MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three decades after their entry into the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves have deployed an aggressive plan to modernize their operation.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have chosen Ryan Saunders as their full-fledged head coach — and the first millennial to hold the job in the NBA.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gersson Rosas has firsthand experience with success from unconventional strategy from his 17-year run with the Houston Rockets.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With just one appearance in the playoffs over the last 15 years, the Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking progress. They turned to one of the NBA's most forward-thinking...
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.
Nuggets beat Timberwolves 99-95, clinch West’s 2nd seed
DENVER (AP) — Sputtering into the postseason was no way for the Denver Nuggets to end their six-year playoff drought.
Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and had a key strip and two clutch free...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves will make hiring a new president of basketball operations their first offseason priority.
The Timberwolves announced Wednesday before their...
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)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are healthy, confident and ready for the playoffs.
Now, all that's left is to find out their opponent.
Toronto Raptors (57-24, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (36-44, 11th in the Western Conference)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Thunder are tough enough to beat when Russell Westbrook and Paul George are rolling. But when their bench players are locked in, too, Oklahoma City can be impossible to...
Oklahoma City Thunder (46-33, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (36-43, 10th in the Western Conference)
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...
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)
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)
- The Washington TimesWizards get by Timberwolves as final month of season beginsMarch 4, 2019
- The SunHayward Leads C's Past TimberwolvesJanuary 3, 2019
- Star TribuneFirst Jimmy Butler trade burns Timberwolves, second lights a fireDecember 7, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalGiannis Antetokounmpo posts triple double as Bucks roll over Timberwolves in preseason finaleOctober 13, 2018
- Star TribuneIs Jimmy Butler a winner? Leader? Tough guy? No, no and noOctober 12, 2018
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.
Clippers clinch playoff spot with win over Timberwolves
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Doc Rivers read the preseason predictions that said his team might win 35 games, at best. Neither the Clippers coach nor his players took much stock in all that.
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)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose has undergone arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow.
The Timberwolves announced Saturday that Rose had...
Walker, Bridges lead Hornets past Timberwolves, 113-106
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges had plenty of reasons to party.
He turned 21 years old, his college team, Michigan State, won its first-round game in the NCAA Tournament and he recorded...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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...
Paul scores 25 to lead Rockets over Wolves 117-102
HOUSTON (AP) — After several less-than-stellar third quarters recently, the Houston Rockets talked at halftime Sunday night about coming out of the break better. And, it was that third-quarter...
Murray leads charge as Nuggets beat Timberwolves 133-107
DENVER (AP) — Mason Plumlee was completely surrounded under the basket when he tossed a no-look pass over his head to teammate Nikola Jokic for an easy score.
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.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — All too often this season, the Detroit Pistons' offense has devolved into throwing Blake Griffin the ball and watching whatever happens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bobby Portis' shooting touch returned Sunday and the Washington Wizards picked up a win.
Portis had 26 points and 12 rebounds and the Wizards beat the Minnesota...
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...
Middleton, Antetokounmpo lead Bucks past T-Wolves 140-128
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Despite his team's latest win, Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer thought it was a subpar performance.
Khris Middleton scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half,...
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.
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.
Untraded Davis scores 32, Pelicans beat Wolves, 122-117
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 for first time since asking to be traded, Davis had 32 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in 25 minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-117 on Friday night.
Ross makes 6 3s, Magic beat Timberwolves 122-112
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The trade deadline came and went and Terrence Ross remained in Orlando, comfortable in his routine.
Ross, whose expiring contract and big scoring production had set him up as a potential trade asset, scored 32 points and came up with a big defensive play to help the Magic to a 122-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Sheila E. to perform at Timberwolves halftime Feb. 13
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves say Sheila E. will perform at halftime of their Feb. 13 home game against the Houston Rockets.
The Timberwolves said Thursday that her performance is part of the continuing celebration of the Wolves' Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms.
Conley, Holiday help Grizzlies beat Timberwolves 108-106
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 seconds remaining.
Conley and longtime teammate Marc Gasol are being shopped around ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. Gasol was a late scratch amid reports about the Grizzlies being in trade talks.
Grizzlies’ Gasol out against Timberwolves amid trade talk
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was a late scratch for Tuesday night's home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves as trade chatter for the veteran accelerated.
Gasol was not listed on Memphis' injured list earlier in the day, but coach J.B. Bickerstaff announced he would not play. Asked to elaborate on the reason for Gasol's absence, Bickerstaff declined.
Denver’s Michael Malone heading to All-Star Game as coach
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone is headed to the All-Star Game, where he will coach the team that will be picked by Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.
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.
Timberwolves F Gibson fined $25,000 by NBA
NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for aggressively pursuing and directing an obscene gesture toward an official.
NBA executive Kiki VanDeWeghe announced the punishment on Saturday.
Jazz mascot nets bat on court before game vs. Timberwolves
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It took a bear — Jazz Bear — to catch a bat and leave the high-flying hijinks to the NBA players.
A wayward bat flew around the court inside the Vivint Smart Home Arena about an hour before Utah's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday, interrupting the pregame shooting routines of the likes of Jazz stars Donovan Mitchell and Ricky Rubio.
Mitchell scores 24, Jazz outlast Timberwolves 106-102
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell was finding his teammates in all sorts of ways. One of his career-high 11 assists looked as if it belonged on the diamond instead of the court.
"I got back to my old ways," said Mitchell, who pitched and played shortstop in high school. "It was just making a play, making a read and Georges (Niang) was wide open and a two-hand pass just wouldn't have worked."