Towns, Russell Debut As Wolves Top Lakers In Summer LeagueKarl-Anthony Towns, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, scored 12 points in his professional debut Friday night to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 81-68 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers and No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell in the NBA Summer League.
Kelly Leads Lakers Past Timberwolves 106-98While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19.
Lakers Assistant Coach Hails From Western MinnesotaGrowing up in western Minnesota, he was a high school gym rat. Now, he coaches in NBA gymnasiums. It only took about 30 years of basketball coaching and administration to get there, but now Clay Moser calls Los Angeles home.
Clarkson Shines In OT To Lead Lakers Over Wolves, 101-99Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night.
T-Wolves Beat Lakers After Kobe Misses 3-PointerZach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant.
Keidel: King James And His CourtLeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he's once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
7 Team Names That Make No SenseWe all have favorite teams. But some team names just don't make any sense, like these...
Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA PlayoffsMike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year's NBA Finals.
Top 5 NBA Playoff MomentsWith the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.
Love Out Against Thunder Because Of Stiff Neck Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love isn't playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a stiff neck. The Timberwolves say Love hurt his neck in a hard fall during the fourth quarter of Minnesota's win Tuesday over the Los Angeles Lakers. Minnesota coach Rick Adelman said Love had treatment before Wednesday's game in an attempt to play. He was in the starting lineup given to media before the team announced he would be out.
Nash, Blake Back For Lakers Vs. Timberwolves The Los Angeles Lakers have cleared point guard Steve Nash to play for the first time in almost three months. Both Nash and Steve Blake were back in the starting lineup Tuesday at Minnesota.
Lakers Outlast Timberwolves 104-91 Xavier Henry, the fourth player to start at point guard this season for coach Mike D'Antoni, scored 21 points and the Lakers began another long stretch without their 15-time All-Star by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-91 Friday night.