The Wolves Beat
Chris Hine covers the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Star Tribune.
The Timberwolves lamented their lack of energy and effort in a 42-point loss to Philadelphia
New Wolves coach Ryan Saunders was asked what will be going through his mind in the moments before tonight's tipoff against the Thunder in Oklahoma City.
Derrick Rose apologized Monday saying he wished anyone who doubted his drive and determination to play in the wake of Tom Thibodeau's firing would "kill yourself."
Robert Covington has a right knee bone bruise and could miss a number of games.
Celtics forward Gordon Hayward hasn't scored more than 20 points in a game this season, except when he plays the Timberwolves.
Tyus Jones had 15 points and 13 assists in place of injured Jeff Teague and Derrick Rose on Monday.
Tyus Jones' five steals helped the Timberwolves down the Heat on Sunday.
Atlanta is back in town in December after visiting Target Center late last March for a game the Wolves absolutely had to win, and did thanks to Karl-Anthony Towns franchise-record 56 points.
Whether it's Taj Gibson or Dario Saric, Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau is confident in whoever is on the floor.
Injury to Wolves guard allowed Jerryd Bayless to make his debut with the team
Taj Gibson said he didn't know how his Instagram account managed to like two posts critical of coach Tom Thibodeaus' handling of the Wolves' rotation at guard.
Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau said forward Robert Covington is trying to play himself back into a rhythm since missing a game because of a knee injury.
The Timberwolves left Wednesday's 141-130 loss disappointed in their three-point defense.
With Robert Covington injured, rookie Josh Okogie rejoined the Wolves' rotation in Saturday's loss at Portland.
The Timberwolves had another frank discussion in the locker room on their way to a 121-104 victory over the Hornets.
The Timberwolves had been playing good defense of late, but the Celtics had a productive fourth quarter in getting the win.
Robert Covington has learned the delicate balance of when to talk to guys and when to lay off during a game. This is not an insignificant quality to have on this Wolves team.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said sitting Wiggins had to do with Cleveland's zone defense.
Five-game homestand -- which ends tonight against Denver -- was good timing for the deal
Kevin Garnett attended a Timberwolves game for the first time this season, wearing one of the team's Prince-inspired City Edition jerseys during a victory over Portland.