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Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler
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February 15, 2019 - 5:54 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have locked up a pair of young position players for the long term by agreeing to five-year contracts with right fielder Max Kepler and shortstop Jorge Polanco. The contracts were announced Friday, a day after they were reached as pitchers and catchers went...
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Derrick Rose with the reverse layup
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February 12, 2019 - 5:15 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Timberwolves to a victory. Rose scored 22 points and Teague added 19 points and 10 assists for the Timberwolves, who played without the ill Andrew Wiggins but beat the Los Angeles Clippers 130...
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Andrew Wiggins in the post
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February 09, 2019 - 12:55 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis didn't need long to win back the crowd after being booed during his pregame introduction and the first few chances he had to handle the ball. But the Pelicans sought to close out a tight game without Davis on the court anyway — and narrowly pulled it off. Playing...
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Josh Okogie guards Terrence Ross
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February 08, 2019 - 5:17 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two weeks after scratching and clawing their way back to the .500 mark, the Timberwolves find themselves back in an all-too-familiar spot. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 27 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, but the rest of the Wolves' effort fell flat in a 122-112 loss Thursday...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:29 am
BY CLAY BAILEY MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley put together quite a performance in possibly his final game with the Memphis Grizzlies. Conley had 25 points and nine assists, and the Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-106 on Tuesday night on Justin Holiday’s two free throws with .1...
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February 05, 2019 - 2:38 pm
In a letter written on the playerstribune.com, Lynx All-Star Maya Moore announced she will not play professional basketball in 2019. Moore says, "My focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my family, as well as on investing my time in some ministry...
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Wolves come up short for Towns
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February 03, 2019 - 8:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A three-point attempt by the Timberwolves' Luol Deng at the buzzer clanked off the rim, allowing Denver to escape Target Center on Saturday with a 107-106 win. What helped lead to the Nuggets' margin of victory are just as frustrating for the Wolves. Nikola Jokic took the ball...
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January 31, 2019 - 5:04 am
BY BRIAN HALL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Foul trouble forced Karl-Anthony Towns to watch much of the first three quarters from the bench. Luckily for the Minnesota Timberwolves , the star center was available — and in the right spot — in overtime. Towns hit a buzzer-beating desperation shot in overtime to...
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Karl-Anthony Towns works
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January 28, 2019 - 5:28 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Utah Jazz got 29 points from Donovan Mitchell, 12 in the third quarter alone, as they beat the Timberwolves 125-111 Sunday at Target Center. Mitchell recovered from a slow start, missing ten of his first 12 shots, to lift the Jazz to their ninth win in their last ten games...
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