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Derrick Rose plays defense
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November 13, 2018 - 6:07 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jimmy Butler is gone and so is the Timberwolves' losing streak, after a victory over a Nets team devastated by a gruesome injury to leading scorer Caris LeVert. Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds in the 120-113 win on Monday after finally trading...
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Derrick Rose against the Clippers
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November 06, 2018 - 4:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose did all they could to get the Timberwolves a win on the road. Instead, the Clippers held on to improved to 4-1 at home. Tobias Harris scored 22 points, Lou Williams added 20 and Los Angeles defeated Minnesota 120-109 Monday night, dropping the...
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Wolves fall at Portland
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November 05, 2018 - 4:51 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and 12 rebounds and led the Portland Trail Blazers to a 111-81 victory over the Timberwolves on Sunday night. Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 23 points for Minnesota. It was his fourth straight game scoring 20 points or more. But scoring was not the...
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Towns and Butler
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October 30, 2018 - 4:16 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a lethargic loss in their last game, the Timberwolves came to life. LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers served as their spark plug. Jimmy Butler hit five of Minnesota's eight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to finish with 32 points on 12-for-20 shooting and help the...
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Wolves lose big to Bucks
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October 27, 2018 - 7:45 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - 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-...
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Karl-Anthony Towns works the low post
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October 23, 2018 - 4:30 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Through the first three games of the season, the Timberwolves were not playing the type of defense that head coach Tom Thibodeau wanted to see. That changed Monday night. Minnesota clamped down on the defensive end against Indiana as Jimmy Butler returned to the lineup to score...
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Jimmy Butler
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October 20, 2018 - 6:17 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Jimmy Butler brushed off some early jeers from the jaded home crowd, scoring 33 points in 36 minutes to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Cleveland Cavaliers 131-123 on Friday night. Andrew Wiggins pitched in with 22 points and Anthony Tolliver hit three 3-pointers off the...
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Tibs when asked who hell draft
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October 08, 2018 - 6:34 am
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 15 of his 21 points in the second half and finished with nine rebounds to help the Bucks beat the Timberwolves at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Milwaukee built a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter and led by at least five the rest of the way. Karl-Anthony Towns...
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Coach Tibbs has some helpful suggestions for the referee.
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October 06, 2018 - 9:32 am
Jimmy Butler is still with the Timberwolves, at least in an official sense. In reality, it remains a mess. Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau Friday acknowledged the team's efforts to grant Butler's trade request. "Obviously, we're trying to get something done," Thibodeau told reporters in...
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September 24, 2018 - 3:39 pm
It's "Media Day" for the Minnesota Timberwolves, with much of the conversation focused on news that forward Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota. Head coach Tom Thibodeau spoke to reporters at Target Center Monday."We're fine," said Thibodeau about his relationship with Butler. "I've been around...
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