Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns drove past Pistons forward Thon Maker during the second half Monday.

After starting with a boom, Wolves hold off doom to beat Pistons

Detroit cut into a comfortable Wolves lead in the game's final minutes, but the Wolves showed some resolve in holding off the Pistons for a 120-114 victory.

Breakout season? Wiggins keeps it rolling in Timberwolves win

November 11
If you take Andrew Wiggins’ past six games, he is averaging 29 points, 4.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds. More important is how Wiggins is achieving those p
In another All-Star caliber performance, Andrew Wiggins had 33 points, six rebounds and five assists to help the Wolves earn a 120-114 win over the Pistons.

Saunders not deterred by 6-for-45 three-point shooting vs. Nuggets

November 11
Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders said he didn’t think a performance like Sunday’s -- a 6-for-45 three-point shooting performance against the Nugge
Wolves coach Ryan Saunders said he didn't think a performance like Sunday's would have a long-term effect on the Wolves' confidence.
Wolves
November 12

Wolves-Detroit game recap

The Wolves' Andrew Wiggins continued his string of strong performances, taking over primary ball-handling duties and scoring 33 points to go with six rebounds and five assists.
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
November 11
Karl-Anthony Towns (32) of Minnesota Timberwolves fouled Nikola Jokic (15) of the Denver Nuggets (15) in the first quarter.

Long-range flubs doom Wolves to overtime defeat vs. Denver

The Wolves shot only 35.1 percent overall and went 6-for-45 on three-point shots — with those 39 misses being the third most ever in an NBA game.
Wolves
November 11
The Wolves' Andrew Wiggins (22) fought for the ball with Denver defenders in the second quarter.

Saunders impressed by team's fourth-quarter defense

A lineup that included Treveon Graham, Josh Okogie and Robert Covington — along with Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins — spent the fourth quarter playing some of the best defense fans at Target Center have seen in a while.
Wolves
November 10
Blake Griffin (right) is expected to be in the lineup for Detroit.

Gameday preview: Wolves at Detroit

he Timberwolves have lost eight straight games to the Pistons, the last win coming on Nov. 20, 2015.
Wolves
November 10

Timberwolves-Denver game recap

Nikola Jokic stood in the way between the Wolves and a comeback victory.

nba

  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 7 2 .778 0 3-1 4-1 7-2
    Utah 7 3 .700 0.5 5-0 2-3 7-3
    Minnesota 6 4 .600 1.5 2-2 4-2 6-4
    Oklahoma City 4 6 .400 3.5 4-3 0-3 4-6
    Portland 4 6 .400 3.5 1-3 3-3 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Lakers 7 2 .778 0 4-1 3-1 7-2
    LA Clippers 7 3 .700 0.5 6-1 1-2 7-3
    Phoenix 6 3 .667 1 4-2 2-1 6-3
    Sacramento 3 6 .333 4 1-3 2-3 3-6
    Golden State 2 9 .182 6 1-5 1-4 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 7 3 .700 0 3-1 4-2 7-3
    Dallas 6 4 .600 1 2-3 4-1 6-4
    San Antonio 5 5 .500 2 4-3 1-2 5-5
    Memphis 3 7 .300 4 2-4 1-3 3-7
    New Orleans 2 8 .200 5 1-4 1-4 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 7 3 .700 0 2-1 5-2 7-3
    Indiana 6 4 .600 1 4-1 2-3 6-4
    Cleveland 4 5 .444 2.5 2-2 2-3 4-5
    Detroit 4 7 .364 3.5 3-3 1-4 3-7
    Chicago 3 7 .300 4 1-3 2-4 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 8 1 .889 0 4-0 4-1 8-1
    Toronto 7 3 .700 1.5 4-0 3-3 7-3
    Philadelphia 6 3 .667 2 3-0 3-3 6-3
    Brooklyn 4 5 .444 4 3-2 1-3 4-5
    New York 2 8 .200 6.5 1-3 1-5 2-8
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Miami 6 3 .667 0 3-0 3-3 6-3
    Charlotte 4 6 .400 2.5 2-3 2-3 4-6
    Atlanta 3 6 .333 3 2-4 1-2 3-6
    Orlando 3 7 .300 3.5 3-3 0-4 3-7
    Washington 2 6 .250 3.5 1-3 1-3 2-6
  • Points
    A. Wiggins MIN 255
    K. Towns MIN 204
    R. Covington MIN 120
    J. Layman MIN 100
    J. Okogie MIN 88
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 97
    R. Covington MIN 57
    J. Okogie MIN 53
    A. Wiggins MIN 48
    N. Vonleh MIN 39
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 38
    K. Towns MIN 34
    A. Wiggins MIN 33
    S. Napier MIN 27
    J. Culver MIN 21
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Bell MIN .692
    J. Teague MIN .500
    N. Vonleh MIN .500
    K. Towns MIN .486
    A. Wiggins MIN .473
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 14
    R. Covington MIN 12
    A. Wiggins MIN 11
    J. Layman MIN 8
    G. Dieng MIN 7
  • Steals
    R. Covington MIN 15
    J. Okogie MIN 14
    T. Graham MIN 11
    K. Towns MIN 11
    (2) Players 9
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 373
    D. Lillard POR 330
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 297
    L. Doncic DAL 283
    K. Irving BKN 270
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 192
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 143
    R. Gobert UTA 131
    K. Love CLE 121
    H. Whiteside POR 118
  • Assists
    L. James LAL 99
    L. Doncic DAL 91
    M. Brogdon IND 89
    J. Harden HOU 83
    F. VanVleet TOR 77
  • Field Goal Percentage
    R. Gobert UTA .656
    M. Harrell LAC .650
    C. Capela HOU .635
    R. Holmes SAC .635
    (2) Players .600
  • Blocked Shots
    J. Isaac ORL 30
    A. Davis LAL 28
    A. Drummond DET 24
    B. Lopez MIL 22
    (2) Players 22
  • Steals
    K. Dunn CHI 22
    B. Simmons PHI 21
    A. Drummond DET 19
    K. Leonard LAC 18
    R. Westbrook HOU 18
  • Sunday, November 10
    Denver 100, Minnesota 98, F Indiana 109, Orlando 102, F Philadelphia 114, Charlotte 106, F
    Milwaukee 121, Oklahoma City 119, F Cleveland 108, New York 87, F Phoenix 138, Brooklyn 112, F
    Portland 124, Atlanta 113, F Toronto 113, LA Lakers 104, F
  • Monday, November 11
    Minnesota 120, Detroit 114, F Boston 116, Dallas 106, F Memphis 113, San Antonio 109, F
    Houston 122, New Orleans 116, F LA Clippers 98, Toronto 88, F Utah 122, Golden State 108, F
  • Today, November 12
    Oklahoma City @ Indiana Cleveland @ Philadelphia Detroit @ Miami
    New York @ Chicago Brooklyn @ Utah Atlanta @ Denver
    LA Lakers @ Phoenix Portland @ Sacramento
  • Wednesday, November 13
    Memphis @ Charlotte Philadelphia @ Orlando LA Clippers @ Houston
    Washington @ Boston San Antonio @ Minnesota Toronto @ Portland
    Golden State @ LA Lakers
  • Thursday, November 14
    Miami @ Cleveland Dallas @ New York Chicago @ Milwaukee
    LA Clippers @ New Orleans Atlanta @ Phoenix Brooklyn @ Denver
  • Friday, November 15
    Detroit @ Charlotte San Antonio @ Orlando Washington @ Minnesota
    Indiana @ Houston Philadelphia @ Oklahoma City Utah @ Memphis
    Boston @ Golden State Sacramento @ LA Lakers
  • Saturday, November 16
    Brooklyn @ Chicago Milwaukee @ Indiana Charlotte @ New York
    Houston @ Minnesota New Orleans @ Miami Portland @ San Antonio
    Toronto @ Dallas Atlanta @ LA Clippers
  • Sunday, November 17
    Philadelphia @ Cleveland Boston @ Sacramento Washington @ Orlando
    Denver @ Memphis Golden State @ New Orleans Atlanta @ LA Lakers
Wolves
November 10

Timberwolves fall to Denver in overtime

The Minnesota Timberwolves played the Denver Nuggets at Target Center.
Wolves
November 9
Kawhi Leonard, center, and Paul George, third from right, watch from the bench during the second half of the team's game against the Milwaukee Bucks o

Is 'load management' necessary in NBA?

Sunday debate: Is resting players, particularly on one end of back-to-back games, a smart strategy for the long haul or is it overblown nonsense?
Wolves
November 9
The Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins was greeted by teammates after making his third three-pointer late in the fourth quarter against the Heat on Oct. 27.

Wiggins is finding his range, and it's not midrange

Timberwolves enigma Andrew Wiggins has hit a hot stretch in team's new offensive philosophy. Or has he changed?
Wolves
November 9

Gameday preview: Wolves vs. Denver

The Wolves are 2-1 at home after Friday's OT victory over Golden State. The Nuggets have won three straight since a two-game losing streak to Dallas and New Orleans
Wolves
November 9
Andrew Wiggins drives to the basket while covered by Golden State's Alec Burks

Russell scores 52, Wiggins counters with 40 to help Wolves beat Golden State in OT

Andrew Wiggins had the dagger three-pointer with 23 seconds remaining. The Warriors hung with the Wolves despite being without Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green.
Wolves
November 9

Wolves-Golden State game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
November 8
The Timberwolves Josh Okogie stole the ball during overtime as Golden State's Glen Robinson III attempted to cover

Okogie provides a boost in overtime for the Wolves

The versatile Josh Okogie did a little bit of everything on Friday night.
Wolves
November 8
DeAngelo Russell

The cold truth: Why did D'Angelo Russell choose Warriors over Wolves?

There was a lot that Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell liked about the Timberwolves as he was going through free agency this summer. But he knew that winter was coming.
Wolves
November 8
Gorgui Dieng (5) of the Minnesota Timberwolves. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – September 30, 2019, Target Cen

Wolves veteran Gorgui Dieng honored for his charity work

Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng spends a significant part of his free time working to improve the lives of people in his native Senegal – and the NBA is recognizing him for his efforts.
Wolves
November 8
Houston's Clint Capela dunked on Wednesday night surrounded by a Warriors fivesome of Jordan Poole (3), Willie Cauley-Stein (2), Eric Paschall (7), Gl

Wounded Warriors aren't immune to fast-paced changes in the NBA

Golden State comes to Target Center looking nothing like the team that has won the past five Western Conference championships.
EPISODE 42
November 8
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, grimaces after Phoenix Suns' Aron Baynes fell onto him during the second half.

Podcast: Fire up the D'Angelo Russell rumors with Golden State here

Chris Hine and Michael Rand talk about the Timberwolves' defensive woes against Memphis, the encouraging start by Andrew Wiggins, the lack of makes on wide-open threes and how Golden State's awful start impacts the Timberwolves in multiple ways.
Wolves
November 7

Wolves-Golden state gameday preview

wolves gameday 7 p.m. vs. Golden State • FSN, 830-AMWarriors injuries are clear, Wolves more muddledWolves update: The question for the Wolves is the same…
Wolves
November 7
Memphis guard Ja Morant handles the ball between Timberwolves forward Treveon Graham, right, and center Karl-Anthony Towns

Fast breaks and threes: Wolves defense shelled in 137-121 loss to Memphis

Karl-Anthony Towns cut off the first question of his postgame media scrum at the first mention of the word "defense." That was about all the Wolves cut off in their loss to the Grizzlies.
Wolves
November 7
The Wolves have a big problem so far this season: Hitting open shots

The Wolves have a big problem so far this season: Hitting open shots

In seven games this season, the Timberwolves have done plenty of good things in compiling a 4-3 record. But one significant part of the game has dragged them down.
Wolves
November 7
Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague

No point? Wolves without Teague, Napier in Memphis

Jeff Teague and Shabazz Napier missed Wednesday's game, with Teague not even making the trip because of an illness and Napier out because of a strained right hamstring. It meant the Wolves had to do some shuffling
Final, 11/11 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 6-4 41 25 26 28 120
Detroit 4-7 26 25 30 33 114

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