Rubio Still Stuck With Hamstring Problems, Listed As Questionable For SundayThe Minnesota Timberwolves have listed point guard Ricky Rubio as questionable for Sunday's game against Memphis with a mild left hamstring strain.
Kevin Durant Scores 15 In Return From Injury For ThunderThe shoulder shimmy at the free throw line, the one-legged runners in the lane, the silky smooth 3-pointers from the top of the arc. It's been eight long months since Kevin Durant has been able to put those otherworldly skills on display in an NBA game.
Thunder Beat Timberwolves, 138-113, But Still Miss PlayoffsRussell 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.
Flip Saunders Thinks Garnett Will Return Next SeasonMinnesota 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.
Durant Leads Thunder Past Love-less 'Wolves 106-97 The Oklahoma City Thunder showed Wednesday night that they don't always need to have Kevin Durant score in the fourth quarter to win a close game.
Durant Has Triple-Double, Thunder Beat Wolves Kevin Durant recorded his first triple-double of the season with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for yet another fourth-quarter win, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-103 on Sunday night.
Timberwolves Roll Thunder, 100-81 Kevin Love had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 14 points, 10 assists and five steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 100-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. Nikola Pekovic had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, which played surprisingly good defense against Kevin Durant and the Thunder. Derrick Williams had 10 points and seven rebounds for Minnesota after not playing in the opener.
Wolves Land Martin & Brewer, Send Ridnour To BucksThe Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to a trade with Oklahoma City for guard Kevin Martin that also allowed them to land swingman Corey Brewer in free agency. The Wolves agreed to terms with Martin on a four-year contract worth nearly $30 million last week.
Wolves Choose Roberson 26th OverallThe Minnesota Timberwolves have taken Colorado forward Andre Roberson with the 26th overall pick for the Golden State Warriors, who then traded him to Oklahoma City.
Minn. Storm Chaser Reacts To Oklahoma DeathsThere are now 13 people confirmed dead from the latest outbreak after a series of twisters Friday in the Oklahoma City area. Three experienced storm chasers are also among the dead. Tim Samaras, his son, Paul, and Carl Young were killed near the town of El Reno.
Search For Okla. Tornado Survivors Nearly Complete Helmeted rescue workers raced Tuesday to complete the search for survivors and the dead in the Oklahoma City suburb where a mammoth tornado destroyed countless homes, cleared lots down to bare red earth and claimed 24 lives, including those of nine children.
Oklahoma City Tornado Death Toll At 51, RisingA monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 37 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise. The storm laid waste to scores of buildings in Moore, south of the city. Block after block of the community lay in ruins.