Ricky Rubio sets franchise record 19 assists as Timberwolves end Wizards win run at five

RICKY Rubio and Karl Anthony Towns showed the way as the Minnesota Timberwolves scored a 119-104 victory to halt the Washington Wizards’ win streak at five on Monday in Minneapolis (Tuesday, Manila time).

The Timberwolves got back on track after a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, notching their 28th win in 66 outings.

Rubio scored 22 points and set a new franchise record with 19 assists for Minnesota.

Karl Anthony Towns had 39 points and 13 rebounds, while Nemanja Bjelica also had a huge double-double of 16 and 10.

The Wizards absorbed their 25th loss in 66 games.

John Wall had 27 points on 6 of 16 shooting and Bradley Beal came up with 20, making 7 of 21 field goal attempts.

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