Duke rookie Wendell Moore Jr. made his first NBA start, having to guard Memphis All-Star Ja Morant as well.
Host Michael Rand notes the first game for the Timberwolves without Karl-Anthony Towns showcased a different side of Anthony Edwards. Plus, Marcus Fuller on U basketball and Patrick Peterson goes off on Kyler Murray.
Anthony Edwards had that look he displayed so often last season, a look of determination from a competitor about to unleash like a tsunami. The Timberwolves are going to need that now.
Both teams have 11 wins through 22 games. Are either — or both — on a path to make the playoffs?
Anthony Edwards scored a game-high 29 points in the Timberwolves' first game without injured Karl-Anthony Towns. The Wolves' forward also stepped up with leadership during an incident in the final minutes.
A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Wolves forward Kyle Anderson was with Memphis last season when the Grizzlies had to play without injured star Ja Morant, and said the Wolves have to just stay together and play.
How will the Timberwolves do without injured star Karl-Anthony Towns in the lineup? Tap here for play-by-play-in-game statistics and scores on a busy night in the NBA.
The Wolves tend to struggle offensively when Karl-Anthony Towns is off the floor. And even if they have success, it delays the team's transition to his big-man partnership with Rudy Gobert.
Wolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns is going to be missing for several weeks because of an calf injury. How the Wolves fare without him will tell us a lot about how they should proceed when he returns.
The Timberwolves will be without injured Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Grizzlies are without Desmond Bane.
Wizards center Kristaps Porzingis had the hot hand from long range on the way to 41 points.
The Wolves defense is struggling and Jaden McDaniels, Taurean Prince and Jordan McLaughlin all missed Monday's game against the Wizards.
The Timberwolves were routed again and fell back below .500, but the bigger concern was a leg injury to their star All-NBA forward.
A 25-2 run in the first quarter by Golden State settled matters early at Target Center. Six Warriors scored in double figures, led by Stephen Curry's 25 points and 11 rebounds.
The Timberwolves lost 137-114 to the Golden State Warriors at Target Center on Sunday.
Even with three players averaging 20-plus points, the Wizards are next to last in the NBA in scoring.
Austin Rivers had the job of guarding Golden State's Stephen Curry, while the Warriors took charge in a sizzling first quarter.
Forget the finely tuned Warriors. Losing the previous game to the Hornets is the real crime.
Stephen Curry scored 25 points and flirted with a triple-double for Golden State at Target Center.