'Extra mad' Towns hits weights after monster night doesn't lead to victory

'Extra mad' Towns hits weights after monster night doesn't lead to victory

Karl-Anthony Towns had 37 points and 22 rebounds but was frustrated after the turnover-prone Wolves gave up 142 points to the Houston Rockets.

Rockets rain down threes to defeat Wolves

February 26
Rockets rain down threes to defeat Wolves
Houston's prowess from behind the line - all 22 three-pointers - spoiled a standout night from Karl-Anthony Towns.

Trade rumors didn't seem to hurt Rubio's game at all

February 26
Trade rumors didn't seem to hurt Rubio's game at all
Ricky Rubio moved beyond Thursday's eventful trade deadline from which nothing occurred with a huge game Friday. He followed that up with a 14-point, 11-assist effort Saturday.
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February 25

NBA Insider: Cavaliers trade deadline winners without making any deals

But Cleveland is expected to add Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut.
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February 25

Wolves' week ahead

Make the coffee: road trip continues out west.
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February 25

NBA short takes

A weekly look around the league.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 37 22 .627 0 20-11 17-11 7-3
    Oklahoma City 34 25 .576 3 22-8 12-17 6-4
    Denver 26 33 .441 11 16-14 10-19 4-6
    Portland 24 34 .414 12.5 14-13 10-21 3-7
    Minnesota 23 36 .390 14 15-18 8-18 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 49 9 .845 0 26-3 23-6 8-2
    LA Clippers 36 23 .610 13.5 19-9 17-14 5-5
    Sacramento 25 34 .424 24.5 13-16 12-18 6-4
    LA Lakers 19 41 .317 31 12-15 7-26 3-7
    Phoenix 18 41 .305 31.5 10-18 8-23 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 45 13 .776 0 19-6 26-7 8-2
    Houston 42 18 .700 4 22-7 20-11 7-3
    Memphis 35 25 .583 11 18-11 17-14 6-4
    Dallas 23 35 .397 22 15-14 8-21 5-5
    New Orleans 23 37 .383 23 14-16 9-21 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 40 17 .702 0 25-6 15-11 8-2
    Chicago 30 29 .508 11 18-11 12-18 6-4
    Indiana 30 29 .508 11 21-10 9-19 3-7
    Detroit 28 31 .475 13 18-12 10-19 6-4
    Milwaukee 26 31 .456 14 15-15 11-16 5-5
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 38 21 .644 0 20-8 18-13 7-3
    Toronto 35 24 .593 3 21-10 14-14 5-5
    New York 24 35 .407 14 15-15 9-20 3-7
    Philadelphia 22 36 .379 15.5 14-16 8-20 4-6
    Brooklyn 9 49 .155 28.5 7-24 2-25 0-10
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 34 23 .596 0 24-8 10-15 7-3
    Atlanta 32 26 .552 2.5 16-12 16-14 4-6
    Miami 27 32 .458 8 14-14 13-18 8-2
    Charlotte 25 34 .424 10 16-13 9-21 2-8
    Orlando 22 38 .367 13.5 10-19 12-19 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 1414
    A. Wiggins MIN 1379
    Z. LaVine MIN 889
    G. Dieng MIN 603
    S. Muhammad MIN 513
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 714
    G. Dieng MIN 466
    A. Wiggins MIN 245
    R. Rubio MIN 202
    N. Bjelica MIN 183
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 454
    K. Towns MIN 172
    A. Wiggins MIN 147
    Z. LaVine MIN 140
    K. Dunn MIN 139
  • Field Goal Percentage
    C. Aldrich MIN .527
    K. Towns MIN .522
    G. Dieng MIN .515
    L. Stephenson MIN .472
    S. Muhammad MIN .470
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 83
    G. Dieng MIN 62
    K. Dunn MIN 24
    A. Wiggins MIN 23
    C. Aldrich MIN 21
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 95
    G. Dieng MIN 64
    A. Wiggins MIN 56
    K. Dunn MIN 47
    Z. LaVine MIN 41
  • Points
    R. Westbrook OKC 1829
    J. Harden HOU 1732
    I. Thomas BOS 1636
    D. Cousins NO 1598
    A. Davis NO 1575
  • Rebounds
    D. Jordan LAC 808
    A. Drummond DET 800
    H. Whiteside MIA 759
    R. Gobert UTA 756
    K. Towns MIN 714
  • Assists
    J. Harden HOU 678
    R. Westbrook OKC 605
    J. Wall WAS 588
    J. Teague IND 478
    L. James CLE 473
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .696
    C. Capela HOU .651
    D. Howard ATL .640
    R. Gobert UTA .639
    M. Gortat WAS .586
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Gobert UTA 149
    A. Davis NO 135
    M. Turner IND 121
    H. Whiteside MIA 111
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 109
  • Steals
    T. Ariza HOU 114
    D. Green GS 114
    J. Wall WAS 114
    R. Covington PHI 102
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 101
  • Saturday, February 25
    Charlotte 99, Sacramento 85, F Orlando 105, Atlanta 86, F New York 110, Philadelphia 109, F
    Miami 113, Indiana 95, F Chicago 117, Cleveland 99, F Dallas 96, New Orleans 83, F
    Houston 142, Minnesota 130, F Golden State 112, Brooklyn 95, F
  • Sunday, February 26
    Milwaukee 100, Phoenix 96, F San Antonio 119, LA Lakers 98, F Memphis 105, Denver 98, F
    Utah 102, Washington 92, F Boston 104, Detroit 98, F Toronto 112, Portland 106, F
    Oklahoma City 118, New Orleans 110, F LA Clippers 124, Charlotte 121, F
  • Today, February 27
    Milwaukee @ Cleveland Toronto @ New York Golden State @ Philadelphia
    Atlanta @ Boston Miami @ Dallas Indiana @ Houston
    Minnesota @ Sacramento
  • Tuesday, February 28
    Golden State @ Washington Portland @ Detroit Utah @ Oklahoma City
    Denver @ Chicago Phoenix @ Memphis Charlotte @ LA Lakers
  • Wednesday, March 1
    New York @ Orlando Dallas @ Atlanta Philadelphia @ Miami
    Washington @ Toronto Cleveland @ Boston Denver @ Milwaukee
    Detroit @ New Orleans Indiana @ San Antonio Minnesota @ Utah
    Brooklyn @ Sacramento Houston @ LA Clippers
  • Thursday, March 2
    Golden State @ Chicago Charlotte @ Phoenix Oklahoma City @ Portland
  • Friday, March 3
    Cleveland @ Atlanta Toronto @ Washington Miami @ Orlando
    New York @ Philadelphia LA Clippers @ Milwaukee Memphis @ Dallas
    Brooklyn @ Utah Oklahoma City @ Phoenix San Antonio @ New Orleans
    Boston @ LA Lakers
  • Saturday, March 4
    Detroit @ Philadelphia Toronto @ Milwaukee Cleveland @ Miami
    LA Clippers @ Chicago Charlotte @ Denver Memphis @ Houston
    Minnesota @ San Antonio Brooklyn @ Portland
Wolves
February 25

Gameday preview: Wolves at Houston

This will be the third game vs. the Rockets this season, but the first away from Target Center.
Wolves
February 25

Wolves-Dallas game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
February 25

Wolves players express relief that trade deadline is past

After Thursday's NBA trade deadline came and went without the Timberwolves making a deal, some of the more relieved players on the team were not among those rumored to be on the market.
Wolves
February 25

Wolves start post All-Star break push with victory over Dallas

Andrew Wiggins led the Wolves with 27 points and now has 108 total points in the Wolves last three games. That mark fell just four shy of Kevin Garnett's franchise record.
Sports
February 24

Postgame: Wiggins early, Towns late in first game back from break

Friday night's victory was Minnesota's third in four games
Sports
February 24
Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau

Will Thibodeau's plan have Wolves ready for playoff run?

It will come as no surprise that the ultra-prepared Tom Thibodeau gave the players a plan on how to stay prepared before they scattered for the week-long All-Star break.
Wolves
February 24

Souhan: Rubio just the latest in long line of Wolves' point guard issues

The franchise history of point guards explains why the Timberwolves have ended all but one season without winning a playoff series.
Wolves
February 24

'We have feelings.' Trade rumors felt different to Rubio this time

Veteran point guard Ricky Rubio is used to trade rumors, but these seemed more intense. "I mean, we're professionals, but we're human beings, too," Rubio said.
Wolves
February 24

Gameday: Dallas at Wolves

The Wolves, who stood pat at Thursday's NBA trade deadline, take on a Mavericks team that made the well-received move of sending center Andrew Bogut and Justin Anderson to Philadelphia for Nerlens Noel.
Wolves
February 23

Rubio, Muhammad still Wolves after trade deadline passes

Ricky Rubio and Shabazz Muhammad discuss the passing of Thursday's NBA trade deadline without any Wolves, including both of them, being dealt
Sports
February 23

All talk, no action: No Wolves trade as deadline passes

President of basketball operations and head coach Tom Thibodeau wouldn't say how close he came to actually making a deal. Only that nothing proposed was worth acting on.
Wolves
February 23

Thibodeau 'happy with the team we have'; trade deadline passes

The NBA trade deadline passed at 2 p.m. without any trade announcement from the Timberwolves.
Sports
February 22

NBA trade deadline: Wolves thoughts, rumors, an interesting Rubio tweet

Here’s a look at some of the significant recent reports and developments one day from the NBA's Thursday trade deadline.
Sports
February 21

Garnett opens up about Wolves, departure from Saunders' 'dream and vision'

Whether it was about power, control, personalities, timing or some combination thereof, Kevin Garnett's loud career ended quietly in Minnesota.
Polls
February 21
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio (9) reacts after he was hit i...

Poll: Should the Wolves trade Ricky Rubio?

Final, 2/25 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 23-36 28 30 30 42 130
Houston 42-18 35 31 40 36 142

NBA Scoreboard

  • Phoenix

    Milwaukee

     

    - F

    96

    100

  • San Antonio

    LA Lakers

     

    - F

    119

    98

  • Memphis

    Denver

     

    - F

    105

    98

  • Utah

    Washington

     

    - F

    102

    92

  • Boston

    Detroit

     

    - F

    104

    98

  • Portland

    Toronto

     

    - F

    106

    112

  • New Orleans

    Oklahoma City

     

    - F

    110

    118

  • Charlotte

    LA Clippers

     

    - F

    121

    124

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