Apple Valley's Tre Jones had 24 points and 18 rebounds to lead his team to the state 4A title on Saturday night, sparking natural comparisons to his older brother and his accomplishments.
The Wolves on Saturday lost their sixth straight, this time to a hot Portland team that has won 10 of 13.
With just 10 games remaining, Tom Thibodeau said now is not the time for yielding or rest, even if draft-lottery jockeying has replaced playoff aspirations.
From the locker room on Saturday's loss to the Blazers and Wolves guard Tyus Jones on his younger brother Tre's performance in the Minnesota Class 4A title game
A part-time starter who won last month's All Star slam-dunk contest, Glenn Robinson will play his former Wolves mates Tuesday night in Indianapolis.
A look back at Saturday night's game.
The Wolves return home after a game at the Pacers.
A weekly look around the league.
The Lakers scored nine unanswered points late in the fourth quarter against the Wolves, then the first eight points in overtime to win just their 21st game of the season.
The Blazers 110-95 home victory over New York on Thursday was their ninth victory in their past 12 games
A look back at Friday night's game.
The Lakers on Friday honored Shaquille O'Neal by placing his bronzed image outside along with those of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West, and famed announcer Chick Hearn.
The Lakers' unveiling of a Shaquille O'Neal statue outside Staples Center reminds one sportswriter of the day he turned pro so many years ago.
Tuesday, the Wolves lost another game after holding a lead of 10 or more points. It was the 18th time this season the Wolves lost a game in which they held a lead of 10 or more, a league high.
It's a matchup of two teams fighting slumps. The Timberwolves have lost four in a row. The Lakers are in free-fall, having lost six in a row and 14 out of 15.
The Timberwolves' long playoff drought probably won't end this year, but soon. Karl-Anthony Towns' continued growth should set the stage for a great second year under coach Tom Thibodeau next season
Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine talked Wednesday about getting over the emotion of his injury, and his determination to come back stronger than ever.
Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau, with a smile, said he has a way to keep injured Zach LaVine feeling like part of the team.