For Utah, one era is ending.
For Minnesota, one seems to be beginning.
The Jazz have agreed to trade Rudy Gobert — a three-time defensive player of the year — to the Timberwolves for a massive package of players and draft picks, according to a person with knowledge of the blockbuster deal.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant scored on a layup with a second left, and the Memphis Grizzlies rallied from 11 points down in the fourth quarter to edge the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-109 on Tuesday night and grab a 3-2 lead in their first-round Western Conference series.
Minnesota Timberwolves (43-33, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (43-32, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto takes on the Minnesota Timberwolves after Pascal Siakam scored 40 points in the Toronto Raptors' 115-112 overtime victory against the Boston Celtics.
Memphis Grizzlies (41-19, third in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (31-28, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -2
Minnesota Timberwolves (29-26, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (34-21, third in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls take on the Minnesota Timberwolves.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jarred Vanderbilt scored 18 points against his former team, Taurean Prince had 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ bench led the way in a 130-115 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves (24-23, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (35-13, second in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota faces the Golden State Warriors after Anthony Edwards scored 40 points in the Timberwolves' 109-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Brooklyn Nets (29-16, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (22-23, ninth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves host Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets in a non-conference matchup.
Minnesota Timberwolves (16-18, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (25-9, third in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah seeks to extend its five-game win streak with a victory against Minnesota.
New York Knicks (15-18, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (16-17, eighth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -4.5
Boston Celtics (16-17, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (15-17, ninth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics square off against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 128-116 on Thursday night.
“We executed on both ends; we got stops,” Mitchell said of pulling away at the end.
Dallas Mavericks (14-14, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (14-15, ninth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Luka Doncic leads Dallas into a matchup against Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew out the depleted Los Angeles Lakers for a second time this season, 110-92 on Friday night.
In coach Chris Finch's view, Towns has doubled down lately on a quest to establish himself as the best big man in the league.
Cleveland Cavaliers (14-12, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (11-14, ninth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota enters the matchup with Cleveland after losing four games in a row.
Minnesota Timberwolves (11-11, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (15-6, first in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kevin Durant leads Brooklyn into a matchup against Minnesota.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves extended their winning streak to four with a 110-96 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards each added 25, and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 113-108 on Wednesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have filled out their roster by re-signing forward Jarred Vanderbilt and guard Jordan McLaughlin, both of whom were restricted free agents.
The contracts were agreed to last week and finalized on Wednesday, with Vanderbilt getting a three-year, $18.3 million deal and McLaughlin getting a three-year deal worth about $6.5 million that comes with a team option for the third year.