Timberwolves defeat Jazz 100-97 for their first win of the season

Things got dicey at the end, but Minnesota held on for the win.
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The Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season with a 100-97 victory over the Utah Jazz.

The Wolves let a 10-point lead slip away in the final five-minutes of regulation, but were able to seal the deal in the final minute thanks to a 3-pointer by Jamal Crawford and a couple free throws from Jimmy Butler.

Karl-Anthony Towns led the way with 20 points and 10 rebounds. As a team, Minnesota shot 44 percent from the floor in the win.

  • Andrew Wiggins, 21 points 
  • Jimmy Butler, 13 points 
  • Jamal Crawford, 17 points 

Former point guard Ricky Rubio put up 19 points on 10 assists in his first return to the Target Center.

With the win the Timberwolves are 1-1 on the season and will travel to Oklahoma City on Sunday to play the Thunder.

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