Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,' dies

August 27
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,' dies
The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's office said Dawkins died Thursday morning at a hospital. Later Thursday, Dawkins' family said a heart attack was the cause of death. Officials said an autopsy was scheduled for Friday.

Report: Hornets sign Kidd-Gilchrist to $52M extension

August 24
Report: Hornets sign Kidd-Gilchrist to $52M extension
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.
Wolves
August 21
Detroit Pistons' Tayshaun Prince (22) drives to the basket against Min...

Wolves make Tayshaun Prince signing official

Tayshaun Prince has officially reunited with Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders, signing a one-year contract Thursday.
Celebrities
August 19

C.J.: Karl-Anthony Towns is a cool KAT with Timberwolves fans

Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns is already demonstrating chops as a deft handler of fans.
Sports
August 18

Wolves play Thunder, Bucks in preseason games at Target Center

Minnesota will open its exhibition schedule Oct. 7 against Oklahoma City at home. The team will also play in Ottawa and Winnipeg.
Wolves
August 14
Memphis Grizzlies' Tayshaun Prince (21) defends against Minnesota Timb...

Wolves add veteran forward Tayshaun Prince

Tayshaun Prince, 35, agreed to a one-year deal that will reunite him with Flip Saunders.
Wolves
August 13

Wolves to open 2015-16 schedule in L.A. vs. Lakers

The Timberwolves and top pick Karl-Anthony Towns will open the season October 28 in Los Angeles against the Lakers’ No. 2 pick D’Angelo Russell
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nba Statistics

  • Western Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Portland 51 31 .622 0 32-9 19-22 4-6
    Oklahoma City 45 37 .549 6 29-12 16-25 4-6
    Utah 38 44 .463 13 21-20 17-24 7-3
    Denver 30 52 .366 21 19-22 11-30 3-7
    Minnesota 16 66 .195 35 9-32 7-34 0-10
  • Western Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 67 15 .817 0 39-2 28-13 8-2
    LA Clippers 56 26 .683 11 30-11 26-15 9-1
    Phoenix 39 43 .476 28 22-19 17-24 1-9
    Sacramento 29 53 .354 38 18-23 11-30 3-7
    LA Lakers 21 61 .256 46 12-29 9-32 2-8
  • Western Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 56 26 .683 0 30-11 26-15 7-3
    Memphis 55 27 .671 1 31-10 24-17 5-5
    San Antonio 55 27 .671 1 33-8 22-19 9-1
    Dallas 50 32 .610 6 27-14 23-18 5-5
    New Orleans 45 37 .549 11 28-13 17-24 7-3
  • Eastern Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 53 29 .646 0 31-10 22-19 7-3
    Chicago 50 32 .610 3 27-14 23-18 7-3
    Milwaukee 41 41 .500 12 23-18 18-23 5-5
    Indiana 38 44 .463 15 23-18 15-26 7-3
    Detroit 32 50 .390 21 18-23 14-27 4-6
  • Eastern Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 49 33 .598 0 27-14 22-19 7-3
    Boston 40 42 .488 9 21-20 19-22 8-2
    Brooklyn 38 44 .463 11 19-22 19-22 6-4
    Philadelphia 18 64 .220 31 12-29 6-35 0-10
    New York 17 65 .207 32 10-31 7-34 3-7
  • Eastern Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 60 22 .732 0 35-6 25-16 5-5
    Washington 46 36 .561 14 29-12 17-24 6-4
    Miami 37 45 .451 23 20-21 17-24 4-6
    Charlotte 33 49 .402 27 19-22 14-27 2-8
    Orlando 25 57 .305 35 13-28 12-29 3-7
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2217
    S. Curry GS 1900
    R. Westbrook OKC 1886
    L. James CLE 1743
    D. Lillard POR 1720
  • Rebounds
    D. Jordan LAC 1226
    A. Drummond DET 1104
    P. Gasol CHI 919
    T. Chandler DAL 864
    N. Vucevic ORL 810
  • Assists
    C. Paul LAC 838
    J. Wall WAS 792
    T. Lawson DEN 720
    S. Curry GS 619
    R. Westbrook OKC 574
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .710
    J. Valanciunas TOR .572
    M. Gortat WAS .566
    T. Mozgov CLE .555
    T. Zeller BOS .549
  • Blocked Shots
    A. Davis NO 200
    R. Gobert UTA 189
    D. Jordan LAC 183
    S. Ibaka OKC 155
    A. Drummond DET 153
  • Steals
    S. Curry GS 163
    C. Paul LAC 156
    J. Harden HOU 154
    T. Ariza HOU 152
    (2) Players 148
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Wolves
August 12
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders watches his team durin...

Flip Saunders diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

The Timberwolves announced Tuesday that coach and team president Flip Saunders has a “treatable and curable form of cancer” and will continue with his duties.
Video
August 11
Flip Saunders

Reaction to Saunders' cancer announcement

The Star Tribune’s Jerry Zgoda joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov after Wolves head coach and president Flip Saunders announced he is two months into treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Sports
August 10

NBA.com: Wolves had fourth-best offseason, poised to hire top physical therapist

Some interesting nuggets from David Aldridge, writing for NBA.com, on the Timberwolves.
Sports
August 6

Rick Rickert talks about when Kevin Garnett punched him

Thanks to a D-League Diary interview with Rick Rickert, we have a more complete and honest picture of what happened from his perspective prior to the 2004-05 season.
Wolves
August 4

Flip's question: To three, or not to three?

When you have as many jobs as Flip Saunders has — part-owner, president of basketball operations and coach of the Timberwolves — it can be hard to keep up on social media.
Wolves
August 3
Andre Miller, left.

Andre Miller is officially a Timberwolf

The 39-year-old has averaged 12.8 points and 6.7 assists during his 16-year career.
Sports
August 3

Flip Saunders breaks 16-month Twitter silence

He has tweeted 692. But until Sunday, there had been nary a peep from Saunders on Twitter since March 26, 2014. The silence was broken when Saunders expounded on three-point shots.
Wolves
July 31

Dieng returns to outreach program in Africa

Wolves center Gorgui Dieng was once a camper in the Basketball Without Borders outreach program in Africa. Now he's back as a counselor.
Sports
July 29

Tyus Jones headlines Wolves caravan

Wolves rookie Tyus Jones headlines team's annual caravan tour, will throw out Twins' first pitch
Sports
July 23

You can now buy individual NBA games for $6.99 — is it worth it?

You don’t have to pony up $199 for League Pass to watch NBA games on TV. You don’t even have to pay the new $120 option for single-team League Pass. For $6.99, you can watch just one game. Any game.
Sports
July 21
Minnesota Timberwolves� Karl-Anthony Towns, right, drives into Utah Ja...

ESPN: Wolves have 15th-best 'young core' in the NBA

For now, it is helpful to that the Wolves aren’t just young. They’re exceedingly young.
Wolves
July 21
Becky Hammon and the Spurs celebrated.

Becky Hammon, Spurs take Summer League title

The first female head coach of an NBA Summer League team guided San Antonio to six consecutive victories.
Sports
July 17
Minnesota Timberwolves� Karl-Anthony Towns, right, drives into Utah Ja...

Karl-Anthony Towns gets lots of love in Las Vegas

After watching him play in the Las Vegas Summer League, a number of basketball experts came away thinking the Wolves clearly did right by drafting him No. 1 overall.
Wolves
July 16

Towns learning NBA is more than just a skills game

Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns’ introduction to the NBA — and vice versa — delivered this past week in Las Vegas just what his team hoped from the draft’s No. 1 pick: a good bit of everything.
Wolves
July 16
Nemanja Bjelica

Wolves' new arrival Bjelica has paid his dues

Nemanja Bjelica, drafted in 2010, is versatile and makes teammates better. The Wolves officially announced Bjelica’s signing during a news conference Wednesday. The reigning Euroleague MVP signed a three-year deal worth nearly $12 million.
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