“AD is a better athlete. Karl is a better shooter,” Timberwolves assistant coach Kevin Hanson said of Anthony Davis, right, and Karl-Anthony Towns

From AD to KAT: Wolves assistant Hanson forms quick bond

The Timberwolves interviewed Kevin Hanson at Summer League in Las Vegas, and, with Anthony Davis gone to LA, Hanson agreed to leave New Orleans and help oversee Karl-Anthony Towns' progress in Minnesota.

NBA's two-minute report confirms correct delay of game call on Wolves

December 7
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder (17) celebrates with Luguentz Dort, left, after Schroder hit a basket to force overtime
The league's review of Friday's game said officials made the correct call in assessing a delay of game that resulted in a technical

Gone in a flash: Ahead with 1.1 seconds to play, Wolves lose in OT

December 7
Oklahoma City guard Dennis Schroder shoots in front of Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie
The game unraveled from in a series of unfortunate events that left the Wolves stunned headed into overtime, and they couldn't recover in a 139-127 loss to Oklahoma City.
Wolves
December 7

Gameday preview: Wolves at Lakers

Few expected the Lakers to be this good even after acquiring Anthony Davis from the Pelicans over the summer.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after sinking a fourth quarter basket Thursday night. He finished the game with 46 points.
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Wolves
December 7
Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and Andrew Wiggins (22) of the Timberwolves question a call in the fourth quarter against the Nuggets on Nov. 10

Wolves stalwarts Wiggins, Towns are struck by injury bug

Karl-Anthony Towns (knee) was able to give it a go Friday against the Thunder while Andrew Wiggins (thumb) missed his fourth game of the season.
Wolves
December 7
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder (17) celebrates with Luguentz Dort, left, after Schroder hit a basket to force overtime

What else went wrong for the Wolves in Friday's loss to the Thunder

There were other ways the Timberwolves could have beaten the Thunder, but they didn't seize those chances
Wolves
December 7

Wolves-Oklahoma City game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
December 6
Andrew Wiggins

Wiggins finding more success for Wolves with aggressive style

Andrew Wiggins is driving to the basket more, getting fouled more and unafraid to share his thoughts when he isn't getting calls in his favor.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 14 6 .700 0 8-3 6-3 7-3
    Utah 13 10 .565 2.5 9-2 4-8 5-5
    Minnesota 10 11 .476 4.5 3-7 7-4 3-7
    Oklahoma City 9 12 .429 5.5 7-5 2-7 5-5
    Portland 9 14 .391 6.5 4-5 5-9 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Lakers 20 3 .870 0 9-2 11-1 9-1
    LA Clippers 16 7 .696 4 13-1 3-6 8-2
    Phoenix 10 12 .455 9.5 5-7 5-5 3-7
    Sacramento 8 13 .381 11 5-4 3-9 4-6
    Golden State 5 19 .208 15.5 2-7 3-12 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Dallas 16 6 .727 0 8-4 8-2 9-1
    Houston 15 7 .682 1 9-2 6-5 6-4
    San Antonio 9 14 .391 7.5 7-6 2-8 4-6
    Memphis 6 16 .273 10 3-10 3-6 1-9
    New Orleans 6 17 .261 10.5 4-8 2-9 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 20 3 .870 0 10-1 10-2 10-0
    Indiana 15 8 .652 5 9-2 6-6 8-2
    Detroit 9 14 .391 11 7-5 2-9 5-5
    Chicago 8 15 .348 12 4-8 4-7 4-6
    Cleveland 5 17 .227 14.5 3-9 2-8 1-9
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 16 5 .762 0 9-0 7-5 6-4
    Toronto 15 6 .714 1 9-2 6-4 7-3
    Philadelphia 16 7 .696 1 11-0 5-7 8-2
    Brooklyn 12 10 .545 4.5 6-4 6-6 7-3
    New York 4 19 .174 13 3-10 1-9 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Miami 16 6 .727 0 9-0 7-6 7-3
    Orlando 11 11 .500 5 8-4 3-7 6-4
    Charlotte 9 15 .375 8 5-7 4-8 3-7
    Washington 7 14 .333 8.5 4-5 3-9 4-6
    Atlanta 5 17 .227 11 3-8 2-9 1-9
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 497
    A. Wiggins MIN 423
    R. Covington MIN 255
    J. Teague MIN 221
    J. Culver MIN 194
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 227
    R. Covington MIN 110
    J. Okogie MIN 100
    A. Wiggins MIN 92
    T. Graham MIN 74
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 127
    K. Towns MIN 85
    A. Wiggins MIN 57
    J. Culver MIN 49
    J. Okogie MIN 33
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Bell MIN .571
    K. Bates-Diop MIN .517
    K. Towns MIN .512
    N. Vonleh MIN .465
    J. Layman MIN .462
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 27
    A. Wiggins MIN 22
    R. Covington MIN 18
    G. Dieng MIN 17
    J. Culver MIN 11
  • Steals
    R. Covington MIN 26
    J. Culver MIN 21
    J. Okogie MIN 20
    K. Towns MIN 20
    J. Teague MIN 16
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 846
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 709
    L. Doncic DAL 662
    T. Young ATL 603
    B. Beal WAS 595
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 391
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 302
    R. Gobert UTA 281
    D. Sabonis IND 276
    C. Capela HOU 264
  • Assists
    L. James LAL 246
    L. Doncic DAL 203
    D. Graham CHA 186
    B. Simmons PHI 177
    T. Young ATL 176
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Allen BKN .673
    R. Holmes SAC .669
    R. Gobert UTA .667
    C. Capela HOU .639
    B. Clarke MEM .630
  • Blocked Shots
    A. Davis LAL 60
    J. Isaac ORL 55
    B. Lopez MIL 52
    A. Drummond DET 45
    K. Porzingis DAL 43
  • Steals
    B. Simmons PHI 51
    K. Dunn CHI 45
    J. Harden HOU 44
    F. VanVleet TOR 43
    (2) Players 41
  • Friday, December 6
    Brooklyn 111, Charlotte 104, F Orlando 93, Cleveland 87, F Detroit 108, Indiana 101, F
    Miami 112, Washington 103, F Boston 108, Denver 95, F Oklahoma City 139, Minnesota 127, F
    Golden State 100, Chicago 98, F Milwaukee 119, LA Clippers 91, F San Antonio 105, Sacramento 104, F
    LA Lakers 136, Portland 113, F
  • Saturday, December 7
    Dallas 130, New Orleans 84, F Indiana 104, New York 103, F Philadelphia 141, Cleveland 94, F
    Houston 115, Phoenix 109, F Utah 126, Memphis 112, F
  • Today, December 8
    Brooklyn 105, Denver 102, F Charlotte 32, Atlanta 27, 2nd, 10:00 Chicago @ Miami
    LA Clippers @ Washington Toronto @ Philadelphia Sacramento @ Dallas
    Oklahoma City @ Portland Minnesota @ LA Lakers
  • Monday, December 9
    LA Clippers @ Indiana Cleveland @ Boston Orlando @ Milwaukee
    Sacramento @ Houston Toronto @ Chicago Detroit @ New Orleans
    Oklahoma City @ Utah Minnesota @ Phoenix Memphis @ Golden State
  • Tuesday, December 10
    Washington @ Charlotte Atlanta @ Miami Denver @ Philadelphia
    New York @ Portland
  • Wednesday, December 11
    LA Clippers @ Toronto Boston @ Indiana LA Lakers @ Orlando
    Houston @ Cleveland Charlotte @ Brooklyn Utah @ Minnesota
    Atlanta @ Chicago Memphis @ Phoenix New Orleans @ Milwaukee
    Oklahoma City @ Sacramento New York @ Golden State
  • Thursday, December 12
    Philadelphia @ Boston Cleveland @ San Antonio Dallas @ Detroit
    Portland @ Denver
  • Friday, December 13
    LA Lakers @ Miami Houston @ Orlando New Orleans @ Philadelphia
    Indiana @ Atlanta Charlotte @ Chicago Milwaukee @ Memphis
    Golden State @ Utah LA Clippers @ Minnesota New York @ Sacramento
Wolves
December 5

Gameday preview: Wolves at Oklahoma City

he Wolves went 2-0 at OKC last season, and that included Ryan Saunders' head coaching debut Jan 8.
Wolves
December 5
Jim Petersen on Wolves' Teague: 'He needs to start playing like a veteran'

Jim Petersen on Wolves' Teague: 'He needs to start playing like a veteran'

Point guard Jeff Teague is making $19 million in the last year of his three-year deal, and FSN analyst Jim Petersen offered a blunt assessment of Teague’s production during Wednesday's game.
Wolves
December 5
Dallas forward Luka Doncic tried to get past Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie for a shot in the second quarter.

One quarter empty: Wolves can't stop late-game rally by Dallas

For three quarters the Wolves had keep the most efficient offense in the NBA from operating at peak performance. The success didn't last, though.
Wolves
December 5
Dallas forward Luka Doncic tries to defend against a shot by Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver on Wednesday.

Wolves' Culver puts in the work during uneven rookie season

Jarrett Culver has had a typical rookie season — there have been flashes of promise mixed with inconsistency.
Wolves
December 5

Wolves-Dallas game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wolves
December 5
Dallas forward Luka Doncic (center) and the rest of the bench react after a three-pointer by Justin Jackson against the Timberwolves during the second

Wolves limit Doncic, but his teammates pick up the slack

Luka Doncic finished with 22 points, but he needed 22 shot attempts to get there. Meanwhile, Jalen Brunson ignited the deciding Dallas run in the fourth by scoring 14 of his 16 points.
Wolves
December 4
James Harden didn't get credit for this dunk against the Spurs.

Denied! Refs don't count Harden's dunk, Rockets lose by two to Spurs

Officials ruled the ball didn't clear the cylinder, but crew chief James Capers said after the game that the call was a mistake.
Wolves
December 4
Karl-Anthony Towns tried to snare the ball Nov. 29 at San Antonio, when the Wolves won 113-101 to improve to 7-2 on the road this season.

After last season's travel misery, Wolves winning away from home

Last season: An 0-5 road trip ended with Jimmy Butler traded. An 0-4 road trip helped end Tom Thibodeau's tenure. This season: The Wolves are 7-2 away from Target Center.
Wolves
December 3

The Wolves' road test in the coming month

The Timberwolves are 7-2 away from Target Center this season, but they haven't had a road trip longer than two games. That changes this month.
Wolves
December 3

Timberwolves-Dallas game preview

The Timberwolves are nearly back at full strength after the injury and illness bug bit them through the first six weeks of the season.
Wolves
December 3
Keita Bates-Diop

Corner three-pointers becoming a strength for Wolves

Wolves are dialed in to the value of the closer, corner three-pointer.
EPISODE 45
December 3
Forward Keita Bates-Diop (shown against Phoenix earlier this month).

Podcast: Can Wolves continue to prove there's no place like the road?

Chris Hine and Michael Rand discuss the Timberwolves' strange struggles at home (3-7) and success on the road (7-2) as they embark on a four-game trip out West.
Wolves
December 2
Wolves guard Josh Okogie passed the ball under the basket while being guarded by Grizzlies forward Solomon Hill, center, and forward Jaren Jackson Jr.

Wolves continue to struggle at home, fall to shorthanded Memphis

The Wolves have lost four in a row at Target Center, even though the Grizzlies had lost six consecutive games and were missing their leading scorer.
Wolves
December 1
The Wolves' Andrew Wiggins scored at least 21 points in all 11 games he played in during November.

Wolves' Wiggins completes best month of NBA career

In 11 November games, Andrew Wiggins averaged 27.1 points, made 48.3% of his shots and 39.5% of his three-pointers.
Wolves
December 1

Wolves-Memphis game recap

Memphis' Dillon Brooks scored 26 points and has 57 points in two victories over the Wolves this season. He made four of five three-pointers.
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Minnesota 10-11
LA Lakers 20-3

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