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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) goes up for a shot against Minnesota Timberwolves center Naz Reid (11) during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Denver (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Millsap has 25 points as Nuggets beat Timberwolves, 128-116

Feb. 23, 2020 10:10 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Paul Millsap followed one of his worst games of the season with his best, thanks to extra film sessions. Millsap scored a season-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, and the Nuggets bounced back from their first loss in the Northwest Division to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 128-116 on...

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...

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...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

LeBron James scores 22 points, Lakers beat Warriors 125-120

Feb. 9, 2020 12:20 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr's instructions for Andrew Wiggins before his first game with Golden State were simple and basic: Sprint the floor. No requirements or rules about shots. Just some good old hustle. “I told him, ‘No matter what happens we need you to sprint the floor, both...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, center, holds his new jersey between President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas, left, and head coach Ryan Saunders during his introduction to the media, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Warriors GM Myers makes tough call to trade away roster

Feb. 7, 2020 8:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In Brooklyn a couple of days back, Bob Myers realized something he has rarely seen as Golden State's general manager or even dating to his days as a busy sports agent: Nobody wanted to be traded from the NBA's worst team. “That's unprecedented,” Myers said Friday after...

New Minnesota Timberwolves NBA basketball player D'Angelo Russell, left, chats with Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns after Russell was introduced at a news conference, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Minneapolis, following a trade that sent Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins to the Golden State Warriors. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Russell, T-wolves 'feel the love' in star pairing with Towns

Feb. 7, 2020 6:08 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Not yet finished with his fifth NBA season, D'Angelo Russell has landed with his fourth team. Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves sure don't want him to leave. “It’s surreal to really think that instead of us just talking on the phone or playing video games...

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins, left, drives to the basket again Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Wolves send Wiggins to Warriors for Russell in scorer swap

Feb. 6, 2020 8:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have taken on yet another new look, with D'Angelo Russell on his way to join pal Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins heading west to the Golden State Warriors. In a swap of high scorers consummated just a few hours before the NBA deadline on Thursday, the...

Golden State Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell (0) drives next to Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Nets crush Warriors 129-88 in Russell's return to Brooklyn

Feb. 5, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks are respected veterans on a gutted Golden State team, guys who helped them look like the Warriors of old recently. And when word came that they were likely getting traded, the rest of the roster couldn't summon much spirit to play without them. The Nets...

Golden State Warriors' D'Angelo Russell (0) passes as Cleveland Cavaliers' Darius Garland (10) watches in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cleveland.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Eyes on Russell, Iguodala, more as NBA trade deadline nears

Feb. 4, 2020 2:34 AM EST

It is the time of year when every injury report causes eyebrows to raise. D'Angelo Russell, not in Golden State’s lineup at Washington on Monday? Hmmm. Tristan Thompson, scratched by the Cleveland Cavaliers for their game against New York the same night? Interesting. That’s because it’s the...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Alec Burks' 30 points leads Warriors over Wizards 125-117

Feb. 3, 2020 11:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Draymond Green thinks the Golden State Warriors are making progress during their challenging season. Green had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, helping Golden State beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 125-117 on Monday night. It was the second straight win for the...