On April 7, the Timberwolves challenged the Lakers away. This was their continuous back-to-back combat. In the previous game, the Timberwolves lost the game at the last moment of the Nuggets’ home game, and the Nuggets tied up with a hard one. This campaign, the face of the Lakers, the Timberwolves can not afford to lose, after the return of Jimmy – Butler back injury, although they trailed opponents NBA MT Coins in the first half, but the second half of the counterattack, and ultimately beat the Lakers 113-96.
In the first half of the game, the Timberwolves only rely on Jeff Teague’s play to maintain the score. Downs’s enigmatic first half scored only 2 points. However, Teague has repeatedly given great and wonderful shots. For example, in the first quarter, even if the Timberwolves started lagging behind, he still uses his own grab and one-stop layup to help the team score.
In addition to Tiger’s excellent performance, Gibson also played well in this game. In the first half, he used his advantage inside to open up a bloody road in the Lakers. Even the belt buckle rips the opponent. However, at the end of the second quarter, the Lakers led the Timberwolves by 7 points.
In this game, the insiders of the Lakers Lopez and the Timberwolves’ inside line Gibson are worth the attention of the fans. In the second quarter, Lopez grabbed offensive rebounds and dunked. At this point, the Lakers had already led the Timberwolves by 11 points.
In order not to exceed the Nuggets’ own record, the Timberwolves must win in this game to be able to stabilize their position in the top eight in the Western Conference. Fortunately, in the second half of the game, the new Garnett was awake, and the Timberwolves did not give themselves to play at the last minute. Downs revived the first step and flew the opponent’s ball with violence. Throughout the third quarter, the Timberwolves only gave the Lakers 15 points.
In the fourth quarter, the Timberwolves stabilized their lead and did not give opponents any chance. At the beginning of the fourth quarter, Crawford sent a pass to the Butler, but Butler scored 2 +1. The team was magnificent.
Although from the score point of view, the Timberwolves seem to win very easily. But in fact, the fans who watched the game will see the Lakers. After seeing the Spurs win in the previous game, the Lakers started to gain momentum. As soon as they got up, they gave the Timberwolves a distraction. However, for this team that has lost hope of competing in the playoffs, the Timberwolves are even more eager to win the game. In the end, the Timberwolves showed “wolfishness” and the fans couldn’t jokes that people were “husky.” After winning this game, the Timberwolves are currently slightly ahead of the Nuggets to win the top eight in the Western Conference.