Karl-Anthony Towns had 19 points in the first quarter on his way to 37 for the game but the Thunder pulled away in a third quarter that featured plenty of frustration from the Wolves
Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns said officials allow a "speaking captain" to confer with them during games and he embraces that role. But "I'm just very passionate, very fiery," he said.
Shabazz Napier said when things aren't going well for the Wolves, the onus might not be on Karl-Anthony Towns or Andrew Wiggins.
GAME RECAPImpact playerChris Paul, Oklahoma CityThe veteran point guard came up big late, scoring 19 of his 25 points in the second half. By…
The Timberwolves on Friday turned in a much better effort than games of late. But Russell Westbrook scored 15 of his 45 points in the fourth quarter, as the Rockets held on to send the Wolves to their eighth consecutive loss.
t has been rough going for the Wolves in their two matchups against Oklahoma City this season.
A look back at Friday night's game.
Coach Ryan Saunders kept a somber tone Thursday talking about what is needed to end a seven-game losing streak — a month after the Wolves endured an 11-game losing streak.
Basic numbers bear out that the Wolves aren’t just a bad basketball team right now. They’re the worst basketball team in the NBA — at least since the beginning of last month.
It doesn't get any easier for the Wolves, who carry a seven-game losing streak into this game against the high-scoring Rockets.
Coach Ryan Saunders said he lit up Andrew Wiggins after a first half in which he scored three points and had four turnovers.The Wolves lost their seventh straight game despite 40 points from Karl-Anthony Towns.
Zach LaVine, the former Wolves guard, went to Chicago as part of the Jimmy Butler trade in 2017, and is averaging 25 points and making a push to be an Eastern Conference All-Star.
Towns' numbers are strong, but has he played enough games to make the team?
A look back at Wednesday night's game.
The Wolves rank in the bottom third of the NBA in defensive rebounding percentage, and that weakness has caught up with them at key times during games.
In a season defined so far by two long losing streaks, the Wolves are trying not to let the second one get as out of control as the first.
The Wolves want to see how Allen Crabbe will fit in their three-point-heavy system. He is a career 38% shooter on three-pointers.
The teams have gone in totally opposite directions since the Wolves beat the Nuggets on the final day of the 2017-18 season to earn a playoff berth for the first time in 14 years.
Latest loss to Denver extends current slide to six games.
Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. picked up the slack for three injured teammates with 20 points and 14 rebounds.