The Minnesota Timberwolves lost their third straight game at home to the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

Boston outscored Minnesota in all but one quarter, setting up a 61-53 lead by the break. The Wolves tried to make a comeback, but came up short, falling 127-117.

Malik Beasley led the team in scoring with 27 points. Naz Reid added 19, D'Angelo Russell 18, and Juancho Hernangomez 17.

The Wolves fall to 16-38 and will travel to Denver to take on the Nuggets on Sunday. Pre-game for that contest starts at 4:30 p.m. on AM 1240 and 95.3 FM WJON.