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From trailing 97-93 with fewer than three minutes left, the Wolves scored 11 of the game's final 15 points. Towns, at one point, scored nine consecutive points for his team.
The stark reality of an Australian Open third round without Novak Djokovic — for the first time in 11 years — hits home on Saturday when the remaining players in his half of the draw, Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic among them, attempt to advance to the second week of the tournament.
Goran Dragic has already been mentioned in trade rumors, and it's quite reasonable to think that will continue over the next few weeks.
Karl-Anthony Towns knows he needs to have more nights like this one if he's going to reach his goal of greatness.
Andy Murray showed no signs of trouble with his sore ankle as he advanced to the round of 16 at the Australian Open for the ninth straight year, avoiding an upset against Sam Querrey on a mild Friday afternoon.