Malik Beasley's ban stems from a guilty plea after he aimed a rifle at a pregnant woman, her husband and their teenage daughter outside his home last fall.
The Wolves already play fast and have struggled doing it. Even if that's the way President Gersson Rosas wants them to play in the future, it's hurting them in the present.
Michael Rand's Daily Delivery breaks down Minnesota's 67-59 loss to Northwestern — a team that entered on a 13-game losing streak — and wonders if another basketball coaching firing could be ahead.
A lot of possessions could be a good thing, but opponents are also benefiting from Minnesota's hurried style in the first two games under the new coach.
After Karl-Anthony Towns fouled out with 12 seconds left in regulation, Ricky Rubio sent the game to an overtime that the Bulls controlled.
Karl-Anthony Towns fouled out Wednesday night in Chicago, but he hasn't been as demonstrative with officials this season. There's a reason for that.
A look back at Wednesday night's game.
The organization, headed by Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, believes minority candidates were excluded in the team's short search to replace Ryan Saunders.
It's cold and depressing as a lowly member of the ABA — the Always Building Association — but it seems to be the Timberwolves' destiny in the most-unforgiving of pro sports leagues.
After an eight-day break, the team will start the remaining slate of games in New Orleans.
Wolves, Twins, Gophers and Vikings provide fodder for columnist Chip Scoggins and Michael Rand on today's podcast. Also, thoughts on Chris Finch's debut and trade talks.
Chris Finch's biggest takeaway from the Wolves' defensive effort against Milwaukee — a lack of physicality. "They didn't feel us all night," the new coach said.
The firing of Ryan Saunders and subsequent hiring of Chris Finch from Toronto's coaching staff at midseason doesn't have a lot of precedent in the NBA.
The Wolves are 3-14 on the road after losing to the Bucks, and also had the NBA's worst record (7-25).
A look back at Tuesday night's game.
Franchise centerpiece Karl-Anthony Towns made a few things clear Tuesday morning after the Wolves worked out before tonight's game in Milwaukee.
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There is no one but Gersson Rosas to blame if the team doesn't soon show significant improvement. The firing of Ryan Saunders means the team's punching bag has been removed.
Wolves President Gersson Rosas said he made the decision to fire Ryan Saunders on Sunday. But his interest in Chris Finch as the top target to replace Saunders began much earlier.
The Bucks have struggled somewhat this season, although it's all relative compared to the Wolves.