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T-Wolves Continue to Struggle as Edwards Fails to Perform, Leading to 2-0 Deficit and Dallas Showdown

Late Mistakes Cost Minnesota as Mavericks Take 2-0 Series Lead

Minnesota Timberwolves Fall Short in Game 2 Against Mavericks

In a heartbreaking loss, the Minnesota Timberwolves fell short against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. The Wolves had a chance to take the lead in the closing moments, but a costly turnover and a clutch shot from Luka Doncic sealed their fate with a 109-108 loss.

The game came down to the wire, with Wolves guard Anthony Edwards struggling to find his shot against a tough Mavericks defense. Despite finishing with 21 points, Edwards shot just 5-for-17 from the field, and his decision-making down the stretch came under scrutiny.

Wolves coach Chris Finch expressed his frustration with the team’s turnovers in crucial moments, acknowledging that they need to do better. He also took responsibility for not making a key substitution that could have helped steer the offense in the right direction.

One bright spot for the Wolves was forward Naz Reid, who had a strong performance with 23 points, including seven successful 3-pointers. However, Reid’s efforts were not enough to secure a victory for Minnesota.

The Wolves now find themselves down 2-0 in the series, heading to Dallas for Game 3 with an uphill battle ahead. Edwards acknowledged the challenges they face but remained optimistic about their chances to turn things around.

As the Wolves look to bounce back in the series, they will need to address their shooting woes and tighten up their decision-making in critical moments. With stars like Karl-Anthony Towns also struggling to find their rhythm, Minnesota must regroup and come out with a sense of urgency in Game 3.

Despite the tough loss, the Wolves remain determined to compete and fight back in the series against a talented Mavericks team. Only time will tell if Minnesota can rally and make a comeback in the Western Conference finals.

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