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Fred Hoiberg, Zach LaVine hoping for the best for Jimmy Butler

The Chicago Bulls are in town on the day when results of the MRI on Butler's injured right knee are expected


Timberwolves seek to slow streaking Rockets' three-point show

The Timberwolves have lost by 18 points each time they've faced the Rockets and their three-point shooting show so far this season.


Timberwolves players upset by Florida school massacre

Jamal Crawford and Karl Anthony Towns speak out about gun violence.


Wolves' Patton waits for his chance while 2017 draft class shines

The 16th player taken in last summer's draft, Timberwolves big man Justin Patton waits for his NBA chance


Wolves recall Patton from Iowa G League team

Rookie center Justin Patton will join the Wolves with an upcoming 10-day break in the G-League schedule.


Unbeatable at home, winless on road, Timberwolves face Sacramento

Losers of 10 of their past 11 road games, the Wolves go for a 13th consecutive victory at Target Center tonight.


Trade deadline passes but free agent fun just beginning for Wolves

Thursday's 2 p.m. trade deadline came and went without the Wolves making a move, but there's still time and a way to improve themselves for a playoff run.


Former Timberwolves assistant R.J. Adelman killed when struck by van

Adelman's father, Rick, was a head coach in the NBA for 23 seasons, including three in Minnesota.


Wolves unveil plans for Flip Saunders Night

The game against the Lakers on Feb. 15 will include pregame ceremony, banner unveiling starting at 7:15 p.m.


LeBron a Cavalier 'for the long haul,' including tonight vs. Wolves

Cavaliers have lost nine of 13 games since they last played the Wolves in a 127-99 defeat at Target Center a month ago.


Nikola Mirotic appears set to make Pelicans debut tonight

Mirotic was acquired by New Orleans via a trade with Chicago


Wolves' game time changed for Butler's return to Chicago

Blake Griffin's first game against his old team causes ESPN to juggle its Thursday night doubleheader.


Wolves practices few and far between in busy stretch of games

Minnesota hasn't had much time to fine-tune, playing 19 times in 34 days.


Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins remember Rasual Butler

Killed early Wednesday in a single-car crash, former NBA player Rasual Butler made an impression on the Timberwolves' young players at training camp a season ago.


Wolves searching for first victory at Toronto since January 2004

Wolves end a grueling January with their 17th game played this month, tonight in Toronto


Timberwolves go home to Atlanta for tonight's game against Hawks

Timberwolves' Jeff Teague, Marcus Georges-Hunt and Jamal Crawford return tonight to Atlanta, where all three have connections.


Signs point to Butler's return to the lineup tonight vs. Brooklyn

Jimmy Butler

Wolves guard Jimmy Butler has missed the past four Wolves games with a sore right knee


All Eyes Steph: Butler, Towns drafted by Curry for NBA All-Star Game

Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler both were chosen by captain Stephen Curry to play for Curry's team against the LeBron Jameses at Staples Center in L.A.


Butler likely to miss third straight game for Wolves tonight

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau called star Jimmy Butler "probably doubtful" for tonight's game at Portland, but Jamal Crawford could return to action.


Wolves' Butler, Towns chosen as All-Star reserves

Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns were chosen by Western Conference coaches as two of seven reserves to play in next month's All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

Timberwolves Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns are team's first pair to make All-Star Game together since 2004.