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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...

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...

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...

Grizzlies rout Timberwolves 124-96 to tie series at 1 apiece

Apr. 20, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies responded to losing their first game as a No. 2 seed by getting back to how they play. The result? The largest margin of victory in franchise history in a playoff game and a near triple-double by Ja Morant. The All-Star...

Timberwolves stun Grizzlies, grab Game 1 with 130-117 win

Apr. 16, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anthony Edwards was glad to get a victory in the first playoff game of his career. Now, he and the rest of the Minnesota Timberwolves, want much more. Edwards scored 36 points in his postseason debut, and the seventh-seeded Timberwolves stunned...

Edwards, Russell carry Wolves past Clippers in play-in game

Apr. 13, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards and D'Angelo Russell came through with a steady stream of clutch makes. Patrick Beverley supplied the intensity in an emotional triumph over his former team. The Minnesota Timberwolves proved they belong in the playoffs, and that rare air for this...

Towns, Edwards lead Timberwolves to 136-130 win over Nuggets

Apr. 02, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are still polishing their playoff credentials and Karl-Anthony Towns gave a sneak peek Friday night of just what type of challenge they'd present in the postseason. Towns scored 32 points and the Timberwolves overcame Nikola Jokic's...

Wolves stop skid, avenge recent loss with romp over Mavs

Mar. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves made up for a narrow loss at Dallas four days earlier by tightening up their defense and blowing out the Mavericks 116-95 on Friday night. The seeds for this bounce-back were sewn...

Sweet 60: T-wolves celebrate Towns, team scoring record

Mar. 15, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This is Karl-Anthony Towns' seventh season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his status well established as the franchise player for this long-languishing organization. For the first time in his NBA career, Towns has said often, he's feeling fully appreciated. ...