The Wolves Beat
Wolves center Gorgui Dieng hadn't missed a game in two-plus seasons until his current three-game absence.
Utah will play smaller and faster tonight with star big man Rudy Gobert out with a knee injury and former Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio facing his old team for the second time.
Wolves will play on without their two biggest backups in game against Suns
The shooting guard spent a day away from the big club while it was in Phoenix and will return for Saturday's game.
Georges-Hunt played in parts of six games for Minnesota.
The veteran star has a left thigh contusion, and won't suit up against the Northwest Division leaders.
The Charlotte center will pay the NBA $25,000.
The team will go for six consecutive Wednesday at Golden State.
Timberwolves' first game of back-to-back weekend games features 39-year-old Nowitzki on one side and 37-year-old Crawford on the other.
While most other NBA teams have gone small, the Pelicans go big with stars DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis beside each other
Heat center Hassan Whiteside is expected to miss his fifth consecutive game because of a bruised knee, but Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns promises he will play tonight in Miami even though he's not feeling well.
The All-Star missed the past two games because of an upper respiratory infection, and the Wolves lost both games.
Jimmy Butler missed Tuesday's game against Indiana with an upper respiratory illness, a game in which the Pacers scored 130 points and shot 66.7 percent.
Three-time All Star Jimmy Butler will not play at Target Center tonight because of what the team termed an upper respiratory illness
Tom Thibodeau acknowledged that he signaled for a time out that his team didn't have and a screen set by Karl-Anthony Towns for the winning shot wasn't legal.
With the Thunder revving up offensively, eating up the 13-point lead the Wolves opened the fourth quarter with, Minnesota did not crumble.
Former Wolves star Ricky Rubio participated in a morning shootaround with his new Utah team at newly remodeled Target Center Friday and almost didn't recognize the place
Fans are curious to see what this remade team looks like and someone asked the team's newest star, Jimmy Butler, for the biggest question he has about the Wolves.
Saturday's cuts leave Marcus Georges-Hunt as 14th man on the 15-man big-league roster
Wolves sign -- and are expected to soon release -- veteran NBA forward Shawne Williams in a move that's all about their new G League team in Iowa