The Wolves Beat
April 28
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards and teammates huddle as time runs down during the fourth quarter of the team’s win over Houston.

Vanderbilt, Hernangomez spark Wolves to win over Rockets

Jarred Vanderbilt's hustle late helped Wolves earn the win while Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 22.
The Wolves Beat
April 27
Since D’Angelo Russell (right) returned to the lineup under coach Chris Finch, the Wolves are 6-4 when both he and Karl-Anthony Towns play together

Draft drama: Will Wolves lose their first-round pick to Golden State?

Golden State would get Minnesota's pick if it is No. 4 or lower as part of the Russell-for-Wiggins trade. Here's a look at where things stand now.
Wolves
April 27

Wolves-Houston game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wolves
April 27
D’Angelo Russell (0) of the Minnesota Timberwolves made the go-ahead basket in the final seconds of the game as Bojan Bogdanovic (44) watched.

Wolves steal winning streak with Russell's lay-up, game-ending defense

The Wolves accomplished what they hadn't done since the first two games of the season: Win consecutive games.
Wolves
April 26

Monday's Wolves-Utah game recap

Wolves guard D'Angelo Russell made 10 of 16 shots in nearly 31 minutes off the bench, including the wide-open winning layup with 4.2 seconds to play.
Wolves
April 26
Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. tried to escape a double-team by the Wolves’ Ricky Rubio (left) and Anthony Edwards when the teams met at Target Cent

Wolves-Houston game preview

The Rockets split a back-to-back at Target Center in March and are locked in a race with the Wolves for the worst record in the league.
Wolves
April 26

Timberwolves edge Utah

The Timberwolves beat the Jazz 105-104 at Target Center on Monday.
Randball
April 26
Two Rookies of the Year? Edwards, Kaprizov aim for rare feat

Two Rookies of the Year? Edwards, Kaprizov aim for rare feat

The same market hasn't had the Rookie of the Year in both the NBA and NHL in the same season since 1979-80. Both of those players wound up in the Hall of Fame.
Wolves
April 25
Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic fell after making a three-pointer against the Wolves on Saturday night.

Wolves-Utah gameday preview

The Jazz, having again failed wo beat the Wolves at home, will try again at Target Center.
Wolves
April 25
Utah guard Mike Conley defended against Wolves rookie Anthony Edwards in the first half Saturday night in Salt Lake City.

Edwards energized Wolves' comeback with play at both ends of floor

The No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft shined on defense, and his teammates fed off him.
Sports
April 25
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns battles for positioning with Utah center Rudy Gobert on Saturday.

Wolves coach Finch would like to see more physicality from his players

In their victory over Miami on April 16 at Target Center, Wolves coach Chris Finch loved his team's physical play. But in back-to-back games at Sacramento on Tuesday and Wednesday? Not so much.
Colleges
April 25
Golden State’s Stephen Curry

Reusse: No long-range sweet shooter changed basketball like Curry has

Steph keeps making unearthly shots, off one foot or two, squared up or tilted, against defenders convinced they had him covered or that he was too deep to shoot.
Wolves
April 25
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lays up the ball as Utah guard Joe Ingles, center, defends

Hitting the right notes: Wolves overcome porous start to knock off Jazz

Minnesota gave up 40 points in the first quarter but regrouped to send Utah to a rare home loss.
Wolves
April 24

Saturday's Wolves-Jazz game recap

A look back at Saturday's game.
Wolves
April 23
Timberwolves center Naz Reid

Big man Reid boosting play of Wolves bench

The Timberwolves' bench play has improved of late, thanks to D'Angelo Russell's health and Naz Reid's numbers in April backing up Karl-Anthony Towns.
Wolves
April 23

Gameday preview: Timberwolves at Utah

The Wolves, outscored 7-0 down the stretch in Wednesday's three-point loss in Sacramento, came up just short of recording consecutive wins for the first time since the opening two games of the season.
Wolves
April 22
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio is defended by Sacramento Kings center Hassan Whiteside during the first quarter

Wolves once again denied a win streak, falling 128-125 at Sacramento

For the 14th straight time this season Minnesota followed a win with a loss. "One too many mistakes,' Karl-Anthony Towns said.
Wolves
April 22

Wednesday's Wolves-Sacramento game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.
Randball
April 21
Timberwolves VP: Team must continue work to create positive change

Timberwolves VP: Team must continue work to create positive change

The heaviness of the last year has different impacts on different players — many of whom want to use their platforms to fight for social justice.
Sports
April 21
Minnesota Timberwolves’ player Jarred Vanderbilt takes a photo at the George Floyd memorial during a team visit Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Minneapoli

Podcast: Sports, accountability and the Derek Chauvin verdict

The key word from LeBron James, Karl-Anthony Towns and others after the guilty verdict: accountability, Michael Rand takes note of the continued intersection of sports and social justice on the Daily Delivery.
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Dallas 42-29 22 19 - - 41
Minnesota 22-49 38 21 - - 59
NBA Scoreboard
  • Charlotte

    Washington

     

    - F

    110

    115

  • Indiana

    Toronto

     

    - F

    125

    113

  • Boston

    New York

     

    - F

    92

    96

  • Phoenix

    San Antonio

     

    - F

    123

    121

  • Memphis

    Golden State

     

    - F

    101

    113

  • Cleveland

    Brooklyn

     

    - F

    109

    123

  • Orlando

    Philadelphia

     

    - F

    117

    128

  • Houston

    Atlanta

     

    - F

    95

    124

  • Miami

    Detroit

     

    - 4th, 8:47

    100

    77

  • Denver

    Portland

     

    - 2nd, 3:40

    43

    63

  • Utah

    Sacramento

     

    - 2nd, 3:36

    50

    45

  • LA Lakers

    New Orleans

     

    - 2nd, 4:04

    52

    48

  • Milwaukee

    Chicago

     

    - 2nd, 3:59

    42

    48

  • LA Clippers

    Oklahoma City

     

    - 2nd, 2:45

    53

    54

  • Dallas

    Minnesota

     

    - 2nd, 5:20

    41

    59