Towns’ 28 points paces Timberwolves past Pelicans, 110-96


              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch talks to guard Patrick Beverley (22) in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. The Timberwolves won 110-96.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans head coach Willie Green talks to an official in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. The Timberwolves won 110-96.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) reacts after being fouled in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans center Willy Hernangomez (9) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas (17) shoots against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns goes to the basket between New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas, right, and forward Brandon Ingram (14) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram and center Jonas Valanciunas in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Towns’ 28 points paces Timberwolves past Pelicans, 110-96