In the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves jumped to 6th place in the Western Conference.
Minnesota won an away game 119-115 against the Sacramento Kings held at the Golden One Center in Sacramento, California on the 28th 안전놀이터(Korean time).
With this victory, they recorded 39 wins and 37 losses, tying with the Golden State Warriors, but rising to 6th place ahead of the competition between teams in the same conference. If the season ends like this, they will go directly to the playoffs.
Minnesota, which once led by 13 points in the first quarter, allowed chase afterward and exchanged turnarounds in the third quarter, but took the victory by leading 33-30 in the fourth quarter. It was a bloody battle in which the score was tied 7 times and reversed 22 times.
All starters played evenly, recording double-digit points. Jayden McDaniels had 20 points, Rudy Gobert had 16 points and 16 rebounds, Anthony Edwards had 17 points, Mike Conley had 16 points, and Kyle Anderson had 15 points and 11 assists.
Carl-Anthony Towns missed due to a right calf injury and struggled with 54-60 in paint zone scoring, 12-19 in new chances scoring, and 40-42 in rebounding, but outperformed opponents by 37.5%-18.5% in perimeter fights. escaped the chase. He showed his concentration by allowing only 5 points with 6 turnovers.
Sacramento, which could have advanced to the playoffs with just a win that day, could not open the bottle of champagne. Even if the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns lost on the same day, regardless of the result, the playoffs could be confirmed, but both teams won. 45 wins and 30 losses.
De’Aaron Fox scored 29 points, Domantas Sabonis scored 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Harrison Barnes scored 19 points, but the light faded.