October 23, 2022


Player Notes
• Anthony Edwards paced the Timberwolves tonight, scoring a game-high 30 points on 13-of-19 shooting, including 3-of-7 from the field, his second straight 30+ point game of the season (15th career). Tonight marked the second time in Edwards’ career that he’s eclipsed 30+ points in consecutive games (two games from Feb. 11-13, 2022).
• Edwards added a season-high 11 rebounds, his second career 30+ point/10+ rebound game (Nov. 24, 2021 vs. Miami). He’s now the 11th player in Timberwolves history to have multiple 30+ point/10+ rebound games.
• Rudy Gobert tallied his second double-double of the season, finishing with 15 points on an efficient 7-of-9 from the field and a game-high 15 rebounds.
• Through three games this season, Gobert has totaled 54 rebounds, the most by a Timberwolves player through three games and only the second Timberwolves player to open a season with 50+ rebounds through three games:
o 54, Rudy Gobert (2022-23)
o 50, Kevin Garnett (2004-05)
• In 13:04 minutes of action, Naz Reid scored a season-high 14 points, 13 of which came in the fourth quarter, on 5-of-7 shooting, including 2-of-4 from deep, his first double-figure scoring output of the season.
• With his free throw at the 2:01 mark of the third quarter, Jaylen Nowell reached 1000 career points Nowell finished with 14 points and six rebounds on the night in 23:46 minutes off the bench.

Team Notes
• Led by Gobert’s 15 rebounds, Minnesota outrebounded the Thunder 54-42. Overall on the season, the Wolves lead the NBA in rebounding (56.3 rpg).
• With tonight’s victory over the Thunder, the Timberwolves have now won six straight games against Oklahoma City, including three straight at PayCom Center.
• For the third straight game, the Timberwolves outscored its opponent in the paint, outscoring Oklahoma City 60-54 in the paint.

(info courtesy of Timberwolves)

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