EPISODE 31
November 29
Robert Covington reacted after making a three-point shot in the second quarter.

Listen: As sample size gets bigger, are Covington and Wolves for real?

Chris Hine and Michael Rand dissect the Timberwolves' defense, which has been the best in the NBA since Robert Covington and Dario Saric arrived. Is this sustainable? And how much credit should Tom Thibodeau get for all this?
Wolves
November 29
Robert Covington reacted after making a three-point shot in the second quarter.

Wolves smash San Antonio by 39, third largest margin in team's history

All you need to know about the Timberwolves' performance was that Tom Thibodeau sat for most of the fourth quarter. But there's a lot more to tell about one of the best games in franchise history.
Wolves
November 29
Josh Okogie dunks in the fourth quarter

Reusse: Wolves fans still want to worry instead of being happy

Even on a fabulous night for the Wolves, there was distress among some fans about the playing time of rookie Josh Okogie. Here's a blunt message to them
Wolves
November 29
Josh Okogie dunks in the fourth quarter

Okogie, after being stuck on Wolves bench, makes most of playing time

With the Wolves cruising late in their 128-89 victory over the Spurs on Wednesday, rookie Josh Okogie got a chance to play 10 minutes — and he didn't waste it.
Wolves
November 29

Wolves thrash Spurs with smothering second quarter

The Timberwolves on Wednesday outscored San Antonio by 20 points in the second quarter
Wolves
November 29
Minnesota Timberwolves' Robert Covington, right, shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Derrick White defends in the first half on Wednesday.

'I know how to read it.' Covington getting through to teammates

Robert Covington has learned the delicate balance of when to talk to guys and when to lay off during a game. This is not an insignificant quality to have on this Wolves team.
Wolves
November 28

Wolves throttle Spurs: By the numbers

The Timberwolves' 128-89 victory over the Spurs was one of the most dominant in the team's 30 seasons.
Wolves
November 28

Wolves-San Antonio game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wolves
November 28
The arrival of Robert Covington in the Jimmy Butler trade has seen an immediate improvement to the much-maligned defense of the Timberwolves.

After Butler, Wolves improve on defense, while offense in flux

The Wolves are almost a completely different team since the trade — the differences in various statistical categories are striking, with perhaps the most glaring coming on defense.
Wolves
November 27

Chris Hine's NBA short takes

Some thoughts on the 76ers' Markelle Fultz, Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward not meshing in Boston and the Lakers' abrupt turnaround.
Wolves
November 27

Wolves-San Antonio game preview

Minnesota begins a four-game homestand Wednesday with at least three of the opponents likely playoff teams.
Wolves
November 27
Wolves forward Robert Covington put up a shot over Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. in the second half Monday night.

Covington teaches Wolves teammates a lesson in beating Cavs

Robert Covington continued to show all of the things he can do to help the Wolves, including how to recover from a 1-for-18 shooting performance in his previous game.
Wolves
November 27
Butler trade is looking good for both teams so far

Butler trade is looking good for both teams so far

Both teams have won five of their seven games since the trade was made that sent Butler to the 76ers and brought Robert Covington and Dario Saric to Minnesota.
Wolves
November 27

Wolves-Cleveland game recap

Robert Covington rebounded from a 1-for-18 shooting night against the Bulls on Saturday.
Wolves
November 27
Andrew Wiggins took the ball to the basket against the Cavaliers' Jordan Clarkson in the second half Monday.

Andrew Wiggins says he's not worried about shooting woes

He had a better performance against the Cavs, but again was not on the floor at the end of the game.
Wolves
November 26
Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau yelled instructions during the first half at Cleveland on Monday night.

Why wasn't Wiggins playing down the stretch vs. Cavs?

Coach Tom Thibodeau said sitting Wiggins had to do with Cleveland's zone defense.
Wolves
November 26
Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague worked his way toward the basket while being defended by Bulls guard Ryan Arcidiacono on Saturday.

Wolves string of games vs. East continues with Cleveland

The Wolves are fattening up on a favorable portion of their schedule with wins over mediocre Eastern Conference opponents.
Wolves
November 26
Timberwolves forward Robert Covington guarded Bulls guard Zach LaVine on Saturday.

Zach LaVine elevating his game this season with the Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine has been confident since the day the late Flip Saunders took him with the 13th pick in the 2014 NBA draft out of UCLA
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November 24
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns after a foul was called against the Bulls during the second half.

Towns comes to Wolves rescue in victory over Chicago

Robert Covington and Andrew Wiggins combined to go 1-for-30 on Saturday, but Karl-Anthony Towns turned in 35 points and 22 rebounds to spark a 111-96 victory.
Wolves
November 24

Wolves-Bulls game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.
Final, 12/17 1 2 3 4 F
Sacramento 16-14 23 21 33 28 105
Minnesota 14-16 38 36 29 29 132

NBA Scoreboard

  • Cleveland

    Indiana

     

    - 4th, 0:53

    86

    90

  • LA Lakers

    Brooklyn

     

    - 3rd, 6:24

    70

    79

  • Washington

    Atlanta

     

    - 3rd, 9:53

    60

    58

  • Dallas

    Denver

    8:00 PM