The Wolves Beat
Chris Hine covers the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Star Tribune.
The Wizards guard had 44 points Friday. His big night follows others from Kyrie Irving and D'Angelo Russell
Andrew Wiggins traveled to be with family in Toronto following the recent death of his grandmother.
The guard came off the bench and scored 16 points
In another All-Star caliber performance, Andrew Wiggins had 33 points, six rebounds and five assists to help the Wolves earn a 120-114 win over the Pistons.
The versatile Josh Okogie did a little bit of everything on Friday night.
There was a lot that Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell liked about the Timberwolves as he was going through free agency this summer. But he knew that winter was coming.
Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng spends a significant part of his free time working to improve the lives of people in his native Senegal – and the NBA is recognizing him for his efforts.
Andrew Wiggins had 30 points at Memphis and has been shooting well of late from three-point range. Karl-Anthony Towns weighed in on his teammate's recent surge.
The Timberwolves could be missing both of their main point guards, Jeff Teague and Shabazz Napier, for their game tonight at Memphis
In a game against Toronto over the weekend, Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, shot 14-for-20, had 15 rebounds, handed out eight assists and blocked four shots.
There's one word that gets thrown in almost any conversation with a member of the Timberwolves when they talk about Gorgui Dieng – professional.
The 76ers guard was deemed a peacemaker by game officials, but the Wolves are contesting his role in the fight between Karl-Anthony
The increasingly hostile back-and-forth between the two players puts the NBA in an awkward spot. It began with Joel Embiid firing the first shot, bragging on Twitter and making light of Karl-Anthony Towns' nickname
The Wolves guard joked the fight between Towns and Joel Embiid was "weak," but said it showed something about Towns
The NBA named Towns its Western Conference player of the week after he averaged 32 points and 13.3 rebounds in the Wolves' first three games.
During the first half of Sunday's Timberwolves 116-109 win over Miami, coach Ryan Saunders didn't like what he was seeing from forward Andrew Wiggins. So he pulled him from the game and told him about it.
Wolves center was even better Friday than he was in Wednesday's opener
Butler recently had a baby daughter is not expected to be on the Heat's upcoming trip, meaning he will miss the Wolves' home opener.
Andrew Wiggins on Wednesday overcame a rough night shooting to score some of the Wolves' biggest points in the season-opening win.
Jeff Teague had ankle surgery in April that kept him from playing much of the offseason.