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  • Preview: Timberwolves at Jazz

    The Minnesota Timberwolves attempt to break an eight-game losing streak when they visit the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. Minnesota is winless since recording a stunning victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Dec. 10 and five of the losses during its skid...
  • Timberwolves' Young hoping bad year ends with 2015's arrival

    After he missed two free throws, a layup and a couple of jump shots late in Tuesday's 104-99 collapse at Utah, Timberwolves veteran forward Thaddeus Young turned to assistant coach Sam Mitchell and lamented something about having "one of those years" this...
  • Kings 110, Timberwolves 107

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Kings 110, Timberwolves 107 MINNEAPOLIS -- Sacramento guard Darren Collison made two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining, and Minnesota guard Troy Daniels' 3-point shot at the buzzer came up...
  • Kings hand Timberwolves their 10th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Kings hand Timberwolves their 10th straight loss MINNEAPOLIS -- Sacramento guard Darren Collison made two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining, and Minnesota guard Troy Daniels' 3-point shot at...
  • Jazz send Timberwolves to 11th consecutive loss

    MINNEAPOLIS Just four days earlier, the Timberwolves lost a game in Salt Lake City that they should have won. You'd have been tempted to say the same about Saturday's 101-89 loss in name to this very Utah team, except there apparently is no such thing as...
  • Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?

    Can Sixers beat Timberwolves, get first win of season?
    Could this be the week the Philadelphia 76ers earn their first win? The Sixers, having lost a franchise-record 17 straight games to start the 2014-15 NBA season, visit the 4-12 Timberwolves on Wednesday. Minnesota, which is without injured starters...
  • Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves

    Sixers snap 17-game losing streak with 85-77 defeat of Timberwolves
    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...
  • 76ers finally win, avoid matching NBA's worst start

    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...
  • Lakers: Week 7 predictions

    After a brief, two-game winning streak, the Lakers have dropped three straight to fall to 5-16 on the season. They'll play just three games through Week 7, hosting the Sacramento Kings (11-10) on Tuesday followed by road games on Friday in San Antonio...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves

    The Lakers (3-13) seemed to have control late in the game against the upstart Minnesota Timberwolves (4-10), but they ultimately fell in the final minutes. Here are five takeaways from their 120-119 loss Friday at Staples Center. 1. The Lakers have...
  • It could be a long, bleak era for Lakers but a short one for Jim Buss

    Those "three to four years" Jim Buss gave himself to straighten out the Lakers are shaping up as a timeline to nowhere, except maybe basketball oblivion. A month into the season, the Lakers are 3-13 and can't even mark time properly. They lost an...