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NBA roundup: James Harden scores 49 points in Houston win

James Harden scored 49 points on a whopping 41 shots from the field and the undermanned Houston Rockets won their seventh straight gamer, 125-105 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns each suspended 2 games

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid and Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns have each been suspended two games without pay for an on-court altercation and continued escalation.


Wolves turn to Ryan Saunders to help lead franchise modernization

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reorganized again. They are turning to Ryan Saunders, who will be the youngest head coach in the NBA. New president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas liked …


AP source: Timberwolves hire Rockets exec Gersson Rosas

A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have decided to hire Houston Rockets executive Gersson Rosas as president of basketball operations. The …


Derrick Rose lifts Timberwolves past Suns, 116-114

Derrick Rose hit an 18-footer with 0.9 seconds left to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 116-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns.


NBA Capsules: Timberwolves fire coach Tom Thibodeau after routing Lakers

Andrew Wiggins scored 25 of his 28 points in the first half, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take charge from the opening tipoff and breeze by the LeBron James-less Los Angeles …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019

Timberwolves fire coach, president Tom Thibodeau

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired head coach Tom Thibodeau on Sunday, halfway into his third season with the team that began with the turmoil surrounding the eventual trade of All-Star Jimmy …


NBA Capsules: Karl-Anthony Towns scores 34 points, leads Timberwolves past Heat 113-104

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading six Minnesota players in double figures as the Timberwolves defeated the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night, at Miami. Towns …



It’s done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

All-Star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the league office Monday on the terms of the …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018

AP Source: Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

Jimmy Butler is headed to Philadelphia, ending the weeks-long saga of him wanting out of Minnesota. A person with knowledge of the situation says Butler is being traded to the …


Jimmy Butler to join Wolves in opener at San Antonio, despite asking out

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 …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018

AP Source: Karl-Anthony Towns getting $190 million extension from Wolves

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns is getting a $190 million extension from the Wolves. The deal comes as the Timberwolves are working to resolve …


Wolves rookies realize playing time must be earned

The Minnesota Timberwolves used the draft to add a pair of players possessing the skill sets they’re seeking for the wing positions, starting with versatility on defense. Even if Josh …


Clint Capela scores 26; Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win

Clint Capela had 26 points and 15 rebounds, James Harden added 24 points and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter to get another lopsided win and eliminate …


James Harden, Rockets blast past Wolves with 50-point third quarter

James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team’s 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018

Jimmy Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3

Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns snapped back from a bad start to the series with 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota …


UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

Chris Paul, Gerald Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise …


‘Minnesota way:’ T-wolves face elimination game vs. Nuggets

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in control of a spot in the playoffs for the majority of the season, and entering the final game on the schedule they still are. …


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018

The final two days of the NBA’s regular season will settle what six months could not

The first six months – and 2,442 games – of the NBA’s regular season weren’t enough to complete its playoff picture.


NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns, Celtics beat Timberwolves 117-109

Kyrie Irving returned from a one-game absence, finishing with 23 points, seven rebounds and eight assists to pace the Boston Celtics in a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

NBA capsules: Eric Gordon scores 30 as Rockets beat Timberwolves 116-98

Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. James Harden returned to Houston’s lineup after missing seven …


NBA capsules: Timberwolves post rare romp over Cavaliers

Andrew Wiggins had 25 points in three quarters, Jimmy Butler pitched in 21 points and tight defense on LeBron James, and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised to a 127-99 victory over …


NBA capsules: Paul George, Steven Adams lift Thunder past Timberwolves, 111-107

Paul George had 35 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.


Andrew Wiggins signs contract extension with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed Andrew Wiggins to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. But owner Glen Taylor said in August that he offered Wiggins a …


UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017

Jamal Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

After meeting in the NBA Finals for three straight seasons, the Warriors and Cavaliers were in another duel this summer Both wanted veteran guard Jamal Crawford. To the surprise of …


UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017

AP Source: Jamal Crawford agrees to 2-year deal with Wolves

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Jamal Crawford has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The cap-strapped Wolves only …


Ricky Rubio traded from Minnesota Timberwolves to Utah Jazz for 1st-round pick

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Timberwolves reached an agreement with Utah on Friday to send point guard Ricky Rubio to the Jazz to clear salary cap space for a big run …


NBA Capsule: Timberwolves halt Blazers’ win streak

Karl-Anthony Towns had 34 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped Portland’s six-game winning streak with a 110-109 victory over the Trail Blazers on Monday night.


Timberwolves starting to find themselves under Tom Thibodeau

After starting the season a disappointing 6-18 under first-year coach Tom Thibodeau, the Minnesota Timberwolves have started to show signs of turning a corner in the new year. They have …