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NBA Star Makes 'Money' Sign at Ref, Must Pay Big Time

Rudy Gobert of the Timberwolves fined $100K after his gesture

(Newser) - The NBA fined Minnesota center Rudy Gobert $100,000 on Sunday, reports the AP , two days after he implied that referee Scott Foster wasn't calling games fairly and further suggested that gambling is having a detrimental impact on the outcome of games. The fine is the maximum that the...

Timberwolves Star Fined for 'Hurtful' Social Media Remarks

Anthony Edwards made homophobic comments in Instagram video

(Newser) - Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards has apologized for "immature, hurtful, and disrespectful" remarks he made on social media last week. The NBA announced Tuesday that the 21-year-old has been fined $40,000 for using homophobic language in a video he shared with his 1.2 million followers on Instagram,...

Animal Welfare Protest Halts NBA Game, Again

Demonstrators allege bad practices at egg farm run by Minnesota Timberwolves owner

(Newser) - What is getting to be a familiar scene unfolded at a playoff game Saturday night between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Memphis Grizzlies. A woman bolted onto the court shortly after the third quarter began before being quickly tackled by security, reports Sports Illustrated . A second woman in the stands...

Smoke Cancels NBA's First Mexico Game in 16 Years

Game-killing cloud blamed on generator malfunction

(Newser) - At this rate, it might be another 16 years before the NBA decides to have a game in Mexico: Last night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was called off after smoke filled the Mexico City arena before fans arrived, reports the AP . A generator malfunction...

T-Wolves End Horrible Season With OT Win Against Bucks

Sessions records third straight double-double

(Newser) - Randy Foye scored 10 of his career-high 32 points in overtime to help the Minnesota Timberwolves finish a forgettable regular season on a winning note, 110-101 over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday. In what might have been the end of Larry Krystkowiak's tenure as coach, the Bucks blew a 16-point...

Hayes Helps Carry Pistons to 2nd Best Record in NBA

Detroit reserve scores 20 points in victory

(Newser) - Jarvis Hayes scored 20 points and Richard Hamilton added 18 as the Detroit Pistons clinched the NBA's second-best record with a 115-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. With the victory, Detroit will have home-court advantage over any Western Conference opponent if it makes the NBA Finals. The...

Snyder, Jefferson Lead Timberwolves
Snyder, Jefferson Lead Timberwolves

Snyder, Jefferson Lead Timberwolves

Minnesota builds an early 18-point lead in routing Memphis

(Newser) - Kirk Snyder had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Al Jefferson added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-105 last night in a game between two of the NBA's worst teams. Ryan Gomes finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Rashad McCants led Minnesota...

Gomes' Late Free Throws Lift Timberwolves

Final-second three-pointer is off the mark as Orlando falls

(Newser) - Ryan Gomes made a pair of free throws with 2.9 seconds remaining to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 102-101 victory over the playoff-bound Orlando on Friday. Randy Foye had a game-high 25 points and Rashad McCants added 19 to lead the Timberwolves, who snapped a six-game losing streak. The...

Paul Leads Hornets Past Wolves
Paul Leads Hornets Past Wolves

Paul Leads Hornets Past Wolves

New Orleans hands Minnesota sixth straight loss

(Newser) - Chris Paul had 19 points and 16 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets bounced back to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-90 Wednesday night. Peja Stojakovic scored 24 points and David West had 22 for the Hornets, who scored just 66 points in a loss to Utah on Tuesday. Rashad McCants...

Bobcats Escape Vs. Jefferson, T-Wolves

Charlotte completes season sweep, 121-119, despite Jefferson's 40-10

(Newser) - Jason Richardson scored 36 points and the Charlotte Bobcats avoided a collapse against one of the league's worst teams to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 121-119 on Tuesday. The Bobcats coughed up an 18-point, first-half lead and gave the lowly Timberwolves a chance to tie the game.

Miller Leads Grizzlies Past Timberwolves

Memphis prevails 113-101 in matchup of cellar-dwellers

(Newser) - Mike Miller scored 34 points and hit a season-high eight 3-pointers to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 113-101 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. Rudy Gay added 23 points for Memphis and Hakim Warrick had 20 as the Grizzlies sent the Wolves to their fourth straight loss...

Nash Leads Suns' Rout of Minnesota
Nash Leads Suns' Rout of Minnesota

Nash Leads Suns' Rout of Minnesota

With 14 points and 11 assists, sits out the final quarter

(Newser) - Steve Nash had 14 points and 11 assists, then sat out the final quarter Friday night while the Phoenix Suns completed a 117-88 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Amare Stoudemire had 24 points in 28 minutes as five Suns reached double figures. Grant Hill, out for the previous three games...

Spurs Notch 50th Win, Extend Streak to Six

Boozer and Williams carry load for Jazz, beat Clippers

(Newser) - It took one inspired  Manu Ginobili performance to propel the Spurs from fifth place to second in the Western Conference, the AP reports.  Ginobili broke open in the fourth quarter last night, scoring 16 of his 26 points and thwarting a Minnesota comeback. The 99-84 victory marks San Antonio's...

Rockets Blast Timberwolves
 Rockets Blast Timberwolves  

Rockets Blast Timberwolves

McGrady finds his groove to score 10 of his 23 in decisive fourth

(Newser) - The Houston Rockets paid tribute to Dikembe Mutombo last night, but as usual it was Tracy McGrady who stole the show in a 97-86 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, reports the Houston Chronicle. McGrady had made just 4 of 15 shots when he re-entered the game in the fourth quarter...

Williams Leads Bucks Over Stumbling Cavs

Timberwolves hammer Knicks, Grizzlies outlast Kings in fourth quarter

(Newser) - Mo Williams scored 29 points, had 13 assists and just one turnover as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-98 last night, reports the Milwaukee Sentinel. Michael Redd also had 21 points, including six free throws in the final minute for the Bucks. LeBron James had 29 points and...

Suns Battle Sonics for 6th Straight Success

Clippers can't keep up with Warriors, T'wolves shock Grizz with rally

(Newser) - The Sonics tried desperately to reverse their trend of 12 losses in 13 games, and with the Suns giving up 17 turnovers in the first half alone, that feat seemed possible, the Arizona Republic reports. But Phoenix rallied past their own dreadful defense to shoot 57%, with 15 three-pointers, on...

Timberwolves Take Bite Out of Hapless Clippers

Jefferson continues to show he was valued part of Garnett trade

(Newser) - Minnesota got out of the basement of the NBA's Northwest Division with a 99-90 victory over Los Angeles' other team Monday, thanks to the work of Al Jefferson, who notched 22 points and 14 rebounds. The Timberwolves got their fourth win in six games and second in nine days against...

Blazers Best Timberwolves 103-96
Blazers Best Timberwolves 103-96

Blazers Best Timberwolves 103-96

Pacers snap slide against SuperSonics, Wizards top Bucks

(Newser) - Brandon Roy stepped up when it mattered and led Portland on a 12-2 fourth quarter run that pushed the Trail Blazers past the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-96. Roy had 27 points and nine assists. Minnesota’s star, Al Jefferson, also came alive in the fourth, scoring 12 of his 20 points...

Jazz Devour Nuggets in 132-105 Romp

Nowitzki makes history as Mavs beat Nets, T'wolves tank Clippers

(Newser) - "When we don't match the level of intensity, we struggle—especially defensively," said Nuggets coach George Karl—and his team certainly did struggle against a whirlwind Jazz team that triumphed 132-105. Utah's 11 three-pointers left them with a 73% record from beyond the arc, better than the team's...

Struggling Suns Give Game Away to Jazz

Lakers cream Clippers, Timberwolves surprise all with win over Kings

(Newser) - After three quarters of close play, the cracks in the Suns' defense widened enough for the Jazz to march through, outscoring Phoenix 41-24 in the fourth on the way to a 126-118 victory. Amare Stoudemire had 37 points on 12-for-16 shooting and Shaquille O'Neal found his groove for 20 points,...

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