The record is excellent but the schedule gets tougher. That and more to know about the 17-4 Timberwolves.
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Chris Hine's breakdown: The Wolves have defeated the Pelicans twice already this season, but neither matchup featured forward Zion Williamson or guard C.J. McCollum.
As Commissioner Adam Silver prepared to hand LeBron James the MVP trophy of the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament, he cautioned that ''it doesn't come with a franchise.''
Stephenson has played in more than 500 NBA games, including six for the Timberwolves in 2017.
Karl-Anthony Towns led the Wolves with 24 points after Anthony Edwards left early because of the injury that caused him to miss two of the previous three games.
The Timberwolves have the NBA's best record, while the Grizzlies continue to struggle without star guard Ja Morant.
In spite of his struggles, which included missing all but four shots from the field, there was a key moment when the Wolves' Anthony Edwards put aside his worry and made a big play.
There are criticisms of Karl-Anthony Towns — some clichéd, some deserved — that overshadow what is happening on the court: a second act of sorts for the Timberwolves star.
Listeners asked Daily Delivery podcast host Michael Rand several good questions on Thursday's show. Here are some of his thoughts.
Host Michael Rand recaps a night of basketball where everything turned out well for the Minnesota teams. Also, breaking down Kevin O'Connell's comments on the Vikings quarterback situation and listener questions answered.
Anthony Edwards returned from his hip injury but was rusty and the Wolves slogged through much of a game that provided more evidence of Rudy Gobert's impact on a team with the best record in the NBA.
The Timberwolves are an NBA-best 15-4 this season, and the narrative on last year's Rudy Gobert trade has changed significantly. That and a deal for Mike Conley Jr. have defined the Tim Connelly era so far.
Yes, those are the Timberwolves with the best record in the NBA right now. And Connelly, who engineered the (previously) derided Rudy Gobert trade, tells host Michael Rand how things have changed for him and the team.
Spurs standout rookie Victor Wembanyama is recovering from a hip injury and missed his team's last game. Anthony Edwards is recovering from a hip injury.
Veteran point guard Mike Conley has been the one to get the Wolves organized down the stretch of close games.
Finch, who was named Western Conference Coach of the Month, has been harping more on what the Wolves need to improve during film sessions than dwelling on their success.
On Monday's Daily Delivery podcast, Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse and host Michael Rand weighed in on a lot of big weekend topics.
There aren't a lot of size 15 sneakers on the market. Rival connoisseurs Kyle Anderson and Naz Reid have built extensive collections.
Big buckets and big stops down the stretch keyed the Wolves, who moved to 15-4 on the season.
Timberwolves guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker is becoming a fixture during the team's most successful month yet.