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Preview: Timberwolves vs. Rockets

The Houston Rockets are on the verge of securing a playoff spot, and they've got their long-absent star big man back to complement MVP candidate James Harden. The team focus, however, might be on Harden now getting used to playing without his backcourt mate as Patrick Beverley ponders potential season-ending wrist surgery. The Rockets will play a second straight game without Beverley...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Rockets Preview

The Houston Rockets are on the verge of securing a playoff spot, and they've got their long-absent star big man back to complement MVP candidate James Harden. The team focus, however, might be on Harden now getting used to playing without his backcourt mate as Patrick Beverley ponders potential season-ending wrist surgery. The Rockets will play a second straight game without Beverley...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Kevin Martin leads the way

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have a great week, going 1-3 as the Timberwolves suffered from too many injuries and too many turnovers. Ricky Rubio, Kevin Garnett and Nikola Pekovic were all out this week, which hurt the Timberwolves on both ends of the court. On Monday, the Timberwolves played terrible defense against the Brooklyn Nets, losing 106-112 as...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Hornets at Wolves

The Charlotte Hornets aren't playing like a team in the mix for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Winless through three on a five-game trip, the Hornets try to get back on track Sunday night against the depleted Minnesota Timberwolves. Charlotte (29-38) won its first five games in March by averaging 105.6 points and shooting 49.5 percent, but since has scored 87.5 and shot...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns eclipse visiting Timberwolves

PHOENIX -- Markieff Morris scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 18 points and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-97 on Wednesday night. Rookie T.J. Warren added a career-high 17 points, and Marcus Thornton hit back-to-back 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter and finished with 14 points. Warren's dunk with 3:20 left punctuated the win. He was fouled...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wolves at Suns

Despite their recent woes, the Phoenix Suns have managed to remain above .500 since late December. They'll try to extend that stay Wednesday night with a visit from the Western Conference-worst Minnesota Timberwolves. Phoenix (33-32) has been one of the NBA's worst teams since Jan. 31 with a 5-12 record, dropping into 10th place in the highly competitive West. The Suns, who haven...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves snap Blazers' win streak, their own losing streak

  Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins added 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves upset Blazers, 121-113

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves snap Blazers' win streak with 121-113 victory

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Martin scored 29 points and Ricky Rubio hit a big 3-pointer with a minute left to help the Minnesota Timberwolves snap a four-game skid with a 121-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds, and his late 3 gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench and Andrew Wiggins...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves hold off short-handed Suns, 111-109

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored 31...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Waiting for newcomers, Suns tumble against Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Martin scored 28 points and Andrew Wiggins added 20 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the stumbling Phoenix Suns 111-109 on Friday night. Ricky Rubio had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Wolves (12-42), who were playing their final home game before the highly anticipated return of franchise icon Kevin Garnett. Markieff Morris scored 31 points...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves trying to reacquire Kevin Garnett

The Minnesota Timberwolves want to bring back one of their legends. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Minnesota is making a push to reacquire  Kevin Garnett in a swap that would send Thaddeus Young to Brooklyn. Young has been a player the Nets have coveted for some time. Brooklyn general manager Billy King drafted Young in Philadelphia. If a deal is agreed upon, Garnett would...
Via Sports-Glory
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago Bulls Could Add Kevin Martin If Bought Out By T-Wolves

The Chicago Bulls are looking to add an offensive weapon off the bench and the sharp-shooter Kevin Martin could be an option.  According to CBS’ Ken Berger, Martin is a candidate to be bought out by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, however, is reporting that T-wolves coach Flip Saunders is a huge Martin fan and doesn’t want the […] The post Report...
Via Diehardsport
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Five deals that should happen at the NBA trade deadline

The NBA Trade Deadline looms and there are players and teams that want to make deals happen. Here's 5 suggestions. The post 5 Deals That Should Happen At The NBA Trade Deadline appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves' Rising Stars set higher expectations

MINNEAPOLIS -- While Kevin Martin packed for a sojourn to Tampa, Fla., and Nikola Pekovic pondered where, when and whether he could make his annual All-Star weekend ice-fishing trip, four of the Timberwolves' veterans younger, greener teammates got up bright and early Thursday and hopped on a flight bound for LaGuardia Airport in New York City. This weekend, Rising Stars Challenge...
Via Fox Sports North
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Enjoying a rare win streak

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently on a three game win streak, which is the longest streak of he season for a team that missed three of its five starters for the majority of the season. A pick part of the team’s win streak was Ricky Rubio, who came back from injury in Monday’ s game against the Dallas Mavericks. The team lost to Dallas 100-94 in a tightly...
Via isportsweb.com
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves win third straight, 112-101 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Minnesota had not even won back-to-back games this season until this modest streak. The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons despite the absence of guard Ricky...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves win third straight, 112-101 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Minnesota had not even won back-to-back games this season until this modest streak. The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons despite the absence of guard Ricky...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves top Pistons 112-101 for third straight win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Minnesota had not even won back-to-back games this season until this modest streak. The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons despite the absence of guard Ricky...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves win 3rd straight, 112-101 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Nikola Pekovic scored 29 points and Kevin Martin added 24 to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to their third straight victory, 112-101 over the sluggish Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Minnesota had not even won back-to-back games this season until this modest streak. The Timberwolves led throughout against the Pistons despite the absence of guard Ricky...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Wolves at Pistons

Perhaps it's no coincidence the Minnesota Timberwolves have won two straight for the first time this season now that Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin are back on the floor together. Looking to continue their modest surge and avoid a sixth straight road defeat Sunday night, the Timberwolves try for a 10th consecutive victory over a Detroit Pistons club that's hoping to...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks, Wizards interested in Kevin Martin trade

As the trade deadline nears, teams clawing for playoff position are considering every possible solution to add depth and plug holes in their rotations. That's apparently true for the Dallas Mavericks and Washington Wizards, who are reportedly interested in trading for Minnesota Timberwolves wing Kevin Martin. (Read more at SI.com) Martin is averaging 20.5 points, 2.0 assists and...
Via Fox Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Game Recap: Heat Cough up Fourth Quarter Yet Again

(Minneapolis, MN) — With just 50 seconds left on the game clock, the Miami Heat ran a designed play for Chris Bosh, who hit a clutch jumper at the top of the key to put the Heat up 101-100. That’s when all hell broke loose. It started with a set play for Kevin Martin, who hit a tough floating jump shot to put the Minnesota Timberwolves up 102-101 with just 40 seconds left to...
Via Heat Nation
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat let fourth-quarter lead slip away in road loss to Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 30 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame another monster game from Hassan Whiteside to beat the Miami Heat, 102-101 on Wednesday night. Thaddeus Young had 16 points and five steals, Ricky Rubio added eight points and nine assists in his first home game since Nov. 1, and the Timberwolves (9-40) erased a 10-point deficit in the fourth...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Wiggins goes off against the Cavaliers

The week that was: A lot happened for the Minnesota Timberwolves this week, not only did Kevin Love make his return to Minnesota, but Kevin Martin finally came back from his wrist injury. The Timberwolves went 1-3 in four games this week, picking up one win against the Boston Celtics 110-98 on Wednesday but losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder 92-84 on Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via isportsweb.com
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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