Marc Gasol scored a career-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-101 on Wednesday night for the franchise’s first victory in a season opener since 2000. Zach Randolph added 25 points and 13 rebounds for Memphis, which had dropped its last 13 openers. Gasol also had nine rebounds, Mike Conley scored 16 points and Courtney Lee finished with 14.
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It can be easy to forget the electricity that crackled through Target Center every time Ricky Rubio walked to the scorer’s table to check in during his rookie season with Minnesota.
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Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said that the team has waived guard J.J. Barea in order to get down to the roster limit of 15 players. Barea had one year and $4.5 million remaining on his contract.
Zach LaVine tried not to think about guarding Derrick Rose. After starring late in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ rally from a 13-point deficit, the 19-year-old rookie didn’t try hiding his admiration.
Roughly a week after the Xcel Energy Center introduced some of their new menu offerings for the Minnesota Wild season, the Target Center followed suit. And if the Xcel was using whiskey as its theme, the Target Center was using choices as theirs.
George Hill had 17 points and seven assists, Shayne Whittington scored all of his 11 points in the second half, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-90 in the teams’ preseason opener on Tuesday night. Hill scored 11 of the Pacers’ 36 points in the third quarter points and Lavoy Allen had eight as the Pacers closed the quarter on a 19-5 run to stretch their four-point halftime lead to 82-62.
The NBA announced a contract extension Monday–new TV deals with ESPN and TNT that will affect not only the games you see on television, but the entire economic model of the league itself.
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The Kevin Love era officially ended in Minnesota in August when he was traded to Cleveland to team up with LeBron James and the Cavaliers. In retrospect, it may have been over far sooner.
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With dust finally settled after the blockbuster Kevin Love trade that changed the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the franchise has one big move still to address before the start of the season.
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