MINNEAPOLIS - After a sluggish start, the Minnesota Timberwolves fought their way back to win 118-108 over the visiting New York Knicks.

Minnesota had 8 different players score in double figures led by Karl Anthony Towns 23 points. Towns finished 1 assist shy of his first triple-double of the season.

The win put Minnesota just a 1/2 game behind the San Antonio Spurs for 3rd place in the Western Conference.