Anthony Edwards had 23 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, Karl-Anthony Towns scored 20 points, and the Western Conference-leading Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New York Knicks 117-100 on Monday night.
Minnesota (10-3) is 6-0 at home — tying a franchise record to start a season — and has won nine of its past 10 games. That stretch included seven straight wins, the franchise's longest streak since 2004 — which was the last year the Wolves made it past the first round of the playoffs.
"I think everyone in the locker room comes together and understands not only that we want to do something special and have a successful season," Towns said, "but I think all of us understand what it takes to have that kind of season.
"We all have the will that's needed to win on a daily basis, because...