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Nuggets beat Timberwolves 99-95, clinch West's 2nd seed

Apr. 11, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sputtering into the postseason was no way for the Denver Nuggets to end their six-year playoff drought. Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and had a key strip and two clutch free throws in the closing seconds and the Nuggets pulled out a 99-95 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night...

Raptors end regular season with 120-100 win over T-Wolves

Apr. 9, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are healthy, confident and ready for the playoffs. Now, all that's left is to find out their opponent. Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points and the Raptors closed their regular season with a 120-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. "I think all of...

Wolves beat Heat 111-109 as Wade's shot misses at buzzer

Apr. 5, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Heat looked for a bit of magic from their retiring star when Dwayne Wade went up for a shot at the buzzer. All the Minnesota Timberwolves could do was brace for a storybook finish. Instead, Wade's shot missed the mark, Miami's playoff hopes took a hit and Minnesota enjoyed the...

Turner has triple-double as Blazers top Wolves, 132-122

Apr. 1, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With two of their top three scorers sidelined with injuries, the Portland Trail Blazers are relying on contributions from many different players. That balance was on display Monday in Minnesota, and it yielded another win for the Blazers. Evan Turner had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10...

Towns' free throw lifts Timberwolves over Warriors in OT

Mar. 30, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Curry led a frantic rally that the Golden State Warriors thought had assured a second overtime. It never came after what they believed was a questionable call. Karl-Anthony Towns made a free throw with 0.5 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a...