Timberwolves Handed the Cavaliers Worst Loss this Season

NBA – The Minnesota Timberwolves host the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers in a sold out game at Target Center in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Wolves is currently 4th in the West Standing with 25 wins and 16 losses, while the struggling Cavaliers is 3rd in the East Standing with 26 wins and 13 losses.

In the game, the Timberwolves starts the game strong dominating the early quarter by outscoring the visiting Cavaliers 32 – 18, while in the 2nd quarter the home team continues their onslaught as they up their lead to 27 points to end the half 51 -37.

The Cavaliers have no answer in the 1st half despite the presence of Isaiah Thomas, who scores 2 points in 8 minutes of playing time, LeBron James was held to 7 points while Dwyane Wade is the only Cavaliers in double figures. Jimmy Butler, Andrew Wiggins and Karl Anthony Towns scored 16 points, 14 points and 10 points respectively in one the best basketball performance in the Timberwolves 1st half performance.

In the 3rd quarter, the Cavaliers continue their struggle in the game not finding any answer on the Wolves complete dominance in the game and the problems even further when Isaiah Thomas was ejected from the game after he was called for a flagrant foul penalty 2 against Andrew Wiggins with 6:47 to go in the 3rd.

The Wolves lead in the quarter was balloon to 41 points their biggest lead this season and the largest deficit for the Cavaliers this season, the home team won the quarter 33 – 25 to end the quarter up by 35 points 102 – 67.

In the final quarter where the game is just awaiting the final score, LeBron James did not return in the 4th quarter where he was held in just 10 points his season low accompanied with 8 rebounds and 5 assist in 26 minutes of playing time and barely made it to double digit points to continue his double digit points to 831 consecutive games to keep the streak alive.

Andrew Wiggins scored the game high of 25 points to lead the Wolves in a 127 – 99 win over the Cavaliers.