Dieng Contract To Help Timberwolves Long-Term PlansIn the funny-money economics of the new NBA, Gorgui Dieng's four-year, $64 million contract extension really isn't a lot of money.
Young Timberwolves Have Coming Out Party In Win Over WarriorsThe Wolves have four players 21 or younger — Wiggins (20.8 points per game), Towns (18.2), LaVine (13.9) and Tyus Jones (4.2) — accounting for 54.4 points and 101.1 minutes per game.
Wiggins, Timberwolves Fall To Raptors 114-105DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-105 on Wednesday night for a franchise record-tying ninth straight home victory.
Timberwolves Fall To Jazz 103-90Rodney Hood scored 22 points, Derrick Favors had 20 in his return to the starting lineup and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-90 on Friday night.
Timberwolves Blow 17-Point Lead In 114-99 Loss To PelicansAnthony Davis scored 35 points and the Pelicans used a dominant second half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 on Tuesday night for New Orleans' third victory in four games.
Towns Carries Wolves In Win Over BrooklynKarl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 10 rebounds in the building where was taken with the No. 1 pick in the June draft, and Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-85 on Sunday.
Timberwolves To Unveil 5 Collectible Bobbleheads This SeasonThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they'll be releasing five collectible player bobbleheads this season as part of the team's promotional schedule for the 2015-16 season.
Timberwolves Exercise Contract Options On 5 PlayersThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they've exercised contract options five players. The Timberwolves exercised third-year options on Zach LaVine, Adreian Payne and Andrew Wiggins.
Dieng Shines As Wolves Beat Raptors 89-87 In First Preseason WinGorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night.
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.