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Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105

Nov. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Undermanned and playing for the second consecutive night, the Houston Rockets still had plenty of reason to be confident. “I would think it would give you confidence,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “You’re playing with a bazooka out there.” A bazooka...

Beal scores 44 again as Wizards beat Timberwolves 137-116

Nov. 16, 2019 12:16 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coach Scott Brooks rattled off the things he was happy about in Washington’s 137-116 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night — Moritz Wagner’s best game in the NBA, improved defense in the second half — he didn’t even mention Bradley...

Wiggins leads Wolves with 30 points in 129-114 win vs. Spurs

Nov. 14, 2019 12:02 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins is making an impact all over the floor, from the arc to the rim, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are playing with a carefree connectedness that has helped elevate their overall performance. These developments are not mutually exclusive. Wiggins kept up his early season...

Timberwolves beat Pistons 120-114, spoiling Griffin's return

Nov. 11, 2019 11:26 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves shot an abysmal 6 of 45 from 3-point range in a loss to Denver over the weekend. That evened out in a hurry against Detroit. Andrew Wiggins scored 33 points, and Minnesota spoiled Blake Griffin's return Monday night, beating the Pistons 120-114. The Timberwolves...

Griffin, Rose return for Pistons against Minnesota

Nov. 11, 2019 7:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin is back in the lineup for the Detroit Pistons for the first time this season. Griffin missed Detroit's first 10 games with hamstring and knee issues, but he started Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Pistons went 4-6 without him. Point guard Reggie Jackson is...

Jokic, Nuggets hold on for 100-98 overtime win over Wolves

Nov. 10, 2019 7:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One game after a team-record comeback, the Denver Nuggets allowed the Minnesota Timberwolves to nearly do the same. Nikola Jokic saved Denver each time. Jokic hit a fadeaway jumper with 2.4 seconds left to give the Nuggets a 100-98 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on...

Timberwolves outlast Russell, Warriors, 125-119 in OT

Nov. 9, 2019 12:12 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves needed every one of Andrew Wiggins' 40 points to outlast D'Angelo Russell and the Golden State Warriors. Wiggins scored the tying basket late in regulation and the Timberwolves overcame Russell's career-high 52 points to beat the Warriors 125-119 in overtime...

Brooks, Morant help Grizzlies beat Timberwolves 137-121

Nov. 7, 2019 12:06 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies finally held onto a fourth-quarter lead thanks to the play of their starting guards. Dillon Brooks scored 31 points, rookie Ja Morant added 26 and the Grizzlies beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 137-121 on Wednesday night. The fourth-quarter play of the two guards...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Timberwolves 134-106

Nov. 5, 2019 12:47 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The start to the game was unusual. Giannis Antetokounmpo's final stat line was not. After waiting out a long delay, Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 15 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 134-106 on Monday night. Antetokounmpo, the reigning NBA MVP, has posted...

Beal leads Wizards past Drummond, depleted Detroit 115-99

Nov. 5, 2019 12:47 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Knowing he's the on- and off-court leader of a revamped roster filled with youth and inexperience, Bradley Beal was pleased to see the way his Washington Wizards reacted to what he called "laying an egg." One game after a lackluster loss, the Wizards ended Detroit star Andre Drummond's...