The Minnesota Timberwolves have now lost 15 games in a row. The latest loss came Saturday night to the San Antonio Spurs, 108 to 93. Minnesota plays again Tuesday night against the Pacers.
Austin 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.
Rudy Gay had 21 points, six rebounds and five assists, and the struggling Sacramento Kings handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 10th straight loss with a 110-107 victory on Thursday night. DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and seven rebounds after being ejected one night earlier, and the Kings shot 54 percent while each of their starters scored in double figures.
The coach and players of the Climax-Fisher girls’ basketball team are still basking in the glow of an improbable, double-overtime win that ended a four-year losing streak. Playing in their home gym in the tiny northwestern Minnesota town of Climax.
The Minnesota Timberwolves would probably have to go 20 and 10, or maybe even 22 and 8 for the rest of the way to make the playoffs. The task is again becoming daunting, and forward Corey Brewer is painfully aware. “We need a win before All-Star break. We got a lot of injuries, man,” Brewer said. “It’s tough when you have injuries.” They are indeed a team riddled with current injuries, and frustrated by another sub-par season. Healthy or not, the Wolves cannot get stops on defense.
For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They’d won every time the issue went to a popular vote.
Kobe Bryant truly realized his life had changed when he had to meet with the officials in the customary pregame captains’ meeting. Derek Fisher, Bryant’s co-captain and longtime Lakers teammate, always handled those duties before he was traded to Houston a day ago.
After last night’s historic loss I found Twins mascot “T.C. the Bear” giving out free hugs outside our station on Tuesday.
Michael Cuddyer capped off an emotional day for Minnesota with a big hit that helped the Twins end their nine-game losing streak. The victory came hours after the death of Minnesota great Harmon Killebrew.
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