Per the Pioneer Press:
As he’s been throughout a lot of his latest stretch of robust offensive play, Karl-Anthony Cities was fast and decisive when it mattered most Saturday in New Orleans.
With Minnesota trailing by one within the closing 10 seconds of the sport, Cities rapidly attacked the smaller Dyson Daniels, acquired to the sting of the paint and threw a floater off the glass to present Minnesota a one-point edge.
“It was an actual expert transfer. He’s acquired quite a lot of talent,” Timberwolves coach Chris Finch advised reporters postgame. “We’ve actually been harping on him attempting to scrub up his sport offensively. And he’s acquired a lot expertise that if he simply focuses on the easy issues accomplished actually, very well, he doesn’t have to sort of create quite a lot of additional exercise round his sport. … And he’s actually taken to that, so that may be a transparent instance.”
Brandon Ingram missed a good look a number of seconds later, and Minnesota escaped New Orleans with a 121-120 victory Saturday.