The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that guard/forward Shabazz Muhammad had successful surgery to repair a ruptured ligament on the middle finger of his shooting hand.
Officials with the Minnesota Timberwolves said Monday a large crowd is expected Wednesday night when they host the Washington Wizards at Target Center.
Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad needs season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his right hand. The Wolves and Muhammad learned of the need for surgery on Saturday. The people requested anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Yahoo! Sports first reported the news.
Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night.
By the reaction of Minnesota Timberwolves fans at Hubert’s next to the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis, you would have thought the Kevin Garnett of “old” was coming back. Not the 38-year-old KG. “I grew up watching him play and I met him a couple times,” fan Antonio Benavides said. “I’m excited. I’m beyond excited, I’m so happy.”
Kevin Garnett’s looming return to the Wolves has fans feeling nostalgic. They’re hoping he can bring some of the 1990s magic back to Target Center. Garnett led the Timberwolves to the Western Conference finals in the 2003-04 season and was a fan favorite.
When your dad played in the NBA, your mom was an Olympic sprinter and your big brother’s the number-one pick in the NBA draft — it sets you up for the understatement of the year. “I think we’ve got good genes,” Angelica Wiggins said. “Really good genes.” Her sister, Taya Wiggins, agrees.
The 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.
Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa led a dominant effort from the Golden State Warriors’ reserves and Klay Thompson hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to close out a long road trip with a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
In what’s been an otherwise lost season for the Minnesota Timberwolves, it’s their young talent that’s offering a glimmer of hope for the future.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve traded guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels to the Charlotte Hornets for guard Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round pick. They also announced the acquisition of a rookie from Atlanta.
Al Horford scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and DeMarre Carroll added a career-best 26 points to lift the Atlanta Hawks to a 117-105 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift Minnesota to its third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. The Timberwolves had not even won back-to-back games this season until this recent run.
Minnesota guard Ricky Rubio is out for Sunday night’s game at Detroit while still recovering from a left ankle injury. Rubio missed 42 games because of the injury.
Ricky Rubio shook off an ankle injury in the fourth quarter and scored eight points in the final 1:47, and the Minnesota Timberwolves stunned the Memphis Grizzlies with a 90-89 victory on Friday night.
Kevin Martin scored 30 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame another monster game from Hassan Whiteside to beat the Miami Heat, 102-101 on Wednesday night.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Rookie of the Month for January. It’s the third straight month Wiggins has won the award.
Monta Ellis scored 23 points and the Dallas Mavericks won their first game without injured point guard Rajon Rondo, beating Minnesota 100-94 Monday night in the first game in nearly three months for Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio.
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said before the team’s game at Dallas Monday night that Ricky Rubio will be in the lineup.
Minnesota fans did not show very much love to former Timberwolves play Kevin Love Saturday night. The former Timberwolves forward returned to the Target Center for the first time since switching to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James scored 16 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter to win a stirring duel with rookie Andrew Wiggins, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-90 victory over the Timberwolves in Kevin Love’s first game back in Minnesota since he was traded. James kicked things into gear in the final nine minutes. He scored 13 straight points for the Cavs, who have won 10 straight.
Michael Carter-Williams had a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night in a matchup of two of the league’s worst teams.
Kevin Love says he isn’t expecting a warm welcome when he plays in Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland. The Cavaliers visit the Timberwolves on Saturday night. Love says he expects to hear plenty of boos.
Former Timberwolves star Kevin Love is returning to Target Center Saturday night for the first time since being traded to Cleveland in the offseason. But you wouldn’t know it from a video the team posted on its web site Thursday.
Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine added 17 points and six assists and Martin scored nine straight points during a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter to help the Timberwolves (8-38) snap a 10-game losing streak at Target Center.