Tonight is a big night for Minnesota sports fans with the Timberwolves and Wild both have big games. The Wolves close the regular season at home against Denver at 7pm tonight, pregame on AM 1390 at 6:30. The winner of tonight's game makes the playoffs while the loser is out.
The Timberwolves remain tied with Denver for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference with one game remaining on the schedule. The Wolves will take on the Nuggets at Target Center Wednesday night, with the winner headed to the playoffs and the loser seeing their season end.
The Timberwolves have 4 regular season games remaining and the Wolves are currently holding the 7th spot in the Western Conference. Minnesota is hoping forward Jimmy Butler can return either Thursday or Friday from a knee injury.
Minnesota forward Karl-Anthony Towns set a new franchise record with 56 points on 19-32 shooting, including 6-8 from beyond the arc. The record was previously held by Mo Williams, who scored 52 points at Indiana in January of 2015.