SAN FRANCISCO – Minnesota’s Anthony Edwards scored a game-high 36 points and Karl-Anthony Towns added 29 points and 13 rebounds as the Timberwolves defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 130-117 in a matchup of the NBA’s two top-scoring clubs this season.
Malik Beasley added 23 points off the bench for the T-Wolves, who are in the playoffs for only the second time since 2004 and they haven’t won a series in 18 years.
Ja Morant led Memphis with 32 points and eight assists and Dillon Brooks added 24 points for the Grizzlies, who haven’t won a playoff series since 2015 but matched a club record with 56 wins in the regular season.
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