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Wiggins clutch, Towns and Dieng lead Wolves over Bulls

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Minnesota Timberwolves 112

Chicago Bulls 105

The Timberwolves topped the Bulls on Saturday night for their second straight win and 16th victory of the season, which equals their win total from last season.

1. Wiggins comes up clutch

Andrew Wiggins didn't post a third consecutive 30-point game, but he did score 17 of his 21 points in the second half, including a clutch jumper to give the Wolves a 5-point lead with 20 seconds left in the game. Minnesota closed the game on a 12-0 run.

https://twitter.com/WolvesRadio/status/696172900575883266

2. Towns and Dieng dominate

Karl-Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng combined for 50 points, 30 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 blocks.

  • Towns: 26 points, 17 rebounds, 3 blocks, 1 assist
  • Dieng: 24 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists, 1 block

3. Rare winning streak

It's not anything to brag about, but the Wolves have won back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 18 and 20th. Their longest winning streak this season is three games.

Tweet(s) of the Night:

https://twitter.com/azechka/status/696165867990679553

https://twitter.com/JerryZgoda/status/696173217854042112

Up Next:

The Wolves return to Target Center to face the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.

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