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Tom Thibodeau adjusted his rotation Thursday for the first time since he went essentially with a three-man bench these past two weeks.
Karl-Anthony Towns turned in a 30-point, 14-rebound, five-assist, five-block game on a night when the Wolves led by as many as 27 points.
Karl-Anthony Towns, Jimmy Butler and Andrew Wiggins all played 40 minutes or more in Tuesday's overtime loss; Taj Gibson almost did before fouling out.
Karl-Anthony Towns was upset about being unable to stop Philadelphia star Joel Embiid late in the game, which helped waste a 38-point night by Jimmy Butler.
The league's laughingstock not so long ago while they accumulated both draft picks and losses galore, the Sixers are must-see TV and play the Wolves in an ESPN game tonight.
Each team has been remade around a pair of young stars and a handful of added veterans.
After returning to team as a free agent, veteran Wolves reserve forward Shabazz Muhammad has fallen out of favor with coach Tom Thibodeau. "It's definitely frustrating," Muhammad said, adding he'll stay professional.
Against the Clippers on Wednesday, Karl-Anthony Towns used his mobility to create and make baskets - because the right opportunity was there.
The Wolves led by as many as 19 points after halftime before using a pair of blocked shots in the closing minutes from Karl-Anthony Towns to help seal a close victory.
Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen on Wednesday joined Wolves play-by-play announcer Dave Benz and analyst Jim Petersen for the first of eight games.