Jaylen Nowell emerges as another closer for Timberwolves — Twin Cities

In the heat of the battle under the brightest of lights, the Timberwolves turned to an unexpected source of offense at Madison Square Garden in Tuesday’s win over the New York Knicks. D’Angelo Russell, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards combined for seven shots in the final quarter of that 112-110 victory. Jaylen Nowell took nine.…

Jaylen Nowell emerges as another closer for Timberwolves — Twin Cities

Timberwolves benefited from a few missed calls late in win over Knicks, per NBA report — Twin Cities

Timberwolves fans and players alike have felt all season as though they’ve gotten the short end of the officiating stick. The team is often on the negative side of the discrepancy. That was not the case in their 112-110 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday, per the NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report.…

Timberwolves benefited from a few missed calls late in win over Knicks, per NBA report — Twin Cities

Drawing All-Star attention, Andrew Wiggins needs no extra motivation in return to Minnesota — East Bay Times

MINNEAPOLIS — By all accounts, Steph Curry hasn’t kept up his pledge to text Andrew Wiggins that photo of him soaring over former teammate Karl Anthony Towns. He hasn’t had to; Wiggins has needed no extra motivation to keep up the aggressive play on display against his former team in their first meeting this season.…

Drawing All-Star attention, Andrew Wiggins needs no extra motivation in return to Minnesota — East Bay Times

Can Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards ascend on a Ja Morant trajectory? He’s on his way — Twin Cities

In a game that featured Karl-Anthony Towns and Ja Morant, a rising MVP candidate at just 22 years of age, Anthony Edwards was standing head and shoulders above the rest. Two nights after erupting for 20 points in the fourth quarter of Minnesota’s loss to New Orleans, Edwards exploded for 25 first-half points in Memphis […]

Can Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards ascend on a Ja Morant trajectory? He’s on his way — Twin Cities

How Jaylen Nowell earned Chris Finch’s trust, and a spot in the Timberwolves’ rotation — Twin Cities

Jaylen Nowell was a key cog for the Timberwolves as the team did its best to keep the ship afloat during what coach Chris Finch called their “COVID crisis” over the past few weeks. The 22-year-old acquitted himself well on all fronts while carrying much of the team’s scoring and creating burden. But with the…

How Jaylen Nowell earned Chris Finch’s trust, and a spot in the Timberwolves’ rotation — Twin Cities

Lakers squeak by Minnesota on big shots by Carmelo Anthony, Avery Bradley — Daily Breeze

Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony drives as Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nathan Knight (13) gets airborne on a fake during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jordan McLaughlin (6) during…

Lakers squeak by Minnesota on big shots by Carmelo Anthony, Avery Bradley — Daily Breeze

Karl-Anthony Towns: ‘I’m the greatest big man shooter of all time’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has a reputation for caring too much about individual stats.

Karl-Anthony Towns: ‘I’m the greatest big man shooter of all time’ — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Jace Frederick: Maybe the Timberwolves should have tanked last spring — Twin Cities

With their team in the midst of another lengthy losing streak, Timberwolves’ fans are currently clinging to hope that help is on the way. Help beyond the likes of point guard D’Angelo Russell, who has missed the last three games with ankle soreness. The Wolves are 0-5 in games he’s missed this season. But beyond…

Jace Frederick: Maybe the Timberwolves should have tanked last spring — Twin Cities

Anthony Edwards takes accountability after latest Timberwolves’ loss — Twin Cities

Anthony Edwards was not good in the Timberwolves’ 110-105 loss in Brooklyn on Friday. The second-year standout committed eight turnovers. Many of them were “just loose and kind of sloppy,” Minnesota coach Chris Finch said. A couple of those, Edwards noted, he dribbled off his foot. Another time he missed Malik Beasley on a cut.…

Anthony Edwards takes accountability after latest Timberwolves’ loss — Twin Cities

Think NBA refs are dogging the Timberwolves? You might be on to something — Twin Cities

It’s common for NBA fans, players and coaches to gripe about officiating performances from time to time, and Target Center has been the site of a few different chants chastising the referees already this season. But Saturday took it to a new level. Even national pundits were noting the calls going against the Timberwolves in its…

Think NBA refs are dogging the Timberwolves? You might be on to something — Twin Cities

Timberwolves’ defense takes a step back in loss to Hornets — Twin Cities

With five straight wins and a defensive rating fourth in the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves had legitimate reasons for feeling confident heading into Charlotte on Friday. 679 more words

Timberwolves’ defense takes a step back in loss to Hornets — Twin Cities

Anthony Edwards on Jimmy Butler going chest-to-chest with him: “That s*** be fake” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“He ain’t finna fight nobody out there.”

Anthony Edwards on Jimmy Butler going chest-to-chest with him: “That s*** be fake” — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports