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L 92-99
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L 109-115
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Timberwolves take on slumping Suns

MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns is a young, talented and proud player, but the Minnesota Timberwolves' star center's pride took a big hit when his Philadelphia 76ers counterpart, Joel Embiid, left Minneapolis on Tuesday with a near triple-double (28 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists) and a 118-112 Sixers' win.

Towns publicly shamed himself afterward, shouldering the blame for Embiid's monster game and his team's loss. Two nights later, Towns funneled that frustration into a 30-point, 14-rebound and a season-high five-block performance in Minnesota's 119-96 home win over the Sacramento Kings.

"I came to be an assassin tonight, not a basketball player," Towns said Thursday night. "I wanted to try to be as active as possible and just disrupt the game as much as possible as well."

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Leaders
Points: Devin Booker24.3
Rebounds: Tyson Chandler9.7
Assists: Tyler Ulis4.2
FG%: T.J. Warren48.0%
Steals: Josh Jackson1.10
Blocks: Alex Len1.12
Defense (Rank)
Points: 114.5 (30)
Rebounds: 46.1 (28)
Assists: 22.9 (18)
FG%: 46.8% (26)
FT%: 76.0% (12)
3P%: 37.6% (27)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 106.6 (12)
Rebounds: 45.6 (5)
Assists: 20.0 (29)
FG%: 44.6% (22)
FT%: 75.5% (19)
3P%: 32.9% (29)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
Golden State 23 6 .793 --
LA Clippers 11 16 .407 11.0
LA Lakers 10 17 .370 12.0
Sacramento 9 19 .321 13.5
Phoenix 9 21 .300 14.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/13/2017 Isaiah Canaan Signed as Free Agent
12/8/2017 Danuel House Signed as Free Agent
12/7/2017 Derrick Jones Jr. Waived
11/7/2017 Greg Monroe Traded For Eric Bledso
10/16/2017 Elijah Millsap Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
12/5/2017 Devin Booker Strained left adductor
10/12/2017 Davon Reed Knee surgery
9/26/2017 Alan Williams Torn meniscus
7/25/2017 Brandon Knight Torn ACL
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