NBA Insider: Barea helped lead relief effort for his native Puerto Rico

NBA Insider: Barea helped lead relief effort for his native Puerto Rico

J.J. Barea led a fundraising effort that filled up the Mavericks' team plane with supplies five times this fall and, filled to capacity, brought back passengers seeking to flee the widespread wreckage.

Wolves' Butler isn't bothered by missing shots

November 18
Wolves' Butler isn't bothered by missing shots
In four games leading to Friday's game against the Mavericks, Timberwolves star guard Jimmy Butler shot 18-for-54 from the field.

Mixing it up: Tyus Jones giving Wolves chemistry off the bench

November 17
Mixing it up: Tyus Jones giving Wolves chemistry off the bench
One thing coach Tom Thibodeau is looking for is the ability of a player coming off the bench to work well with the starters.
Wolves
November 18

Wolves-Detroit gameday preview

Two 10-5 teams meet with the Timberwolves looking to atone for a 122-101 loss in Detroit Oct. 25.
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Wolves
November 18

Wolves' week ahead

A busy week for the Wolves, beginning with Sunday vs. Detroit.
Wolves
November 18

NBA short takes

A weekly look around the league.
East Metro
November 18
Kelsey Schiel, next to Michael Jordan at the signing of the jersey. Also with them was her sister, Brittany.

Michael Jordan jersey signed for ailing girl is stolen from burned-out Wis. home

Two suspects were confronted by a family member, and they said they were looting the home.
Wolves
November 18

Wolves turn around 'lackadaisical' first half, rout Mavericks in second

The Wolves trailed the two-win Mavericks by as many as 14 points before a strong second half.

nba

  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Minnesota 10 5 .667 0 5-1 5-4 8-2
    Denver 9 6 .600 1 7-2 2-4 7-3
    Portland 9 7 .563 1.5 7-4 2-3 5-5
    Oklahoma City 7 8 .467 3 5-2 2-6 5-5
    Utah 7 10 .412 4 6-4 1-6 3-7
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 12 4 .750 0 6-2 6-2 8-2
    LA Lakers 6 10 .375 6 4-5 2-5 4-6
    Phoenix 6 11 .353 6.5 3-7 3-4 3-7
    LA Clippers 5 10 .333 6.5 3-5 2-5 1-9
    Sacramento 4 12 .250 8 3-3 1-9 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 13 4 .765 0 4-3 9-1 8-2
    San Antonio 10 6 .625 2.5 7-2 3-4 6-4
    New Orleans 8 8 .500 4.5 3-4 5-4 5-5
    Memphis 7 8 .467 5 4-4 3-4 3-7
    Dallas 3 14 .176 10 2-8 1-6 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Detroit 10 5 .667 0 7-1 3-4 7-3
    Cleveland 9 7 .563 1.5 4-4 5-3 6-4
    Milwaukee 8 7 .533 2 5-3 3-4 5-5
    Indiana 8 8 .500 2.5 4-3 4-5 5-5
    Chicago 3 10 .231 6 2-4 1-6 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 15 2 .882 0 7-1 8-1 10-0
    Toronto 10 5 .667 4 5-1 5-4 7-3
    New York 8 7 .533 6 7-3 1-4 6-4
    Philadelphia 8 7 .533 6 2-3 6-4 7-3
    Brooklyn 6 9 .400 8 4-3 2-6 3-7
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 9 6 .600 0 5-4 4-2 6-4
    Orlando 8 8 .500 1.5 4-3 4-5 4-6
    Miami 7 8 .467 2 3-4 4-4 5-5
    Charlotte 6 9 .400 3 5-2 1-7 4-6
    Atlanta 3 13 .188 6.5 1-5 2-8 2-8
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 316
    A. Wiggins MIN 284
    J. Teague MIN 209
    J. Butler MIN 205
    T. Gibson MIN 152
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 173
    T. Gibson MIN 118
    J. Butler MIN 69
    A. Wiggins MIN 64
    G. Dieng MIN 58
  • Assists
    J. Teague MIN 113
    J. Butler MIN 61
    J. Crawford MIN 34
    T. Jones MIN 34
    A. Wiggins MIN 25
  • Field Goal Percentage
    K. Towns MIN .543
    T. Gibson MIN .530
    A. Wiggins MIN .455
    J. Teague MIN .427
    J. Butler MIN .400
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 25
    T. Gibson MIN 7
    A. Wiggins MIN 7
    J. Teague MIN 5
    (2) Players 3
  • Steals
    J. Teague MIN 26
    J. Butler MIN 23
    A. Wiggins MIN 20
    T. Gibson MIN 15
    J. Crawford MIN 13
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 509
    L. James CLE 463
    D. Cousins NO 434
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 428
    D. Booker PHO 399
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 236
    D. Cousins NO 211
    D. Jordan LAC 196
    C. Capela HOU 182
    N. Jokic DEN 174
  • Assists
    J. Harden HOU 161
    R. Westbrook OKC 143
    L. James CLE 137
    J. Wall WAS 130
    J. Teague MIN 113
  • Field Goal Percentage
    C. Capela HOU .684
    S. Adams OKC .660
    E. Kanter NY .637
    D. Jordan LAC .625
    R. Gobert UTA .620
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Porzingis NY 32
    K. Durant GS 31
    A. Davis NO 30
    R. Gobert UTA 30
    (2) Players 28
  • Steals
    P. George OKC 36
    K. Bazemore ATL 29
    R. Westbrook OKC 28
    R. Rubio UTA 28
    (4) Players 27
  • Friday, November 17
    Indiana 107, Detroit 100, F Miami 91, Washington 88, F Brooklyn 118, Utah 107, F
    Cleveland 118, LA Clippers 113, F Toronto 107, New York 84, F Chicago 123, Charlotte 120, F
    San Antonio 104, Oklahoma City 101, F Minnesota 111, Dallas 87, F Sacramento 86, Portland 82, F
    Phoenix 122, LA Lakers 113, F Denver 146, New Orleans 114, F
  • Saturday, November 18
    Utah 125, Orlando 85, F Charlotte 102, LA Clippers 87, F Boston 110, Atlanta 99, F
    Golden State 124, Philadelphia 116, F Houston 105, Memphis 83, F Dallas 111, Milwaukee 79, F
    Portland 102, Sacramento 90, F
  • Today, November 19
    Washington @ Toronto Indiana @ Miami Golden State @ Brooklyn
    Detroit @ Minnesota Chicago @ Phoenix Denver @ LA Lakers
  • Monday, November 20
    Cleveland @ Detroit Indiana @ Orlando Utah @ Philadelphia
    Minnesota @ Charlotte LA Clippers @ New York Portland @ Memphis
    Washington @ Milwaukee Oklahoma City @ New Orleans Boston @ Dallas
    Atlanta @ San Antonio Denver @ Sacramento
  • Tuesday, November 21
    Chicago @ LA Lakers
  • Wednesday, November 22
    Brooklyn @ Cleveland Washington @ Charlotte Portland @ Philadelphia
    LA Clippers @ Atlanta Toronto @ New York Boston @ Miami
    Dallas @ Memphis Denver @ Houston Golden State @ Oklahoma City
    Orlando @ Minnesota San Antonio @ New Orleans Chicago @ Utah
    Milwaukee @ Phoenix LA Lakers @ Sacramento
  • Thursday, November 23
  • Friday, November 24
    Portland @ Brooklyn New York @ Atlanta Orlando @ Boston
    Toronto @ Indiana Charlotte @ Cleveland Detroit @ Oklahoma City
    Miami @ Minnesota New Orleans @ Phoenix Memphis @ Denver
    Chicago @ Golden State
Wolves
November 18

What's in a half? Plenty in Wolves' 111-87 win at Dallas

Trailing by 14 points in the third quarter's opening seconds, the Timberwolves used a 68-32 second half to thump a Mavericks team now 2-14
Wolves
November 17

Wolves-Dallas game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
November 17

James Harden's NBA 'Eurostep' is unfair and maybe should be illegal

Plenty of NBA players have become acquainted with the “Eurostep,” a misdirection move often makes defenders look silly.
Wolves
November 17

Dieng ready to return; Butler not worried about six-point game

Wolves center Gorgui Dieng hadn't missed a game in two-plus seasons until his current three-game absence.
Wolves
November 16

Wolves-Dallas gameday preview

Coming off their first victory over San Antonio in 13 tries, the Timberwolves will try to break a five-game losing streak at Dallas' American Airlines Center.
Vikings
November 16

The Wolves have a better chance of making the playoffs than the Vikings?

FiveThirtyEight.com does team strength ratings for the NFL and NBA. It probably shouldn’t surprise you to know that both the Vikings and Timberwolves are doing well in both.
Wolves
November 16

Durability could be Timberwolves' greatest asset this year

So far this season, aside from Jimmy Butler's two-game absence, the Wolves have felt the benefit of having a squad that is at full strength or close to it as compared to their opponents.
Wolves
November 16

Karl-Anthony Towns: Medical marijuana an option for NBA players

Timberwolves center agrees with former commissioner in ESPN interview.
Wolves
November 16

Towns keeps his promise: Wolves end three years of losing to Spurs

While getting their first victory over the Spurs in 13 tries, the Wolves showed depth, persistence and a good bit of defense down the stretch.
Wolves
November 16

Wolves-San Antonio game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.
EPISODE 8
November 15
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunked the ball...

Listen: The Wolves are on a 50-win pace, but is anyone happy?

Intro: The sky is falling, until it isn't. 7:00: Teague outplays Rubio (again).12:00: Karl-Anthony Towns has the highest defensive rating on the Wolves. He also is in favor of medical marijuana in the NBA. 20:00: Jimmy Butler has been awfully quiet so far. 30:00: Time for a winning streak?
Wolves
November 15
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) dunked the ball...

On 22nd birthday, Towns' statistics put him among some NBA greats

Statistically, Karl-Anthony Towns has compiled points, rebounds and more at a pace that rivals LeBron, Shaq, Kobe and some of the other greats of the NBA.
Wolves
November 14

Wolves-San Antonio game preview

The Spurs (8-5) have the same record as the Wolves, even though F Kawhi Leonard and G Tony Parker have not yet played.
Wolves
November 14

Jazz coach Quin Snyder not worrying about Ricky Rubio's shot

Rubio is averaging 14.5 points on 38 percent shooting (28 percent from three-point range), 5.8 assists and 4.1 rebounds.
Wolves
November 14

Teague dominates Rubio as Wolves use strong start to race past Utah

Former Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio was held to three points and two assists, and the Wolves took advantage of the Jazz playing without star center Rudy Gobert.
Final, 11/17 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 10-5 24 19 31 37 111
Dallas 2-14 29 26 17 15 87

NBA Scoreboard

  • Utah

    Orlando

     

    - F

    125

    85

  • LA Clippers

    Charlotte

     

    - F

    87

    102

  • Boston

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    110

    99

  • Golden State

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    124

    116

  • Houston

    Memphis

     

    - F

    105

    83

  • Milwaukee

    Dallas

     

    - F

    79

    111

  • Sacramento

    Portland

     

    - F

    90

    102

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