Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots in front of Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) late in the second overtime period of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Washington. The Timberwolves won 132-129.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots in front of Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) late in the second overtime period of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Washington. The Timberwolves won 132-129. Alex Brandon AP
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots in front of Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) late in the second overtime period of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 25, 2016, in Washington. The Timberwolves won 132-129. Alex Brandon AP

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