Timberwolves stun Clippers to end losing streak, Lakers win
The Los Angeles Clippers were crushed by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA, while the Lakers claimed a win on Saturday.
The Timberwolves ended a 13-game losing streak with a 142-115 victory over the Clippers.
Jordan McLaughlin (24 points), Malik Beasley (23) and Karl-Anthony Towns (22) led Minnesota to their win.
Beasley went seven-of-13 from three-point range in what was the Timberwolves' 16th win of the season.
Clippers stars Kawhi Leonard (29 points) and Paul George (21) combined for 50 points.
The Lakers held off the Golden State Warriors in a 125-120 win.
Anthony Davis (27 points and 10 rebounds) and LeBron James (22 points and 11 assists) both had double-doubles.
Raptors roll on, Giannis leads Bucks
The Toronto Raptors posted their 14th straight win by edging the Brooklyn Nets 119-118.
Fred VanVleet (29 points), Pascal Siakam (20) and Terence Davis (20) led the way for the Raptors.
Giannis Antetokounmpo contributed 19 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists in the Milwaukee Bucks' 111-95 win over the Orlando Magic.
Deandre Ayton had 28 points and 19 rebounds, but the Phoenix Suns fell to the Denver Nuggets 117-108.
Magic pair battle
Aaron Gordon (seven points) and Wes Iwundu (two) went a combined three-of-18 from the field in Orlando's loss.
Malik Monk produced a huge dunk in the Charlotte Hornets' loss to the Dallas Mavericks.
"OH MY GOODNESS, MALIK... WHAT HAVE YOU DONE!?" pic.twitter.com/1Cg8zbf3mg— NBA (@NBA) February 9, 2020
Milwaukee Bucks 111-95 Orlando Magic
Dallas Mavericks 116-100 Charlotte Hornets
New York Knicks 95-92 Detroit Pistons
New Orleans Pelicans 124-117 Indiana Pacers
Toronto Raptors 119-118 Brooklyn Nets
Minnesota Timberwolves 142-115 Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Lakers 125-120 Golden State Warriors
Denver Nuggets 117-108 Phoenix Suns
Sacramento Kings 122-102 San Antonio Spurs
Jazz at Rockets
The Utah Jazz (33-18) visit the Houston Rockets (33-19) on Sunday in a clash between teams sitting fourth and fifth respectively in the Western Conference.Published 09 Feb 2020, 11:00 IST