LaVine leads Wolves to summer league victory over Lakers


The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up an 81-68 Las Vegas Summer League victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Friday.

Karl-Anthony Towns put together an interesting night. He finished with 12 points on 4-of-12 shooting.

The night really belonged to Zach LaVine, who put up 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and had three assists. LaVine, who moved to the shooting guard, also mixed in some of those typical high-flying moves.

But his hot hand didn't last all night. LaVine was forced to leave the game briefly in the third quarter.

He wasn't out long, returning early in the fourth.

The Wolves also held the Lakers' top draft pick, D'Angelo Russell, to just eight points in the loss for LA.

After the game, LaVine and Towns had a message for Andrew Wiggins, last year's NBA Rookie of the Year, who isn't participating in the summer league.

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