The Timberwolves will open a five-game summer league schedule on July 13 against the NBA D-League select team. Highlighting the roster will be both of the team’s first-round draft choices, Shabazz Muhammad and Gorgui Dieng.
If he has hit a bigger shot than this, Brandon Paul couldn’t remember it. He’d have a hard time matching it. Paul nailed a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer and finished with 25 points to lead Illinois to a 51-49 victory over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.