On Friday night, the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Houston Rockets 122-95 behind 24 points from Anthony Edwards and 22 from Karl-Anthony Towns.
Considering that he came into the game having averaged 36.3 points in his previous four games, Edwards had a somewhat quiet outing. Despite going 8 for 17 from the field in 32 minutes on Friday, he had scored at least 25 points in ten straight games prior. Towns contributed six assists and eight rebounds.
Houston was led by Jalen Green with 20 points, followed by Alperen Sengun with 19 and Jabari Smith Jr. with 16. On a homestand of seven games, the Rockets are 2-4.