Taj Gibson, primarily an inside player, has hit a career-high 10 threes this season in 24 attempts.

How many are too many three-pointers in the NBA?

Teams continue to shoot more and more bombs.

Curry, Warriors shoot their way past Wolves 116-108

December 11
Stephen Curry celebrates a score as theTimberwolves' Derrick Rose looked on in the second half
The Warriors on Monday hit 19 of 43 three-point attempts as the Wolves fell to 0-9 against Western Conference opponents on the road.

NBA point guards still aren't a go-to source for science knowledge

December 10
NBA point guards still aren't a go-to source for science knowledge
Maybe when you make enough money and three-pointers, you think you get to invent your own science and/or history? Stephen Curry is the latest example.
Wolves
December 11

Timberwolves-Sacramento game preview

The Wolves have yet to win any road games against opponents from the Western Conference in nine tries – a trend they are going to have to reverse if they'd like to make the playoffs.
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 11

Chris Hine's NBA short takes

It's been an eventful couple of weeks for the Bulls, who fired coach Fred Hoiberg Dec. 3 and named assistant Jim Boylen coach.
Wolves
December 11
T-Wolves Gaming revealed its franchise logo Tuesday along with plans for a skyway-level training center near Target Center.

New T-Wolves Gaming franchise logo unveiled

The Timberwolves also disclosed plans for a training center for the e-sports franchise, set to begin competition in April in the first e-sports league operated by a U.S. pro sports league.
Wolves
December 11
Robert Covington

Covington returns for Wolves at Golden State

Robert Covington was back in the lineup Monday against the Warriors after missing Saturday's game at Portland because of right knee soreness.
Wolves
December 11

Wolves-Golden State game recap

A look back at Monday night's game.
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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Oklahoma City 17 8 .680 0 10-3 7-5 7-3
    Denver 18 9 .667 0 10-3 8-6 8-2
    Portland 15 12 .556 3 10-4 5-8 3-7
    Minnesota 13 14 .481 5 11-4 2-10 6-4
    Utah 13 15 .464 5.5 4-6 9-9 5-5
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 19 9 .679 0 12-2 7-7 7-3
    LA Clippers 17 9 .654 1 9-2 8-7 6-4
    LA Lakers 17 10 .630 1.5 11-4 6-6 7-3
    Sacramento 14 12 .538 4 6-5 8-7 6-4
    Phoenix 4 24 .143 15 3-11 1-13 0-10
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Memphis 15 11 .577 0 8-4 7-7 4-6
    Dallas 14 11 .560 0.5 12-2 2-9 7-3
    San Antonio 14 14 .500 2 10-4 4-10 5-5
    New Orleans 14 15 .483 2.5 10-4 4-11 4-6
    Houston 12 14 .462 3 6-5 6-9 3-7
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 18 8 .692 0 13-3 5-5 6-4
    Indiana 17 10 .630 1.5 9-4 8-6 6-4
    Detroit 13 12 .520 4.5 9-6 4-6 5-5
    Cleveland 6 21 .222 12.5 4-10 2-11 3-7
    Chicago 6 22 .214 13 4-11 2-11 1-9
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 21 7 .750 0 11-4 10-3 7-3
    Philadelphia 19 9 .679 2 14-1 5-8 8-2
    Boston 16 10 .615 4 8-3 8-7 7-3
    Brooklyn 10 18 .357 11 4-10 6-8 2-8
    New York 8 20 .286 13 4-9 4-11 4-6
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Charlotte 13 13 .500 0 9-5 4-8 5-5
    Orlando 12 15 .444 1.5 6-8 6-7 3-7
    Miami 11 15 .423 2 5-9 6-6 5-5
    Washington 11 16 .407 2.5 7-5 4-11 5-5
    Atlanta 6 20 .231 7 4-9 2-11 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 582
    D. Rose MIN 460
    A. Wiggins MIN 368
    R. Covington MIN 315
    T. Gibson MIN 286
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 320
    T. Gibson MIN 185
    D. Saric MIN 158
    R. Covington MIN 139
    G. Dieng MIN 107
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 168
    D. Rose MIN 113
    T. Jones MIN 74
    K. Towns MIN 64
    A. Wiggins MIN 51
  • Field Goal Percentage
    T. Gibson MIN .528
    K. Towns MIN .495
    D. Rose MIN .488
    G. Dieng MIN .453
    (2) Players .433
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 45
    R. Covington MIN 36
    G. Dieng MIN 18
    T. Gibson MIN 15
    A. Wiggins MIN 15
  • Steals
    R. Covington MIN 55
    A. Wiggins MIN 30
    T. Jones MIN 29
    T. Gibson MIN 27
    K. Towns MIN 25
  • Points
    K. Durant GS 807
    L. James LAL 765
    J. Embiid PHI 709
    D. Lillard POR 708
    A. Davis NO 686
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 387
    J. Embiid PHI 355
    R. Gobert UTA 344
    D. Jordan DAL 340
    E. Kanter NY 323
  • Assists
    K. Lowry TOR 270
    J. Holiday NO 256
    B. Simmons PHI 213
    J. Wall WAS 208
    N. Jokic DEN 205
  • Field Goal Percentage
    R. Gobert UTA .685
    C. Capela HOU .653
    M. Harrell LAC .639
    D. Sabonis IND .639
    P. Siakam TOR .613
  • Blocked Shots
    M. Turner IND 73
    A. Davis NO 71
    J. McGee LAL 69
    H. Whiteside MIA 64
    R. Gobert UTA 54
  • Steals
    P. George OKC 56
    R. Covington MIN 55
    J. Holiday NO 51
    J. Holiday CHI 50
    J. Butler PHI 48
  • Monday, December 10
    Indiana 109, Washington 101, F Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102, F Boston 113, New Orleans 100, F
    Sacramento 108, Chicago 89, F Milwaukee 108, Cleveland 92, F Oklahoma City 122, Utah 113, F
    Dallas 101, Orlando 76, F Denver 105, Memphis 99, F LA Clippers 123, Phoenix 119, F
    LA Lakers 108, Miami 105, F Golden State 116, Minnesota 108, F
  • Tuesday, December 11
    Houston 111, Portland 103, F San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86, F Toronto 123, LA Clippers 99, F
  • Today, December 12
    New York @ Cleveland Milwaukee @ Indiana Detroit @ Charlotte
    Boston @ Washington Brooklyn @ Philadelphia Portland @ Memphis
    Oklahoma City @ New Orleans Atlanta @ Dallas Miami @ Utah
    Minnesota @ Sacramento Toronto @ Golden State
  • Thursday, December 13
    LA Lakers @ Houston LA Clippers @ San Antonio Chicago @ Orlando
    Dallas @ Phoenix
  • Friday, December 14
    New York @ Charlotte Atlanta @ Boston Milwaukee @ Cleveland
    Washington @ Brooklyn Indiana @ Philadelphia Miami @ Memphis
    Oklahoma City @ Denver Toronto @ Portland Golden State @ Sacramento
  • Saturday, December 15
    Utah @ Orlando LA Lakers @ Charlotte Boston @ Detroit
    Houston @ Memphis Chicago @ San Antonio LA Clippers @ Oklahoma City
    Minnesota @ Phoenix
  • Sunday, December 16
    Atlanta @ Brooklyn Philadelphia @ Cleveland New York @ Indiana
    LA Lakers @ Washington Sacramento @ Dallas Miami @ New Orleans
    Toronto @ Denver
  • Monday, December 17
    Milwaukee @ Detroit Phoenix @ New York Sacramento @ Minnesota
    Utah @ Houston Chicago @ Oklahoma City Philadelphia @ San Antonio
    Portland @ LA Clippers Memphis @ Golden State
Wolves
December 10
Jimmy Butler's transition into the Philadelphia offense hasn't been so smooth for 76ers star Joel Embiid, right.

76ers star says he's not meshing well with Butler: 'We got to figure it out'

It seems that Embiid hasn't fully adjusted to playing with four-time All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler, who, like Embiid, thrives on attacking the basket.
Wolves
December 9

Timberwolves-Golden State game preview

The Wolves played without Robert Covington in their 113-105 loss to Portland on Saturday, and his status is unclear for Monday.
Vikings
December 9
Four high-profile local teams are on the postseason fringes at various stages of their seasons: the Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves and Gophers men’s ba

Assessing (and perhaps obsessing over) playoff chances for Vikings, Wild, Wolves and Gophers

Four high-profile local teams are on the postseason fringes at various stages of their seasons: the Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves and Gophers men's basketball.
Wolves
December 9
Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, right, blocks the shot of Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose during the first half of an NBA basket

Late push by Blazers too much for depleted Wolves in Portland

Despite a gutsy effort, the Wolves couldn't outlast Portland, which got clutch baskets in the final moments from Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum for a 113-105 victory.
Wolves
December 9
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, passes the ball away from Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie during the second half of an NB

Wolves teammates call Okogie 'a highlight waiting to happen'

With Robert Covington injured, rookie Josh Okogie rejoined the Wolves' rotation in Saturday's loss at Portland.
Wolves
December 9
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, right, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketba

Wolves-Portland game recap

Highlights from the Timberwolves' 113-105 loss to the Blazers in Portland, Ore., on Saturday.
Wolves
December 8
Most of guard Tyus Jones’ stats are down this season, but the Wolves’ second unit has been more effective than in the past.

Wolves' Jones adjust to playing without the ball

Jones is playing about the same amount of minutes as last year — 17.9, but his offensive numbers are down in most categories.
Wolves
December 8

Portland 113, Timberwolves 105

The Timberwolves began a four-game road trip in Portland, Ore., and suffered a 113-105 defeat.
Wolves
December 8
Esports teams battled during a tournament in California.

Welcome to e-sports, the next big thing in sports

There's a video game revolution going on, and some heavy hitters, such as the NBA, want in.
Wolves
December 8

E-sports, the NBA and the Timberwolves: an explaination on the gaming-pro sports revolution

What are e-sports? E-sports — electronic sports — are video gaming competitions — gamers trying to beat each other in whatever video game is being…
Wolves
December 8
On the left: IFEAST, a.k.a. Mihad Feratovic. On the right: Hood, a.k.a. Brandon Caicedo.

E-sports names: What's the deal with these players' nom de game?

What’s in a Name? Players go by their own chosen “NBA 2K” nicknames, such as OneWild­Walnut, Boo Painter and Mama Im Dat Man. Here is…
Wolves
December 8

How NBA 2K gamers will make more than NBA minor-league players

As so many of his generation, Timberwolves guard C.J. Williams grew up on video games and he remembers that every time he sees a photo…
Wolves
December 8
Wolves forward Andrew Wiggins hit a three-pointer under pressure in the first half Wednesday against Charlotte.

Wolves stronger in mind, and standings, into second Western swing

The Timberwolves appear to have shed issues that fueled earlier 0-5 Western trip.
Wolves
December 7

Timberwolves-Portland game preview

The Wolves head out on a West Coast road trip feeling better than they did last month, when an 0-5 road trip out west marked the end of the Jimmy Butler era.
Wolves
December 7
Timberwolves forward Robert Covington, forward Andrew Wiggins and center Karl-Anthony Towns reacted after a fourth quarter timeout called by the Horne

Souhan: First Butler trade burned Wolves, second one lights a fire

The Timberwolves are 9-3 since trading Jimmy Butler for Robert Covington and Dario Saric. Trading for Butler in the first place turned out to be move not worth the risk.
Final, 12/10 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 13-14 24 33 20 31 108
Golden State 19-9 30 33 28 25 116

NBA Scoreboard

  • Portland

    Houston

     

    - F

    103

    111

  • Phoenix

    San Antonio

     

    - F

    86

    111

  • Toronto

    LA Clippers

     

    - F

    123

    99