Tyus Jones once again plays key role late in Wolves victory

Tyus Jones once again plays key role late in Wolves victory

The former Apple Valley star played the entire fourth quarter Thursday, sparking a comeback.

'On another level.' Towns scores 37 as Wolves rally past Clippers

January 20
'On another level.' Towns scores 37 as Wolves rally past Clippers
The Wolves scored 11 of the final 15 points and won a game decided by three points or less for the first time this season. Karl-Anthony Towns also had 12 rebounds.

Rubio ignoring trade rumors, misses second half with hip tightness

January 20
Rubio ignoring trade rumors, misses second half with hip tightness
"Just do what I do," he said. "My name or every name is going to be out there at some point, but you can only worry about things you can control. Right now, what I can control is playing my best and do what I've been doing."
Sports
January 20
Minnesota Timberwolves' Tyus Jones, left, and Minnesota Timberwolves'...

TV analysts: Give Dunn, Jones more of Rubio's playing time

After the Wolves won Thursday night, TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith took pretty aggressive stands on what they think of the team's point guards.
Wolves
January 20

Wolves finally win a close one as Towns scores 37

From the locker room after Karl-Anthony Towns scored 15 of his 37 points in a fourth-quarter comeback against a Clippers team missing Chris Paul and Blake Griffin in Los Angeles
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Wolves
January 20

Gallery: Wolves 104, L.A. Clippers 101

Karl-Anthony Towns had 37 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves past the Clippers 104-101 in Los Angeles on Thursday night.
Wolves
January 20

Wolves-L.A. Clippers game recap

Karl-Anthony Towns made the Wolves' final five field goals to finish with 37 points, along with 12 rebounds and five assists, all team highs.
Sports
January 19

Paul, Griffin out for Clippers vs. Wolves tonight

Wolves end three-game trip facing a L.A. team missing its two All-Stars.
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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 28 16 .636 0 15-7 13-9 7-3
    Oklahoma City 25 19 .568 3 15-6 10-13 4-6
    Denver 17 24 .415 9.5 9-11 8-13 4-6
    Portland 18 27 .400 10.5 11-9 7-18 4-6
    Minnesota 15 28 .349 12.5 9-13 6-15 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 37 6 .860 0 20-3 17-3 9-1
    LA Clippers 29 15 .659 8.5 17-7 12-8 7-3
    Sacramento 16 26 .381 20.5 8-13 8-13 2-8
    LA Lakers 16 31 .340 23 11-13 5-18 4-6
    Phoenix 13 29 .310 23.5 8-12 5-17 4-6
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 33 9 .786 0 16-5 17-4 7-3
    Houston 33 13 .717 2 17-5 16-8 6-4
    Memphis 26 19 .578 8.5 15-8 11-11 5-5
    New Orleans 17 27 .386 17 11-12 6-15 4-6
    Dallas 14 29 .326 19.5 8-12 6-17 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 30 11 .732 0 19-3 11-8 6-4
    Indiana 22 20 .524 8.5 16-5 6-15 7-3
    Chicago 21 23 .477 10.5 13-9 8-14 5-5
    Milwaukee 20 22 .476 10.5 12-10 8-12 4-6
    Detroit 20 24 .455 11.5 11-9 9-15 5-5
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 28 15 .651 0 15-6 13-9 5-5
    Boston 26 16 .619 1.5 13-7 13-9 7-3
    New York 19 25 .432 9.5 12-10 7-15 3-7
    Philadelphia 15 26 .366 12 10-14 5-12 8-2
    Brooklyn 9 33 .214 18.5 7-15 2-18 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 25 18 .581 0 12-8 13-10 8-2
    Washington 23 19 .548 1.5 18-6 5-13 7-3
    Charlotte 22 21 .512 3 14-7 8-14 3-7
    Orlando 18 27 .400 8 8-13 10-14 3-7
    Miami 13 30 .302 12 7-13 6-17 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 959
    A. Wiggins MIN 934
    Z. LaVine MIN 792
    G. Dieng MIN 467
    S. Muhammad MIN 310
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 515
    G. Dieng MIN 324
    A. Wiggins MIN 183
    R. Rubio MIN 150
    Z. LaVine MIN 138
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 302
    K. Towns MIN 126
    Z. LaVine MIN 120
    A. Wiggins MIN 102
    K. Dunn MIN 100
  • Field Goal Percentage
    G. Dieng MIN .528
    C. Aldrich MIN .523
    K. Towns MIN .497
    Z. LaVine MIN .464
    (2) Players .447
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 62
    G. Dieng MIN 51
    C. Aldrich MIN 18
    K. Dunn MIN 18
    A. Wiggins MIN 16
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 69
    K. Dunn MIN 41
    G. Dieng MIN 40
    Z. LaVine MIN 32
    A. Wiggins MIN 32
  • Points
    R. Westbrook OKC 1348
    J. Harden HOU 1318
    D. DeRozan TOR 1206
    A. Davis NO 1173
    D. Cousins SAC 1138
  • Rebounds
    D. Jordan LAC 613
    A. Drummond DET 585
    R. Gobert UTA 562
    H. Whiteside MIA 552
    K. Towns MIN 515
  • Assists
    J. Harden HOU 533
    R. Westbrook OKC 458
    J. Wall WAS 410
    C. Paul LAC 349
    J. Teague IND 336
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .691
    R. Gobert UTA .664
    D. Howard ATL .628
    S. Adams OKC .596
    N. Jokic DEN .593
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Gobert UTA 112
    A. Davis NO 99
    M. Turner IND 97
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 84
    H. Whiteside MIA 81
  • Steals
    J. Wall WAS 90
    T. Ariza HOU 87
    C. Paul LAC 81
    D. Green GS 81
    S. Curry GS 77
  • Thursday, January 19
    Cleveland 118, Phoenix 103, F Miami 99, Dallas 95, F Washington 113, New York 110, F
    San Antonio 118, Denver 104, F Minnesota 104, LA Clippers 101, F
  • Friday, January 20
    Charlotte 113, Toronto 78, F Orlando 112, Milwaukee 96, F Philadelphia 93, Portland 92, F
    Atlanta 102, Chicago 93, F Memphis 107, Sacramento 91, F Golden State 125, Houston 108, F
    Brooklyn 143, New Orleans 114, F Utah 112, Dallas 107, F LA Lakers 108, Indiana 96, F
  • Today, January 21
    Portland @ Boston Washington @ Detroit Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    Brooklyn @ Charlotte Milwaukee @ Miami Phoenix @ New York
    Houston @ Memphis San Antonio @ Cleveland LA Clippers @ Denver
    Sacramento @ Chicago Indiana @ Utah
  • Sunday, January 22
    Golden State @ Orlando LA Lakers @ Dallas Phoenix @ Toronto
    Denver @ Minnesota
  • Monday, January 23
    Washington @ Charlotte LA Clippers @ Atlanta Sacramento @ Detroit
    San Antonio @ Brooklyn Golden State @ Miami Houston @ Milwaukee
    New York @ Indiana Cleveland @ New Orleans Oklahoma City @ Utah
  • Tuesday, January 24
    Boston @ Washington Chicago @ Orlando LA Clippers @ Philadelphia
    San Antonio @ Toronto Utah @ Denver Minnesota @ Phoenix
  • Wednesday, January 25
    Sacramento @ Cleveland Houston @ Boston Miami @ Brooklyn
    Philadelphia @ Milwaukee Atlanta @ Chicago Golden State @ Charlotte
    Toronto @ Memphis Oklahoma City @ New Orleans New York @ Dallas
    LA Lakers @ Portland
  • Thursday, January 26
    Dallas @ Oklahoma City Indiana @ Minnesota Phoenix @ Denver
    LA Lakers @ Utah
Wolves
January 19

Thibodeau seeks more consistency from Wolves subs

In Dallas on Sunday, every Wolves reserve player was a minus, with Shabazz Muhammad (minus-20), Nemanja Bjelica (minus-19) and Kris Dunn (minus-17) leading the way.
Sports
January 19

Updated NBA Jam: Laettner out; Towns, Wiggins in for Wolves

Video game/NBA fans of a certain age revere NBA Jam as one of the greatest creations of all-time.
Sports
January 19

Must-see: Westbrook with the most obvious traveling call in NBA history

We now know that the NBA at least draws the line at taking SIX STEPS. That’s what Russell Westbrook tried to casually get away with in Wednesday night’s showdown between Oklahoma City and Golden State.
Wolves
January 18

Wolves-L.A. Clippers game preview

Clippers All-Star guard Chris Paul tore a ligament in his left thumb Monday, had surgery on Wednesday and will miss the next six to eight weeks, starting with Thursday's game against the Wolves.
Wolves
January 18

Ricky Rubio trade rumors resurface

Coach Tom Thibodeau had no comment on Adrian Wojnarowski's Yahoo Sports report that said the Wolves were "actively shopping" point guard Ricky Rubio.
Wolves
January 18

Wolves go from inspired early to expired late in loss to Spurs

After a 41-point second quarter, the Wolves on Tuesday were up seven points with 1:40 left in the third, and then lost their groove. San Antonio promptly pounced.
Minneapolis
January 18

Glen Taylor paying $9 million more for Target Center renovations

New funds push project's cost to $138 million.
Wolves
January 17

Wolves-San Antonio game recap

A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Sports
January 17

Flashy T-shirts showcase 'Young Wolve$' movement

UnderCrwn, a company reportedly owned by one of Towns' relatives, makes the T-shirts and a sweatshirt promoting the 'Young Wolve$.'
Sports
January 17

On Thibodeau's birthday, LaVine promises his 'best defense' as a gift

It's Tom Thibodeau's 59th birthday today and the Wolves were thinking about what would make him happy, including the prospect of 'the rookie' singing Happy Birthday after beating San Antonio.
Wolves
January 17

Rubio thinks we're seeing him at his best right now

Ricky Rubio doesn't keep track of statistics. He only knows how he feels — healthy and comfortable. He is aggressive on defense. He is getting both assists and points on offense.
Wolves
January 16

Ricky Rubio's on an assists tear for Wolves

Ricky Rubio's assists in the Wolves' past four games:
Wolves
January 16

Wolves-San Antonio game preview

After having their three-game winning streak ended by the Mavericks in Dallas after an Sunday performance coach Tom Thibodeau described as "lethargic,'' the Timberwolves begin a very difficult two-game road stretch — against the Spurs on Tuesday followed by the Clippers on Thursday.
Wolves
January 16
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, right, drives agains...

Lethargic Wolves have winning streak snapped in Dallas

"I thought we played a low-energy game," Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau said. "And that hurt us on both sides of the ball."
Wolves
January 16
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) takes a shot ove...

Wolves win third in a row, 96-86 over OKC

From the locker room after Wolves end four-game home stand by winning the final three games.
Final, 1/19 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 15-28 25 19 33 27 104
LA Clippers 29-15 22 29 28 22 101

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