Could the Wolves benefit from 'Global Ambassador' like Drake?

Could the Wolves benefit from 'Global Ambassador' like Drake?

Rap superstar Drake has helped boost the international brand of the Toronto Raptors. Who would be the best Minnesota native to boost the Wolves' image?

Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination
Suddenly, these Golden State Warriors who have been compared all season to the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s are on the brink of elimination.

Draymond Green fined $25,000, not suspended for groin kick

May 24
Draymond Green fined $25,000, not suspended for groin kick
Draymond Green was fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA on Monday for kicking Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in the groin.
Wolves
May 24

Raptors even Eastern Conference finals

Raptors 105, Cavaliers 99: Kyle Lowry's 35 points helped Toronto complete the home sweep and even the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2. Lowry, Dwane Casey and LeBron James spoke after Game 4.
Wolves
May 24

Warriors' Green fined, avoids suspension

Alex Kennedy of BasketballInsiders.com reacts to the NBA's decision not to suspend Draymond Green for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and says that the league made the right choice.
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Wolves
May 23

Thunder cruise past Warriors in Game 3

Thunder 133, Warriors 105: Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 62 points as Oklahoma City crushed Golden State to take a 2-1 series lead. Durant and Steph Curry spoke after Game 3.
Wolves
May 20

Newton, Babcock among the first to go under new Wolves regime

The Timberwolves announced nine staff moves Friday, including showing Milt Newton and Rob Babcock the door out of Target Center.
Sports
May 20

Kevin Love has been a beast for the Cavaliers this postseason

Love’s playoff averages: 18.4 points, 10.9 rebounds and 44.9 percent shooting from three-point range. He appears to be fitting in quite well now with the powerful Cavaliers.
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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Oklahoma City 55 27 .671 0 32-9 23-18 5-5
    Portland 44 38 .537 11 28-13 16-25 7-3
    Utah 40 42 .488 15 24-17 16-25 5-5
    Denver 33 49 .402 22 18-23 15-26 3-7
    Minnesota 29 53 .354 26 14-27 15-26 5-5
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 73 9 .890 0 39-2 34-7 8-2
    LA Clippers 53 29 .646 20 29-12 24-17 8-2
    Sacramento 33 49 .402 40 18-23 15-26 5-5
    Phoenix 23 59 .280 50 14-27 9-32 3-7
    LA Lakers 17 65 .207 56 12-29 5-36 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 67 15 .817 0 40-1 27-14 6-4
    Dallas 42 40 .512 25 23-18 19-22 7-3
    Memphis 42 40 .512 25 26-15 16-25 1-9
    Houston 41 41 .500 26 23-18 18-23 6-4
    New Orleans 30 52 .366 37 21-20 9-32 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 57 25 .695 0 33-8 24-17 6-4
    Indiana 45 37 .549 12 26-15 19-22 7-3
    Detroit 44 38 .537 13 26-15 18-23 6-4
    Chicago 42 40 .512 15 26-15 16-25 6-4
    Milwaukee 33 49 .402 24 23-18 10-31 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 56 26 .683 0 32-9 24-17 7-3
    Boston 48 34 .585 8 28-13 20-21 6-4
    New York 32 50 .390 24 18-23 14-27 3-7
    Brooklyn 21 61 .256 35 14-27 7-34 0-10
    Philadelphia 10 72 .122 46 7-34 3-38 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 48 34 .585 0 27-14 21-20 6-4
    Charlotte 48 34 .585 0 30-11 18-23 7-3
    Miami 48 34 .585 0 28-13 20-21 6-4
    Washington 41 41 .500 7 22-19 19-22 6-4
    Orlando 35 47 .427 13 23-18 12-29 6-4
  • Points
    A. Wiggins MIN 1675
    K. Towns MIN 1503
    Z. LaVine MIN 1150
    S. Muhammad MIN 863
    G. Dieng MIN 827
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 857
    G. Dieng MIN 585
    R. Rubio MIN 326
    A. Wiggins MIN 292
    S. Muhammad MIN 267
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 657
    Z. LaVine MIN 251
    A. Wiggins MIN 164
    K. Towns MIN 161
    G. Dieng MIN 143
  • Field Goal Percentage
    G. Smith MIN .563
    K. Towns MIN .542
    G. Dieng MIN .532
    K. Garnett MIN .470
    N. Bjelica MIN .468
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 138
    G. Dieng MIN 96
    A. Wiggins MIN 46
    N. Bjelica MIN 21
    Z. LaVine MIN 17
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    G. Dieng MIN 94
    A. Wiggins MIN 78
    Z. LaVine MIN 69
    K. Towns MIN 58
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2376
    S. Curry GS 2375
    K. Durant OKC 2029
    L. James CLE 1920
    D. Lillard POR 1879
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 1198
    D. Jordan LAC 1059
    H. Whiteside MIA 865
    K. Towns MIN 857
    D. Howard HOU 835
  • Assists
    R. Rondo SAC 839
    R. Westbrook OKC 834
    J. Wall WAS 789
    C. Paul LAC 738
    R. Rubio MIN 657
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .703
    D. Howard HOU .620
    H. Whiteside MIA .605
    E. Kanter OKC .576
    M. Gortat WAS .567
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside MIA 269
    D. Jordan LAC 177
    S. Ibaka OKC 148
    P. Gasol CHI 146
    P. Millsap ATL 139
  • Steals
    S. Curry GS 169
    R. Westbrook OKC 163
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    T. Ariza HOU 160
    K. Lowry TOR 158
  • Monday, May 23
    Toronto 105, Cleveland 99, F
  • Tuesday, May 24
    Oklahoma City 118, Golden State 94, F
  • Today, May 25
    Toronto @ Cleveland
  • Thursday, May 26
    Oklahoma City @ Golden State
  • Friday, May 27
    Cleveland @ Toronto
  • Saturday, May 28
    Golden State @ Oklahoma City
  • Sunday, May 29
    Toronto @ Cleveland
  • Monday, May 30
    Oklahoma City @ Golden State
Sports
May 19

No surprise: Karl-Anthony Towns leads NBA's all-rookie team

After being unanimously voted the NBA's rookie of the year Towns, along with New York's Kristaps Porzingis were both unanimously voted onto the league's all rookie team.
Sports
May 19

Ex-NBA player John Salley: Towns, Wiggins 'need to get out of Minnesota'

Salley, filling in on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” program this morning, raised some eyebrows and ruffled some local feathers. It's a tired refrain, but Wolves fans should get used to hearing it.
Sports
May 18

Mock draft roundup: Lots of thoughts on the Wolves pick

The Wolves' roster is already stacked with the last two No. 1 overall picks, Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, so who will their next young star be?
Wolves
May 18

Wolves will have options with No. 5 pick in draft

The Ping Pong balls fell according to form Tuesday night: No teams moved up or down meaning the Wolves will select fifth while Philadelphia won the NBA draft lottery.
Polls
May 18

Poll: Who should the Wolves take with the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft?

Wolves
May 18

Souhan: No need for luck; Wolves' No. 5 pick could yield Hield

Unless the Wolves are blown away by a trade offer for the fifth pick next month, they should take polished Oklahoma senior Buddy Hield.
Wolves
May 18

Jerry Zgoda's NBA post-lottery mock draft

A look at how the first five picks might shake out come June 23.
Wolves
May 17

A look at the top eight prospects for the NBA draft

Who might go at the top of next month's NBA draft? We peel back the curtain.
Wolves
May 17

Wolves' history with the No. 5 pick

The Timberwolves stayed at No. 5 in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery. If they don't trade the pick, it will mark the fifth time the team has drafted fifth.
Sports
May 17

NBA history favors teams with two Rookie of the Year winners

When an NBA team has two Rookie of the Year winners on its roster, it has usually led to immediate success.
Wolves
May 17

'Landmark' day for Towns, but he vows it won't be the last one

If he's gifted enough, an NBA player can be named league MVP or an All-Star multiple times, but only once can he ever be honored as Rookie of the Year. Karl-Anthony Towns celebrated that honor Monday while also looking ahead.
Sports
May 17

In advance of lottery, Timberwolves thinking about defense

New coach Tom Thibodeau said that if the Wolves take a major step forward, it will be in large part because of defensive, particularly by Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.
Wolves
May 17

Photos: Karl-Anthony Towns named NBA's Rookie of the Year

Timberwolves rookie Karl-Anthony Towns broke into the NBA in a big way last season.
Wolves
May 17

Karl-Anthony Towns receives Rookie of the Year award

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns joins elite NBA company as unanimous Rookie of the Year.
Wolves
May 17

In the car with Karl-Anthony Towns

Take a drive with Timberwolves star Karl-AnthonyTowns on his way to accepting the NBA's Rookie of the Year award Monday at Target Center.

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