February was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base’s eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury. Then, a 7-foot long adrenaline shot right to the heart.
Russell Westbrook went out with a bang.
Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City’s 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans’ playoff-clinching in over San Antonio.
Anthony Davis had 24 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks to move the New Orleans Pelicans one step closer to a playoff berth with a 100-88 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders thinks Kevin Garnett will return for a 21st NBA season next year. Garnett is not expected to play in the Wolves’ finale against Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will have exploratory arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome left ankle Monday in Southern California.
While 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.
From arrogant pretty boys and pregnant lady kickers, to faux mooners and Kardashian accessories, Minnesota has had its share of athletic rapscallions.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that center Nikola Pekovic had successful surgery to repair his right Achilles. The surgery was done by Dr. Robert Anderson at Ortho Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was called a debridement and repair of his right Achilles.
Right now it’s hard to envision a scenario if Tyus Jones turns professional that he would end up with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But wherever and whenever he makes the leap, there is a learning curve. As a couple lottery pick point guards can attest to.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve signed forward Arinze Onuaku for the rest of the regular season. The Timberwolves were granted a hardship exception by the NBA to fill a 16th roster spot due to having at least four players out with injuries.
Injured Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he will wait for the NBA season to end before turning his thoughts to playing with the Spanish national team this summer.
A Seattle teen got the treatment most fans would dream of tonight at the Minnesota Timberwolves game. Sixteen-year-old Connor Urcuyo lost his hometown team when the Seattle Sonics moved to Oklahoma.
Nikola Vucevic scored a career-high 37 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to power the Orlando Magic to a 97-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Construction is almost done on the new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. If you drive by, you’ll see scaffolding is still up across the street from Target Center at the building formally known as Block E.
Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss the rest of the regular season to have surgery on an injured right Achilles, the team announced Thursday.
Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.
Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, including an impressive stop on Andrew Wiggins in the second quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.
Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.
James Harden had 33 points and eight assists as the Houston Rockets clinched a playoff spot with a 120-110 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Jordan 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.
The cost to renovate Target Center is going up. An updated budget unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall this week shows the cost has climbed to nearly $129-million.
The future of the Minnesota Timberwolves gave a glimpse of what might be Monday night. Timberwolves rookies Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins combined to score 49 points, leading their injury-ravaged team to a 106-104 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz.
NBA teams are always looking for guys with the right combination of size and strength. But sometimes, they’re just looking for a guy in the right place at the right time. That’s how Sean Kilpatrick ended up with the Timberwolves.
Mo 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.
Former Minnesota Timberwolf Christian Laettner is back in Minnesota this weekend. Laettner will be featured at two youth clinics hosted by the Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy on Saturday.