Tonight is a big night for Minnesota sports fans with the Timberwolves and Wild both have big games. The Wolves close the regular season at home against Denver at 7pm tonight, pregame on AM 1390 at 6:30. The winner of tonight's game makes the playoffs while the loser is out.
The Timberwolves have 4 regular season games remaining and the Wolves are currently holding the 7th spot in the Western Conference. Minnesota is hoping forward Jimmy Butler can return either Thursday or Friday from a knee injury.
The Timberwolves lost 129-120 to Houston Sunday night at Target Center. Minnesota trailed by 21 at halftime and got as close as 5 points in the 2nd half. Houston was led in scoring by James Harden with 34 points while Minnesota was led by Jeff Teague with 23 points and 11 assists.
The Timberwolves won 125-122 at Miami in overtime last night. Jeff Teague led the Wolves with 23 points and 11 assists, Andrew Wiggins added 22 points and Karl-Anthony Towns chipped in 20 points and 12 rebounds.
The Timberwolves lost 122-101 in Detroit to the Pistons Wednesday night. The Wolves were outscored 40-18 in the 2nd quarter and couldn't catch up in the 2nd half. Tobias Harris led the Pistons with 34 points.
The Timberwolves lost 130-107 at home against the Indiana Pacers last night. Victor Oladipo led the Pacers with 28 points. Karl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 28 points and 7 rebounds and both Nemania Bjelica and Jamal Crawford added 18 points.
The Timberwolves edged the Thunder in Oklahoma City 115-113 last night to steal a win on the road. Andrew Wiggins made a 35-foot 3-point shot as time expired to beat the Thunder after Carmelo Anthony sank a 3-point shot to give OKC a 1-point lead...