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  • Timberwolves pick Kentucky's Towns No. 1 overall, trade for Duke's Jones

    As expected, the newest member of the Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns. Then, in an unexpected move, the Timberwolves traded for former Apple Valley star Tyus Jones by sending their two picks in the second round Nos. 31 and 36 overall to Cleveland,...
  • Timberwolves draft Towns No. 1 overall

    As expected, the newest member of the Timberwolves is Karl-Anthony Towns. The Wolves picked first in the NBA draft for the first time in franchise history Thursday, and Flip Saunders surprised few by picking Towns, a 19-year-old center from Kentucky...
  • Winderman NBA Draft mock lottery 2.0: Oubre, Booker in Heat future?

    Winderman NBA Draft mock lottery 2.0: Oubre, Booker in Heat future?
    The lottery order has been set, the Miami Heat now locked into the No. 10 pick for the June 25 NBA Draft. So how might the first 14 picks play out? Here's Ira Winderman's early forecast. - Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, 6-11, C, Kentucky....
  • Lakers snap five-game losing skid with 106-98 victory over Timberwolves

    Lakers snap five-game losing skid with 106-98 victory over Timberwolves
    The Lakers stopped a five-game skid with a 106-98 victory over the depleted Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Ryan Kelly led the Lakers with 21 points, making five of six three-point shots.  Rookie Jabari Brown added 20 points and had a career-...
  • Preview: Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

    Preview: Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
    On Friday at Staples Center, the Lakers (20-58) draw the only team worse off than they are in the Western Conference. The Minnesota Timberwolves (16-62) have lost eight straight games and will be without Ricky Rubio (ankle), Shabazz Muhammad (finger),...
  • Lakers: Week 24 predictions

    Lakers: Week 24 predictions
    The Lakers (20-56) finished Week 23 with three straight losses. They'll play four games through Week 24, two on the road visiting the Clippers (52-26) and Denver Nuggets (28-49), before hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-60) and Dallas Mavericks...
  • Preview: Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves

    Preview: Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves
    The Lakers (18-51) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (16-54) on Wednesday night. The Timberwolves are one of the three teams the Lakers are "chasing" for a better position in the NBA's draft lottery. A loss would be a boon for the Lakers after their...
  • Lakers blow late lead before beating Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99

    Lakers blow late lead before beating Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99
    Jordan Clarkson sank a pair of free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to give the Lakers a 101-99 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in Minnesota. Chase Budinger made a three-pointer with 6.6 seconds left in the fourth quarter to...
  • Lakers: Week 22 predictions

    Lakers: Week 22 predictions
    The Lakers (18-50) finished Week 21 with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers (17-53). The Lakers, who start a five-game road trip on Tuesday, face this week and Sunday the Oklahoma City Thunder (40-30), Minnesota Timberwolves (15-54), Toronto Raptors (42-...
  • Wolves Edge Knicks In OT Matchup Of NBA's Biggest Losers

    Wolves Edge Knicks In OT Matchup Of NBA's Biggest Losers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Zach LaVine made the tying and go-ahead free throws with 10.7 seconds left and scored six of his 20 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the New York Knicks 95-92 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NBA's...
  • Clippers beat Minnesota Timberwolves, 89-76

    Clippers beat Minnesota Timberwolves, 89-76
    The Clippers ended their two-game losing streak with an 89-76 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday in their second leg of a back-to-back. They took their biggest lead of the game in the fourth quarter at 21 points, and went on to outshoot the...