Karl-Anthony Towns scored late in the second quarter against Indiana on Monday night.

Shorthanded Timberwolves hold off Indiana, move above .500

Playing without Jarred Vanderbilt, Jaden McDaniels and Patrick Beverley, the Wolves got contributions from just about everyone else on the roster to hold off the Pacers.

Wolves guard Bolmaro gets a chance to apply what he's learning

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Guard Leandro Bolmaro made a contribution to the Wolves’ 121-120 double-overtime victory over the 76ers on Saturday, playing 17 minutes with three p
Leandro Bolmaro played 17 minutes in Saturday's double-overtime victory over the 76ers, doing what coach Chris Finch wanted: "Go in, be solid, don't make mistakes."

Wolves show mettle in wins over Miami, Philadelphia

November 28
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, right, fouled out in the fourth quarter Saturday but the Wolves still beat the 76ers.
The Timberwolves overcame the loss of personnel, tough breaks to get two difficult victories.
Wolves
November 28
Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon last week.

Gameday preview: Wolves back home to face Indiana

The Wolves will attempt to climb back over .500 at home against the Pacers.
Wolves
November 27
Karl-Anthony Towns tries to get past the 76ers’ Joel Embiid on Saturday.

Towns plays in Wolves' win after brief questionable status

Starting center Karl-Anthony Towns has been dealing with a sprained finger, along with a few dings from Friday's loss to Charlotte.
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 27

Saturday's Timberwolves-Philadelphia game recap

D'Angelo Russell came up with a big steal late.
Wolves
November 27
Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards tries to get past Philadelphia’s Matisse Thybulle during the first half

Wolves build 20-point lead, stave off 76ers with 121-120 win in 2 OTs

Karl-Anthony Towns entered the night questionable because of a right index finger injury but played and scored 28 points.
Wolves
November 26
Charlotte forward Miles Bridges shoots over Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half

Winning streak vanishes as Charlotte makes quick work of Timberwolves

Charlotte hit a season high 23 of 40 three-pointers against a Wolves team that entered the night No. 1 in defending the three.
Wolves
November 26

Gameday preview: Wolves head to Philadelphia to complete back-to-back

Joel Embiid is expected to make his return to the 76ers.
The Wolves Beat
November 26
Charlotte’s Kelly Oubre Jr. hit seven three-pointers on Friday night against the Timberwolves.

The luck of three-point defense catches up to Wolves in loss to Hornets

The Wolves had the league's best three-point defense entering Friday. It didn't look like it.

nba

  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 13 7 .650 0 7-4 6-3 6-4
    Denver 10 10 .500 3 7-4 3-6 4-6
    Minnesota 10 10 .500 3 6-6 4-4 7-3
    Portland 10 10 .500 3 9-1 1-9 5-5
    Oklahoma City 6 14 .300 7 4-6 2-8 2-8
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 18 2 .900 0 11-1 7-1 9-1
    Phoenix 17 3 .850 1 8-2 9-1 10-0
    LA Clippers 11 9 .550 7 9-5 2-4 5-5
    LA Lakers 11 11 .500 8 8-6 3-5 4-6
    Sacramento 8 13 .381 10.5 3-7 5-6 3-7
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Dallas 10 8 .556 0 6-2 4-6 5-5
    Memphis 10 10 .500 1 7-5 3-5 4-6
    San Antonio 5 13 .278 5 3-6 2-7 3-7
    New Orleans 5 17 .227 7 3-7 2-10 4-6
    Houston 4 16 .200 7 4-5 0-11 3-7
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago 14 8 .636 0 7-4 7-4 6-4
    Milwaukee 13 8 .619 0.5 6-4 7-4 8-2
    Cleveland 10 10 .500 3 5-6 5-4 4-6
    Indiana 9 13 .409 5 6-4 3-9 5-5
    Detroit 4 16 .200 9 2-8 2-8 2-8
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Brooklyn 14 6 .700 0 6-4 8-2 7-3
    New York 11 9 .550 3 5-6 6-3 5-5
    Boston 11 10 .524 3.5 5-4 6-6 6-4
    Philadelphia 11 10 .524 3.5 5-5 6-5 3-7
    Toronto 9 12 .429 5.5 2-7 7-5 3-7
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 13 7 .650 0 7-2 6-5 6-4
    Miami 13 8 .619 0.5 6-2 7-6 6-4
    Charlotte 13 10 .565 1.5 7-2 6-8 7-3
    Atlanta 11 10 .524 2.5 8-2 3-8 7-3
    Orlando 4 18 .182 10 1-8 3-10 1-9
  • Field Goal Percentage
    N. Knight MIN 1.000
    M. Wright IV MIN 1.000
    J. Vanderbilt MIN .523
    K. Towns MIN .508
    N. Reid MIN .470
  • Steals
    A. Edwards MIN 30
    J. Vanderbilt MIN 28
    K. Towns MIN 24
    J. McDaniels MIN 19
    D. Russell MIN 16
  • Points
    T. Young ATL 545
    K. Durant BKN 544
    S. Curry GSW 544
    D. DeRozan CHI 542
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 540
  • Rebounds
    R. Gobert UTA 289
    J. Valanciunas NOP 271
    C. Capela ATL 266
    D. Sabonis IND 251
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 236
  • Assists
    C. Paul PHX 202
    R. Westbrook LAL 191
    T. Young ATL 190
    J. Harden BKN 188
    L. Ball CHA 176
  • Field Goal Percentage
    R. Gobert UTA .724
    J. Allen CLE .697
    R. Holmes SAC .694
    J. McGee PHX .662
    M. Harrell WAS .649
  • Blocked Shots
    M. Turner IND 62
    A. Davis LAL 48
    R. Gobert UTA 44
    M. Bamba ORL 40
    J. Jackson Jr. MEM 39
  • Steals
    A. Caruso CHI 46
    M. Smart BOS 42
    L. Ball CHA 41
    G. Trent Jr. TOR 41
    (2) Players 39
  • Saturday, November 27
    Minnesota 121, Philadelphia 120, F New York 99, Atlanta 90, F Phoenix 113, Brooklyn 107, F
    Miami 107, Chicago 104, F Cleveland 105, Orlando 92, F Houston 146, Charlotte 143, F
    Washington 120, Dallas 114, F Utah 127, New Orleans 105, F
  • Sunday, November 28
    Golden State 105, LA Clippers 90, F Milwaukee 118, Indiana 100, F Memphis 128, Sacramento 101, F
    Boston 109, Toronto 97, F LA Lakers 110, Detroit 106, F
  • Today, November 29
    Philadelphia 101, Orlando 96, F Denver 120, Miami 111, F Chicago 133, Charlotte 119, F
    Houston 102, Oklahoma City 89, F Minnesota 100, Indiana 98, F Cleveland 114, Dallas 96, F
    San Antonio 116, Washington 99, F Utah 124, Portland 103, 4th, 2:08 New Orleans 41, LA Clippers 31, 2nd, 9:08
  • Tuesday, November 30
    New York @ Brooklyn Memphis @ Toronto LA Lakers @ Sacramento
    Golden State @ Phoenix Detroit @ Portland
  • Wednesday, December 1
    Minnesota @ Washington Atlanta @ Indiana Denver @ Orlando
    Philadelphia @ Boston Cleveland @ Miami Charlotte @ Milwaukee
    Houston @ Oklahoma City Dallas @ New Orleans Sacramento @ LA Clippers
  • Thursday, December 2
    Chicago @ New York Milwaukee @ Toronto Oklahoma City @ Memphis
    Detroit @ Phoenix San Antonio @ Portland
  • Friday, December 3
    Cleveland @ Washington Miami @ Indiana Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    Minnesota @ Brooklyn Orlando @ Houston New Orleans @ Dallas
    Boston @ Utah Phoenix @ Golden State LA Clippers @ LA Lakers
  • Saturday, December 4
    Denver @ New York Chicago @ Brooklyn Miami @ Milwaukee
    Memphis @ Dallas San Antonio @ Golden State LA Clippers @ Sacramento
    Boston @ Portland
Wolves
November 26
Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverley dribbled down court against the Pelicans on Monday.

Wolves' Beverley out for at least two weeks with adductor strain

Just as the Timberwolves were getting rolling, they got hit with their first significant injury of the season.He was injured in Wednesday's game.
Wolves
November 26
Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards is called for an offensive foul as he leaps over Miami guard Gabe Vincent

'He threw it down! . . . Oh, my goodness, they're going to wave it off'

Anthony Edwards' 33 points and 14 boards fueled Minnesota's win over Miami. But a dunk that didn't count still has people abuzz. Here's the story behind it and the call from Wolves radio voice Alan Horton.
Wolves
November 25
LaMelo Ball of the Hornets edged Anthony Edwards of the Wolves for the NBA Rookie of the Year award last season.

Gameday preview: Wolves head to Charlotte to face surging Hornets

The Wolves look to extend their winning streak and climb over .500 against a Charlotte team that has won seven of its past eight games.
Wolves
November 25
Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards

Edwards, Wolves treat packed house to victory over Heat, fifth win in row

Anthony Edwards was fantastic, scoring 33 points and adding 14 rebounds and six assists.
Sports
November 25
Turkey of the Year: Time to sharpen the knives.

Patrick Reusse's 2021 Turkey of the Year winner is ...

Last year, we demanded the Turkey make a comeback. This year, The Chairman agrees: The Turkey of the Year is here to stay.
Wolves
November 24
Wolves guard Anthony Edwards celebrated with a fan after defeating the Miami Heat 113-101 at Target Center on Wednesday.

Wednesday's Timberwolves-Miami game recap

Anthony Edwards had 33 points and a career-high 14 rebounds.
Wolves
November 24
Statistically speaking, Wolves guard D’Angelo Russell has greatly improved his plus/minus rating from a year ago.

Wolves' starting five best in NBA in plus/minus stats during win streak

Overall, D'Angelo Russell is third in the league in plus/minus this season behind two superstars.
Sports
November 24
Gophers defesnive end Boye Mafe leads the team with six sacks this season.

DE Boye Mafe on the Wisconsin showdown; Wolves, Gophers winning with defense

On Wednesday's Daily Delivery podcast, Michael Rand welcomes in two special guests for a themed show about good defense.
Wolves
November 23
Jimmy Butler helped the Miami Heat to the NBA Finals in 2020.

Butler, Heat could be the ones to spoil Timberwolves win streak

The Wolves haven't won five in a row since Jimmy Butler was a member of the team.
Wolves
November 23

Gameday preview: Winners of four straight, Timberwolves head to Miami

The Wolves aim to reach a .500 season record.
Wolves
November 23
Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram tried to drive to the basket against Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards on Monday.

Losing to Timberwolves is leaving some opposition players grumpy

Tristan Thompson, Thaddeus Young and Anthony Davis all had complaints about their teams after losses to Minnesota.
Wolves
November 23
Wolves forwards Jarred Vanderbilt and Anthony Edwards were all over the defensive end on Monday night, including this battle with Pelicans guard Nicke

Wolves use stifling defense to smother Pelicans, win fourth straight

After the game, Patrick Beverely slathered beef with steak sauce. Before the game, Karl-Anthony Towns downed coffee. In between, the Wolves' defense devoured New Orleans.
The Wolves Beat
November 23
Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverley dribbled down court against the Pelicans on Monday.

Timberwolves starting lineup leads the NBA in one interesting metric

Five man group of Edwards, Russell, Beverley, Towns and Vanderbilt has highest net rating in the league and has started the last seven games.
Final, 11/29 1 2 3 4 F
Indiana 9-14 26 31 19 22 98
Minnesota 11-10 20 28 30 22 100
NBA Scoreboard
  • Orlando

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    96

    101

  • Denver

    Miami

     

    - F

    120

    111

  • Charlotte

    Chicago

     

    - F

    119

    133

  • Oklahoma City

    Houston

     

    - F

    89

    102

  • Indiana

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    98

    100

  • Cleveland

    Dallas

     

    - F

    114

    96

  • Washington

    San Antonio

     

    - F

    99

    116

  • Portland

    Utah

     

    - 4th, 2:53

    102

    122

  • New Orleans

    LA Clippers

     

    - 2nd, 10:50

    39

    25