Timberwolves: Covington, Rose, Teague likely done for season

Basketball 03/21/19, 13:24

The Minnesota Timberwolves have more than likely shut down three of their top five scorers for the rest of the season with lingering injuries: Robert Covington, Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague.The Timberwolves announced before their game Thursday at Charlotte that Covington, who was the centerpiece of the package received in ...

Gibson scores 25 as Wolves, without Towns, top Knicks 103-92

Basketball 03/10/19, 21:29

Taj Gibson scored a season-high 25 points, Jeff Teague added 20 points and 10 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New York Knicks 103-92 on Sunday night despite playing without All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns.Rookie Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 18 points, while Tyus Jones added 13 and Dario Saric ...

Towns scores 40, leaves Wolves’ win with injury

Basketball 03/09/19, 23:04

Karl-Anthony Towns had 40 points and 16 rebounds before leaving in the final seconds of regulation with a knee injury, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Washington Wizards 135-130 in overtime on Saturday night.The Timberwolves outscored the Wizards 14-9 in the extra period to earn their fifth straight home win. ...

T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

Basketball 02/13/19, 23:50

Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden's 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night.Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA's leading ...

T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

Basketball 02/13/19, 22:40

Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden's 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night.Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA's leading ...

Healthy Rose, Teague lead Timberwolves past Clippers 130-120

Basketball 02/11/19, 22:53

Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 130-120 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.Rose scored 22 points and Teague added 19 for the Timberwolves, who played without the ill Andrew Wiggins. Rose and Teague both ...

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 ...

Towns, Teague help Wolves recover in 120-103 win over Magic

Basketball 01/04/19, 22:31

Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 15 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 23 points and 10 assists in his return to the Minnesota lineup in the Timberwolves' 120-103 comeback victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.Taj Gibson added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota. The Timberwolves recovered from ...

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 ...

Lillard has 28 and the Blazers beat the TWolves 113-105

Basketball 12/09/18, 00:40

Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum each hit 3-pointers in the final minute to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 113-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.Lillard finished with 28 points and eight assists, while McCollum added 19 points. Jusuf Nurkic matched his season-high with 22 points and 11 ...

Towns’ 35 points, 22 boards lead Wolves over Bulls, 111-96

Basketball 11/24/18, 22:34

Karl-Anthony Towns had 35 points and 22 rebounds, Derrick Rose scored 22 points off the bench and the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 111-96 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.Jeff Teague added 18 points for Minnesota, which won for the fifth time in ...

Rose scores 25 as Timberwolves beat Nets 112-102

Sports 11/23/18, 14:46

Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-102 on Friday.Rose was 11 for 17 from the field, helping Minnesota get back on track after dropping two in a row. Taj Gibson had 16 points and 11 ...

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 ...

Timberwolves beat Nets after LeVert’s gruesome injury

Basketball 11/12/18, 23:28

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.The Nets lost leading scorer Caris LeVert to what appeared to be a severe right leg injury late in the first half.Jeff Teague returned from ...

Towns, Teague lead Wolves over Nets after LeVert injury

Basketball 11/12/18, 22:52

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.The Nets lost leading scorer Caris LeVert to what appeared to be a severe right leg injury late in the first half.Jeff Teague returned from ...

Wolves hold Butler out vs. Jazz for ‘precautionary rest’

Basketball 10/31/18, 13:50

The Minnesota Timberwolves have ruled out All-Star Jimmy Butler for their game against Utah for what they're calling "precautionary rest."Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters at the morning shootaround Wednesday that Butler's absence wasn't related to his trade request. Butler scored 32 points in 37 minutes in Minnesota's win Monday against ...

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