The Minnesota Timberwolves (hereinafter referred to as Minnesota) won against Chicago in a game in which D’Angelo Russell (26) returned.
Minnesota beat Chicago 150-126 by 24 points in the regular league game of the 2022-23 NBA season held at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on the morning of the 19th (Korean time). As a result, Minnesota achieved a 50% win rate with 15 wins and 15 losses, and Chicago suffered 4 consecutive losses and became 11 wins and 18 losses.
For Minnesota, Anthony Edwards scored 33 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists, and Russell made a big success with 28 points and 8 assists, including 7 3-pointers, in the game. In Chicago, Derma DeRozan scored 29 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, and Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists.
Chicago finished the first quarter with a 34-32, two-point lead after a fierce battle. Minnesota successfully counterattacked perfectly in the second quarter. Minnesota turned around early in the quarter with Russell scoring 11 points in a row, including two 3-pointers. Also, after making Bryn Forbes’ 3-point shot and Nathan Knight’s Andwon play, Russell put in a 3-point shot and even produced a runaway score. Chicago entered the first half with a 65-71, 6-point lead as DeRozan struggled.
In Minnesota, Edwards fired the scorer this time. Edwards made a 3-pointer as soon as the quarter started and helped Russell’s 3-pointer. Edwards also scored easily with a cut-in, followed by a quick dunk. In addition, Edwards produced 19 points with good shooting until the end of the quarter. As a result, Minnesota entered the fourth quarter with a 113-97, 16-point lead. 메이저놀이터
When DeRozan scored consecutive points at the beginning of the fourth quarter, Chicago put in the starting players early to win the game. Vucevic scored 5 consecutive points to meet the team’s expectations, but Edwards lost the ball and forced the opponent to run away. Edwards led the team with Russell, not only playing on both sides of the offense and defense, but also making 11 assists. Chicago’s Ayo Dosunmu pulled off the hustle with a footback score, but Austin Rivers hit a 3-pointer and splashed cold water.
And Edwards put in a dunk that boasted his athletic ability in the attack that followed and produced 33 points with a floater score. Chicago announced its intention to surrender in the second minute of the game, and Minnesota also called its key players to the bench. Since then, Minnesota has also played an active role with bench players, and defeated Chicago by 150-126, 4 points.