TIMBERWOLVES 103, KNICKS 92
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Taj Gibson scored a season-high 25 points, powering short-handed Minnesota to the win.
Jeff Teague had 20 points and 10 assists for the Timberwolves. Rookie Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 18 points.
Minnesota played without two of its top three scorers. All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns was sidelined by right knee inflammation, while forward Andrew Wiggins sat out with a thigh contusion.
Damyean Dotson led New York with 26 points on 10-for-19 shooting. Allonzo Trier added 15, and Mitchell Robinson had eight points, 10 rebounds, and five blocks.