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Julius Randle scores career-high 57 points in loss

Julius Randle scored a career-high 57 points, but that wasn’t enough to save the Knicks from a disappointing 140-134 loss

 scored a career-high 57 points, but that wasn't enough to save the  from a disappointing 140-134 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.

“It's a shame to waste a performance like that,” Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said after the game.

Randle's dominance was apparent throughout the first three quarters of a defenseless showcase in which the Knicks trailed by as many as 17. Randle poured in a team-record 26 points in the third quarter, bringing the Knicks back into the game, but the All-Star forward wasn't able to will his team across the finish line, scoring just five points in the fourth.

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