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 ...

76ers rout Wolves 149-107 in 1st meeting since Butler trade

Basketball 01/15/19, 22:33

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42

Basketball 01/15/19, 21:31

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

Randle, Miller lead Pelicans past Wolves, 123-114

Basketball 12/31/18, 22:56

Julius Randle had 33 points and 11 rebounds, Darius Miller scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame Anthony Davis' absence in a 123-114 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.Miller hits five 3s, his last from the left wing to ...

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, ...

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 ...

The Timberwolves, finally, are getting it done on defense

Sports 12/04/18, 18:17

With a baseline drive by Chris Paul and a bounce pass into the paint to Clint Capela, the Houston Rockets had what appeared to be an uncontested dunk early in the fourth quarter that would have cut Minnesota's lead to five points.Robert Covington closed in from behind, stopped the 6-foot-10 ...

With 30 points, Hayward helps Celtics beat T-wolves 118-109

Basketball 12/01/18, 22:39

Gordon Hayward had a season-high 30 points and added nine rebounds and eight assists, helping the revived Boston Celtics win their third straight game by staving off the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday night.Hayward, now in a bench role after starting the season slowly, scored 11 of Boston's final 15 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Leonard scores 31 points as Raptors beat 76ers 129-112

Basketball 10/30/18, 22:16

Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Pascal Siakam had 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors bounced back from their first loss of the season by routing Philadelphia 129-112 on Tuesday night, handing the 76ers their 12th consecutive defeat north of the border.Kyle Lowry had 20 points ...

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