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Wiggins, Timberwolves Fall To Raptors 114-105DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-105 on Wednesday night for a franchise record-tying ninth straight home victory.
Towns, Timberwolves Stage Big Comeback To Beat Raptors 117-112Karl-Anthony Towns had 35 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves came back from 18 points down to stun the Toronto Raptors 117-112 on Wednesday night.
Dieng Shines As Wolves Beat Raptors 89-87 In First Preseason WinGorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night.
Wiggins Headlines NBA's Annual Preseason Canada SeriesThe Toronto Raptors and their passionate fans will kick off the NBA's Canada Series of preseason games in Vancouver on Sunday against Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers. In some ways, that will just be the undercard. The league has scheduled four preseason games in Canada this year.
Wolves To Play In 2015 NBA Canada SeriesThe Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in Canada as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.
Williams Helps Lead Raptors Past Timberwolves 113-99Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.
DeRozan Scores 21, Raptors Beat Timberwolves 105-100Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 15 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan scored 21 and the Toronto Raptors won their 11th straight home game over Minnesota, beating the short-handed Timberwolves 105-100 on Wednesday night. Terrence Ross added 15 points and Patrick Patterson had 14 as the Raptors won for the third time in five games.
Surging Raptors Beat Timberwolves 111-104 Kyle Lowry had 20 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his fourth career triple-double, lifting the Toronto Raptors to a 111-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. DeMar DeRozan added 25 points and seven rebounds and Steve Novak hit five 3-pointers for the surprising Raptors, who have won nine of their last 11 games to climb to third place in the Eastern Conference standings. Toronto shot 58.3 percent (14 for 24) on 3-pointers.
Lowry Powers Raptors Past Timberwolves 94-89 Kyle Lowry scored 24 points, Amir Johnson had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat Minnesota 94-89 on Friday night for their 10th straight home victory over the Timberwolves.
Raptors Win Foul Fest Over Timberwolves, 104-97Austin Daye scored 12 points to help the Toronto Raptors win a sloppy preseason game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-97 on Saturday night. Tyler Hansbrough was the only other Raptor in double figures with 11. The Raptors shot 50 percent to overcome 35 fouls and three technicals for delay of game, which is a point of emphasis with officials this season. Kevin Love had 28 points and 11 rebounds in 28 minutes for the Timberwolves. But the Wolves shot just 35 percent and lost despite forcing 26 turnovers and going to the foul line for 50 shots. They missed 15 free throws.