The Timberwolves snuck by the Phoenix Suns at home Sunday 116-114. Derrick Rose drained a fade away 20-footer with .6 seconds left to break the 114-all tie. Rose scored 29 2nd half points and finished with 31 for the game in 38 minutes.
The Timberwolves defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 110-106 at home Saturday night. Karl-Anthony Towns went off for 27 points and 27 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins added 18 points and Josh Okogie chipped in 17 points for the Wolves.
The Timberwolves lost 119-115 Friday night to the visiting Dallas Mavericks. Minnesota trailed by 11 at halftime but rallied in the 2nd half including outscoring the Mavs by 4 points in the 3rd quarter and by 3 in the 4th.
Multiple reports indicate the Timberwolves have fired team President and head coach Tom Thibodeau. The decision happened just hours after the Wolves won at home against the L.A. Lakers to improve to 19-21. Thibodeau's record in Minnesota was 97-107.
The Timberwolves lost 123-114 Monday night at New Orleans to the Pelicans. Minnesota trailed by 12 at halftime but rallied in the 3rd quarter to lead by 1 after 3 quarters. The Wolves were outscored 35-25 in the 4th quarter.
The Timberwolves defeated the Heat in Miami 113-104 Sunday afternoon. Minnesota led by 11 after 1 quarter but by just 1 at halftime. The Wolves took a 9 point lead into the 4th quarter and they held on to get the win.