Wolves
January 1
Players credit coach Chris Finch for keeping the Timberwolves competitive despite absences of key players recently. (AP Photo/Rick Egan)

Finch earns praise of Wolves in handling tough circumstances amid COVID absences

Patrick Beverley and Anthony Edwards said coach Chris Finch has done a good job putting players and the team in positions to succeed despite key absences.
Wolves
January 1
LeBron James and the Lakers walloped the TrailBlazers 139-106 on Friday night.

Gameday preview: Wolves head to L.A. aiming for third win this season over Lakers

Minnesota has defeated the L.A. Lakers twice this season but Sunday will (likely) be without Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell, who remain in COVID protocols.
Wolves
January 1
Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell tried to shoot around the looming presence of Wolves center Greg Monroe during the second half Friday. Mitchell scored 39

Timberwolves end grueling month with 120-108 loss to Jazz

Utah outscored the Wolves 34-21 in the fourth quarter, buoyed by Donovan Mitchell's 39 points.
Wolves
December 31, 2021

Friday's Timberwolves-Utah game recap

Anthony Edwards scored 26 points in his return from a six-game absence.
Wolves
December 31, 2021
Wolves forward Nathan Knight knows how to pack for a road trip, and he’s getting more playing time of late as the team sorts out COVID issues.

Knight hopes latest Wolves road trip will be packed with playing time

Nathan Knight's organized program for travel will come in handy on a Western road trip as the forward's strong play has kept him in the Timberwolves' plans.
Wolves
December 31, 2021
Wolves guard Anthony Edwards was charged with an offensive foul on this dunk against Miami on Nov. 24 at Target Center.

Wolves' Edwards raring to go in return from COVID-19

Three Timberwolves players, including Karl-Anthony Towns, remain in the NBA health and safety protocol.
Wolves
December 31, 2021
Jaden McDaniels of the Wolves was fouled by Cleveland’s Cedi Osman as Kevin Love (left) watched on Dec. 10 at Target Center.

Wolves' McDaniels making most of his opportunities to play

Second-year forward Jaden McDaniels had 35 points and 11 rebounds combined in the Timberwolves' back-to-back home games this week.
Sports
December 30, 2021
We could call Gophers cornerback Coney Durr and ask him what his favorite sports moment of 2021 was ... but we probably don’t need to do that.

Year of Minnesota sports are nearly history; 10 topics that stood out

To help you build optimism for 2022, Michael Rand lists 10 things from 2021 that kept us entertained.
Wolves
December 30, 2021
Rudy Gobert (27) set a screen for Donovan Mitchell during the Jazz’ victory over the Timberwolves on Dec. 23.

Wolves-Utah game preview: Edwards back, but Jazz leads NBA in scoring

Utah star Donovan Mitchell (back) is questionable for the New Year's Eve meeting in Salt Lake City.
Wolves
December 29, 2021
Center Greg Monroe’s first NBA game in more than two years ended with him scoring 11 points, getting nine rebounds and dishing six assists in 25 min

Newest Wolf Monroe worked hard for chance to return to NBA

Greg Monroe, a 6-11 veteran center, played in Germany and Russia since his last previous NBA game in May of 2019, and was in the G League this season.
Wolves
December 29, 2021
Knicks guard Evan Fournier drove between Timberwolves forwards Jaden McDaniels (3) and forward Nathan Knight (13) at Target Center on Monday night.

Effort was made, shots were not in Wolves' loss to Thibodeau, Knicks

Wolves couldn't replicate the same successful results in the second game of a home back-to-back.
Wolves
December 28, 2021

Timberwolves-New York game recap

Knicks center Mitchell Robinson scored 14 points and grabbed 18 rebounds.
Wolves
December 28, 2021
Al Horford (42) of the Celtics and Jaden McDaniels (3) of the Timberwolves fought for the ball during the Wolves’ victory Monday night at Target Cen

They're back: Wolves' Edwards, Reid, Prince clear NBA's protocols

The trio, sidelined because of COVID-19, will return to competition reconditioning.
Wolves
December 28, 2021
Wolves guard Jaylen Nowell reacted after making a three-pointer in the fourth quarter at Target Center on Monday night. Nowell’s 29 points off the b

Missing all five starters, Wolves rally late to defeat Celtics 108-103

Jaylen Nowell came off the bench to score 29 points, while Nathan Knight had a 20-point, 11-rebound double-double.
Wolves
December 27, 2021
New Wolves big man Greg Monroe (right, shown with Milwaukee in 2017) got quality minutes against the Celtics on Monday night in his first NBA game in

Monroe back in NBA after 2½ years away

Center Greg Monroe gives Timberwolves help in post on 10-day contract, after stint in G League.
Wolves
December 27, 2021
Julius Randle leads the Knicks in scoring and rebounding.

Timberwolves-New York game preview: Thibodeau returns again as Knicks head coach

Former Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau guided New York to the NBA playoffs last season, but they are sub-.500 this season.
Wolves
December 27, 2021

Timberwolves-Boston game recap

A quick look at Monday's victory.
Wolves
December 27, 2021

Shorthanded Wolves down Celtics

Without their five starters, the Timberwolves beat the Boston Celtics 108-103 on Monday night at Target Center.
Wolves
December 27, 2021
Greg Monroe, bottom, was playing for the Bucks in 2017 when he was pinned by Cleveland’s Kyle Korver.

Wolves sign veteran NBA center Monroe to 10-day contract

Greg Monroe, 31, was playing for the Washington Wizards' G League team.
Wolves
December 26, 2021
Boston’s leading scorer, Jayson Tatum, will miss tonight’s game because of COVID-19.

Celtics star Jayson Tatum in COVID protocols, won't play against Timberwolves tonight

The Wolves return to action with a home game against the Celtics.