Georgia guard Anthony Edwards could be the top pick in the draft, but he shot just 29% from three-point range last season. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

As Wolves mull No. 1 pick options, three-point shooting is scarce

The Wolves would love to add shooting via the draft, but none of the top prospects have much of a track record of success.
October 20
Kevin Garnett in 2015.

Garnett visits south Minneapolis, mum on possible Wolves ownership

Kevin Garnett spent part of Thursday evening in the Ventura Village neighborhood of south Minneapolis, meeting with business owners and customers of a recently opened bank branch.
October 20
Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders knew Sid Hartman’s tenacity as a reporter from years watching him work with his father Flip, but he still considere

6 a.m. phone call at the Saunders residence? Sid seeking a scoop

If it was Sunday morning in the Saunders household and the phone was ringing at 6 a.m., it was usually only one person doing the calling.
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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October 16
Wagering odds: Timberwolves more likely to trade No. 1 pick than keep it

Wagering odds: Timberwolves more likely to trade No. 1 pick than keep it

There is no sure thing at the top of the draft this year, and that adds to the notion that the Wolves might trade the top selection instead of keeping it.
October 15
Ryan Saunders' Timberwolves were one of 22 teams not invited to the NBA playoff bubble.

Hartman: Wolves coach Saunders navigated difficult first season

It's hard to think of a more difficult rookie coaching season than the one Ryan Saunders just went through with the Timberwolves.
October 14
LeBron James (23) of the Lakers is silhouetted during introductions before Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday in Lake Buena Vis

Souhan: LeBron is the greatest ... for these strange, polarized times

Two players rose above all others in the Florida bubbles: Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm and James. Both led their teams to championships. Both could at some point be regarded as the best to ever play the game.


  • 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
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October 12
Anthony Davis (3) and the NBA champion Lakers are but one of the obstacles in the Western Conference facing Jarrett Culver (23) and the Timberwolves i

After Lakers win title, clock is ticking for Wolves

Making the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference next season would be an accomplishment.
October 7

The Minnesota Timberwolves give back

Timberwolves players, coaches, and staff stopped to visit the George Floyd memorial at E. 38th St. and Chicago Ave. S. in Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2020 before heading to St. Paul to take part in a get out the vote initiative.
October 7
Timberwolves and Lynx strive to drive the vote, lift the community

Timberwolves and Lynx strive to drive the vote, lift the community

The teams distributed food, encouraged voter registration and visited the George Floyd memorial site.
October 7
Timberwolves players, coaches, and staffers listened to Jeanelle Austin, left, as she explained and interpreted the George Floyd memorial site for the

Day of outreach: Wolves, Lynx visit Floyd memorial, help register voters

The Wolves have held other voter registration events in Minneapolis, their way of putting words spoken since George Floyd's death into action.
October 2
During this game on December 30, Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders disputed a call against the Brooklyn Nets

Group workouts give Wolves a 'jump start' to work on chemistry

If the Wolves accomplish nothing else during this group workout period, they hope they will get a jump on next season.
September 30
Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas offered support to Malik Beasley (5) after the guard was arrested for narcotics possession and possession of a st

Wolves' Rosas offers support for Beasley after guard's arrest

Malik Beasley was arrested for narcotics possession and possession of a stolen gun in Plymouth on Saturday.
September 29
LaMelo Ball said he imagines being a great fit alongside the Wolves' D'Angelo Russell, but he also said he views his ideal position as point guard. Th

LaMelo Ball says he'd fit in fine with Timberwolves

D'Angelo Russell's presence doesn't dissuade point guard LaMelo Ball from wanting to be the No. 1 pick and play for the Wolves.
September 28
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Wolves guard Beasley arrested in Plymouth

Malik Beasley was arrested Saturday night in Plymouth on charges of possession of narcotics and receiving and/or concealing stolen property, according to jail records.
September 28
The similarities between former Viking Stefon Diggs (now with the Bills) and former Wolf Jimmy Butler (now with the Heat) are striking.

Jimmy Butler and Stefon Diggs: Kindred spirits who got away

I’m not here to pour salt in these wounds. Rather, I continue to be struck by just how similar Butler and Diggs are.
September 27
Gersson Rosas, the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations.

Salary cap uncertainties have Wolves' Rosas working overtime

The Wolves are chief among NBA teams concerned with where the salary cap will go. Gersson Rosas is trying to prepare for any and all situations, saying it is is a little like living in "parallel universes."
September 25
Timberwolves forward Jake Layman

Layman happy to be back with Wolves, broken nose and all

Jake Layman, who averaged 9.1 points last season for the Wolves, is wearing a mask during group workouts, and playing is something Layman has craved after a season that began full of promise before injuries.
September 25
This is a 1959 photo showing Harlem Globetrotters WIlt Chamberlain. Patrick Reusse, at 13, witnessed Chamberlain’s greatness when the 'Trotters visi

Reusse: Seeing The Big Dipper in a little town in '59 a moment of glory

Patrick Reusse has met most of his boyhood heroes, but he only marveled at Wilt Chamberlain in 1959 in a packed Worthington gym.
September 24

More of Patrick Reusse's memories of Wilt Chamberlain

A further look back at a legendary career.
September 24
“This time is important, not just for them to get to know us and this system but for us to get to know them, too,” Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunder

After more than six months apart, Timberwolves back on floor together

Two weeks of workouts will be beneficial for team that hasn't played together.
September 23
Local teams, media outlets launch Home Teams vs. Hunger

Local teams, media outlets launch Home Teams vs. Hunger

One in eight Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from.
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