Wolves dominate Thunder to earn Western Conference's eighth seed

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The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-95 in a win or go home NBA Play-In Tournament game.

Karl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 28 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocks. Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 10 rebounds. Anthony Edwards chipped in 19 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists. The Wolves shot 13-32 (40.6%) from the three point line, 21-26 (80.8%) from the line, and 43-83 (51.8%) overall from the field.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander paced the Thunder with 22 points and seven rebounds. SGA also went 12-12 from the free throw line.

After the game Mike Conley broke down Minnesota's performance:

The Timberwolves are now the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 1 seeded Denver Nuggets. Game one is set for Sunday night at 9:30 p.m. with game coverage available on TNT.