NBA Basketball

Wolves Rolled By Thunder Friday Night
The Oklahoma City Thunder overwhelmed the Timberwolves 127-111 at Chesapeake Energy Arena Friday. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 37 points.
OKC (40-15) led the Wolves (20-32) 66-57 at the half, then put up 34 points in the third to increase the advantage to 100-82 after three quarters...
Timberwolves Comeback Falls Short Against Portland
The Minnesota Timberwolves nearly pulled off a miracle comeback last night but came up a bit short in a 100-98 loss to Portland at Target Center.
Portland led by 19 points as the fourth quarter began, but the Wolves caught fire and scored on 20 of their first 22 possessions in the fourth in cutting t…
Clippers Top Wolves Wednesday At Target Center
The Wolves took the Los Angeles Clippers down to the wire Wednesday night but a late LA run sent the Wolves to their tenth defeat in 11 games, 96-90 at Target Center.
Nikola Pekovic led the Wolves (17-25) with 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Alexey Shved returned from injury to score 12 points on 5-13…
Wizards Enchant Wolves Friday In D.C.
The Minnesota Timberwolves lost for the 8th time in 9 games Friday with a 114-101 setback to the Washington Wizards in Washington, DC.
Derrick Williams led the Wolves with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrei Kirilenko added 17 points for reeling Minnesota...
New Orleans Hornets To Become New Orleans Pelicans
The NBA's New Orleans Hornets will officially change the name of their franchise to the New Orleans Pelicans at a news conference on Thursday, according to a Yahoo! Sports source. The team will also debut an entirely new color scheme of blue, gold and red. Several logos fitting that description…
Wolves Lose At Atlanta In Monday Matinee
The Minnesota Timberwolves led the Atlanta Hawks 58-44 at halftime, then 77-70 after three quarters, but couldn't hold on in a 104-96 loss Monday afternoon in Atlanta.
Derrick Williams led the Wolves (17-21) with 17 points. Five other players were in double digits for Minnesota, who has lost fiv…
Timberwolves Snap Losing Streak With Win Over Rockets Saturday
The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Houston Rockets 92-79 Saturday night at Target Center. The Wolves (17-20) snapped a four game losing streak with the win, while the Rockets (21-21) have now lost seven straight games.
The injury-plagued Timberwolves relied on two new acquisitions to carry them …
Timberwolves Lose Fifth Straight
The Timberwolves continued their mid-season slump on Thursday night at Target Center with a 90-77 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers.The loss was the fifth straight for Minnesota.
The Wolves (16-20) struggled mightily from the floor, shooting just 35% overall and 4-19 from three-point range...