Timberwolves Clinch First Playoffs Berth in 14 Years

By Staff  |  04/12/2018

It was do or die for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night (April 11), and they came through in the clutch.

The team took a 112-106 win over the Denver Nuggets in an overtime thriller that earned the team its first playoffs appearance in 14 years.

Star swingman Jimmy Butler led the way, scoring 29 points, while racking up five assists and five rebounds.

With a playoffs berth clinched, the Timberwolves will now face the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals this weekend.