Timberwolves face Butler, 76ers for 1st time since breakup

Basketball 01/14/19, 18:23

About two months after Jimmy Butler initiated their breakup, the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to pay him a visit.Just one week after the ouster of basketball boss Tom Thibodeau , the Timberwolves have enough of their own issues to work through. They did their best to downplay the significance of ...

Thunder C Noel leaves on stretcher vs. Timberwolves

Basketball 01/09/19, 00:30

Thunder center Nerlens Noel was taken off the court on a stretcher in the third quarter of Tuesday's game against Minnesota after the Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins made contact with him on a dunk attempt.Noel took an elbow in the face as Wiggins went up, and Noel's head hit the ground ...

Saunders wins 1st game, T’Wolves top Thunder 119-117

Basketball 01/08/19, 23:02

Andrew Wiggins had a season-high 40 points and 10 rebounds, and the Timberwolves beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-117 on Tuesday night in Ryan Saunders' first game as Minnesota's interim coach.Saunders, just 32 years old, is the son of former Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders. The team fired Tom Thibodeau ...

Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Lakers, 108-86

Basketball 01/06/19, 18:11

Andrew Wiggins scored 25 of his 28 points in the first half, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take charge from the opening tipoff and breeze by the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers for a 108-86 victory on Sunday.Karl-Anthony Towns totaled 28 points, 18 rebounds and four blocks for the Timberwolves, who ...

Hayward (35 pts) leads Celtics past Timberwolves 115-102

Basketball 01/02/19, 22:49

Gordon Hayward came off the bench to score a season-high 35 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-102 on Wednesday night.Terry Rozier scored 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter while making his third start of the season because Kyrie Irving scratched both of his ...

Towns has huge night, Minnesota tops Miami 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 21:01

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

Towns scores 34 points, leads Timberwolves past Heat 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 20:52

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

Towns has huge night, Minnesota tops Miami 113-104

Basketball 12/30/18, 20:48

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night.Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, ...

Bazemore scores 23 as Hawks beat Wolves 123-120 in OT

Basketball 12/28/18, 23:34

Kent Bazemore scored 23 points, John Collins added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks blew a big lead but outlasted the Minnesota Timberwolves 123-120 in overtime on Friday night.Trae Young and Kevin Huerter each had big 3-pointers in the final minutes of overtime, after the Wolves erased a 22-point deficit only ...

Wiggins scores 30, leads Timberwolves past Thunder 114-112

Basketball 12/23/18, 23:00

Andrew Wiggins scored 30 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 14 seconds remaining to help the Minnesota Timberwolves defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-112 on Sunday night.Karl-Anthony Towns scored 18 points and Robert Covington added 13 for the Timberwolves.Oklahoma City's Paul George scored 31 points, but he missed a ...

Spurs make season-high 18 3-pointers, rout Wolves 124-98

Basketball 12/21/18, 23:14

Bryn Forbes scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a season-high with 18 3-pointers in a 124-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.Marco Belinelli had 17 points and Davis Bertans added 15 to help the Spurs win for the seventh time in eight games. San Antonio ...

Griffin, Bullock lead Pistons past Timberwolves in OT

Basketball 12/19/18, 23:17

Blake Griffin scored 34 points and Randy Bullock added a career-high 33 as the Detroit Pistons beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-123 in overtime on Wednesday night.Reggie Jackson added 24 points and Andre Drummond had 16 points and 16 rebounds for Detroit, which trailed by 14 going into the fourth quarter ...

Towns, bench help Timberwolves beat road-weary Kings 132-105

Basketball 12/17/18, 22:42

Karl-Anthony Towns had 14 points and 14 assists in just 21 minutes, Andrew Wiggins scored 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves got a big boost from their bench in a 132-105 win against the road-weary Sacramento Kings on Monday night.Derrick Rose added 13 points and a season-high 11 assists while starting ...

Towns, Wolves use big second half to beat Rockets 103-91

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:36

Karl-Anthony Towns helped erase a 14-point halftime deficit to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Houston Rockets 103-91 on Monday night.Towns led Minnesota with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrew Wiggins had 16 points. The Rockets led by as many as 19 in the first half before Minnesota stormed ...

Wolves beat Blazers for 3rd straight win since Butler trade

Sports 11/16/18, 22:27

Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night.Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled ...

Towns, Wiggins shine as Timberwolves top Pelicans 107-100

Basketball 11/14/18, 23:07

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves improved to 2-0 since trading Jimmy Butler with a 107-100 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.Jeff Teague added 14 points and 14 assists for the Timberwolves.Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, left, drives ...

Curry, Durant lead the way in Warriors’ 7th straight win

Basketball 11/03/18, 01:13

Kevin Durant had 33 points and 13 rebounds, Stephen Curry contributed 28 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-99 on Friday night for their seventh straight win.Klay Thompson scored 22 points and hit consecutive 3-pointers 50 seconds apart early in the ...

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Wolves 112-105 to reach 5-0

Basketball 10/24/18, 22:08

Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 35 points, Kyle Lowry had 13 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-105 on Wednesday night to improve to 5-0 and match the best start in franchise history.Jonas Valanciunas scored 16 points, Serge Ibaka had 15 and Norman Powell ...

Wolves clamp down on defense in 101-91 win over Pacers

Basketball 10/22/18, 23:01

Jimmy Butler returned to Minnesota's lineup and scored 20 points to lead the Timberwolves to a 101-91 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.Butler, who received a mix of boos and cheers during player introductions, sat out Saturday due to precautionary rest. Karl-Anthony Towns added 17 points and 12 ...

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