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.
Towns, Teague Lead Wolves Over Nets After LeVert InjuryKarl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and a season-high 21 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-113 on Monday after finally trading Jimmy Butler.
Kings Come On Strong Late To Beat Timberwolves 121-110Kings coach Dave Joerger didn't like most of what he saw from his team in the first half against Minnesota. The second half was an entirely different story and had Joerger beaming afterward, even though Sacramento nearly blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter.
Timberwolves Lose To Clippers, Fall To 0-6 In Road GamesTobias Harris scored 22 points, Lou Williams added 20 and Los Angeles defeated Minnesota 120-109 Monday night, dropping the Timberwolves to 0-6 on the road this season.
Portland Runs Past Timberwolves, 111-81Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 23 points for Minnesota. It was his fourth straight game scoring 20 points or more.