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Edwards scores 29, short-handed Wolves beat Nuggets 124-111

Aaron Gordon
Posted at 11:15 AM, Jan 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-03 13:15:31-05

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 29 points, including 15 in the third quarter to help Minnesota withstand a push by Denver, and the Timberwolves held on for a 124-111 win against the Nuggets.

Jaden McDaniels had 21 points and Kyle Anderson added 19 for Minnesota, which snapped a six-game losing streak and won its fourth in a row against Denver.

Nikola Jokic finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and nine assists, and Jamal Murray added 14 points after a scoreless first-half.

Aaron Gordon missed his first 10 shots, but finished with 12 points and 16 rebounds.