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Minnesota Timberwolves (47-35)


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vs. Hou 
W 121-105
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vs. Hou 
L 100-119
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L 104-122
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Capela scores 26, Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win

HOUSTON (AP) Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-104 victory in Game 5 of the first-round series Wednesday night.

The top-seeded Rockets are headed to the second round for the second year in a row after taking care of the eighth-seeded Timberwolves. Minnesota was in the postseason for the first time since 2004.

Houston will await the winner of the Utah-Oklahoma City series, which the Jazz lead 3-2 after the Thunder rallied from a big deficit Wednesday night to avoid elimination.

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Leaders
Points: Jimmy Butler22.2
Rebounds: Karl-Anthony Towns12.3
Assists: Jeff Teague7.0
FG%: Taj Gibson57.7%
Steals: Jimmy Butler1.97
Blocks: Karl-Anthony Towns1.40
Defense (Rank)
Points: 107.3 (17)
Rebounds: 41.8 (3)
Assists: 23.9 (21)
FG%: 47.5% (29)
FT%: 77.9% (24)
3P%: 36.6% (18)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 109.5 (8)
Rebounds: 42.0 (24)
Assists: 22.7 (19)
FG%: 47.6% (5)
FT%: 80.4% (2)
3P%: 35.7% (19)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 49 33 .598 --
x-Oklahoma City 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Utah 48 34 .585 1.0
x-Minnesota 47 35 .573 2.0
Denver 46 36 .561 3.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/8/2018 Derrick Rose Signed as Free Agent
3/1/2018 Shabazz Muhammad Waived
1/15/2018 Amile Jefferson Signed as Free Agent Two-Way Contract
10/14/2017 Amile Jefferson Waived
10/14/2017 Melo Trimble Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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Vegas 
Zurich Classic (PGA)
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1C. Reavie-1218
2Z. Dou-1117
2X. Zhang-1117
3tS. Brown-1018
3tT. Finau-1018
3tT. Fleetwood-1018
3tJ. Henry-1018
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3tM. Kim-1018
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LPGA MEDIHEAL (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1tC. Hedwall-418
1tI. Kim-418
1tL. Ko-418
1tJ. Korda-418
5tC. Herbin-318
5tC. Hull-318
5tS. Kim-318
5tS. Oh-310
9tJ. Green-218
9tD. Holmqvist-218
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Legends of Golf (CHMP)
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1P. Broadhurst - z-24F
1K. Triplett - z-24F
2B. Langer - y-24F
2T. Lehman - y-24F
3tC. Franco-23F
3tM. Jimenez-23F
3tJ. Olazabal-23F
3tV. Singh-23F
5tM. Allen-20F
5tW. Austin-20F
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ATP Scoreboard
Thursday, Apr. 26
Barcelona Open (ATP)
Third Round
(12) F. Lopez1 4    
M. Klizan6 6    
(3) D. Thiem77 6    
J. Kovalik65 2    
(2) G. Dimitrov7 3 710   
M. Jaziri5 6 68   
(10) A. Ramos-Vino4 5    
S. Tsitsipas6 7    
(1) R. Nadal6 6    
G. Garcia-Lop1 3    
(5) P. Carreno Bu6 4 78   
(11) A. Mannarino2 6 66   
(8) R. Bautista A6 6    
P. Andujar4 1    
(4) D. Goffin2 77 6   
(16) K. Khachanov6 62 0   
 
Gazprom Hungarian Open (ATP)
Second Round
(8) A. Seppi6 6    
M. Youzhny1 2    
(4) D. Shapovalov2 4    
N. Basilashvi6 6    
M. Marterer1 3    
Y. Maden6 6    
(1) L. Pouille3 4    
J. Millman6 6    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Thursday, Apr. 26
TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul (WTA)
Second Round
D. Kovinic6 2 0   
A. Rus2 6 6   
A. Krunic3 1    
M. Sakkari6 6    
P. Hercog6 1    
K. Bondarenko2 1    
(1) C. Wozniacki5 6 6   
S. Errani7 3 3   
D. Vekic6 6    
A. Tomljanovi1 2    
 
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix (WTA)
Second Round
(4) J. Ostapenko6 6    
Z. Diyas3 0    
(5) K. Pliskova77 6    
V. Kudermetov64 3    
L. Siegemund4 6 3   
C. Vandeweghe6 4 6   
(6) C. Garcia6 3 7   
M. Kostyuk1 6 5   
(3) E. Svitolina2 6 3   
M. Vondrousov6 1 2   
A. Kerber0 0    
A. Kontaveit6 2    
(2) G. Muguruza5 0    
A. Pavlyuchen7 0