| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Change apparently comes slowly for the Timberwolves this season.
It did not arrive much with the lineup maneuverings coach Flip Saunders vowed Saturday, other than a starter's move that swapped Zach LaVine for Mo Williams at point guard....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:28 AM
It's been a slog at times for Arron Afflalo in his second tour with the Denver Nuggets as he tries to re-acclimate himself to a team in flux.
Little by little, it's all coming back to him. Just ask the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Afflalo scored 34 points...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:47 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a dubious place in the NBA record books on Wednesday, as they snapped a 17-game losing streak with their first victory of the season in an 85-77 defeat of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Philadelphia entered the...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:02 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- On the cusp of claiming a dubious place in the NBA record books, the Philadelphia 76ers found the breakthrough they sought for more than two months.
The 76ers entered Wednesday with an 0-17 record, one loss away from tying the 2009-10 New...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Flip Saunders coached a 19-year-old rookie forward named Kevin Garnett with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995-96, and that experience helped him devise a plan for the two teenagers on his current team.
In June, Minnesota drafted 19-year-old Kansas...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Before the last-place Lakers hosted the last-place Minnesota Timberwolves, Lakers Coach Byron Scott said the teams had something in common besides having won only three games so far this season.
Minnesota, he said, is a club "we know is going to come in...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Talks were tense and tempers flared as the Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio's representatives tried to hammer out a contract extension before the Friday deadline, which isn't all that uncommon with the kind of big-money deal Rubio received in the...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:20 PM
More often than not when reporters are granted access inside the Advocate Center gym, Jimmy Butler can be spotted shooting free throws.
It's a good place for him to be.
Butler won't always shoot a career-high 15 free throws, as he did in his...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:27 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Before making his season debut and sinking the winning free throws with 0.2 seconds left, Jimmy Butler noticed a reporter moving a tape recorder closer to his face.
"Yeah, get your mic closer," Butler said. "People say I'm chasing...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:43 AM
When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Tickets: Available at HEAT.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This opens the Heat's third consecutive back-to-back set, with a...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
AROUND THE LEAGUE
One week after surgery on his broken right hand, Russell Westbrook is upbeat about his recovery and trying to help his injury-riddled team find a way to survive without current NBA MVP Kevin Durant and himself on the court.