Wolves edge Nuggets in Game One

(Denver, CO) -- The Timberwolves have taken an early 1-0 lead in their Western Conference Semifinals series.

Minnesota edged the defending champion Nuggets 106-99 in Denver to claim the first contest in the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Anthony Edwards led all scorers with a career-high 43 playoff points and grabbed seven rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns netted 20 points, while Rudy Gobert corralled a game-high 13 rebounds to go with six points. The NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award winner Naz Reid sunk 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter.

Game Two tips off at Ball Arena on Monday night at 9:00 p.m. with game coverage available on TNT.