Tight-knit Timberwolves relishing fresh start
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The tension that the Minnesota Timberwolves lugged into last season has been long stamped out, replaced by talk of creating culture, establishing process and building...
T-wolves land Texas Tech’s Culver after draft-day trade
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves, under new president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, have embarked on a roster revamp to improve their defense and 3-point shooting in an...
Wolves seek establishment of stability, return to playoffs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rarely has a pro sports team experienced such a difference in drama levels from the start to finish of one season that these Minnesota Timberwolves did.
Denver plays Minnesota in conference showdown
Minnesota Timberwolves (36-45, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (53-28, second in the Western Conference)
Leonard, Raptors set for matchup with the Timberwolves
Toronto Raptors (57-24, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (36-44, 11th in the Western Conference)
George, Thunder set for matchup with the Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder (46-33, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (36-43, 10th in the Western Conference)
Wolves beat Heat 111-109 as Wade’s shot misses at buzzer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Heat looked for a bit of magic from their retiring star when Dwayne Wade went up for a shot at the buzzer.
All the Minnesota Timberwolves could do was brace for...
Timberwolves host the Heat in out-of-conference contest
Minneapolis; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Timberwolves take on the Miami Heat in out-of-conference action.
The Timberwolves have gone 24-14 in home games. Minnesota is...
Dallas hosts Minnesota in conference matchup
Minnesota Timberwolves (34-43, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (31-46, 14th in the Western Conference)
Lillard, Trail Blazers set for matchup with the Timberwolves
Portland Trail Blazers (48-28, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (34-42, 11th in the Western Conference)
Timberwolves host the 76ers in out-of-conference contest
Philadelphia 76ers (48-27, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (34-41, 10th in the Western Conference)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns made a free throw with 0.5 seconds remaining in overtime after Stephen Curry led a frantic rally to tie the game, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a...
Towns’ free throw lifts Timberwolves over Warriors in OT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Curry led a frantic rally that the Golden State Warriors thought had assured a second overtime.
It never came after what they believed was a questionable...
Clippers top Timberwolves to clinch playoff berth
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff spot Tuesday night with a 122-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Los Angeles plays Minnesota on 5-game win streak
Los Angeles Clippers (44-30, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (33-40, 10th in the Western Conference)
Towns has 33 points, 23 boards to lift Wolves over Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid.
Gibson scores 25 as Wolves, without Towns, top Knicks 103-92
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves got virtually nothing from their top three scorers on Sunday night. Thanks to their depth, it wasn't a problem.
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Timberwolves C Towns sidelined by sore knee
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An MRI on Karl-Anthony Towns' sore right knee came back normal, providing some relief for the worried Minnesota Timberwolves.
Towns scores 40, leaves Wolves’ win with injury
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Moments after Minnesota's hard-fought win, the focus shifted to the health of the Timberwolves' best player.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 40 points and 16 rebounds before...
Towns scores 41 as Timberwolves top Thunder 131-120
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns is putting up impressive offensive numbers. All he cares about, though, are wins.
Another huge night from Towns helped Minnesota snap a three-game...
Bogdanovic has season-high 35 points, Pacers top Wolves
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The short-handed Indiana Pacers overcame the absence of two keys players — and Minnesota star Karl-Anthony Towns' fast start.
Towns leads T-wolves past Kings 112-105
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns took full advantage of his unexpected weekend off.
There won't be any more breaks down the stretch for him or the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Towns leads T-wolves past Kings 112-105
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 34 points and 21 rebounds in his return from the concussion protocol, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves stave off the Sacramento Kings for a 112-105...
Towns returns to Wolves lineup after harrowing highway crash
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns was in the passenger seat on his way to meet the Minnesota Timberwolves at the airport when a semitruck slammed into the back of the vehicle at what he...
Towns still dealing with concussion, won’t play in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns remains in concussion protocol and will not play for Minnesota against Milwaukee, a night after missing a game for the first time in his career.
Wolves overcome Towns’ first absence, beat Knicks 115-104
NEW YORK (AP) — Taj Gibson didn't know when he drove by an accident back in Minnesota that Karl-Anthony Towns had been involved.
Gibson greeted his teammate with a hug when he saw him in New...
Towns out with concussion for 1st missed game of his career
NEW YORK (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns is missing a game for the first time in his career, unable to play for Minnesota against the Knicks on Friday night following a car accident.
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T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden's 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night.
T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James Harden was Josh Okogie's responsibility for much of Wednesday night. Even though Harden piled up 42 points, Okogie's teammates were full of praise for the Nigerian rookie.
"It wasn't a good 42," Karl-Anthony Towns said. "It wasn't a 42 that he's been getting recently, you know. He had to work for it."
Towns had 25 points, Jeff Teague had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Okogie locked down Harden when it counted most to help the Timberwolves beat the Houston Rockets 121-111.
Healthy Rose, Teague lead Timberwolves past Clippers 130-120
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Rose and Jeff Teague gave a beleaguered backcourt a needed boost and lifted the Minnesota 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 130-120 on Monday night. Rose and Teague both have missed significant time with injuries recently.
Towns crier: T-wolves big man emotional over All-Star honor
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns sat on a hallway couch outside the movie theater, hunched over a tiny screen to watch the live unveiling of this year's NBA All-Star teams.
Towns hits desperate shot, Wolves beat Grizzlies 99-97 in OT
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 lift Minnesota over the Memphis Grizzlies, 99-97 on Wednesday night. Memphis led twice during overtime, but Towns helped the Timberwolves close out their fourth win in a row.
Towns powers Timberwolves to 120-105 win over Lakers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves needed three players to step up when guard Derrick Rose went down injured.
Andrew Wiggins, Jerryd Bayless and Jared Terrell all delivered in the absence of Rose, who didn't play in the second half because of a sore right ankle, and another dominant performance by Karl-Anthony Towns helped the Timberwolves keep rolling.
Towns had 27 points and 12 rebounds to propel Minnesota past the Los Angeles Lakers 120-105 on Thursday night.
Towns, Timberwolves rout short-handed Suns 118-91
PHOENIX (AP) — Two days earlier, the short-handed Phoenix Suns gave Minnesota everything it could handle in a two-point road loss to the Timberwolves.
On Tuesday night, it was no contest. A Minnesota blowout in the desert.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists, rookie Josh Okogie scored a career-best 21 and the Timberwolves rolled 118-91.
Rose hits last-second, Timberwolves beat Suns 116-114
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Rose and the Minnesota Timberwolves needed this one.
With 30 seconds left, Rose missed the first of two free throws and was kicking himself for failing to give his team the lead.
"I kept saying, 'You're going to get another shot," Taj Gibson said he told his long-time teammate. Twenty-nine seconds later, Rose proved Gibson prophetic.
Towns has 27-27 game to lead Wolves past Pelicans, 110-106
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With the Minnesota Timberwolves badly needing to win after blowing it the night before and the game hanging in the balance, Karl-Anthony Towns took over.
Towns did so against one of his most daunting opponents, too, furthering his place as the franchise leader.
“New captain” Saunders has Wolves’ trust in interim role
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Saunders has always had basketball in his blood, the consummate coach's son who as a kid would sometimes doze off on the couch after joining dad for a late-night review of game film.
Roughly three years after the death of his father, Flip Saunders , the 32-year-old Ryan Saunders has assumed the job in Minnesota he's been aiming for all along, albeit earlier and more abruptly than ever expected.
Wiggins leads Wolves past Lakers 108-86 before Thibs firing
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Slowly but surely, the Minnesota Timberwolves have begun to find their way behind franchise cornerstones Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.
The next step in their development will be adjusting to another new coach.