the wolves beat
Ryan Saunders inserted Juancho Hernangomez and Ed Davis to start Sunday's game.
Layden, who stayed on after Tom Thibodeau was fired nearly two years ago, had one year left on his contract.
Point guard played in 30 games last season and split time between the Wolves and Iowa.
D'Angelo Russell said there's "a time to be rah-rah and rowdy with the refs" while not having it bleed over into every play.
Karl-Anthony Towns says the Wolves have found ways in the past to lose games like Tuesday's nail-biter.
Guard Anthony Edwards was disappointed with his effort in the first half and said it cost the Wolves in their 128-125 loss to the Pelicans.
As the oldest member of the Timberwolves, Patrick Beverley has been through many nights like the Wolves' 108-103 loss to the Lakers.
Towns received the game ball after the win over Denver as his teammates drenched him in ice water
Coach Chris Finch said McDaniels could barely make it out of bed because of the flu-like illness he contracted that caused him to miss the last three games
The Wolves had the league's best three-point defense entering Friday. It didn't look like it.
Five man group of Edwards, Russell, Beverley, Towns and Vanderbilt has highest net rating in the league and has started the last seven games.
Jaden McDaniels, Malik Beasley, Taurean Prince turn in some of their best performances of the season
Karl-Anthony Towns said he's making some changes in part because of how the game is changing for big men.
The Timberwolves on Friday shot 35% as they complained about a lack of quick decision-making on that end of the floor.
Wolves center Karl-Anthony Towns said he was asleep when the kerfuffle was circulating Thursday morning on social media.
The team saw progress from its team-wide shooting slump; Anthony Edwards returned to the game after hobbling off the floor in the second half — and talked peanut butter afterward.
Anthony Edwards let loose last week after the Wolves lost to New Orleans. His tone wasn't nearly as harsh after Monday's loss to another poor team.
Both young players had tough defensive assignments and rebounded well to help the Wolves in areas they needed help.
The second year Wolves guard talked about what he viewed as selfish play from the Wolves star players and how he is looking to assert himself as a team leader.
The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.