In response to the Pioneer press:
As he has been for a lot of his latest stretch of sturdy offensive play, Karl-Anthony Cities was fast and decisive when it counted Saturday in New Orleans.
With Minnesota trailing by one within the ultimate 10 seconds of the sport, Cities shortly attacked the smaller Dyson Daniels, received to the sting of the paint and threw a floater off the glass to offer Minnesota a one-point lead.
“It was an actual skillful transfer. He has quite a lot of abilities,” Timberwolves coach Chris Finch instructed reporters afterward. “We actually roughed him up making an attempt to wash up his recreation offensively. And he has a lot expertise that if he simply focuses on the straightforward issues completed very, very properly, he would not should create quite a lot of additional exercise round his recreation. … And he actually loves that, so that will be a transparent instance.
Brandon Ingram missed a good look a couple of seconds later and Minnesota escaped New Orleans with a 121-120 victory on Saturday.