April 6, 2017 - The Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves at home 105-98.
Allen Crabbe had 25 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers. Damian Lillard had 22 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists for Portland, and held onto the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference at 1 1/2 games ahead of Denver with three games to go.
Andrew Wiggins had 36 points for the Timberwolves, who have already been eliminated. Karl-Anthony Towns contributed 24 points and 16 rebounds.
Behind by 15 points in the 3rd quarter, Crabbe gave the Blazers a boost from his running 3 pointers and they led with 92-89. Lillard also came in with a layup and Crabbe dished another 3 to push the lead further to 97-91 while the Timberwolves got tired.
Wiggins has tried to catch up with his pull up jumpers but Lillard made a couple of more free throws with less than a minute to go.
Watch the game highlights below.
Damian Lillard scores 22 points with nine assists and eight boards, Allen Crabbe adds 25 off the bench (8-10 on threes) and the Trail Blazers defeat the Timberwolves at home.
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