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D'Angelo Russell returns with 25, Wolves beat Kings 116-106

The Timberwolves beat the Sacramento Kings on Monday night 116-106 as their starting point guard picked up where he left off.
Credit: AP
Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, left, is fouled by Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell as Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels (3) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 5, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

MINNEAPOLIS — D’Angelo Russell scored 25 points in his return from knee surgery and Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points and 13 rebounds for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 116-106 win against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

Prized rookie Anthony Edwards scored 19 for Minnesota. Russell scored 13 of his points in the fourth quarter. 

De’Aaron Fox had 31 points for the Kings, who lost their fourth in a row.

Harrison Barnes added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Buddy Hield scored 18.