The Wolves Beat
Chris Hine covers the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Star Tribune.
Team's owner praises Garnett's accomplishment despite their rocky relationship in recent years
Kent Youngblood answers your two biggest questions.
Karl-Anthony Towns said his mother is in the hospital and currently in a medically-induced coma as she battles COVID-19. "We're going to keep fighting," he said.
Timberwolves beat writer Chris Hine answers a bunch of your burning questions about the NBA.
Owner said he wanted to make sure workers aren't negatively affected financially during coronavirus pandemic.
Karl-Anthony Towns made the announcement on Instagram as the Mayo Clinic begins rolling out a test for COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
The Wolves may be able to resume practicing soon, as Dallas owner Mark Cuban said Wednesday night the league has told teams it could keep practicing even though the season is on hold.
Wolves shooting guard Malik Beasley is starting to draw more attention from opposing defenses, Ryan Saunders says.
Ryan Saunders was hoping Friday's game would be closer when it was time to bring Malik Beasley back in. It wasn't.
James Johnson has been a connecting force for the Wolves since arriving at the trade deadline. He said his new teammates are committed to improving, even in tough times
Zion Williamson had 25 points, but the undrafted Naz Reid held his own, scoring 13 points and grabbing 14 rebounds for his first career double-double that earned the praise of teammates and coaches along the way.
Allen Crabbe arrived in Minnesota after the Wolves traded Jeff Teague and Treveon Graham to Atlanta to get him on Jan. 16. He played in just nine games and averaged 3.2 points.
D'Angelo Russell had scored 28 points before that, but "blitzing" Magic defense kept him off the score sheet in 4th.
D'Angelo Russell missed Sunday's loss for what the Wolves called "planned rest" and Russell has played in each of the team's last two games. But the NBA said Russell was a healthy player under league policy.
Coach Ryan Saunders decided to put both his point guards on the floor at the same time.
The guard is on board if the team wants to rest him in a certain game.
Wolves' two-way players showed their skill in loss to Denver
D'Angelo Russell did not practice Saturday in Denver and coach Ryan Saunders mentioned Russell was dealing with knee soreness. Russell received treatment after Friday's loss to Boston.
The Wolves have been high on Naz Reid, giving him a multi-year deal shortly after signing him following the draft in June. And now he's gone from undrafted rookie to the starting lineup.
The Timberwolves should be getting a member of their frontcourt back soon while another will see just how long he will be out.