Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns

Souhan: Wolves trying to improve roster, appease Towns at same time

The Wolves know they need to keep Karl-Anthony Towns in Minnesota for the long term, or risk another long stretch of hopelessness.
Wolves
33 minutes ago
Timberwolves' head coach Ryan Saunders signals to his team alongside ' D'Angelo Russell during a game against the Dallas Mavericks last season.

Wolves to open preseason Dec. 12 vs. Memphis

The Wolves' preseason is three games: they will host two games against Memphis on Dec. 12 and 14 before traveling to Dallas on Dec. 17.
Wolves
November 23
Jordan McLaughlin averaged 7.6 points and 4.2 assists per game in 30 games with the Wolves last season, with his best game coming against the Clippers

Timberwolves, McLaughlin in talks on new contract

Point guard played in 30 games last season and split time between the Wolves and Iowa.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after sinking a fourth quarter basket Thursday night. He finished the game with 46 points.
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Wolves
November 23
Juancho Hernangomez (41)

Wolves sign Hernangomez to three-year, $21 million deal

Juancho Hernangomez figures to compete for minutes at power forward, a position the Wolves don't have in great supply on their current roster.
Wolves
November 23
Wolves' most important new player next season? It's not who you think

Wolves' most important new player next season? It's not who you think

Anthony Edwards is the most important new player in the long run and Ricky Rubio is the most interesting acquisition. For the coming season, though, you need to know about Ed Davis.
Wolves
November 22
No. 1 on canvas: This 2020 painting of former Georgia star and Wolves No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards was done by the artist @heypaintella.

Top pick Edwards developing early trust in Wolves organization

The Wolves have begun the process of unlocking the way to Anthony Edwards' trust. Now can they unlock the No. 1 draft pick's potential on the floor?

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 46 27 .630 0 26-11 20-16 4-6
    Oklahoma City 44 28 .611 1.5 23-14 21-14 6-4
    Utah 44 28 .611 1.5 23-12 21-16 4-6
    Portland 35 39 .473 11.5 21-15 14-24 7-3
    Minnesota 19 45 .297 22.5 8-24 11-21 3-7
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Lakers 52 19 .732 0 25-10 27-9 4-6
    LA Clippers 49 23 .681 3.5 27-9 22-14 6-4
    Phoenix 34 39 .466 19 17-22 17-17 9-1
    Sacramento 31 41 .431 21.5 16-19 15-22 4-6
    Golden State 15 50 .231 34 8-26 7-24 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 44 28 .611 0 24-12 20-16 5-5
    Dallas 43 32 .573 2.5 20-18 23-14 4-6
    Memphis 34 39 .466 10.5 20-17 14-22 3-7
    San Antonio 32 39 .451 11.5 19-15 13-24 6-4
    New Orleans 30 42 .417 14 15-21 15-21 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 56 17 .767 0 30-5 26-12 3-7
    Indiana 45 28 .616 11 25-11 20-17 7-3
    Chicago 22 43 .338 30 14-20 8-23 3-7
    Detroit 20 46 .303 32.5 11-22 9-24 1-9
    Cleveland 19 46 .292 33 11-25 8-21 4-6
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 53 19 .736 0 26-10 27-9 9-1
    Boston 48 24 .667 5 26-10 22-14 6-4
    Philadelphia 43 30 .589 10.5 31-4 12-26 5-5
    Brooklyn 35 37 .486 18 20-16 15-21 7-3
    New York 21 45 .318 29 11-22 10-23 4-6
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Miami 44 29 .603 0 29-7 15-22 4-6
    Orlando 33 40 .452 11 18-17 15-23 5-5
    Charlotte 23 42 .354 17 10-21 13-21 4-6
    Washington 25 47 .347 18.5 16-20 9-27 2-8
    Atlanta 20 47 .299 21 14-20 6-27 4-6
  • Points
    D. Russell MIN 1039
    K. Towns MIN 926
    M. Beasley MIN 615
    J. Culver MIN 580
    J. Okogie MIN 533
  • Assists
    D. Russell MIN 285
    K. Towns MIN 153
    J. McLaughlin MIN 125
    J. Culver MIN 110
    J. Okogie MIN 99
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Vanderbilt MIN .625
    K. Towns MIN .508
    J. McLaughlin MIN .489
    J. Johnson MIN .479
    J. Layman MIN .453
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 42
    J. Culver MIN 38
    J. Johnson MIN 32
    J. Okogie MIN 26
    N. Reid MIN 22
  • Steals
    J. Okogie MIN 68
    J. Culver MIN 57
    D. Russell MIN 48
    M. Beasley MIN 40
    J. McLaughlin MIN 34
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2335
    D. Lillard POR 1978
    D. Booker PHO 1863
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 1857
    T. Young ATL 1778
  • Rebounds
    R. Gobert UTA 916
    H. Whiteside POR 905
    A. Drummond CLE 864
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 856
    J. Valanciunas MEM 788
  • Assists
    L. James LAL 684
    R. Rubio PHO 570
    T. Young ATL 560
    L. Doncic DAL 538
    D. Lillard POR 530
  • Field Goal Percentage
    M. Robinson NY .742
    R. Gobert UTA .693
    J. Allen BKN .649
    H. Whiteside POR .621
    B. Clarke MEM .618
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside POR 196
    B. Lopez MIL 163
    A. Davis LAL 143
    R. Gobert UTA 135
    M. Turner IND 132
  • Steals
    J. Harden HOU 125
    B. Simmons PHI 119
    R. Covington HOU 115
    C. Paul OKC 111
    D. Murray SA 111
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Wolves
November 21

Get to know the artist behind Anthony Edwards' family paintings: @heypaintella

When the Timberwolves made Anthony Edwards the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Wednesday night, ESPN cameras showed Edwards smiling on his couch in between two paintings.
Wolves
November 21

Timberwolves draft week in review

It's been a busy week for the Timberwolves on a number of fronts. Here's a recap
Wolves
November 21
Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley

Big Friday: Wolves sign Beasley, announce Rubio, introduce Edwards

Agreeing with restricted free agent Malik Beasley on a four-year, $60 million deal was the biggest move on a busy day for the Timberwolves.
Wolves
November 21
Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley

Wolves, Beasley agree on four-year, $60 million deal

Malik Beasley, acquired by the Wolves in February, was a restricted free agent.
Wolves
November 20
Wolves executives had a busy draft night, and it will continue this weekend with NBA free agency.

With draft concluded, Wolves focus attention on NBA free agents

In this breakneck week of the NBA offseason, free agency begins Friday, meaning the Wolves and 29 other teams have to act quickly to make their changes and acquisitions for the coming season.
Wolves
November 19

Rolling a seven: Timberwolves and Minnesota picks in the NBA draft

The Timberwolves selected three players in the first round of Wednesday's NBA draft. Four more players who played high school basketball in Minnesota were drafted. Here's a look.
Wolves
November 19
Georgia's Anthony Edwards was selected No. 1 overall by the Timberwolves.

Someone old, someone new: Wolves draft Edwards, trade for Rubio, too

After deciding to keep the No. 1 overall pick by drafting 19-year-old Anthony Edwards of Georgia, the Wolves pulled off a trade that brought back veteran point guard Ricky Rubio, their first-round pick from 2009.
Wolves
November 19
Clockwise: Ricky Rubio signs autographs after being drafted by the Wolves and poses during a photo shoot in 2009. Rubio was traded to Utah and then we

Reusse: Timberwolves order up a second helping of Rickymania

The biggest news of NBA draft night for "casual" Wolves followers came soon after Minnesota made the pick at No. 1 overall: Ricky Rubio, just turned 30, was coming back
Wolves
November 19
For the Wolves, bringing back Ricky Rubio is all about family

For the Wolves, bringing back Ricky Rubio is all about family

When the Wolves couldn't find a third star-quality player for their starting lineup, they opted to work on another priority: Building a team that has tremendous values.
Wolves
November 19
Washington forward Jaden McDaniels

Wolves pick up two intriguing players at end of first round

In most years, they would have been the night's biggest news: First-round NBA draft picks coming to a Timberwolves team still in building mode.
Wolves
November 19
Georgia guard Anthony Edwards (5) celebrates a shot by guard Sahvir Wheeler, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Auburn, W

Wolves draft recap: Charting all the picks and trades

The Timberwolves had the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's NBA draft, so it promised to be an eventful night. It was. Here is a recap of the moves they had made.
Gophers
November 19
Apple Valley guard Tre Jones (3) knocked the ball loose from Cretin-Derham Hall forward Daniel Oturu (25) during the 2018 state basketball tournament.

State of hoops: Modern record four Minnesotans taken in draft

The state made history when four former metro area high school players were chosen Wednesday, including Daniel Oturu of the Gophers.
Wolves
November 19
Ricky Rubio (9), shown playing for the Wolves in 2017, was re-acquired by Minnesota on Wednesday.

Wolves pull off draft night stunner, trade for Ricky Rubio

The 2009 Timberwolves first round pick was reacquired from Oklahoma City.
Wolves
November 18

Reusse: Even when Wolves do right thing, it's the wrong thing

Three things: A) Edwards looks like best player. B) Bringing back Rubio is hunky dory. C) Optimism offered on Wolves' moves generally backfires.
Gophers
November 18
Wolves executive Gersson Rosas has the final call on what the team will do with its No. 1 pick on Wednesday night. The three top prospects are thought

What will Wolves do with the No. 1 pick? We're close to knowing

The biggest decision of Gersson Rosas' tenure as Timberwolves president is arriving on Wednesday night. What will he do?
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