota’s 15th double-digit comeback win of the season, tied with Chicago for the second-most such wins in the NBA this season (Oklahoma City 16 wins). The 15 10+ point come-from-behind wins are the most such wins in franchise history.
Season 10+ point Comeback Wins
2023-24 15
2017-18 12
2022-23 11

• Minnesota ended the night shooting 53.2% (41-of-77) from the field, marking the 33rd game this season shooting 50.0% or better from the field and the third such game in their last four outings. Minnesota is now 30-3 when shooting 50.0%+ from the field.
• The Wolves shot 53.2% (41-of-77) from the field, 42.3% (11-of-26) from three and 90.9% (20-of-22) from the foul line. Tonight marks the first time this season they finished a game with shooting splits of 50/40/90.
• The Timberwolves had a season-high-tying seven players with 10+ points, the third time this season they have had 7+ players score 10+ points (MR: Feb. 15 at Portland).
• Houston finished the night shooting 29.2% (14-of-48) from three, the 23rd time this season Minnesota has held their opponents to 30.0% shooting or below from the three-point line, tied with Orlando for the most such games in the NBA this season. Minnesota is 22-1 when holding teams to 30.0% or worse from three and their 22 wins are the most in the NBA this season.
• Led by Conley’s three steals, the Timberwolves finished the game with 12 steals, the second consecutive game with 12 steals. Minnesota has had three consecutive games with 12 steals five times in franchise history and has never put together four consecutive such games. The Wolves now rank 10th in the NBA averaging 7.7 steals per game.

(info courtesy of Wolves)

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