Millsap, Murray Lead Nuggets Past Timberwolves, 103-101Paul Millsap left the game to get stitches, then came back in time to help the Denver Nuggets stop the bleeding and get a big win. Millsap had 25 points, five rebounds and five steals, Jamal Murray added 18 and the Nuggets had a 35-point third quarter in a 103-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Rough 3rd Quarter Hurts Wolves In 103-101 Loss To NuggetsKarl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 22 points, and Derrick Rose added 20 off the bench.
Wolves Flat In 100-87 Loss To GrizzliesKarl-Anthony Towns had 15 points and 20 rebounds for the Timberwolves. They had won three straight games since trading Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia.
Wolves Beat Blazers For 3rd Straight Win Since Butler TradeAndrew Wiggins scored 23 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves kept cruising without Jimmy Butler by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 114-96 on Friday night. Robert Covington and Karl-Anthony Towns each had 14 points for the Wolves, who are 7-1 at home and 3-0 since trading the disgruntled Butler to Philadelphia on Monday. The home crowd buzzed on a Prince-themed night with former Minnesota All-Star Kevin Garnett sitting courtside in one of the team's special purple-and-black alternate jerseys. The Wolves kept them cheering with uncharacteristically solid defense, sending Portland to its second straight loss with a season-low in points.
Towns, Wiggins Shine As Timberwolves Top Pelicans 107-100Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 16 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 23 and the Minnesota Timberwolves improved to 2-0 since trading Jimmy Butler with a 107-100 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Jeff Teague added 14 points and 14 assists for the Timberwolves.
With Butler Gone, Wolves Give Warm Welcome To NewbiesWhen Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless walked into their hotel rooms in Minnesota, they found appropriate gifts from Timberwolves All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns: winter coats.
It's Official: Jimmy Butler Trade To Philadelphia Is DoneJimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship.
Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler To 76ersThe Minnesota Timberwolves have traded Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to CBS Sports. The 29 year old, who is a four-time NBA All-Star, played six seasons for the Chicago Bulls before being traded to the Wolves last June for Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn.