PORTLAND, Ore — Anthony Edwards had 40 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-107 on Tuesday night.
Edwards also had nine rebounds, three steals and three blocks, and made five 3-pointers in his fourth career 40-point game.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who improved to 24-23 to surpass their win total from all of last season when they finished 23-49.
Jusuf Nurkic had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Blazers. It was his sixth straight double-double, longest streak of his career.
The Blazers were back in Portland for a quick two-game homestand after an extended road trip during which they went 4-2. While on the road, the Blazers saw the return of CJ McCollum to tie the game at 107 with a 3-pointer with 10.2 seconds left.
They are scheduled to host the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. The Timberwolves are set to visit Golden State on Thursday night.
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