Karl-Anthony Towns missed Friday’s game after the car he was riding in was involved in a collision that morning.

Patrol: Towns was passenger in car on 35W when semi hit it from behind

The State Patrol said the Timberwolves All-Star had a minor injury and declined treatment at the scene.

Wolves, minus Towns, get full team effort to beat Knicks in New York

February 23
Taj Gibson dunks the ball in front of the Knicks' DeAndre Jordan (6), Damyean Dotson (21) and Noah Vonleh (32) during the first half.
The bench players rose to the occasion to help the Wolves make up for Karl-Anthony Towns' rare absence from the lineup, and win their third in a row.

Tolliver has his shot - and his confidence - working for Wolves

February 22
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver
Anthony Tolliver scored a season-high 16 points in Karl-Anthony Towns' absence.
Wolves
9:52am
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns

Towns involved in car accident, placed in concussion protocol

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns was involved in a car accident Thursday in the Twin Cities as he was traveling to the airport.
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
February 23

Gameday preview: Wolves at Milwaukee

Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing at an MVP pace for the Bucks, who lead the Eastern Conference.
Wolves
February 22

Wolves-New York game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
February 22
Center Karl-Anthony Towns, fresh off his All-Star appearance, says the Wolves “have to capitalize on the opportunity” to earn a playoff berth.

Wolves have mysteries to solve, games to win as season resumes

The Timberwolves are still convinced that leapfrogging three teams to get to a playoff spot is possible with only 25 games left in the season.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 40 18 .690 0 25-4 15-14 7-3
    Oklahoma City 38 20 .655 2 21-7 17-13 8-2
    Portland 36 23 .610 4.5 24-8 12-15 7-3
    Utah 32 26 .552 8 18-10 14-16 6-4
    Minnesota 28 30 .483 12 19-10 9-20 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 42 16 .724 0 23-7 19-9 8-2
    LA Clippers 33 27 .550 10 16-12 17-15 5-5
    Sacramento 30 28 .517 12 19-11 11-17 6-4
    LA Lakers 29 29 .500 13 17-12 12-17 4-6
    Phoenix 11 49 .183 32 7-22 4-27 0-10
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 33 25 .569 0 20-9 13-16 5-5
    San Antonio 33 27 .550 1 22-7 11-20 5-5
    Dallas 26 32 .448 7 20-10 6-22 4-6
    New Orleans 26 34 .433 8 17-11 9-23 4-6
    Memphis 23 37 .383 11 14-16 9-21 3-7
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 44 14 .759 0 24-5 20-9 9-1
    Indiana 39 20 .661 5.5 23-8 16-12 7-3
    Detroit 27 30 .474 16.5 17-13 10-17 6-4
    Chicago 15 44 .254 29.5 6-23 9-21 4-6
    Cleveland 13 46 .220 31.5 8-22 5-24 4-6
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 44 16 .733 0 25-5 19-11 8-2
    Philadelphia 38 22 .633 6 24-8 14-14 6-4
    Boston 37 22 .627 6.5 23-8 14-14 7-3
    Brooklyn 30 30 .500 14 17-14 13-16 3-7
    New York 11 48 .186 32.5 4-24 7-24 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Charlotte 28 30 .483 0 20-9 8-21 5-5
    Miami 26 31 .456 1.5 11-16 15-15 3-7
    Orlando 27 33 .450 2 16-16 11-17 7-3
    Washington 24 35 .407 4.5 17-11 7-24 3-7
    Atlanta 19 40 .322 9.5 9-18 10-22 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 1319
    A. Wiggins MIN 930
    D. Rose MIN 768
    T. Gibson MIN 602
    D. Saric MIN 583
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 686
    T. Gibson MIN 374
    D. Saric MIN 326
    A. Wiggins MIN 251
    G. Dieng MIN 233
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 288
    D. Rose MIN 198
    K. Towns MIN 184
    T. Jones MIN 171
    A. Wiggins MIN 123
  • Field Goal Percentage
    T. Gibson MIN .563
    K. Towns MIN .512
    L. Deng MIN .500
    G. Dieng MIN .494
    D. Rose MIN .476
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 101
    R. Covington MIN 47
    A. Wiggins MIN 33
    T. Gibson MIN 32
    G. Dieng MIN 29
  • Steals
    R. Covington MIN 74
    A. Wiggins MIN 57
    T. Jones MIN 54
    K. Towns MIN 53
    J. Okogie MIN 50
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2006
    P. George OKC 1650
    K. Durant GS 1601
    B. Beal WAS 1504
    D. Lillard POR 1487
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 816
    D. Jordan NY 782
    R. Gobert UTA 749
    J. Embiid PHI 728
    N. Vucevic ORL 712
  • Assists
    R. Westbrook OKC 556
    J. Holiday NO 473
    B. Simmons PHI 454
    T. Young ATL 452
    N. Jokic DEN 441
  • Field Goal Percentage
    R. Gobert UTA .657
    D. Jordan NY .648
    C. Capela HOU .632
    M. Harrell LAC .625
    D. Sabonis IND .609
  • Blocked Shots
    M. Turner IND 145
    R. Gobert UTA 125
    B. Lopez MIL 120
    A. Davis NO 115
    H. Whiteside MIA 107
  • Steals
    P. George OKC 129
    J. Harden HOU 119
    R. Westbrook OKC 110
    M. Smart BOS 99
    D. Fox SAC 98
  • Thursday, February 21
    Cleveland 111, Phoenix 98, F Philadelphia 106, Miami 102, F Portland 113, Brooklyn 99, F
    Milwaukee 98, Boston 97, F LA Lakers 111, Houston 106, F Golden State 125, Sacramento 123, F
  • Friday, February 22
    Charlotte 123, Washington 110, F Indiana 126, New Orleans 111, F Chicago 110, Orlando 109, F
    Toronto 120, San Antonio 117, F Detroit 125, Atlanta 122, F Minnesota 115, New York 104, F
    LA Clippers 112, Memphis 106, F Denver 114, Dallas 104, F Oklahoma City 148, Utah 147, F
  • Today, February 23
    Portland 130, Philadelphia 115, F Memphis @ Cleveland Brooklyn @ Charlotte
    Indiana @ Washington Phoenix @ Atlanta LA Lakers @ New Orleans
    Detroit @ Miami Boston @ Chicago Sacramento @ Oklahoma City
    Minnesota @ Milwaukee Houston @ Golden State Dallas @ Utah
  • Sunday, February 24
    Orlando @ Toronto LA Clippers @ Denver San Antonio @ New York
  • Monday, February 25
    Portland @ Cleveland Golden State @ Charlotte Indiana @ Detroit
    San Antonio @ Brooklyn Phoenix @ Miami Milwaukee @ Chicago
    Sacramento @ Minnesota LA Lakers @ Memphis Atlanta @ Houston
    Philadelphia @ New Orleans Dallas @ LA Clippers
  • Tuesday, February 26
    Orlando @ New York Boston @ Toronto Oklahoma City @ Denver
  • Wednesday, February 27
    Houston @ Charlotte Washington @ Brooklyn Golden State @ Miami
    Minnesota @ Atlanta Chicago @ Memphis Portland @ Boston
    Indiana @ Dallas Detroit @ San Antonio LA Clippers @ Utah
    Milwaukee @ Sacramento New Orleans @ LA Lakers
  • Thursday, February 28
    Minnesota @ Indiana Golden State @ Orlando Cleveland @ New York
    Miami @ Houston Philadelphia @ Oklahoma City Utah @ Denver
Wolves
February 22
Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie

Hartman: Okogie has responded after being pushed into starting role

The Wolves rookie has responded after being pushed into a key role in a depleted lineup.
Wolves
February 22

Timberwolves-New York game preview

New York has won only twice since Dec. 14, going 2-26 in that span.
Wolves
February 20
Ryan Saunders talked strategy with Tyus Jones during a game on Jan. 11. Jones hasn't played since Jan. 15

Welcome back: Jones could return to Wolves on Friday vs. Knicks

Tyus Jones, who missed 13 games after spraining his left ankle in Philadelphia Jan. 15, returns to a Wolves team that, coming out of the All-Star break, is inching back to health.
Wolves
February 18
Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 23.1 points and 12.0 rebounds at the All-Star break.

Guarded life: Towns says 'no one really gets to know what's going on'

This season has tested Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns personally and professionally. But his selection to Sunday's NBA All-Star Game was a bright spot.
Wolves
February 17
Karl-Anthony Towns dunked with authority in the first half for two of his 11 points.

How the Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns fared in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game

This was Towns' second All-Star appearance.
Wolves
February 16

KAT files: More on Karl-Anthony Towns

A closer look at the Wolves' All-Star
Gophers
February 15
Ryan Saunders, center, at 32-years-old is the youngest head coach in the NBA — one of several coaches under 40 of local major-sports teams.

Game-changers: Big things expected from major move to young coaches

Five of the people hired to coach high-profile Twin Cities sports teams in the last few years are still in their 30s, part of an unprecedented move toward hiring leaders with different skills than were once expected from leaders.
Wolves
February 15
Houston's James Harden and Minnesota's Jeff Teague battle for the ball as Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns looks on in the first half

Souhan: Thrilling win over Houston offers glimpse into Wolves future

What happened Wednesday night at Target Center was a small sample size. It was also a lot of fun, and might have important implications.
Wolves
February 14
James Harden and Jeff Teague battle for the ball Wednesday night at Target Center.

Teague steps up his game with Andrew Wiggins out again

Jeff Teague picked a good time to have perhaps his best game of the year on Thursday
Wolves
February 14
Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, follows through on a shot as Minnesota Timberwolves' Josh Okogie jumps past him in the second half of an NBA bask

Harden scores 42? Wolves say no big deal after 121-111 win over Rockets

James Harden scored 42 points to extend his streak of games with 30 or more points to 31. But rookie Josh Okogie brought some defensive fire to make the superstar's night difficult.
Wolves
February 14

Wolves-Houston game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.
Wolves
February 13
No, McHale promises his profanity on TV was not about Jimmy Butler

No, McHale promises his profanity on TV was not about Jimmy Butler

Right as former Wolves coach and executive Kevin McHale was uttering the words, the camera was on former Timberwolves player Jimmy Butler.
Wolves
February 13
Timberwolves forward Taj Gibson

For Wolves' Gibson, there is no 'I' in reserve

With Dario Saric now starting for the Timberwolves, Taj Gibson is eager to play any role and "come in with a big burst of energy."
Wolves
February 12

Timberwolves-Houston game preview

James Harden has scored 30 or more points in 30 consecutive games. Harden leads the league in scoring at 36.5 points per game while shooting 37 percent from three-point range.
EPISODE 36
February 12
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dario Saric (36) reacts to a referee's call in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies

Listen: Without trades, Wolves left to improve from within

Chris Hine and Michael Rand discuss the Wolves' recent 0-3 road trip, their lack of activity at the trade deadline, Dario Saric's recent insertion into the starting lineup, the return to health of several point guards at once and the persistent question of how to get more from Andrew Wiggins.
Wolves
February 12

Andrew Wiggins career statistics

Would Wiggins' track record as a scorer make him better suited to become the Wolves' sixth man? Here's a look at the numbers.
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