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Wolves' Butler isn't bothered by missing shots

Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles, right, fouls Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Salt Lake City.

In four games leading to Friday's game against the Mavericks, Timberwolves star guard Jimmy Butler shot 18-for-54 from the field.

Mixing it up: Tyus Jones giving Wolves chemistry off the bench

Tyus Jones

One thing coach Tom Thibodeau is looking for is the ability of a player coming off the bench to work well with the starters.


Michael Jordan jersey signed for ailing girl is stolen from burned-out Wis. home

Two suspects were confronted by a family member, and they said they were looting the home.


What's in a half? Plenty in Wolves' 111-87 win at Dallas

Trailing by 14 points in the third quarter's opening seconds, the Timberwolves used a 68-32 second half to thump a Mavericks team now 2-14


Wolves-Dallas game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.


James Harden's NBA 'Eurostep' is unfair and maybe should be illegal

Plenty of NBA players have become acquainted with the “Eurostep,” a misdirection move often makes defenders look silly.


Dieng ready to return; Butler not worried about six-point game

Wolves center Gorgui Dieng hadn't missed a game in two-plus seasons until his current three-game absence.


Wolves-Dallas gameday preview

Coming off their first victory over San Antonio in 13 tries, the Timberwolves will try to break a five-game losing streak at Dallas' American Airlines Center.


The Wolves have a better chance of making the playoffs than the Vikings?

FiveThirtyEight.com does team strength ratings for the NFL and NBA. It probably shouldn’t surprise you to know that both the Vikings and Timberwolves are doing well in both.


Durability could be Timberwolves' greatest asset this year

So far this season, aside from Jimmy Butler's two-game absence, the Wolves have felt the benefit of having a squad that is at full strength or close to it as compared to their opponents.


Karl-Anthony Towns: Medical marijuana an option for NBA players

Timberwolves center agrees with former commissioner in ESPN interview.


Towns keeps his promise: Wolves end three years of losing to Spurs

While getting their first victory over the Spurs in 13 tries, the Wolves showed depth, persistence and a good bit of defense down the stretch.


Wolves-San Antonio game recap

A look back at Wednesday's game.


Listen: The Wolves are on a 50-win pace, but is anyone happy?

Intro: The sky is falling, until it isn't. 7:00: Teague outplays Rubio (again).12:00: Karl-Anthony Towns has the highest defensive rating on the Wolves. He also is in favor of medical marijuana in the NBA. 20:00: Jimmy Butler has been awfully quiet so far. 30:00: Time for a winning streak?


On 22nd birthday, Towns' statistics put him among some NBA greats

Statistically, Karl-Anthony Towns has compiled points, rebounds and more at a pace that rivals LeBron, Shaq, Kobe and some of the other greats of the NBA.


Wolves-San Antonio game preview

The Spurs (8-5) have the same record as the Wolves, even though F Kawhi Leonard and G Tony Parker have not yet played.


Jazz coach Quin Snyder not worrying about Ricky Rubio's shot

Rubio is averaging 14.5 points on 38 percent shooting (28 percent from three-point range), 5.8 assists and 4.1 rebounds.


Teague dominates Rubio as Wolves use strong start to race past Utah

Former Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio was held to three points and two assists, and the Wolves took advantage of the Jazz playing without star center Rudy Gobert.


Former Gophers star Sam Jacobson pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

Sam Jacobson sold his home to his then-girlfriend and then never moved out.