John Wall scores 42 points, Wizards knock out Hawks 115-99

John Wall scores 42 points, Wizards knock out Hawks 115-99

John Wall had that look in his eye at morning shootaround.

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

April 27
Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series
The Celtics and Bulls found another thing to argue about after Game 5 of their spirited first-round playoff series:

Paul scores 29, Clippers beat Jazz 98-93 to force Game 7

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Paul scores 29, Clippers beat Jazz 98-93 to force Game 7
Clippers coach Doc Rivers put it simply when he said Chris Paul willed his team to victory with the season on the line.
Wolves
April 21

You can quote me on that ... T-shirt

Part of Grizzlies coach David Fizdale's Game 2 postgame rant, thanks to quick thinking/work by the team's PR staff, became a rallying cry on T-shirts before Game 3 against the Spurs -- and they won! So we wondered: What Minnesota sports quotes or slogans might have deserved such iron-on immortality?
Gophers
April 18

Why declaring for NBA draft is no longer a simple in-or-out situation

A rule passed before last season allows underclassmen to fully experience the pre-draft process before making a binding decision.
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Wolves
April 18

Wolves improve draft chances in pre-lottery draw

The Wolves now have a 43.9 percent chance in May 16 lottery to pick sixth and a slightly better than 1 in 20 chance to win the No. 1 overall pick.
Wolves
April 15

Thibodeau praises Rubio - with a caveat

Ricky Rubio made strides this season, yes. But Timberwolves coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau also took a long look at other guards in the season finale.
Wolves
April 13

With the 6th, 7th or 8th pick in the NBA draft, the Timberwolves will ...

The Wolves will have about a 1 in 20 chance at the No. 1 pick and about a 1 in 5 chance of moving into the top three. But what about the likelier outcomes?

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 51 31 .622 0 29-12 22-19 7-3
    Oklahoma City 47 35 .573 4 28-13 19-22 6-4
    Portland 41 41 .500 10 25-16 16-25 7-3
    Denver 40 42 .488 11 22-19 18-23 5-5
    Minnesota 31 51 .378 20 20-21 11-30 3-7
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 67 15 .817 0 36-5 31-10 9-1
    LA Clippers 51 31 .622 16 29-12 22-19 8-2
    Sacramento 32 50 .390 35 17-24 15-26 5-5
    LA Lakers 26 56 .317 41 17-24 9-32 5-5
    Phoenix 24 58 .293 43 15-26 9-32 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 61 21 .744 0 31-10 30-11 5-5
    Houston 55 27 .671 6 30-11 25-16 5-5
    Memphis 43 39 .524 18 24-17 19-22 3-7
    New Orleans 34 48 .415 27 21-20 13-28 4-6
    Dallas 33 49 .402 28 21-20 12-29 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 51 31 .622 0 31-10 20-21 4-6
    Indiana 42 40 .512 9 29-12 13-28 6-4
    Milwaukee 42 40 .512 9 23-18 19-22 5-5
    Chicago 41 41 .500 10 25-16 16-25 7-3
    Detroit 37 45 .451 14 24-17 13-28 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 53 29 .646 0 30-11 23-18 7-3
    Toronto 51 31 .622 2 28-13 23-18 8-2
    New York 31 51 .378 22 19-22 12-29 4-6
    Philadelphia 28 54 .341 25 17-24 11-30 1-9
    Brooklyn 20 62 .244 33 13-28 7-34 5-5
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 49 33 .598 0 30-11 19-22 5-5
    Atlanta 43 39 .524 6 23-18 20-21 6-4
    Miami 41 41 .500 8 23-18 18-23 6-4
    Charlotte 36 46 .439 13 22-19 14-27 4-6
    Orlando 29 53 .354 20 16-25 13-28 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 2061
    A. Wiggins MIN 1933
    Z. LaVine MIN 889
    R. Rubio MIN 836
    G. Dieng MIN 816
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 1007
    G. Dieng MIN 647
    A. Wiggins MIN 328
    R. Rubio MIN 305
    N. Bjelica MIN 244
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 682
    K. Towns MIN 220
    A. Wiggins MIN 189
    K. Dunn MIN 188
    G. Dieng MIN 158
  • Field Goal Percentage
    K. Towns MIN .542
    C. Aldrich MIN .523
    G. Dieng MIN .502
    S. Muhammad MIN .482
    O. Casspi MIN .470
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 103
    G. Dieng MIN 95
    K. Dunn MIN 36
    A. Wiggins MIN 30
    (2) Players 23
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 128
    G. Dieng MIN 88
    A. Wiggins MIN 82
    K. Dunn MIN 78
    K. Towns MIN 56
  • Points
    R. Westbrook OKC 2558
    J. Harden HOU 2356
    I. Thomas BOS 2199
    A. Davis NO 2099
    K. Towns MIN 2061
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 1115
    D. Jordan LAC 1114
    H. Whiteside MIA 1088
    R. Gobert UTA 1035
    K. Towns MIN 1007
  • Assists
    J. Harden HOU 907
    R. Westbrook OKC 840
    J. Wall WAS 831
    R. Rubio MIN 682
    L. James CLE 646
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .714
    R. Gobert UTA .661
    C. Capela HOU .643
    D. Howard ATL .633
    M. Gortat WAS .579
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Gobert UTA 214
    M. Turner IND 172
    A. Davis NO 167
    H. Whiteside MIA 161
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 151
  • Steals
    J. Wall WAS 157
    D. Green GS 154
    T. Ariza HOU 147
    J. Butler CHI 143
    S. Curry GS 142
  • Thursday, April 27
    Toronto 92, Milwaukee 89, F San Antonio 103, Memphis 96, F
  • Friday, April 28
    Washington 115, Atlanta 99, F Boston 105, Chicago 83, F LA Clippers 98, Utah 93, F
  • Today, April 29
  • Sunday, April 30
    Washington @ Boston Utah @ LA Clippers
  • Monday, May 1
    Toronto @ Cleveland Houston @ San Antonio
  • Tuesday, May 2
    Washington @ Boston
  • Wednesday, May 3
    Toronto @ Cleveland Houston @ San Antonio
  • Thursday, May 4
    Boston @ Washington
Wolves
April 13
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad (15) celebrates after...

Coming and going: A look into the Timberwolves future

As the Wolves put the 2016-17 season behind them, you can raise questions about the status of a number of the players on their current roster
Wolves
April 13
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau wanted a fouled called...

Five questions facing the Timberwolves this offseason

What to keep an eye on as the Wolves head into the offseason for a 13th consecutive year without a playoffs berth.
Wolves
April 13

Timberwolves' young foundation facing a 'critical summer'

Tom Thibodeau believes Timberwolves stars Karl-Anthony Towns, 21, and Andrew Wiggins, 22, have found something together despite a 51-loss season. Next up: more development.
Wolves
April 13

Final Timberwolves 2016-17 statistics

Wolves
April 13

Out with a whimper: Wolves season ends with sixth consecutive loss

Tom Thibodeau's first season as Minnesota's coach and president of basketball operations came to a close Wednesday night with a 123-118 loss in Houston.
Wolves
April 13

Wolves finish season 31-51 after loss at Houston

From the locker room after the Wolves finished their season at Houston by losing a sixth consecutive game.
Wolves
April 12

Wolves-Houston game recap

A look back at Wednesday's season finale.
Wolves
April 12

Reusse: For Wolves, new looks rarely lead beyond old results

With a new logo and renovation for Target Center in 2017-18 the Wolves are headed for their fourth reset this decade. The only constant? Discouragement.
Wolves
April 12

Want to break a world record? Join the Harlem Globetrotters

Once you make it to the Globetrotters, the Guinness folks apparently come looking for you.
Wolves
April 12

'Spot on' to 'trash': New Wolves logo stirs up strong reaction

Disappointment dominated startribune.com comments and social media buzz. Many of the comments combined their frustration for the Wolves' new logo and on-court product.
Wolves
April 12

Timberwolves unveil new logo and team colors

The Timberwolves on Tuesday unveiled a new logo and color scheme during halftime of their final home game of the season.
Polls
April 12

Poll: How do you like the Wolves' new logo?

Wolves
April 12

Festive home finale turns frustrating for Wolves in loss to OKC

Down 22 points early in the second quarter, the Wolves rallied in front of a sold out crowd to take a one-point lead into the final quarter this season at Target Center but could not complete the comeback.
Wolves
April 11

Postgame: Loss to undermanned Thunder is fifth straight for Wolves

Even without Russell Westbrook, Taj Gibson and Andre Roberson the Thunder took it to the Wolves in the first half.
Wolves
April 11

Wolves-Oklahoma City game recap

A look back at Tuesday's game.

NBA Scoreboard

  • Washington

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    115

    99

  • Boston

    Chicago

     

    - F

    105

    83

  • LA Clippers

    Utah

     

    - F

    98

    93