Nikola Pekovic scored a season-high 31 points, Andrei Kirilenko had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves won their third straight game, 113-102 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 91-73 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Kemba Walker’s jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Nikola Pekovic scored 20 points before leaving with an injury and the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Dallas Mavericks 90-82 Monday night.
Chase Budinger converted a layup on a feed from Andrei Kirilenko with 0.8 seconds to go, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 96-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
J.J. Barea had 21 points and five assists in 28 minutes for Minnesota, helping the Timberwolves overcome a weak shooting performance in their season opener and beat the Sacramento Kings 92-80 on Friday night.
Ricky Rubio won’t be in the lineup when the Minnesota Timberwolves open the season against Sacramento. Neither will Kevin Love.
Kevin Love had 24 points and eight rebounds and Brandon Roy chipped in 19 points in Minnesota’s 114-81 victory over Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday night.
Paul George scored 19 points to help the Pacers to a 96-91 preseason win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved have been basking in the success of Russia’s bronze medal in the Olympics just about long enough. They both say they’re ready to come to Minnesota to join the Timberwolves.
It was a big weekend for Minnesota Timberwolves players at the London Olympics, and it should give fans reason to be excited about the season ahead.
Andrei Kirilenko says the time was right for a return to the NBA. After his first game for Russia in the Olympics, it’s hard to argue with him.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday they’ve acquired forward Andrei Kirilenko, a 10-year NBA veteran who played with the Utah Jazz who most recently played professionally last year in Russia, in free agency.