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Wiggins Earns 3rd Straight Rookie Of The Month Award

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.

02/04/2015

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Mavs Win 100-94 Without Rondo In Rubio’s Return To Wolves

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.

02/02/2015

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Saunders: Rubio Back From Ankle Injury Against Dallas

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said before the team’s game at Dallas Monday night that Ricky Rubio will be in the lineup.

02/02/2015

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Love Makes Victorious – And Boo-Filled – Return To Minn.

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.

01/31/2015

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LeBron Makes Love A Winner In Return To Minnesota, 106-90

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.

01/31/2015

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Carter-Williams Leads 76ers Past Timberwolves 103-94

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.

01/30/2015

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Kevin Love: Expect To Hear Boos In 1st Game In Minnesota

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.

01/30/2015

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Timberwolves Take Shot At Love Before His Return

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.

01/29/2015

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Martin’s Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

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.

01/28/2015

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Kevin Martin Returns To Wolves After 34-Game Absence

Kevin Martin has returned to the lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing the previous 34 games with a fractured right wrist. Martin was activated on Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics. The Timberwolves initially ruled him out on Tuesday, but Martin felt good enough after a workout on Wednesday morning to play.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Sign G Lorenzo Brown To 10-Day Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract on Wednesday, team officials announced.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Have 4 Players In Rising Stars Challenge

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they’ll have four players representing the team in the Rising Stars Challenge as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in February.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Zach LaVine To Compete In Dunk Contest

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that rookie guard Zach LaVine will represent the team in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest as part of the NBA’s All-Star weekend.

01/27/2015

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Naughty By Nature Performing At Timberwolves Game Saturday

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that hip hop group Naughty By Nature will perform at Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Target Center.

01/27/2015

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Westbrook, Ibaka Help Thunder Beat Timberwolves 92-84

Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant.

01/26/2015

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Timberwolves’ Hummel Breaks Hand In Loss To Atlanta

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday night that Robbie Hummel is out indefinitely after suffering a hand injury in the team’s loss at Atlanta.

01/25/2015

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Millsap, Horford Lead Hawks Past Timberwolves 112-100

Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks’ franchise record with their 16th straight win.

01/25/2015

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Davis, Pelicans Grind Out Win Over Timberwolves, 92-84

A Newly minted All-Star starter Anthony Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the New Orleans Pelicans avoid what would have been another ugly road loss with a 92-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Eric Gordon scored 20 points and the Pelicans (22-21) shot 50 percent from the field to move over .500 for the first time since Jan. 2. New Orleans has won two in a row for the first time in more than a month.

01/23/2015

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Parsons, Mavericks Roll Over Timberwolves, 98-75

Chandler Parsons scored 22 points, and the Dallas Mavericks hit 11 3-pointers while cruising to a 98-75 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Parsons hit 9 of 13 shots and Dirk Nowitzki added 16 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes for the Mavericks (30-13), who crept in front of idle Houston (29-13) for sole possession of fourth place in the demanding Western Conference.

01/21/2015

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Wolves: Rubio’s Injury Far Worse Than High Ankle Sprain

As the losses have mounted for the Minnesota Timberwolves, injured point guard Ricky Rubio has never been missed more. It has been almost 11 weeks since he went down with a severely sprained left ankle, and the length of his recovery has drawn impatience from a fan base desperate to see Rubio throw lob passes to Andrew Wiggins.

01/21/2015

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Hornets Beat Timberwolves 105-80 In Jefferson’s Return

Gerald Henderson scored 17 points, Brian Roberts added 16 and the Hornets defeated the Timberwolves 105-80 on Monday — their seventh win in eight games. Charlotte’s Al Jefferson returned after a nine-game absence due to a groin injury. He had eight points and five rebounds in his 25 minutes off the bench.

01/19/2015

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Mo Williams Is NBA’s Western Conference Player Of Week

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Mo Williams has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Monday.

01/19/2015

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Hornets’ Walker To Sit Out Again Against Timberwolves

Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss his second straight game because of a cyst on his left knee. Brian Roberts will start in his place Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves in a rare weekday afternoon game Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

01/19/2015

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Wiggins Scores 31 As Timberwolves Beat Nuggets 113-105

Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points and Robbie Hummel had two big tip-in baskets in the fourth quarter, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Denver Nuggets 113-105 on Saturday night. The rookie out of Kansas was 11 of 17 from the floor, including four 3-pointers, as Minnesota improved to 4-16 on the road this season.

01/17/2015

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Dragic, Green Lead Suns Past Timberwolves, 110-99

Goran Dragic scored 21 points, Gerald Green added 19 and the Phoenix Suns sent the Minnesota Timberwolves back to their losing ways with a 110-99 victory on Friday night.

01/16/2015

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