Sharp-shooting Celtics send Wolves home with another loss


Minnesota Timberwolves 99

Boston Celtics 113

The Timberwolves closed their road trip in disappointing fashion Monday night. They were beaten handily by Boston 113-99.

1. Boston three party

The shots were falling from long range for the Celtics. Boston was 12-of-25 from the three-point line. Kelly Olynyk and Jonas Jerebko combined to go a perfect 6-of-6.

Olynyk finished with 19 points to lead the way for the Celtics.

While R.J. Hunter didn't shoot nearly as well from downtown, 1-of-5, the one he made was a pretty one.

2. Out glassed

The Wolves weren't much of a match for the Celtics on the glass Monday night. Boston out-rebounded the Wolves 50-36, while holding the Wolves to just six offensive boards.

Jae Crowder led the Celtics with 10 boards, adding 18 points for the double-double.

3. Towns double-double

Where would the Wolves have been without Karl-Anthony Towns? On a night when the Wolves were held to just 36 rebounds, Towns posted another double-double.

Not only did he finish with 25 points, but he also grabbed 16 of Minnesota's 36 rebounds

Tweet of the Night:

KAT dropping the dime off the bounce!

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The Wolves return to Target Center to host San Antonio Wednesday night.

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