Bradley Beal scored 25 points, John Wall added 14 points and tied his career high with 16 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-100 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Chase Budinger has rejoined his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates for light workouts at practice while he works his surgically repaired left knee back into shape. Budinger likely remains a month or more from playing in games after offseason surgery to remove a portion of the meniscus in his knee. Budinger was doing some individual shooting drills after practice on Monday. He says he’s not putting a specific timetable on his return, only that he’s taking things “week by week.” Budinger signed a three-year, $16 million contract in July. But while he was working out in August to prepare for the season, he re-injured the same knee that kept him out for four months last year.
kevin Love had 23 points and 12 rebounds and Nikola Pekovic had 20 points and 12 boards to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 106-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night. Kevin Martin scored 20 on 6-for-18 shooting and Dante Cunningham scored 12 off the bench to help Minnesota rebound from a tough loss in Denver the previous night. Avery Bradley scored 27 points and Vitor Faverani had nine points and 14 rebounds for the Celtics. But Jeff Green went 0 for 6 from the floor and Boston’s 22 turnovers led to 28 points for the Timberwolves.
Wilson Chandler made pivotal shots down the stretch for the Denver Nuggets — and Andre Miller bailed him out when he made a key miss. Chandler scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer and three free throws late in the game.
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Kevin Love had 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists, Ricky Rubio added 16 points and a career-high 16 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-95 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Martin has been scratched from the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night because of an illness.
The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the term sheet on a $97 million plan to renovate the Target Center, which is currently 23 years old and in need of a facelift.
The Clippers gave up 96 shots to Minnesota. Lucky for them, the Timberwolves’ last three didn’t go in. Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Clippers hung on for a 109-107 victory on Monday night after Kevin Love missed a tip-in at the buzzer.
The Timberwolves’ new Development League affiliate, the Iowa Energy, recently announced that it would hold an open tryout in Minneapolis looking for local talent. Which we decided was practically begging for our own David McCoy to give it a shot.
Kevin Martin scored 27 points, Kevin Love had 18 of his 25 points during Minnesota’s 47-point first quarter, and the Timberwolves snapped a 22-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-90 victory Sunday night.
Kevin Love had 32 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 116-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.
The Golden State Warriors held their breath when they watched star guard Stephen Curry walk gingerly off the court in the third quarter. Then Klay Thompson put his foot on the gas.
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C.J. Miles scored 19 points, Kyrie Irving added 15 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late rally for a 93-92 victory over Minnesota on Monday night, handing the Timberwolves their first loss of the season. The Timberwolves nearly erased a 23-point deficit midway through the third quarter to stay unbeaten. Cleveland led 93-84, but was scoreless over the final 2:43. Kevin Love’s basket with 38 seconds remaining cut the lead to one point. Following a miss by Irving with 15 seconds left, the Timberwolves called timeout to set up the last shot.
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