NEW: Adjust the timezone displayed for your account by Editing Your Profile

Search for a player

Sports.ws Advanced Fantasy Basketball

Forgot your login?

Sports.ws Game Report

Dallas
Minnesota

[MINNESOTA] — The Minnesota Timberwolves played host to the Dallas Mavericks last night and the Wolves did everything that was asked of them, walking away with the 97-84 victory. The win bumps Minnesota's record up to 23-35 on the season, while the loss drags Dallas's down to 22-35. Though a win's a win and Timberwolves fans will settle for whatever they can get their hands on, there's plenty of room for improvement in the future. Games likes these are essential for any team with bigger aspirations.

On this night it was Karl-Anthony Towns leading the show from a statistical perspective. His 26 points, 18 rebounds, 3 assists, 0 blocks and 1 steals in 39 minutes topped all players in terms of general production. Ask anybody, however - Towns included - and the most important part is that the Timberwolves walked away with the W. Each win adds up over the course of the season with the end goal being far more satisfying than a Tweetable stat line.

Joining Towns in the winning effort was Ricky Rubio. Had it not been for Rubio rounding out the Wolves's attack with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 14 assists of his own, we may have been looking at a different outcome.

Minnesota's offensive contributions were complemented from a decent showing on the defensive end of the ball. While they didn't exactly shut down the visiting Mavericks, they did limit them to a point total in line with their season average. Not every performance can be a home run, so the Wolves will settle for the upper hand in this one.

Up next for the reeling Wolves will be a date with the Houston Rockets while the visiting Mavericks will look to bounce back in a matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Timberwolves Stats

Roster P R A B S M
K. Towns261830139
R. Rubio135140335
A. Wiggins27731138
T. Jones11220125
G. Dieng4300232
N. Bjelica2203015
B. Rush5300123
K. Dunn4120013
S. Muhammad5200016
C. Aldrich010003

Mavericks Stats

Roster P R A B S M
D. Nowitzki8732229
H. Barnes20610237
S. Curry31110137
W. Matthews7531037
S. Mejri5702119
Y. Ferrell5340130
D. Harris8030017
D. Powell020017
D. Finney-Smith0300116
N. Brussino0110011
DetailsMinnesotaDallas
Game No.5857
Score9784
Average105.098.0
Record23-3522-35
 
Last GameDENDET
2/152/15
ViewView
 
Next GameHOUNOR
2/252/25
ViewView

Game MVPs

Karl-Anthony
Towns

52.5 FP
1.35 FPPM
Ricky
Rubio

51.5 FP
1.47 FPPM
Andrew
Wiggins

43.0 FP
1.13 FPPM

Twitter

Chuck Cooperstein on Seth Curry

 8 hours ago

Earl K. Sneed on Seth Curry

 8 hours ago

Earl K. Sneed on Seth Curry

 8 hours ago

SportsDay Mavs on Nerlens Noel

 8 hours ago

SportsDay Mavs on Nerlens Noel

 8 hours ago

Chuck Cooperstein on Nerlens Noel

 8 hours ago

Timberwolves on Ricky Rubio

 12 hours ago

Mark Followill on Yogi Ferrell

 12 hours ago

Punch-Drunk Wolves on Ricky Rubio

 12 hours ago

The Crossover on Nerlens Noel

 12 hours ago

NBA Games

WAS (112)
PHI (120)
Report
JW: 29/8/14
MEM (92)
IND (102)
Report
MT: 12/6/2
BOS (97)
TOR (107)
Report
DD: 43/5/5
MIA (108)
ATL (90)
Report
TJ: 23/5/5
DAL (84)
MIN (97)
Report
KT: 26/18/3
LAL (93)
OKL (110)
Report
RW: 17/18/17
UTA (109)
MIL (95)
Report
GA: 33/12/3
PHO (121)
CHI (128)
Report
JB: 22/3/9
BKL (109)
DEN (129)
Report
MP: 12/12/8
SAS (105)
LAC (97)
Report
BG: 29/9/5
CHA
SAC
Preview
05:00 pm
ATL
ORL
Preview
07:00 pm
PHI
NYK
Preview
07:30 pm
IND
MIA
Preview
08:00 pm
NOR
DAL
Preview
08:30 pm
Current Time: 06:40 am

Fantasy Impact

Your Players

No User Detected

Your Opponents

No User Detected