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Wolves
November 20
Timberwolves unveil latest 'City Edition' special jerseys

Timberwolves unveil latest 'City Edition' special jerseys

The Wolves will wear the uniforms nine times this season -- including five times at Target Center.
Wolves
November 19
Wolves forward Jake Layman suffered a left foot injury against Utah on Monday night and was in a walking boot after the game.

Layman the latest Wolves player injured

Layman suffered a left foot injury against Utah and was in a walking boot after the game.
Wolves
November 19
Kelan Martin

Wolves' rookie Martin learns price of winning after big night in Utah

After the Timberwolves' victory over Utah on Monday, the last three players in the locker room were Karl-Anthony Towns, Robert Covington and Kelan Martin.
Wolves
November 17
Andrew Wiggins

Wiggins doubtful for Wolves' game vs. Jazz

Wiggins, who missed the last two games for personal reasons, is now doubtful with an illness.
Wolves
November 15

Beal continues string of lights-out scoring nights against Wolves

The Wizards guard had 44 points Friday. His big night follows others from Kyrie Irving and D'Angelo Russell
Wolves
November 15
Andrew Wiggins

Wiggins misses Friday's Wolves game for personal matter; Saturday status unknown

Andrew Wiggins traveled to be with family in Toronto following the recent death of his grandmother.
Wolves
November 13

Jeff Teague shows no signs of rust in return to lineup

The guard came off the bench and scored 16 points
Wolves
November 11
If you take Andrew Wiggins’ past six games, he is averaging 29 points, 4.8 assists, 4.2 rebounds. More important is how Wiggins is achieving those p

Breakout season? Wiggins keeps it rolling in Timberwolves win

In another All-Star caliber performance, Andrew Wiggins had 33 points, six rebounds and five assists to help the Wolves earn a 120-114 win over the Pistons.
Wolves
November 8
The Timberwolves Josh Okogie stole the ball during overtime as Golden State's Glen Robinson III attempted to cover

Okogie provides a boost in overtime for the Wolves

The versatile Josh Okogie did a little bit of everything on Friday night.
Wolves
November 8
DeAngelo Russell

The cold truth: Why did D'Angelo Russell choose Warriors over Wolves?

There was a lot that Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell liked about the Timberwolves as he was going through free agency this summer. But he knew that winter was coming.
Wolves
November 8
Gorgui Dieng (5) of the Minnesota Timberwolves. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – September 30, 2019, Target Cen

Wolves veteran Gorgui Dieng honored for his charity work

Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng spends a significant part of his free time working to improve the lives of people in his native Senegal – and the NBA is recognizing him for his efforts.
Wolves
November 6
Memphis forward Jae Crowder (99), Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22), and Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke chase a loose ball in the first half

Despite defeats, Wiggins stringing together series of strong games

Andrew Wiggins had 30 points at Memphis and has been shooting well of late from three-point range. Karl-Anthony Towns weighed in on his teammate's recent surge.
Wolves
November 6
Jaylen Nowell

Wolves call up two from G-League because of point guard issues

The Timberwolves could be missing both of their main point guards, Jeff Teague and Shabazz Napier, for their game tonight at Memphis
Wolves
November 4
Giannis Antetokounmpo

'Greek Freak,' one of NBA's best, facing Wolves at Target Center

In a game against Toronto over the weekend, Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, shot 14-for-20, had 15 rebounds, handed out eight assists and blocked four shots.
Wolves
November 2
Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng

With Towns suspended, Dieng comes through in big way for Wolves

There's one word that gets thrown in almost any conversation with a member of the Timberwolves when they talk about Gorgui Dieng – professional.
Wolves
October 31
Ben Simmons wrestled with Karl-Anthony Towns after the initial fight between Towns and Joel Embiid.

Wolves want NBA to look into Simmons' role in Towns-Embiid fight

The 76ers guard was deemed a peacemaker by game officials, but the Wolves are contesting his role in the fight between Karl-Anthony
Wolves
October 31
Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns is led away after an altercation with Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the second half of an NBA bask

Towns vs. Embiid fight spills over to social media after Wednesday's game

The increasingly hostile back-and-forth between the two players puts the NBA in an awkward spot. It began with Joel Embiid firing the first shot, bragging on Twitter and making light of Karl-Anthony Towns' nickname
Wolves
October 30
Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns is led away after an altercation with Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the second half of an NBA bask

Wolves' Teague on Towns: 'I'm riding with him'

The Wolves guard joked the fight between Towns and Joel Embiid was "weak," but said it showed something about Towns
Wolves
October 28
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns ran out during team introductions.

Karl-Anthony Towns earns player of the week honors

The NBA named Towns its Western Conference player of the week after he averaged 32 points and 13.3 rebounds in the Wolves' first three games.
Wolves
October 27
Wolves coach Ryan Saunders spoke with Andrew Wiggins in the fourth quarter Sunday night. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapol

'I made a lot of dumb decisions.' Wiggins responds to early benching with big finish

During the first half of Sunday's Timberwolves 116-109 win over Miami, coach Ryan Saunders didn't like what he was seeing from forward Andrew Wiggins. So he pulled him from the game and told him about it.
Wolves
October 25
Karl-Anthony Towns

Another monster game for Towns in Wolves' win

Wolves center was even better Friday than he was in Wednesday's opener
Blogs
October 25

Report: Heat's Jimmy Butler expected to miss Sunday game vs. Wolves

Butler recently had a baby daughter is not expected to be on the Heat's upcoming trip, meaning he will miss the Wolves' home opener.
Wolves
October 23
Nets center Jarrett Allen defends against Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins during the first half

Overtime provides Wiggins a little redemption in Wolves victory

Andrew Wiggins on Wednesday overcame a rough night shooting to score some of the Wolves' biggest points in the season-opening win.
Wolves
October 19
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Tu

Wolves guard Teague: 'I don't think I'll ever be 100 percent, but I feel OK'

Jeff Teague had ankle surgery in April that kept him from playing much of the offseason.
Wolves
October 17
Robert Covington

Covington, the rebounder, emerges for Timberwolves

Robert Covington has taken on the responsibility of hitting the glass in the Wolves' smaller lineups
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Minnesota 10-10 25 31 28 30 114
Dallas 15-6 30 23 27 41 121

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