Minnesota Timberwolves

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December 06, 2018 - 4:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The air cleared following the trade of star Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves are talking more and winning as a result. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 35 points, Andrew Wiggins added a season-high 26 points and Minnesota beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-104 on Wednesday night for...
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November 29, 2018 - 4:54 am
By ANDRES YBARRA MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves showed off their improved defense Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs. It was quite a performance by Robert Covington and company. Covington scored 21 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose each had 16 and the...
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November 22, 2018 - 6:58 am
By PATRICK DONNELLY= Associated Press= MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Paul Millsap left the game to get stitches, then came back in time to help the Denver Nuggets stop the bleeding and get a big win. Millsap had 25 points, five rebounds and five steals, Jamal Murray added 18 and the Nuggets had a 35-point...
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November 15, 2018 - 4:49 am
By Patrick Donnelly | AP MINNEAPOLIS — Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are the main men in Minnesota again, and on Wednesday night they gave the Timberwolves exactly what they needed for a big win. Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Wiggins scored 23 and Minnesota improved to 2-0 since...
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November 01, 2018 - 4:09 am
By Tyler Mason MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the final buzzer sounded and his teammates swarmed him on the court, Derrick Rose couldn’t help but fight back tears. Rose’s emotions were on full display moments after he scored a career-high 50 points in a vintage performance that lifted the Minnesota...
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October 25, 2018 - 6:08 am
By Ian Harrison ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO (AP) — With his highest-scoring game of the season, Kawhi Leonard kept the Toronto Raptors rolling along. Leonard scored 35 points, Kyle Lowry had 13 points and 10 assists, and the Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-105 on Wednesday night to improve...
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October 18, 2018 - 5:10 am
By RAUL DOMINGUEZ SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan responded to a trade he didn’t want with his usual boundless energy and fearless style in the fourth quarter for San Antonio. Jimmy Butler hasn’t received a trade he’s requested, and turned in a similar performance for Minnesota. DeRozan had 28...
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October 17, 2018 - 6:42 am
By DAVE CAMPBELL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just like last season, Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves traveled to San Antonio for their opener. After all the disruption caused by Butler’s trade request that became public a week before training camp began, no deal has been made. So the four-time...
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October 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Minnesota basketball icon Lindsay Whalen, recently retired from the Lynx and now coaching the Golden Gophers women's team, had some choice words for Jimmy Butler during an appearance Thursday on WCCO Radio. "You get competitive, you get a little into it and everything, but I would not be doing that...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford (11) reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Houston Rockets in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center.
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April 18, 2018 - 11:22 pm
By Eric Nelson, WCCO Radio The Minnesota Timberwolves are not ready for prime time. Their NBA playoff trip to Texas did not yield any positive results against the Houston Rockets. The T'Wolves lost a squeaker in Game 1 on Sunday and were battered in Game 2 on Wednesday. Add it all up and it equals...
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