Minnesota 98, Sacramento 89

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 10:00 PM
Location - Arco Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #51 Leroy Richardson, #57 Greg Willard, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 12433

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 27 24 23 24 98
Sacramento 22 23 27 17 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 2-7 1-2 1-5 W1
Sacramento 3-4 1-3 2-1 L3

Recap

Michael Beasley scored a career-high 42 points and added nine rebounds Wednesday as the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a six-game losing streak with their first road win of the season, a 98-89 triumph over the Sacramento Kings.

Sebastian Telfair started in place of injured Luke Ridnour and responded with 16 points for the Timberwolves, who forced 19 turnovers and ended a 17-game road slide dating to last season.

Beasley was on fire from the start, pouring in 18 points in the first quarter as Minnesota surged to a 27-22 lead. He pushed his total to 27 by the end of the first half to give the Timberwolves a 51-45 edge.

The Kings worked their way back into it in the third period, grabbing a 68-64 lead on Tyreke Evans’ layup with 5:07 left. But Minnesota did not crumble and took a 74-72 lead into the fourth quarter.

Beasley scored five points in the final 2:43 to put it away.

Omri Casspi scored 17 points and Samuel Dalembert added 14 and nine rebounds for Sacramento.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Sacramento
Michael Beasley 42 Scoring Omri Casspi 17
Darko Milicic 4 Assists Tyreke Evans 9
Michael Beasley 9 Rebounds Samuel Dalembert 9
Michael Beasley 7 Free Throws Made Jason Thompson 4
Corey Brewer 2 Steals Francisco Garcia 2
Darko Milicic 1 Blocks Francisco Garcia 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 98 47.1 4-11 12-20 15 41 2 5 15
Sacramento 89 44.4 5-20 20-32 25 41 8 6 19

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Phoenix. The Kings have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against New York. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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