TueIn order not to be in the spotlight of other NBA superstars, on the night of Monday, March 14, there will be a presentation in society of another elite player in world basketball, the Dominican. Karl-Anthony Towns scored a season record 60 points and franchise record of all time minnesota timberwolveswho with this epic performance won San Antonio Spurs with a score of 149-139.
Karl-Anthony Towns Historic Night
The Timberwolves’ record and personal best in Towns’ young career spanned nearly three years as he was the same 2015 first pick that turned 56 on March 28, 2018 in a game against the Atlanta Hawks.
With this result, the three-time selection to the NBA All-Star Game passed the season mark of 56, which was shared by Bring the young the aforementioned “Hawks” and stellar LeBron James from the Los Angeles Lakers.
Fifth best fourth quarter in NBA history
As if that wasn’t enough, Townes’ third quarter took on an all-time historic touch as he scored 32 points in those 12 minutes of effective time, the fifth-highest total in NBA history over a period of just five points short of the Golden State Warriors’ 37th. Clay Thompson.
Towns completed third quarter with a total of 56 points and returned to the court with only three minutes remaining because he had foul problems, so it’s fair to say that 60 points could have been more.
Double-double equal to Shaq’s feat
In addition to all of the above, CAT achieved a double-double by adding 17 rebounds to the game, making him the first player after Shaquille O’Neal in 2000, score at least 60 points and at least 17 rebounds in a game.
After this result, the Timberwolves improved their record to 40-30 and moved to seventh place overall. Western conferenceand the Spurs dropped to 26-43 and are now in 12th place in the same standings.
What’s next for Minnesota and San Antonio?
Minnesota’s next game will be next Wednesday when they host Los Angeles Lakers.
In the meantime, the Spurs will return to the court on the same day to play the match. Oklahoma City Thunder.