Napier, short-handed Minnesota beat Nets 122-115 in OT
Posted: 11:35 PM, Dec 30, 2019
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Shabazz Napier scored a season-high 24 points, Jarrett Culver added 21 points and the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Brooklyn Nets 122-115 in overtime.
The Timberwolves had lost 12 of 13 and were again without injured Karl-Anthony Towns and ill Andrew Wiggins. Gorgui Dieng started in Towns' place and had 11 points and 20 rebounds.
It was Minnesota's first home win since Nov. 13. Keita Bates-Diop added 15 points off the bench.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 36 points to lead the Nets, who have lost three straight. Joe Harris scored 19 points.
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