Chandler Parsons scored 22 points, and the Dallas Mavericks hit 11 3-pointers while cruising to a 98-75 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Parsons hit 9 of 13 shots and Dirk Nowitzki added 16 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes for the Mavericks (30-13), who crept in front of idle Houston (29-13) for sole possession of fourth place in the demanding Western Conference.
Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points and Robbie Hummel had two big tip-in baskets in the fourth quarter, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Denver Nuggets 113-105 on Saturday night. The rookie out of Kansas was 11 of 17 from the floor, including four 3-pointers, as Minnesota improved to 4-16 on the road this season.
Congrats to the new KLONDIKE KATE who talked with John Hines this morning. Click the link above to listen back to the interview.
Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves were 10 minutes away from snapping a torturous losing streak that has already turned this season into a lost cause. Then an old, familiar face stepped in for the Phoenix Suns to remind the Wolves of their failures of the past and help prolong the misery of the present.
New Speaker of The House Kurt Daudt and Sarah Shahi join John Hines….click the link above to head to the Podcast Page….
Gorgui Dieng tied a career high with 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Shabazz Muhammad added 19 points and six boards for Minnesota. The Timberwolves shot just 43 percent and have not won since Dec. 10 while playing without Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin.
The NBA announced Monday that Andrew Wiggins has been named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month for December. It’s the first time a Timberwolves player has won the honor twice in the same season. Wiggins also got It in November.
A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.
Trey Burke bounced back from a horrendous shooting night to score a season-high 28 points and the Utah Jazz handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 11th straight loss with a 101-89 victory on Saturday night.
Gordon Hayward scored 11 of his 26 points in the final four minutes to help the Utah Jazz rally to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-94 on Tuesday night. Trey Burke set a career-high with 26 points and Derrick Favors had 15 points. Before the game it was announced that starting guard Alec Burks would have shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season.
Kenneth Faried had a career-high 25 rebounds to go along with 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-102 on Friday night.
Kevin Love scored 20 points in his first game against Minnesota, Kyrie Irving added 29 and the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away in the second half for a 125-104 victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Love’s reunion with the team he spent six frustrating seasons with before a summer blockbuster trade was overshadowed by an injury to Cleveland center Anderson Varejao, who had to be helped off the floor in the third quarter.
John Hines pinch hits for Dave Lee on Tuesday….Click the link above to hear something you may have missed.
On the eve of the Timberwolves’ first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota.
It was another crazy year on the Minnesota sports scene with plenty of great moments, some tough times and two coaches dismissed. Throw in a national title that nobody will remember on the college scene, and it’s been another very interesting year depending on which sports team you follow most.