Minnesota Timberwolves suffer epic collapse to blow 26-point lead at home to Memphis Grizzlies
"We in Minnesota now," a cocky Karl-Anthony Towns was heard saying on the bench.
"Like I said after [Game 2] to the media: 'Cool, we got to come back to our house now. I only seen them at their house.'"
At the time, his Minnesota Timberwolves held a 17-point lead over the Memphis Grizzlies as Game 3 neared the end of the first half,
The Timberwolves' lead shrunk to as little as seven before the half was over, before they managed to open up a 25-point advantage in the third quarter.
What happened next, however, was branded "embarrassing for basketball" by Charles Barkley on the NBA on TNT broadcast.
The Timberwolves were outscored 37-12 in the fourth quarter -- including a remarkable 26-2 run -- and eventually ended up losing
Towns, the Timberwolves' franchise star, finished with a paltry eight points, five rebounds and one assist in 33 minutes of action. More surprising, though, was Towns taking a meager four shots the entire game.