Celtics rally from 13 down in 4th to beat Timberwolves 99-93
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and the Boston Celtics rallied from 13 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 99-93 on Monday night.
Al Horford added 20 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Celtics, who trailed 81-68 after three. Boston opened the fourth on a 17-0 run to take the lead and held on down the stretch for its second straight win.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and 18 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who usually have reserved their meltdowns for the third quarter. Gorgui Dieng added 20 points and 10 rebounds, but Andrew Wiggins was just 5 for 18 and Minnesota scored three points in the first 9 minutes of the fourth.