Covington, Towns Lead Timberwolves To 3rd Straight WinMinnesota is 6-2 since trading disgruntled star Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia two weeks ago and 10-11 overall.
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.
Butler, Towns Lead Timberwolves Past Pacers 101-91Jimmy Butler returned to Minnesota's lineup and scored 20 points to lead the Timberwolves to a 101-91 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
Butler Rests, Timberwolves Fall To Mavericks 140-136With Jimmy Butler out resting, the Timberwolves lost at Dallas 140-136 Saturday night.
Report: Jimmy Butler Indicates He’ll Start Season With TimberwolvesJimmy Butler held a players-only meeting on Thursday and told his teammates he would compete with them.
Timberwolves March On Despite Butler DramaJimmy Butler may or may not be traded before Minnesota opens the season on Oct. 17 at San Antonio.
With Butler Trade Looming, Wolves Head West For BondingThe Timberwolves will be out of town for seven days, a prime time for bonding.
Timberwolves In Tricky Spot For NBA Free AgencyWith Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler in the final year of their deals, salary cap management will be a challenge.
Hold Or Deal? Timberwolves Mulling Options Entering NBA DraftThe Wolves own the 20th overall selection in the first round as well as the 48th overall choice in the second round on Thursday night.
Wolves Set For Next Intense Battle With RocketsYou could feel it at practice when the Minnesota Wolves returned home this week. This post-season thing intensifies.