Butler, Simmons spark 76ers past Grizzlies 103-95

Basketball 12/02/18, 20:42

Jimmy Butler continued his run as Philadelphia's stretch-run shooter, scoring 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers to a 103-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.Butler hit winning shots against Charlotte and Brooklyn in eight days to quickly earn a reputation as ...

Covington, Towns lead Timberwolves past Cavs, 102-95

Basketball 11/26/18, 21:48

Robert Covington scored 24 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added 21 and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-95 on Monday night.Minnesota is 6-2 since trading disgruntled star Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia two weeks ago and 10-11 overall. The latest win was its second in 10 road games this season.Derrick Rose ...

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 ...

Gasol, Conley lead Grizzlies past Timberwolves, 100-87

Basketball 11/18/18, 18:09

Marc Gasol had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Mike Conley added 18 points and nine assists and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-87 on Sunday.Gasol was 4 of 7 from 3-point range and Memphis hit 12 overall. The Grizzlies forced Minnesota into 20 turnovers and ...

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 ...

Magic come back to beat 76ers 111-106 in Butler’s debut

Basketball 11/14/18, 21:58

Jimmy Butler had 14 points in his Philadelphia debut, but the 76ers collapsed late and lost to Orlando 111-106 after Jonathon Simmons hit a 3-pointer with 8.7 seconds left that helped the Magic finish off a big comeback Wednesday night.Orlando scored 21 straight points in the fourth quarter, then held ...

Without Butler, Wolves move on with warm welcome for newbies

Basketball 11/13/18, 20:21

When Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless walked into their hotel rooms in Minnesota, they found appropriate gifts from Timberwolves All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns: winter coats.After the overnight temperature dropped to 7 degrees, the newest members of the team by way of the Jimmy Butler trade with Philadelphia appreciated the ...

Jimmy Butler ready to ‘grind’ and work hard in Philly

Basketball 11/13/18, 16:24

Jimmy Butler listens to country music, enjoys playing cards and drives a minivan.Oh, the four-time All-Star forward loves to win.Butler was greeted by more than 250 employees of the Philadelphia 76ers at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility Tuesday. He made it clear winning a championship is ...

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 ...

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Sports 11/12/18, 22:23

Joel Embiid scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on Monday night.The win came hours after the 76ers finalized a trade with Minnesota to land four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler, who was in Philadelphia and not with ...

It’s done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

Basketball 11/12/18, 14:04

All-Star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the league office Monday on the terms of the trade that was agreed to over the weekend.Butler and Justin Patton were traded for Philadelphia, in exchange for Robert Covington, ...

Conley scored 32 points sending Grizzles past 76ers in OT

Basketball 11/11/18, 00:04

Mike Conley scored a season-high 32 points, including 21 after halftime, as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the shorthanded Philadelphia 76ers 112-106 in overtime on Saturday night.Marc Gasol finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds as Memphis remained undefeated at home. Garrett Temple added 17 for the Grizzlies.J.J. Redick led the ...

LaVine, Archidiacono help Bulls edge Cavs 99-98

Basketball 11/10/18, 23:48

Zach LaVine scored 24 points, rookie Ryan Arcidiacono added 15 and the Chicago Bulls rebounded after blowing an early 16-point lead to edge the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-98 on Saturday night.Wendell Carter Jr. also had 15 points as Chicago won for the second time in six games.LaVine has scored 20 more ...

Clippers beat Wolves 120-109, drop Minnesota to 0-6 on road

Basketball 11/06/18, 02:13

Tobias Harris scored 22 points, Lou Williams added 20 and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated Minnesota 120-109 Monday night, dropping the Timberwolves to 0-6 on the road this season.Led by Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose, the Wolves rallied in the fourth quarter when the duo combined to score 22 of ...

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 ...

Butler shoots Timberwolves past James, Lakers 124-120

Basketball 10/29/18, 22:52

Jimmy Butler hit five of Minnesota's eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to finish with 32 points and help the Timberwolves hang on to beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 124-120 on Monday night.Karl-Anthony Towns pitched in with 25 points, a season-high 16 rebounds and four blocks for ...

Middleton leads balanced effort as Bucks beat Wolves 125-95

Basketball 10/26/18, 22:52

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 15 points and 12 rebounds in just 23 minutes, Ersan Ilyasova added 16 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-95 on Friday night.Khris Middleton scored 16 points and hit four 3-pointers for Milwaukee, which is 5-0 for the second time in ...

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 ...

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