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The Minnesota Timberwolves erased a 22-point third-quarter deficit and rolled to a 107-96 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday. Nikola Pekovic paced the Timberwolves with 21 points, and Chase Budinger and Andrei Kirilenko each scored 16 points. Minnesota outscored Brooklyn 32-10 in the fourth quarter, ending the night by scoring the final 11 points. Timberwolves rookie Alexey Shved hit two 3-pointers in the last quarter, during which he had all 10 of his points. Brooklyn got 18 points and 13 assists from Deron Williams, plus 17 points from Joe Johnson. Williams' consecutive 3-pointer early in the third quarter gave the Nets a 71-49 lead. However, the Nets went cold, managing just one field goal, scored by Johnson, in the last half of the fourth quarter. The Nets took an early lead in the first quarter thanks to two 3-pointers from Keith Bogans, who was inserted into the starting lineup after Gerald Wallace was made inactive due to a sprained ankle. Bogans, who play...
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Wolves guard J.J. Barea and Cavs guard David Sloan have each earned the dubious distinction of being the first players given flopping warnings by the NBA.
Jay-Z may not have a huge stake in the Brooklyn Nets, but it's his name that's often been mentioned as the franchise looks to rebrand itself for future success in a new home. The part-owner was on hand Saturday night as the Nets played their home opener at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, were among the 17,732 who came out to celebrate...
The Timberwolves are trying to tread water until Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio return from their respective injuries.
Rookie guard Alexey Shved and Chase Budinger led a furious rally from 22 points down, and the Minnesota Timberwolves came back to stun the Brooklyn Nets 107-96 on Monday night.
Shved made the go-ahead basket with 2:35 remaining and had a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after going scoreless for the first three. The Timberwolves scored the final 11 points in an impressive...
Mark Cheel was able to chat with Luke Ridnour about being the oldest player on the Wolves roster, back issues that slowed him down and his goals for the current season.
Recall Howard Stern's Fartman? The NBA and the Brooklyn Nets stole the routine as the team's new mascot 'Brooklyn Knight' dropped in on the Barclays Center last night.
The Nets beat Toronto...
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Here is the local media members covering the MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES Newspaper- The largest newspaper in the region is the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. They appear to have a fairly comprehensive sports section, including an area dedicated to the Timberwolves. Beat writer Jerry Zgoda (Twitter) also maintain the paper’s On the Wolves blog. Columnists Chip Scoggins (Twitter), Patrick Reusse
Brooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping, joining teammate Reggie Evans as the only repeat offenders under the league's new penalty system.
The league also gave Clippers veteran Chauncey Billups a warning Wednesday for falling backward after launching a jumper against Utah with little or no contact.
Wallace was defending a driving LeBron...
THE BROOKLYKNIGHT RISES
After teaming up and working with Marvel on the superhero concept, the Brooklyn Nets unveiled the team's new mascot Saturday: BrooklyKnight.
Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace is out for Monday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a sprained left ankle, according to ESPN New York. Nets coach Avery Johnson said Wallace is considered day to day. "He's just gonna continue to get treatment on his ankle," Johnson said. "Obviously, his X-rays were negative, and that was great...
The acquisition of Joe Johnson and Gerald Wallace were controversial for the Nets, but it allows them to instantly compete against the Heat.
Kris Humphries of the Brooklyn Nets gets his 2012 election information from only the best sources...
My cab driver told me Romney won.Can I trust this?
— Kris Humphries (@KrisHumphries) November 7, 2012
In a word, no.
Thankfully, Humphries turned on a working television and discovered the real results of tonight's election. (Hopefully.) You'd have...
Following a delayed start to their season, the Brooklyn Nets are trying to give the fans at their new home arena and their beleaguered region something to cheer about.
After prevailing in their Brooklyn debut, the Nets will try to keep that positivity going by knocking off the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night at the Barclays Center.
In the first home game in Brooklyn for...
Fun Fact: In the year 2006, Chase Budinger was named co-MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game (with Kevin Durant) as well as MVP of the US Junior Olympic Volleyball Tournament in the 18 and under division. In 2012, Budinger mostly plays basketball… but he still gets up for the occasional spike, such as this one over the top of Kris Humphries…
Honorable mention to Nicolas...