The Minnesota Timberwolves' slump extended to eight straight games on Friday when the Houston Rockets came to Target Center.

The Wolves fell behind early, trailing the Rockets 36-26 after the opening quarter. However, in the second quarter, Minnesota outscored Houston 34-27 to close the gap to three points at the half.

Minnesota fell apart again in the third quarter, getting outscored by Houston 31-24 and falling behind 94-84. The Rockets put the game away in the fourth, beating the Timberwolves 131-124.

Karl-Anthony Towns led the team with 30 points and 12 rebounds. Andrew Wiggins tallied 28 points and Josh Okogie added 17.

The Wolves fall to 15-30 and will host the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. Pre-game starts at 6:30 p.m. on AM 1240 and 95.3 FM.