| 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 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...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.
Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 10:52 PM
For all the hardware he'd accumulated in his life — championship rings, MVP trophies, All-Star awards — one peculiar item heralded the imminent appearance of the NBA's third-leading scorer at a postgame news conference.
A green plastic...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:45 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics said goodbye to their captain and then said hello to their third straight win on Friday night.
With Rajon Rondo in Dallas courtesy of a trade that brought the Celtics three players and two draft picks, his former team...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. MEMPHIS: Ended Golden State’s 16-game win streak; then won back-to-back game at San Antonio in triple OT. (3)
2. GOLDEN STATE: Bounced back from having 16-...