| May 20, 2015
| 9:38 AM
His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes after the Minnesota Timberwolves — the franchise that has been down on its luck for most of the past 25 years — won the draft lottery to get...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:05 PM
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-...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 6:55 AM
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),...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:25 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:41 PM
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-...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:12 PM
On an afternoon filled with tuxedoed ushers, tap-dancing performers and anonymous players, a lovely bit of old-fashioned college basketball broke out.
His name is Norman Powell. He wears his simple striped socks low on his high-top sneakers. He wears...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:46 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad will have season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his left hand, the latest serious injury the team has suffered this season.
The Timberwolves announced on Saturday Muhammad will have surgery on a...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:24 PM
In a bleak Southland college basketball winter devoid of wow, it's the most startling of sights.
Ben Howland, sitting in a Century City restaurant in the middle of a Tuesday afternoon, showing off a smartphone photo of him reading a book to his 2-year-...