Kevin Durant Scores 15 In Return From Injury For ThunderThe shoulder shimmy at the free throw line, the one-legged runners in the lane, the silky smooth 3-pointers from the top of the arc. It's been eight long months since Kevin Durant has been able to put those otherworldly skills on display in an NBA game.
Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng Playing In First NBA Africa GameMinnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will be one of several players on hand when the NBA plays its first game in Africa on Aug. 1. The game will be played at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will feature a Team Africa vs. Team World.
Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng To Play In South Africa ExhibitionMinnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will be part of a team playing an NBA exhibition in South Africa on Aug. 1, the league announced Tuesday.
Hornets Upend Timberwolves 109-98Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 and the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota 109-98 on Sunday night.
Leonard, Spurs Roll Past Timberwolves 123-97The San Antonio Spurs lost Manu Ginobili to a sprained right ankle in the third quarter of a 123-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Timberwolves Represented Well In All-Star WeekendThe Minnesota Timberwolves don't have anyone playing in this year's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but there are still plenty of reasons for fans to be interested.
Timberwolves Have 4 Players In Rising Stars ChallengeThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they'll have four players representing the team in the Rising Stars Challenge as part of the NBA's All-Star Weekend in February.
Spurs Give Timberwolves 15th Straight Loss, 108-93Austin Daye scored a season-high 22 points and had 10 rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs hand the Minnesota Timberwolves their 15th straight loss, 108-93 on Saturday night. Patty Mills scored 19 points and Tim Duncan added 13 points and six rebounds in 20 minutes for the Spurs (23-15), who were missing Manu Ginobili and Marco Belinelli with injuries.
Afflalo, Nuggets Hand Timberwolves 12th Straight LossGorgui 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.
Timberwolves Start Summer League Tuneups Minnesota Timberwolves prospects have started preparation for the NBA Summer League. The Wolves have scheduled four days of practice at Target Center before the team's contingent travels to Las Vegas. The sessions include a free-and-open-to-the-public scrimmage on Wednesday night. The first game for the Wolves in the annual young-player showcase in Nevada is on Saturday afternoon.
Timberwolves Gorgui Dieng Selected All-Rookie Second TeamThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday that center Gorgui Dieng was selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Dieng was originally acquired by the Timberwolves in a trade with the Utah Jazz on the night of the NBA Draft after the Timberwolves selected point guard Trey Burke.
Wolves Cruise Past Spurs, 110-91 Ricky Rubio scored 23 points and Gorgui Dieng had 12 points and 15 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-91 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.