Team LeBron, down by 20 in the second half, finally got firing and went on to beat Team Giannis 178-164 in the All-Star Game on Sunday night. MVP Kevin Durant scored 31 points for Team LeBron.
This season has tested Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns personally and professionally. But his selection to Sunday's NBA All-Star Game was a bright spot.
Midway through the third quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo said he began thinking he had a chance to become the first international player to win the NBA All-Star Game MVP.
This was Towns' second All-Star appearance.
A closer look at the Wolves' All-Star
Five of the people hired to coach high-profile Twin Cities sports teams in the last few years are still in their 30s, part of an unprecedented move toward hiring leaders with different skills than were once expected from leaders.
What happened Wednesday night at Target Center was a small sample size. It was also a lot of fun, and might have important implications.
Jeff Teague picked a good time to have perhaps his best game of the year on Thursday
James Harden scored 42 points to extend his streak of games with 30 or more points to 31. But rookie Josh Okogie brought some defensive fire to make the superstar's night difficult.
A look back at Wednesday's game.
Right as former Wolves coach and executive Kevin McHale was uttering the words, the camera was on former Timberwolves player Jimmy Butler.
With Dario Saric now starting for the Timberwolves, Taj Gibson is eager to play any role and "come in with a big burst of energy."
James Harden has scored 30 or more points in 30 consecutive games. Harden leads the league in scoring at 36.5 points per game while shooting 37 percent from three-point range.
Chris Hine and Michael Rand discuss the Wolves' recent 0-3 road trip, their lack of activity at the trade deadline, Dario Saric's recent insertion into the starting lineup, the return to health of several point guards at once and the persistent question of how to get more from Andrew Wiggins.
Would Wiggins' track record as a scorer make him better suited to become the Wolves' sixth man? Here's a look at the numbers.
Luol Deng and Dario Saric started at forward in place of Taj Gibson and Andrew Wiggins. Derrick Rose returned with a big night and the Wolves held off a late-game surge by the Clippers.
The optics of turning Andrew Wiggins into a sixth man might be askew for a player in the first year of a max contract. But at a certain point, production is what matters.
Nearly unstoppable all game, Clippers guard Lou Williams made 13 of 25 shots, three of eight three-pointers and all 16 of his free throws, scoring 45 points. Of those, 34 came in the second half.
It was another milestone Monday for Timberwolves interim coach Ryan Saunders, who coached against one of his father’s best friends at Target Center.
The Timberwolves defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 130-120 at Target Center on Monday night, with seven players in double figures.