No Gobert; Towns leads Wolves to 129-117 win over Rockets


              Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. (3) tries to shoot from between Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taurean Prince (12) and center Naz Reid (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 129-117. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun (28) goes to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, mostly obscured, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 129-117. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) celebrates with center Naz Reid (11) after a play during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 129-117. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Houston Rockets guard Daishen Nix (15) goes to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves won 129-117. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns signs autographs for fans before the team's NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Saturday Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns warms up for the team's NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Saturday Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell (0) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jaylen Nowell (4) shoots between Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon (10) and Daishen Nix during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) goes to the basket against the Houston Rockets during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Houston Rockets forward Tari Eason (17) is defended by Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) passes the ball away from Houston Rockets forward Usman Garuba (16) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
No Gobert; Towns leads Wolves to 129-117 win over Rockets