Karl-Anthony Towns looking to improve: 'Things are about to change'

Karl-Anthony Towns looking to improve: 'Things are about to change'

Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns is committed to his team and his adopted hometown.

Now at Target Center: Out with the old, in with the new (and improved) scoreboard

July 27
Now at Target Center: Out with the old, in with the new (and improved) scoreboard
Video and images emerged Wednesday of the current Target Center scoreboard being lowered to the arena floor for a final time, removed permanently to make way for much-needed change.

Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

July 27
Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena
Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors.
Wolves
July 26

Lue, Cavs agree to five-year extension

Coach Tyronn Lue and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed on a five-year, $35 milllion extension on Monday.
Wolves
July 21

Timberwolves officially sign forward/center Jordan Hill

The Timberwolves officially signed forward/center Jordan Hill on Wednesday, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed, though it was reported last week that the deal…
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Wolves
July 19

Dueling threes: Wolves, Jones fall short to Bulls in overtime

Summer League MVP Tyus Jones and the Wolves couldn't overcome Denzel Valentine's buzzer-beaters.
Sports
July 19

The highlight reel: Tyus Jones dazzles in Las Vegas

Jones, the NBA Summer League MVP, put on another excellent performance in the title game -- with 27 points,10 assists and a long-range three pointer.
Wolves
July 18

Minnesota Scene: Wolves' Bjelica expected to miss Olympics

The Serbian basketball federation reportedly has said Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the Rio Olympics because of a right foot injury.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Oklahoma City 55 27 .671 0 32-9 23-18 5-5
    Portland 44 38 .537 11 28-13 16-25 7-3
    Utah 40 42 .488 15 24-17 16-25 5-5
    Denver 33 49 .402 22 18-23 15-26 3-7
    Minnesota 29 53 .354 26 14-27 15-26 5-5
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 73 9 .890 0 39-2 34-7 8-2
    LA Clippers 53 29 .646 20 29-12 24-17 8-2
    Sacramento 33 49 .402 40 18-23 15-26 5-5
    Phoenix 23 59 .280 50 14-27 9-32 3-7
    LA Lakers 17 65 .207 56 12-29 5-36 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 67 15 .817 0 40-1 27-14 6-4
    Dallas 42 40 .512 25 23-18 19-22 7-3
    Memphis 42 40 .512 25 26-15 16-25 1-9
    Houston 41 41 .500 26 23-18 18-23 6-4
    New Orleans 30 52 .366 37 21-20 9-32 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 57 25 .695 0 33-8 24-17 6-4
    Indiana 45 37 .549 12 26-15 19-22 7-3
    Detroit 44 38 .537 13 26-15 18-23 6-4
    Chicago 42 40 .512 15 26-15 16-25 6-4
    Milwaukee 33 49 .402 24 23-18 10-31 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 56 26 .683 0 32-9 24-17 7-3
    Boston 48 34 .585 8 28-13 20-21 6-4
    New York 32 50 .390 24 18-23 14-27 3-7
    Brooklyn 21 61 .256 35 14-27 7-34 0-10
    Philadelphia 10 72 .122 46 7-34 3-38 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 48 34 .585 0 27-14 21-20 6-4
    Charlotte 48 34 .585 0 30-11 18-23 7-3
    Miami 48 34 .585 0 28-13 20-21 6-4
    Washington 41 41 .500 7 22-19 19-22 6-4
    Orlando 35 47 .427 13 23-18 12-29 6-4
  • Points
    A. Wiggins MIN 1675
    K. Towns MIN 1503
    Z. LaVine MIN 1150
    S. Muhammad MIN 863
    G. Dieng MIN 827
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 858
    G. Dieng MIN 585
    R. Rubio MIN 326
    A. Wiggins MIN 291
    S. Muhammad MIN 267
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 658
    Z. LaVine MIN 251
    A. Wiggins MIN 164
    K. Towns MIN 161
    G. Dieng MIN 143
  • Field Goal Percentage
    G. Smith MIN .563
    K. Towns MIN .542
    G. Dieng MIN .532
    K. Garnett MIN .470
    N. Bjelica MIN .468
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 138
    G. Dieng MIN 96
    A. Wiggins MIN 46
    N. Bjelica MIN 21
    Z. LaVine MIN 17
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    G. Dieng MIN 94
    A. Wiggins MIN 78
    Z. LaVine MIN 69
    K. Towns MIN 58
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2376
    S. Curry GS 2375
    K. Durant OKC 2029
    L. James CLE 1920
    D. Lillard POR 1879
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 1198
    D. Jordan LAC 1059
    H. Whiteside MIA 865
    K. Towns MIN 858
    D. Howard HOU 835
  • Assists
    R. Rondo SAC 839
    R. Westbrook OKC 834
    J. Wall WAS 789
    C. Paul LAC 738
    R. Rubio MIN 658
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .703
    D. Howard HOU .620
    H. Whiteside MIA .605
    E. Kanter OKC .576
    M. Gortat WAS .567
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside MIA 269
    D. Jordan LAC 177
    S. Ibaka OKC 148
    P. Gasol CHI 146
    P. Millsap ATL 139
  • Steals
    S. Curry GS 169
    R. Westbrook OKC 163
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    T. Ariza HOU 160
    K. Lowry TOR 158
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Sports
July 18

RandBall: Intrigued by LaVine's video and 50 Cent in a Wolves cap

Two things I’ve found oddly mesmerizing in the past 24 hours, both of which have to do with the Timberwolves.
Wolves
July 18

Tyus Jones named Summer League MVP, leads Wolves into title game

Tyus Jones scored 29 points Sunday and the Wolves won their fourth consecutive game without rookie Kris Dunn, beating Phoenix 93-83. They'll play Chicago tonight.
Sports
July 18

Can Tyus Jones force the Wolves into a point guard controversy?

Isn’t it interesting how a change in direction during an overlooked batch of glorified exhibition games can impact a narrative?
Wolves
July 17

Hartman: Taylor not ready to state goals for Wolves just yet

While owner Glen Taylor is hesitant to put expectations on the Wolves, one thing he did say is that he doesn't believe point guard Ricky Rubio will be traded at this point.
Wolves
July 17

Tyus Jones' two late free throws send Wolves past Raptors and into Summer League semifinals

Tyus Jones drew a foul and hit two free throws in the final second.
Sports
July 15

New uniforms and more. Wolves to start rebranding effort

The Timberwolves are in the preliminary stages of a rebranding effort that will include new uniforms. The 2017-18 season would be a logical time to see the results.
Wolves
July 15

Tyus Jones' double-double sends Wolves into Summer League quarterfinals

Apple Valley's Tyus Jones shot 9-for-15 from the floor and 7-for-9 from the free-throw line for the Wolves in the win over Memphis.
Wolves
July 14

Aldrich returns home to fill gap with grind for Wolves

Cole Aldrich's NBA odyssey winds its way back to Minnesota. The former Bloomington Jefferson standout signed a three-year, $22 million contract.
Wolves
July 14

Cole Aldrich on playing for the hometown Timberwolves

The former Bloomington Jefferson star grew up a Wolves fan.
Sports
July 14

Who are these guys with new Wolves center Cole Aldrich?

The new Timberwolves player was the Star Tribune's Metro Player of the Year in 2007. That leads to a burning question.
Sports
July 14

Cole Aldrich, a lifelong Wolves fan, says he'll 'do all I can' to win

Former Bloomington Jefferson standout Cole Aldrich met with the Twin Cities sports media and donned a Wolves jersey Thursday morning. Here are a few highlights:
Sports
July 14

ESPYs snub of Saunders angers fans; network says he was part of tribute

Was Flip Saunders snubbed on the ESPYs last night, or was it just bad timing? That depends on your perspective — and probably what you saw with your own eyes.
Wolves
July 14

Payne leads Wolves in Summer League win; Dunn doesn't play

Adreian Payne broke out of his shooting slump, going 8-for-16 from the field for 20 points.
Wolves
July 14

Wolves' two new minority owners share a love of the NBA

Both made it clear that buying into Glen Taylor's Timberwolves — Meyer Orbach with a 9.5 percent share, Lizhang Jiang with a 5 percent — was the perfect combination of business and pleasure.
Wolves
July 14
FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Indiana Pacers center Jorda...

Wolves reach deal with former Pacers forward Hill; Rubio's knee fine

Hill averaged 8.8 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Indiana Pacers last year. He is the latest addition to the Wolves frontcourt after adding center Cole Aldrich earlier in free agency.

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