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Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...

AP source: Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets' Tim Connelly

May. 19, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are talking to Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly about their vacant president of basketball operations role, The Associated Press has confirmed. The talks were confirmed by a person familiar with the discussions, who spoke with AP on...

Review: 'Top Gun' sequel a welcome trip to the danger zone

May. 12, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

Early on in “Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise hops on his sleek motorcycle, wearing Aviator sunglasses and a leather jacket with patches, and speeds into a time machine. No, that's not right. It's actually us who take a trip back. More than 30 years after Cruise smirked his way to...

Wolves realize progress from 1st-round exit not a given

Apr. 30, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves flourished in their first full season under coach Chris Finch, leading the NBA in scoring, improving on defense and reviving their long-frustrated fan base while reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years. They pushed the...

Grizzlies rally again past Wolves 114-106 to reach 2nd round

Apr. 30, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies didn't act their age in this first-round series against Minnesota, especially when they faced a double-digit deficit — all three times — entering the fourth quarter. With another relentless and resolute finish, the Grizzlies finished off...

T-wolves try to avoid 'hero' ball, stay alive vs. Grizzlies

Apr. 28, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After frittering away a double-digit-point fourth-quarter lead twice in this series, the Minnesota Timberwolves could have already defeated the Memphis Grizzlies by now and be preparing for the second round. The Timberwolves will try to stave off elimination by...

Morant's last-second layup gives Grizzlies 3-2 series lead

Apr. 27, 2022 00:58 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — First, Ja Morant gave the Memphis Grizzlies and their fans a much-needed energy boost by flying through the air for a big dunk at the end of the third quarter. Then the All-Star guard took over the game's final two minutes. Morant scored the...

Towns, T-wolves rebound to even series with Grizzlies at 2

Apr. 24, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Angry after two rough games, Karl-Anthony Towns had to channel his emotions in a productive way — a skill he's still trying to master. Towns found his peace at the free-throw line. Seventeen tries gave him plenty of time to stay calm. He roared...

Nets hope to get Durant started, 76ers try to finish Raptors

Apr. 22, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scoring has rarely looked so difficult for Kevin Durant. A four-time NBA leader who averaged 29.9 points this season, Durant missed each of his 10 shots in the second half of Game 2 against Boston. He made just 13 of 41 while the Brooklyn Nets fell into a 2-0 hole. ...

Grizzlies claw back from 26 down, beat Wolves in Game 3

Apr. 21, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies arrived in Minnesota, determined to seize control of the series from a young, confident Timberwolves team that looks and acts a lot like them. The Grizzlies are growing up a lot faster. Desmond Bane made seven...