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Timberwolves Bite Rockets 141-123

Perhaps I ought to introduce a new segment to these recaps. I’ll call it

Big Night for Rando. Now, these randos are actual NBA players. They’re insanely good at basketball. There’s a reason they’re playing in these games. And yet, the Rockets are possibly providing them with a career highlight, if not a career high, well outside the usual context of their typical performance.

The Rockets, a team known for its defensive generosity lately, has a great soul, a big heart, the sort of heart that says, “Hey, Jarred Vanderbilt, how about you nearly quadruple your normal stats tonight?