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Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins threw down one of the vital entertaining dunks of the 2018 season up to now on Wednesday night time.
Wiggins could not have had an incredible taking pictures night time, as he made seven of 18 subject targets he tried within the recreation towards the Pelicans, however the highlight-reel dunk he threw down within the fourth quarter made up for it.
BOX SCORE: TIMBERWOLVES 107, PELICANS 100
It occurred within the remaining two minutes of the sport, when he reduce towards the basket and acquired a cross from Karl-Anthony Cities in stride. Wiggins then took two steps and elevated, in hopes of scoring. He was met on the rim by Nikola Mirotic, however Wiggins kicked his leg out and dunked everywhere in the Pelicans massive man.
That was a reasonably brutal sequence for Mirotic, as he acquired posterized and kicked within the groin. Wiggins’ dunk was mesmerizing, although.
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The Magic’s Aaron Gordon drives on the 76ers’ Joel Embiid on Nov. 14 in Orlando, Fla. The Magic gained 111-106.
The Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas shoots over the Pistons’ Blake Griffin on Nov. 14 in Toronto. The Pistons gained 106-104.
The Suns’ Devin Booker looses the ball to the Spurs’ Patty Mills on Nov. 14 in Phoenix. The Suns gained 116-96.
Paul George of the Thunder dunks towards the Knicks on Nov. 14 in Oklahoma Metropolis. The Thunder gained 128-103.
The Lakers’ Josh Hart drives to the basket on the Path Blazers’ Evan Turner on Nov. 14 in Los Angeles.
Bradley Beal of the Wizards dunks over the Cavaliers’ Collin Sexton, left, and David Nwaba on Nov. 14 in Washington, D.C. The Wizards gained 119-95.
The Jazz’s Grayson Allen will get a shot off whereas being defended by the Mavericks’ Salah Mejri, left, and Ryan Broekhoff on Nov. 14 in Dallas. The Mavericks gained 118-68.
Robin Lopez of the Bulls battles Gordon Hayward, left, and Aron Baynes of the Celtics on Nov. 14 in Boston. The Celtics gained 111-82.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson of the Nets goes up for a rebound towards the Warmth on Nov. 14 in New York Metropolis. The Warmth gained 120-107.
The Cavaliers’ Collin Sexton drives to the basket towards the Hornets’ Cody Zeller on Nov. 13 in Cleveland. The Cavaliers gained 113-89.
The Hawks’ Trae Younger drives towards the Warriors’ Klay Thompson on Nov. 13 in Oakland, Calif.
The Rockets’ Gary Clark and Clint Capela defend a driving Paul Millsap of the Nuggets on Nov. 13 in Denver. The Rockets gained 109-99.
Kevin Durant (35) of the Golden State Warriors collides with Danilo Gallinari of the Los Angeles Clippers on Nov. 12 in Los Angeles.
Jrue Vacation (11) of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots as Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors defends on Nov. 12 in Toronto. The Pelicans gained, 126-110.
Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Warmth guards the Joel Embiid, proper, of the Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 12 in Miami. The 76ers gained, 124-114.
Karl-Anthony Cities, second from proper, of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots towards the Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 12 in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves gained, 120-113.
Donovan Mitchell (45) of the Utah Jazz controls the ball towards Garrett Temple of the Memphis Grizzlies on Nov. 12 in Memphis, Tenn. The Jazz gained, 96-88.
J.J. Barea (5) of the Dallas Mavericks shoots towards the Bulls on Nov. 12 in Chicago. The Mavericks gained, 103-98.
Willie Cauley-Stein (00) of the Sacramento Kings dunks as LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Bryn Forbes (11) of the San Antonio Spurs look on Nov. 12 in Sacramento, Calif.
Devin Booker (1) of the Phoenix suns drives on Paul George of the Thunder on Nov. 12 in Oklahoma Metropolis. The Thunder gained, 118-101.
John Wall (2) of the Washington Wizards and D.J. Augustin, proper, of the Orlando Magic battle for a free ball on Nov. 12 in Washington. The Wizards gained, 117-109.
LeBron James of the Lakers’ (23) is guarded by the Hawks Vince Carter (15) and Taurean Prince on Nov. 11, in Los Angeles, CA. The Lakers gained 107-106.
Cody Zeller (heart) of the Hornets loses the ball as he goes up for a shot towards the Pistons Blake Griffin (23) and Andre Drummond (0) on Nov. 11, in Detroit, MI. The Hornets gained 113-103.
The Bucks’ Eric Bledsoe hangs from the rim after dunking the ball for a basket towards the Nuggets on Nov. 11, in Denver. Milwaukee gained 121-114.
James Harden (13) of the Rockets controls the ball defended by the Pacers within the second half on Nov. 11, in Houston, TX. The Rockets gained 115-103.
Damian Lillard (left), Jusuf Nurkic (proper) of the Path Blazers’ and Kyle Irving (heart) of the Celtics look in direction of a free ball on Nov. 11, in Portland, Ore. The Path Blazers gained 100-94.
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Jarell Martin (2) of the Magic drives to the basket towards the Knicks on Nov. 11, in New York. Orlando gained 115-89.
The Lakers’ LeBron James is fouled by the Kings’ Nemanja Bjelica on Nov. 10 in Sacramento, Calif. The Lakers gained 101-86.
The Spurs’ Bryn Forbes drives to the basket towards the Rockets’ James Harden on Nov. 10 in San Antonio. The Spurs gained 96-89.
Zach LaVine of the Bulls assaults the basket through the recreation towards the Cavaliers on Nov. 10 in Chicago. The Bulls gained 99-98.
The Thunder’s Steven Adams, proper, and DeAndre Jordan of the Mavericks combat for tipoff on Nov. 10 in Dallas. The Mavericks gained 111-96.
The Wizards’ Austin Rivers drives across the Warmth’s Wayne Ellington on Nov. 10 in Miami. The Wizards defeated the Warmth 116-110.
The Pelicans’ Julius Randle shoots towards the Suns’ Josh Jackson on Nov. 10 in New Orleans. The Pelicans 119-99.
The Raptors’ Serge Ibaka goes up towards the Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson on Nov. 10 in Toronto. The Raptors gained 128-112.
The 76ers’ Amir Johnson drives to the basket between the Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol, left, and Wayne Selden on Nov. 10 in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies gained 112-106.
Kevin Durant of the Warriors handles the ball towards the Nets on Nov. 10 in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors gained 116-100.
76ers heart Joel Embiid throws up a shot after colliding with Hornets ahead Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on Nov. 9 in Philadelphia. The 76ers gained 133-132 in time beyond regulation.
Victor Oladipo (4) of the Pacers drive upcourt towards Tyler Johnson of the Warmth on Nov. 9, in Miami. The Pacers gained 110-102.
The Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Cities shoots over the Kings’ Iman Shumpert and Willie Cauley-Stein (00) on Nov. 9, in Sacramento, Calif. The The Kings gained 121-110.
The Wizards’ Bradley Beal fouls the Magic’s Aaron Gordon on Nov. 9, in Orlando, Fla. The Magic gained 117-108.
The Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee (24) blocks a shot tried by the Nets’ Jared Dudley (6) on Nov. 9, in Denver. The Nets gained 112-110.
Ricky Rubio (3) of the Jazz makes an attempt to drive previous Terry Rozier of the Celtics on Nov. 9, in Salt Lake Metropolis. The Jazz gained 123-115.
Stanley Johnson, left, of the Pistons goes for a layup over Omari Spellman of the Hawks on Nov. 9, in Atlanta. The Pistons gained 124-109.
Carmelo Anthony, left, and Gary Clark (6) of the Rockets defend towards Steven Adams (12) of the Thunder on Nov. 8, in Oklahoma Metropolis. The Thunder gained 98-80.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, of the Bucks handles the ball towards the Warriors on Nov. 8, in Oakland, Calif. The Bucks gained 134-111.
The Celtics’ Kyrie Irving (11) throws a cross over the Suns’ Isaiah Canaan (0) on Nov. 8, in Phoenix. The Celtics gained 116-109 in time beyond regulation.
Damian Lillard of the Path Blazers drives to the basket towards the Clippers on Nov. 8, in Portland, Ore. The Path Blazers gained 116-105.
The Lakers’ LeBron James goes up for a shot towards the Timberwolves on Nov. 7, in Los Angeles. The Lakers gained 114-110.
The Raptors’ Kyle Lowry, entrance, battles for the ball forward of the Kings’ Frank Mason III on Nov. 7, in Sacramento, Calif. The Raptors gained 114-105.
The Jazz’s Donovan Mitchell, proper, dunks over the Mavericks’ Maximilian Kleber on Nov. 7, in Salt Lake Metropolis. The Jazz gained 117-102.
The Pistons’ Andre Drummond, heart, tries to get to the basket between the Magic’s Aaron Gordon (00) and Jerian Grant on Nov. 7, in Orlando, Fla. The Pistons gained 103-96.
Hassan Whiteside (21) of the Warmth dunks the ball towards the Spurs on Nov. 7, in Miami. The Warmth gained 95-88.
The Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr., left, and the Hawks’ DeAndre’ Bembry compete for a free ball on Nov. 7, in Atlanta. The Knicks gained 112-107.
The Pelicans’ Anthony Davis (23) dribbles towards the Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr., on Nov. 7, in New Orleans. The Pelicans gained 107-98.
Dennis Schroder (17) of the Thunder shoots the ball towards the Cavaliers on Nov. 7, in Cleveland. The Thunder gained 95-86.
The 76ers’ Joel Embiid, proper, is fouled by the Pacers’ Myles Turner on Nov. 7, in Indianapolis. The 76ers gained 100-94.
The Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol (33) drives towards the Nuggets’ Juan Hernangomez, left, and Jamal Murray on Nov. 7, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies gained 89-87.
Kemba Walker of the Hornets shoots towards the Hawks on Nov. 6 in Charlotte, N.C. The Hornets gained 113-102.
The Mavericks’ DeAndre Jordan and the Wizards’ Bradley Beal chase a free ball on Nov. 6 in Dallas. The Mavericks gained 119-100.
Jarrett Allen of the Nets shoots towards the Suns on Nov. 6 in Phoenix. The Nets gained 104-82.
The Path Blazers’ Evan Turner shoots because the Bucks’ John Henson defends on Nov. 6 in Portland, Ore. The Path Blazers gained 118-103.
The Warriors’ Klay Thompson (11) shoots the ball towards the Grizzlies’ Mike Conley, left, and MarShon Brooks on Nov. 5, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors gained 117-101.
Derrick Rose (25) of the Timberwolves and Boban Marjanovic of the Clippers attain for a rebound on Nov. 5, in Los Angeles. The Clippers gained 120-109.
Jamal Murray, left, of the Nuggets drives to the basket towards Al Horford of the Celtics on Nov. 5, in Denver. The Nuggets gained 115-107.
The Raptors’ Fred VanVleet (23) lays the ball up because the Jazz’s Dante Exum, foreground, falls as he defends on Nov. 5, in Salt Lake Metropolis. The Raptors gained 124-111.
The Thunder’s Steven Adams (12) passes the ball over the Pelicans’ Jrue Vacation, left, on Nov. 5, in Oklahoma Metropolis. The Thunder gained 122-116.
The Warmth’s Bam Adebayo, left, Justise Winslow, centre, and Josh Richardson attain in on the Pistons’ Langston Galloway (9) on Nov. 5, in Detroit. The Warmth gained 120-115.
The Bulls’ Zach LaVine, left, drives previous the Knicks’ Damyean Dotson on Nov. 5, in New York. The Bulls gained 116-115 in double time beyond regulation.
D.J. Augustin (14) of the Magic handles the ball towards the Cavaliers on Nov. 5, in Orlando, Fla. The Magic gained 102-100.
The Rockets’ James Harden goes to the basket towards the Pacers’ Victor Oladipo on Nov. 5, in Indianapolis. The Rockets gained 98-94.
Aaron Gordon (00) of the Orlando Magic dunks towards the Spurs on Nov. Four in San Antonio. The Magic gained 117-110.
LeBron James, heart, of the Los Angeles Lakers dribbles betweenPascal Siakam, left, and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors on Nov. Four in Los Angeles.
John Wall (2) of the Washington Wizards drives to the basket towards Emmanuel Mudiay (1) and Damyean Dotson of the New York Knicks on Nov. Four in Washington. The Wizards gained 108-95.
Jarrett Allen (31) of the Brooklyn Nets and Mike Muscala of the Philadelphia 76ers vie for place Nov. Four in New York. The Nets gained 122-97.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, prime, of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks towards the Kosta Koufos of the Sacramento Kings on Nov. Four in Milwaukee,. The Bucks gained 144-109.