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Running on empty, Wolves fall 112-100 in Portland

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard passes the ball over Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

The Wolves on Saturday lost their sixth straight, this time to a hot Portland team that has won 10 of 13.

Thibodeau: Wiggins, Towns won't rest down the stretch

Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins, left, and Karl-Anthony Towns are both on pace to log more than 3,000 minutes this season. They rank third and fifth in the league in average minutes played per game at more than 37.

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.


Poll: What's your biggest recent disappointment in local sports?


Wolves lose sixth straight

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


NBA Insider: Glenn 'Underdog' Robinson finds a home with Pacers

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.


Wolves-Blazers game recap

A look back at Saturday night's game.


Wolves' week ahead

The Wolves return home after a game at the Pacers.


NBA short takes

A weekly look around the league.


Wolves give up another late lead, fall in OT to Lakers

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.


Gameday preview: Wolves at Portland

The Blazers 110-95 home victory over New York on Thursday was their ninth victory in their past 12 games


Wolves-Lakers game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.


Lakers statue honors 'all-time great' Shaq

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.


Shaq gets his statue prior to Lakers vs. Wolves in L.A.

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.


Poll: Which Minnesota pro team are you most optimistic about right now?


Second-half breakdowns endure for Wolves

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.


Wolves-L.A. Lakers game preview

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.


Hartman: Towns, Wolves keep improving together

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


LaVine ready to 'trust the process' in recovery from ACL surgery

Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine talked Wednesday about getting over the emotion of his injury, and his determination to come back stronger than ever.


How does Thibodeau keep injured LaVine in the loop? 'Yell at him daily'

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau, with a smile, said he has a way to keep injured Zach LaVine feeling like part of the team.