Wolves fans should not have mourned Ricky Rubio's first departure, nor his second when it comes. He's a bad fit.
If there was any doubt at the end, Stephen Curry scored 15 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter.
Former Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins said he appreciates how his current team communicates with players.
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Superstar point guard Stephen Curry took over in the fourth quarter, scoring 15 of his game-high 36 points. He made 11 of 21 shots, including seven of 12 from three-point range.
Team needed to notify NBA well in advance of a planned rest day for the guard, but then the injury kept him out of Monday's game.
He hasn't soured on his former club a year after he was traded to Golden State for D'Angelo Russell.
The Timberwolves won Saturday for only the second time in 13 games — 120-110 over the Pelicans — with both Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell sitting out.
Playing without D'Angelo Russell, who got a planned day of rest on the back end of back to back games, the Wolves won for just the second time in 13 games by getting contributions from up and down the lineup.
A look back at Saturday night's game.
Wolves boss Gersson Rosas says his young team should be further along in its development, saying it lacks identity on both sides of the ball. "It's frustrating and it's disappointing," he said.
After years of of never unpacking his bags no matter where he was living, perhaps D'Angelo Russell finally has found some firm footing with the Wolves.
Former Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau, as usual, is riding with high-minutes from his best players in New York. And the Knicks are winning.
The Wolves are now 1-9 when they play without star center Karl-Anthony Towns. On Friday, Atlanta's Clint Capela finished with 13 points, 19 rebounds and 10 blocks.
The Wolves faced New Orleans in one of their final games before the 2019-20 NBA season halted because of coronavirus. The Wolves went 1-2 against New Orleans last season.
After another Wolves loss, Ricky Rubio once again didn't hold back, saying the Wolves could benefit from a team meeting. But they can't have one because of COVID protocols.
A look back at Friday night's game.
Ricky Rubio came off the bench in Friday's game against Atlanta. Juancho Hernangomez and Karl-Anthony Towns remained out
Ryan Saunders spent a major portion of his day-after media session answering for some of his decisions at the end of Wednesday's game against Orlando.
The Wolves lost a winnable game in Atlanta on Monday 108-97 as the Hawks committed 26 turnovers. The Wolves have lost 10 of 11, including Wednesday's buzzer-beating loss to Orlando.