McCollum Has 43 Points, Trail Blazers Top Timberwolves 95-89
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a career game, C.J. McCollum helped the Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 95-89.
McCollum scored a career-high 43 points and the Blazers overcame a 14-point first-half deficit. He made 16 of 25 shots, including a 30-foot 3-pointer with just over 2:30 to play to put Sunday's game out of reach.
Andrew Wiggins scored 24 points for the Timberwolves. But Karl-Anthony Towns had just 11 points on 3-for-15 shooting and missed all six of his 3-pointers. Zach LaVine also was quiet with 13 points on 5-for-12 shooting.