The Timberwolves put it best: It was a "Decent little Tuesday" for Minnesota.
First, the Vikings reportedly agreed to terms with former Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, then the Wolves rallied to beat the Wizards 116-111.
Leading the way for the Wolves was Karl-Anthony Towns, who finished with a season-high 37 points and 10 rebounds – his NBA-leading 58th double-double – to lead Minnesota to it's second straight win in the midst of an daunting eight-game start to March.
Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points while bringing the energy on the defensive side of the floor.
"That's max Wiggins right there," said Fox Sports North analyst Jim Peterson, referring to the $148 million maximum contract Wiggins signed before the season.
The unsung hero for the Wolves was Nemanja Bjelica, finishing with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists.
Derrick Rose played 11 minutes off the bench and went scoreless on 0-2 shooting.
The win puts the Wolves at 40-29 on the season and into sixth place in the Western Conference standings, just 2 games behind third-place Portland and 1.5 games from behind 9th-place San Antonio, whom they play next on Saturday.