Karl-Anthony Towns records season-high NBA score on historic night of scoring

recorded the highest individual point tally in the  this season on what was a historic evening for scoring in the league.

Towns scored 60 points in the Timberwolves’ 149-139 win over the on Monday.
 
Adding 17 rebounds to his night, the 26-year-old joined esteemed company — alongside Karl Malone, Shaquille O’Neal, Michael Jordan, James Harden and Wilt Chamberlain — in becoming the only players in history to finish a game with 60 points and 15 rebounds.
 
He finished with 19-for-31 overall shooting and was 7-for-11 on three-pointers. His 60 points is also a franchise record, as well as a career-high for Towns, surpassing his previous record of 56.