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Lakers beat Wolves 130-119 in OT to snap 6-game skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan Clarkson had career highs of 35 points and eight 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-119 in overtime Friday night to snap a six-game skid.

Julius Randle added 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers, who earned just their second victory since the All-Star break. They had lost 15 of 16 coming into the matchup of last-place teams in their respective divisions.

Andrew Wiggins scored 36 points before fouling out with 1:17 left in OT and Karl-Anthony Towns added 25 points and 13 rebounds for Minnesota, which dropped its fifth in a row.

The Wolves blew a 15-point lead in the third.

The Lakers dominated the extra session, when Clarkson had seven points. They scored the first eight points to take a 117-109 lead before Wiggins hit a 3-pointer.

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Key Players
K. Towns
32 C
J. Randle
30 PF
30.0 Min. Per Game 30.0
13.5 Pts. Per Game 13.5
4.1 Ast. Per Game 4.1
9.0 Reb. Per Game 9.0
51.1 Field Goal % 48.6
48.4 Three Point % 47.8
81.9 Free Throw % 73.3
  Defensive rebound by Julius Randle 0:20
  Kris Dunn missed 3-pt. jump shot 0:22
+ 1 D'Angelo Russell made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:26
+ 1 D'Angelo Russell made 1st of 2 free throws 0:26
  Personal foul on Gorgui Dieng 0:26
  Bad pass turnover on Tyus Jones 0:27
+ 2 Larry Nance Jr. made dunk, assist by David Nwaba 0:34
+ 2 Tyus Jones made driving layup 0:40
+ 2 David Nwaba made dunk, assist by Jordan Clarkson 0:48
+ 2 Gorgui Dieng made dunk 0:54
  Offensive rebound by Gorgui Dieng 0:54
Points 119 130
Field Goals 46-95 (48.4%) 46-88 (52.3%)
3-Pointers 7-21 (33.3%) 14-23 (60.9%)
Free Throws 20-22 (90.9%) 24-28 (85.7%)
Total Rebounds 43 54
Offensive 12 9
Defensive 25 33
Team 6 12
Assists 32 26
Steals 13 6
Blocks 10 2
Turnovers 14 20
Fouls 20 23
Technicals 0 0
away team logo
R. Rubio PG 9
19 PTS, 3 REB, 15 AST
home team logo
J. Clarkson PG 6
35 PTS, 2 REB, 5 AST
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away team logo Timberwolves 28-43 2740212110119
home team logo Lakers 21-512628262921130
Team Stats
away team logoTimberwolves 28-43 PPG RPG APG
home team logoLakers 21-51 PPG RPG APG
Key Players
A. Wiggins SF 17.3 PPG 3.0 RPG 0.5 APG 37.7 FG%
J. Clarkson PG PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
A. Wiggins SF 36 PTS 5 REB 2 AST
J. Clarkson PG 35 PTS 2 REB 5 AST
48.4 FG% 52.3
33.3 3PT FG% 60.9
90.9 FT% 85.7
Timberwolves
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
A. Wiggins 44 36 5 2 1 1 2 6 14/28 5/7 3/5 3 2 45 -9
K. Towns 43 25 13 4 1 2 1 1 11/19 0/2 3/3 4 9 48 -7
R. Rubio 43 19 3 15 3 1 2 1 5/13 1/5 8/8 0 3 54 +3
G. Dieng 39 14 6 3 1 3 3 5 6/11 0/1 2/2 4 2 27 +3
B. Rush 14 2 1 3 1 0 2 1 1/3 0/1 0/0 0 1 8 0
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
A. Wiggins 44 36 5 2 1 1 2 6 14/28 5/7 3/5 3 2 45 -9
K. Towns 43 25 13 4 1 2 1 1 11/19 0/2 3/3 4 9 48 -7
R. Rubio 43 19 3 15 3 1 2 1 5/13 1/5 8/8 0 3 54 +3
G. Dieng 39 14 6 3 1 3 3 5 6/11 0/1 2/2 4 2 27 +3
B. Rush 14 2 1 3 1 0 2 1 1/3 0/1 0/0 0 1 8 0
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
K. Dunn 35 11 7 2 3 2 0 3 5/12 1/5 0/0 0 7 27 -18
T. Jones 22 8 1 2 3 0 3 3 3/3 0/0 2/2 0 1 13 +5
O. Casspi 14 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 1/3 0/0 2/2 1 0 8 -12
S. Muhammad 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/3 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 -20
N. Pekovic - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Hill - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Aldrich - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Bjelica - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. LaVine - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Payne - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 266 119 37 32 13 10 14 20 46/95 7/21 20/22 12 25 230 -55
Lakers
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Clarkson 47 35 2 5 0 0 1 3 13/20 8/10 1/1 0 2 46 +17
J. Randle 34 23 12 3 1 2 4 4 8/14 2/4 5/6 3 9 40 +11
D. Russell 40 15 3 6 2 0 2 2 3/9 2/5 7/8 0 3 30 0
B. Ingram 30 11 3 0 0 0 2 1 4/8 1/2 2/2 0 3 12 -2
I. Zubac 21 7 3 3 1 0 4 3 3/7 0/0 1/1 0 3 13 -4
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
J. Clarkson 47 35 2 5 0 0 1 3 13/20 8/10 1/1 0 2 46 +17
J. Randle 34 23 12 3 1 2 4 4 8/14 2/4 5/6 3 9 40 +11
D. Russell 40 15 3 6 2 0 2 2 3/9 2/5 7/8 0 3 30 0
B. Ingram 30 11 3 0 0 0 2 1 4/8 1/2 2/2 0 3 12 -2
I. Zubac 21 7 3 3 1 0 4 3 3/7 0/0 1/1 0 3 13 -4
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB FPTS +/-
L. Nance Jr. 35 13 7 5 1 0 4 3 4/11 0/0 5/6 2 5 27 +17
C. Brewer 16 12 3 1 0 0 1 2 5/8 1/2 1/1 2 1 16 -6
D. Nwaba 26 10 7 2 0 0 0 3 4/5 0/0 2/3 2 5 21 +19
T. Ennis 12 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 2/5 0/0 0/0 0 2 8 +5
T. Black 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 0 -1 -2
N. Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. World Peace - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Mozgov - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Deng - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 264 130 42 26 6 2 20 23 46/88 14/23 24/28 9 33 212 +55