Wolves
January 8
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns shoots next to Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander during the first half Friday night.

Timberwolves erupt for efficient 135-105 victory over Oklahoma City

The big three of Anthony Edwards, D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns took turns as the Wolves shot 56% and won their third straight game.
Wolves
January 7

Friday's Timberwolves-Thunder game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Wolves
January 7
Jaylen Nowell

Nowell's play for Timberwolves means guaranteed contract

With the team shorthanded because of COVID-19, Jaylen Nowell stepped up and earned his playing minutes.
Wolves
January 6
Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverley passes the ball over Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander on Wednesday

Souhan: Patrick Beverley trade was a steal for Wolves

The veteran guard is who Jimmy Butler was supposed to be: a leader who makes other players around him better.
Wolves
January 6
The Timberwolves and Karl-Anthony Towns take on Oklahoma City again on Friday night.

Timberwolves gameday: It's Oklahoma City again, this time down south

The teams met on Wednesday, and the Wolves came away with an eight-point victory.
Local
January 6
Fans attending the Vikings last home game of the season Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium will have to wear face coverings except when eating or drinking.

With new COVID mandates, Vikings, Wild fans will have to mask up

The policy also applies to the Timberwolves, who don't have a home game until Jan. 16.
Wolves
January 5
Oklahoma City center Jeremiah Robinson-Earl tries to go to the basket as Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt and center Karl-Anthony Towns defend i

Full-strength Wolves grind out 98-90 victory over Oklahoma City

A one-sided game nearly went sideways for the Wolves, who came through down the stretch and got 17 points and 16 rebounds from Karl-Anthony Towns in his return to the lineup.
Colleges
January 5
Baylor guard Kendall Brown, right, drove to the basket against Villanova forward Eric Dixon on Dec. 12 in Waco, Texas.

Minnesota's Brown brothers fit great on opposite ends of D-I hoops

Basketball Across Minnesota: Kendall Brown is a freshman star for No. 1 Baylor. His older brother, Courtney, is redshirting at St. Thomas, new to Division I.
Wolves
January 5
Karl-Anthony Towns

Towns, Russell return from COVID-19 protocols, rejoin Timberwolves

"It was the timing that was awful," Towns said after spending Christmas and New Year's Day away from his teammates.
Wolves
January 5

Wednesday's Wolves-Thunder game recap

A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wolves
January 4
Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, right, drove against Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe during Monday’s Wolves win.

'Can't do nothing but be better': Edwards responds well to benching

Coach Chris Finch pulled Anthony Edwards for a lack of defense in the first quarter Monday night. The second-year guard responded with 28 points and better defense.
Wolves
January 4
Josh Giddey of the Thunder became the youngest player in NBA history with a triple double on Sunday against Dallas.

Timberwolves gameday: Thunder rookie Giddey set NBA record in last game

The two teams will play Wednesday at Target Center, then meet again Friday night in Oklahoma City.
Wolves
January 3
Wolves guard Patrick Beverley finished with 11 points and 12 assists on Monday.

'Underappreciated' Beverley leads Wolves' 122-104 rout of Clippers

After being traded from the Clippers to the Wolves in the offseason, Patrick Beverley wanted to get some revenge in Los Angeles.
Wolves
January 3
Anthony Edwards defended Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe.

Timberwolves-L.A. Clippers game recap

Wolves guars Anthony Edwards scored 28 points on 11-for-17 shooting to help put the game away early.
Wolves
January 3
Wolves coach Chris Finch is hopeful center Karl-Anthony Towns (left) and guard D’Angelo Russell will be able to play at Target Center on Wednesday a

Wolves' Towns, Russell cleared to play, now focused on reconditioning

Coach Chris Finch was hopeful the talented center and guard would be able to play at home Wednesday against Oklahoma City.
Wolves
January 3
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) drives to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves center Naz Reid (11).

Stars vs. subs: Lakers rally past patchwork Timberwolves 108-103

The Wolves stuck around and even had the lead in the fourth quarter, before the Lakers closed them out.
The Wolves Beat
January 3
Guard Patrick Beverley said the Timberwolves’ young players have stepped up well amid absences of Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell.

Beverley sounds note of optimism as other Wolves vent frustration

As the oldest member of the Timberwolves, Patrick Beverley has been through many nights like the Wolves' 108-103 loss to the Lakers.
Wolves
January 2

Wolves-Lakers game recap

A quick look at Sunday night's game.
Wolves
January 2
Clippers guard Reggie Jackson (right, being defended by Wolves guard Anthony Edwards) scored 21 points in L.A.’s 129-102 victory on Nov. 13.

Wolves-Clippers preview: Injuries, protocols keep stars on both teams out

Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell are nearing a return from COVID protocols but will likely not be ready in time for Monday's game.
Wolves
January 2
Naz Reid (11) goes up for a shot during a game against Utah on Friday.

Naz Reid helping out in frontcourt after brief COVID absence

Of all the Timberwolves that have entered COVID protocols over the last two weeks, Naz Reid's trip through them was the quickest.
Final, 1/19 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 22-23 42 31 20 29 122
Atlanta 19-25 26 35 45 28 134
NBA Scoreboard
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