Julius Randle scores 57 points, ties 3rd-highest for Knicks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 57 points Monday night, matching the third-highest total in New York Knicks history during a 140-134 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Randle tied Richie Guerin behind the only two 60-point games in Knicks history, Carmelo Anthony’s 62 on Jan. 24, 2014, and Bernard King’s 60 on Christmas Day in 1984.

Randle had 52 through three quarters, already surpassing his previous best of 46 points.

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The All-Star forward poured in a team-record 26 points in the third quarter, bringing the Knicks back into the game. The Wolves led 109-108 after being ahead by 17 in the first half.

Randle was 19 for 29 from the field and 8 for 14 from 3-point range.


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