Knicks use balanced attack to defeat Timberwolves

It was a balanced attack in which center Mitchell Robinson, forward Julius Randle, shooting guards Evan Fournier and Quentin Grimes, and point guard Kemba Walker each scored in double-figure leading the New York Knicks (16-18) to a 96-88 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-18) Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.

Robinson led the Knicks with 14 points, Randle and Fournier had 13 apiece, Grimes added 11 and Walker chipped in 10.

Forward Malik Beasley had a team-high 20 for the Timberwolves. Power forward Jaden McDaniels scored 18 while grabbing six rebounds and shooting guard Jaylen Nowell added 11.

See photos of the action below. All photos by Photo by Dr. Mitchell Palmer McDonald.

Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Jaden McDaniels dunks for two of his 18 points in a game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.

New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson blocks this dunk attempt by Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Nathan Knight Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jordan McLaughlin scores two of his nine points on this drive against the New York Knicks Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.

New York Knicks point guard Kemba Walker is checked by Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Malik Beasley Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.

New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle goes baseline on Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Target Center.