Chants of “Playoffs! Playoffs! Playoffs!” rang out from fans. Confetti flew around the lower bowl of the arena. Finally, the public address announcer told the crowd what they had longed to hear: “The Golden State Warriors are heading to the 2013 NBA playoffs!”
Minnesota Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week, the first such honor for the team in more than four years.
Rick Adelman became the eighth coach in NBA history to win 1,000 games when the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Detroit Pistons 107-101 on Saturday night.
Rudy Gay had 26 points and five rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors to a rare road victory in the West 95-93 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Flip Saunders has declined the offer to coach the Gopher men’s basketball team, Mike Max has confirmed after talking to a school source.
Nikola Pekovic had 22 points and 15 rebounds and Ricky Rubio added 17 points and seven assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 on Friday night.
Andrei Kirilenko scored 20 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves routed the slumping Phoenix Suns 117-86 on Friday night to snap a nine-game road losing streak.
Coming off a forgettable first half, Tyreke Evans made up for it by playing a memorable final two quarters.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger hopes to play on Thursday at Sacramento for the first time since tearing the meniscus in his left knee in November.
Ricky Rubio goes for a double double on the SMACK DOWN!
For those of you who can’t stand the “Harlem Shake” trend, the Minnesota Timberwolves have just the “Harlem Shake” video for you.
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Season-lows seemed to come every quarter. So did missed shots, passes sailing into the stands, grimaces from coaches.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger has been cleared by doctors to start doing agility drills while he works his way back from a knee injury that has kept him out for most of the season.
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 27 and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-111 on Friday night.