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Boston Celtics guard Jayson Tatum (0) drives against Minnesota Timberwolves forward Juancho Hernangomez (41) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Gordon Hayward, Celtics hold off Timberwolves 127-117

Feb. 22, 2020 12:04 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Boston's defense looked, well, like it was still on vacation for much of the game. The Celtics still had plenty of firepower on the other end, staying strong out of the All-Star break. Gordon Hayward scored 29 points, Daniel Theis had career highs with 25 points and 16 rebounds and the...

Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns (32) drives past Toronto Raptors forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

T-wolves: Towns out at least 2 more weeks with broken wrist

Feb. 21, 2020 7:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns will sit out for at least two more weeks because of an injured left wrist that the team announced Friday is broken. Towns first had an X-ray after hurting his wrist Jan. 25 against Oklahoma City, coach Ryan Saunders said. Towns played...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman (10) lays up the ball in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Timberwolves forward Jake Layman has been cleared to return to practice with the team. His absence at 39 straight games and counting because of a sprained left toe. Layman will be re-evaluated in one week before his status is reassessed. That means he'll sit out at least four more games. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Layman's long-term injury near end, back at Wolves practice

Feb. 20, 2020 4:58 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman was finally cleared Thursday to return to practice, with his absence at 39 straight games and counting because of a sprained left toe. Star center Karl-Anthony Towns, however, does not have that clearance. Nor has there been clarity yet revealed...

Charlotte Hornets' P.J. Washington Jr., right, pressures Minnesota Timberwolves' James Johnson into passing the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Graham, Hornets rally to beat Timberwolves 115-108

Feb. 13, 2020 12:25 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The young Charlotte Hornets are riding some positive vibes into the All-Star break. Devonte' Graham scored 28 points and Malik Monk added 25 to lead the Hornets to a 115-108 comeback win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Miles Bridges added 20 points as Charlotte won...

Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis (0) guards Minnesota Timberwolves centre Karl-Anthony Towns (32) during second half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Timberwolves' Towns out with wrist injury

Feb. 12, 2020 7:31 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns will miss Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets with a left wrist injury, the team announced. The Timberwolves said Towns had an MRI on Tuesday. That test revealed the injury. Towns will be further evaluated over the...

Toronto Raptors forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) grabs a rebound between Minnesota Timberwolves forward Juan Hernangomez (41) and guard Jarrett Culver (23) during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Anunoby has 25, Raptors beat Wolves for 15th straight win

Feb. 10, 2020 11:57 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam keeps telling teammate OG Anunoby to improve his offense output by thinking less on the court. Anunoby must not have thought much during Monday’s game against Minnesota. Anunoby scored a career-high 25 points and matched his career best with 12...

Minnesota Timberwolves' D'Angelo Russell smiles after addressing team fans prior to an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Towns, Russell each buy 1,000 T-wolves tickets for giveaway

Feb. 10, 2020 4:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves co-stars Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell have each purchased 1,000 tickets to the team's next home game for an online giveaway. The Timberwolves announced the promotion Monday in advance of hosting Charlotte on Wednesday night, which is expected to be...

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters (11) drives to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard Landry Shamet (20) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Grizzlies waive G Dion Waiters after trade from Heat

Feb. 9, 2020 6:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies waived guard Dion Waiters on Sunday, three days after acquiring him from the Miami Heat in a three-team trade also involving the Minnesota Timberwolves. Waiters had been suspended three times by the Heat this season, including a 10-game ban following a drug-related...

Clippers' Leonard to sit out game against Cavaliers

Feb. 9, 2020 5:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard is out because of a sore left knee against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night. The Clippers have been monitoring the workload for Leonard, who will miss his 13th game of the season. Los Angeles is playing the second game of a back-to-back set...

Minnesota Timberwolves' Jordan McLaughlin (6) drives the ball around Los Angeles Clippers' Landry Shamet in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

McLaughlin, Beasley, new-look Wolves rout Clippers 142-115

Feb. 8, 2020 11:50 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Even without D'Angelo Russell, the new era of the Minnesota Timberwolves is off to a flying start. Malik Beasley made his Minnesota debut with his first career double-double, Jordan McLaughlin scored a career-high 24 points, and the new-look Timberwolves snapped a 13-game losing streak...