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Timberwolves romp past Cavaliers; Guptill leads Kiwis to victory

Andrew Wiggins finished with 25 points and Jimmy Butler 21 as the Timberwolves led from start to finish in their 127-99 victory over the Cavs.

Andrew Wiggins finished with 25 points and Jimmy Butler 21 as the Timberwolves led from start to finish in their 127-99 victory over the Cavs.   | Photo Credit: Reuters

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Basketball

Wiggins, Butler lead Wolves past Cavs

Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points in three quarters, Jimmy Butler not only scored 21 points but also kept LeBron James quiet as the Minnesota Timberwolves got the better of Cleveland Cavaliers 127-99 on Monday night.

In other games on Monday, DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points in Toronto Raptors’ 114-113 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, while Stephen Curry scored 32 points despite an injury scare in Golden State Warriors’ 124-114 win over Denver Nuggets.

Cricket

NZ win second ODI against Pakistan

Martin Guptill scored an unbeaten 86 to help the Kiwis to an eight-wicket win against Pakistan and take a 2-0 lead in the series.

After Pakistan scored 246 for nine in their 50 overs, a rain break during New Zealand’s innings meant that they were set a revised target of 151 in 25 overs. Along with Ross Taylor, Guptill took NZ through with seven balls to spare.

Tennis

Nadal loses, but says knee is fine

Playing his first match in 2018, Rafael Nadal lost against Richard Gasquet 6-4, 7-5 in straight sets at the Kooyang Classic. The reigning world number one, however, was happy that he was back in Australia and stated that his knee is fine.

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