Wolves
January 8

Wolves-Portland game recap

A look back at Thursday night's game.
Wolves
January 8
Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders confers with center Naz Reid, who headed to the bench after getting into foul trouble during the first half against D

Ryan Saunders, Wolves players have another social justice conversation

Saunders called the events in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, "Disgusting to watch."
Randball
January 7
Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee and teammates kneel during the national anthem before an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA reacts to pro-Trump mob, how it was treated so differently

"Can you imagine today, if those were all Black people storming the Capitol, and what would have happened?" 76ers coach Doc Rivers said.
Wolves
January 7
Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt, right, shoots as Denver center Nikola Jokic defends during the second half TUesday

Vanderbilt takes advantage of playing time during Wolves' slide

Jarred Vanderbilt on Tuesday helped turn what was an 18-point first-half deficit into a three-point lead for the Wolves by halftime. In the process he went from being an afterthought to someone left on the floor.
Wolves
January 7

Wolves-Portland game preview

The Wolves have lost five consecutive games since a 2-0 start — with all the losses coming since Karl-Anthony Towns suffered a dislocated wrist — and defense has been a primary culprit.
Wolves
January 6
Nuggets center Nikola Jokic looked to pass as Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt defended him Tuesday. Jokic didn’t have to pass often, collecti

Timberwolves hang close, but eventually fall 123-116 to Nuggets

The Wolves couldn't stop Denver center Nikola Jokic, who scored 35 points with a variety of inside moves.
The Wolves Beat
January 6
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, right, picked up a loose ball after Nuggets guard PJ Dozier, left front, lost control while tangling with Wolves cente

Rubio goes scoreless for Timberwolves in loss to Nuggets

The point guard took only three shots and had two assists in 21 minutes
Wolves
January 5

Wolves-Denver game recap

All-Star center Nikola Jokic scored 35 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, handed out six assists and had three steals.
Wolves
January 5
Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards had only five points and four assists against Denver on Sunday, but coach Ryan Saunders told him it was his best N

Timberwolves rookie Edwards' game praised despite modest stat line

Wolves coach Ryan Saunders told Anthony Edwards that Sunday's effort against Denver — when he had only five points and four assists — was his best NBA performance.
Wolves
January 5
Former Nuggets Juancho Hernangomez, left, and Malik Beasley are hoping to make their mark with the Wolves.

Former Nuggets Hernangomez, Beasley looking to help Wolves

Malik Beasley is off to a fast start; Juancho Hernangomez is hoping to break through.
Sports
January 4

Wolves-Denver game preview

The Wolves got some positive news on the injury front as Josh Okogie is closer to his return from a three-game absence because of a strained hamstring.
Wolves
January 4
Ed Davis (of the Timberwolves fought for a ball with Will Barton of the Nuggets in the first quarter.

Wolves suffer another lopsided loss, falling 124-109 at home to Denver

The Wolves entered the third quarter with a one-point lead but Denver took control in the opening minutes of the fourth with a 17-0 run behind Nikola Jokic, who finished with 19 points,
Wolves
January 3

Wolves-Denver game recap

A look back at Sunday's game.
Sports
January 3
Injured Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns watched Sunday’s game from the sidelines.

Okogie inching closer to rejoining Timberwolves; no update on Towns

Josh Okogie missed Sunday's game, his third consecutive because of a left hamstring strain, but worked out beforehand. Karl-Anthony Towns, meanwhile, is still waiting for his wrist to be re-evaluated.
The Wolves Beat
January 3
Timberwolves head coach Ryan Saunders

Saunders shakes up Wolves starting lineup against Nuggets

Ryan Saunders inserted Juancho Hernangomez and Ed Davis to start Sunday's game.
Wolves
January 2
Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards (1) and D’Angelo Russell (0).

Russell, Saunders agree Wolves need to simplify offense to escape funk

Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders says he will pare down the offense beginning Sunday after three one-sided losses.
Sports
January 2
Cutting the cord. Star Tribune illustration.

Reusse: Trying to keep up with local sports via streaming was a failure

FSN has disappeared from YouTubeTV and Hulu, meaning cord-cutters of all ages are unable to watch their favorite teams. This columnist has had it.
Wolves
January 2

Gameday preview: Timberwolves vs. Denver

The Wolves have lost three straight, all by at least 21 points, including a 130-101 loss to previously winless Washington on Friday.
Wolves
January 2
Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker, left, drives towards the basket as Timberwolves guard Jordan McLaughlin defends on Dec. 27.

McLaughlin happy to be back with Wolves

Jordan McLaughlin signed a qualifying offer over something longer with potentially more team control, betting he could impress enough this season to get a more lucrative offer next year.
Sports
January 2
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman (10) passed the ball off as he collided with Washington Wizards center Robin Lopez (15) in the second quart

Winless Washington wallops Wolves 130-109 at Target Center

Even without Russell Westbrook, sitting out the second night of a back-to-back, the Wizards on Friday night scored in droves to pick up their first win of the season.
Final, 1/23 1 2 3 4 F
New Orleans 5-10 31 33 14 32 110
Minnesota 4-11 28 35 24 33 120
NBA Scoreboard
  • Miami

    Brooklyn

     

    - F

    124

    128

  • Philadelphia

    Detroit

     

    - F

    114

    110

  • New Orleans

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    110

    120

  • LA Lakers

    Chicago

     

    - F

    101

    90

  • Houston

    Dallas

     

    - F

    133

    108

  • Denver

    Phoenix

     

    - F

    120

    112

  • Golden State

    Utah

     

    - F

    108

    127