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Timberwolves beat Jazz for 3rd time this season

The Timberwolves (18-44) went 3-0 against Utah (44-17) this season.
Credit: AP
Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunks against the Utah Jazz in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 26, 2021, in Minneapolis. Towns scored 21 points. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS — D’Angelo Russell had a season-high seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points, and Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied to beat the Utah Jazz 105-104.

Minnesota, which started the day tied for the second-fewest wins in the NBA, handed the league-leading Jazz another loss. 

The Timberwolves (18-44) went 3-0 against Utah (44-17) this season. Mike Conley scored 26 points and Rudy Gobert added 18 points for Utah. 

The Jazz, playing their fifth straight game without leading scorer Donovan Mitchell, have lost three of five.