Chris Finch took over a Timberwolves team that was 7-24 on Feb. 21. He lost his first five games and since then is 8-13.

Wolves gave Finch a shot at being an NBA head coach

Chris Finch is always adapting as a basketball lifer, this time as a rookie NBA head coach.

Wolves get KAT back, pin a loss on Butler's Heat

April 17
Miami forward Jimmy Butler goes up for a shot past Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels
Miami made it a close game late on Friday but was turned away by the Wolves, who welcomed Karl-Anthony Towns back to the lineup after missing two games.

Family likes the look of post-vaccination Okogie

April 17
Timberwolves forward Josh Okogie defends against Brooklyn forward Kevin Durant during the second half on April 13.
Josh Okogie is shooting better of late and says his brother has a guess why: "He thinks it's the vaccine."
The Wolves Beat
April 17
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns

Towns addresses killing of Daunte Wright; calls the act 'embarrassing'

Karl-Anthony Towns said he is saddened after another death occurred at hands of police in place he calls home.
Wolves
April 16

Wolves-Miami game recap

A look back at Friday night's game.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after sinking a fourth quarter basket Thursday night. He finished the game with 46 points.
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Randball
April 16
Karl-Anthony Towns walks off stage after being selected first overall by the Wolves in 2015.

Sale of Timberwolves adds layer of urgency to be competitive soon

The idea of the franchise moving after Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore take control has merit. But one thing that could influence the future is winning and filling Target Center.
Wolves
April 16
Glen Taylor has told the Star Tribune and other media outlets that there is language in the contract with Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore to keep the tea

'How long until they leave?' Why moving Wolves could be complicated

Even years after Glen Taylor isn't the owner, the NBA might well be the backstop that keeps the Wolves in the 14th-largest media market in the country.
Sports
April 16
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and guard D’Angelo Russell (0) celebrate a basket against the Chicago Bulls in the second quar

Podcast: Will they stay or will they go? Clashing views on Wolves future

Fans are worried that a non-local ownership group will move the franchise to a different city. But leaving town is likely to face a significant obstacle. NBA writer Chris Hine joins the Daily Delivery to explain.
Lynx
April 16
Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve made it to the league semifinals last year with a lineup that will only be better in 2021.

Souhan: A-Rod buying an NBA fixer-upper (and a WNBA powerhouse)

A note to Alex Rodriguez: Your job will not be merely elevating the Timberwolves. Your job will be supporting the Lynx.
Wolves
April 15
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves-Miami game preview: KAT returns

After missing the past two games to be with his family to mark the one-year anniversary of his mother Jacqueline's death from COVID-19, Karl-Anthony Towns will play.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 42 14 .750 0 26-3 16-11 7-3
    Denver 36 20 .643 6 19-10 17-10 8-2
    Portland 32 23 .582 9.5 16-12 16-11 5-5
    Oklahoma City 20 36 .357 22 9-20 11-16 1-9
    Minnesota 15 42 .263 27.5 10-19 5-23 4-6
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Phoenix 40 15 .727 0 23-8 17-7 9-1
    LA Clippers 39 19 .672 2.5 22-8 17-11 7-3
    LA Lakers 34 22 .607 6.5 16-12 18-10 5-5
    Golden State 28 28 .500 12.5 17-10 11-18 6-4
    Sacramento 22 34 .393 18.5 12-16 10-18 1-9
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Dallas 30 25 .545 0 13-13 17-12 6-4
    Memphis 28 26 .519 1.5 13-16 15-10 6-4
    San Antonio 26 28 .481 3.5 12-18 14-10 3-7
    New Orleans 25 31 .446 5.5 16-14 9-17 4-6
    Houston 14 42 .250 16.5 7-21 7-21 1-9
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 35 20 .636 0 18-8 17-12 6-4
    Indiana 26 29 .473 9 9-16 17-13 5-5
    Chicago 22 33 .400 13 10-18 12-15 3-7
    Cleveland 20 35 .364 15 11-16 9-19 3-7
    Detroit 17 39 .304 18.5 10-16 7-23 4-6
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Philadelphia 39 17 .696 0 22-5 17-12 7-3
    Brooklyn 38 18 .679 1 23-7 15-11 7-3
    Boston 30 26 .536 9 17-10 13-16 7-3
    New York 30 27 .526 9.5 17-10 13-17 6-4
    Toronto 23 34 .404 16.5 13-15 10-19 5-5
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 30 26 .536 0 14-11 16-15 7-3
    Miami 28 28 .500 2 15-13 13-15 6-4
    Charlotte 27 28 .491 2.5 13-12 14-16 4-6
    Washington 22 33 .400 7.5 11-16 11-17 5-5
    Orlando 18 38 .321 12 10-19 8-19 3-7
  • Points
    A. Edwards MIN 1028
    K. Towns MIN 874
    M. Beasley MIN 724
    N. Reid MIN 604
    D. Russell MIN 521
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 384
    J. Vanderbilt MIN 267
    N. Reid MIN 251
    A. Edwards MIN 249
    J. McDaniels MIN 181
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 352
    K. Towns MIN 160
    J. McLaughlin MIN 155
    A. Edwards MIN 152
    D. Russell MIN 133
  • Field Goal Percentage
    J. Vanderbilt MIN .603
    N. Reid MIN .513
    K. Towns MIN .495
    J. Layman MIN .494
    J. Hernangomez MIN .443
  • Blocked Shots
    N. Reid MIN 59
    K. Towns MIN 50
    J. McDaniels MIN 49
    J. Vanderbilt MIN 35
    A. Edwards MIN 24
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 76
    A. Edwards MIN 64
    J. Vanderbilt MIN 47
    J. Okogie MIN 44
    J. McLaughlin MIN 41
  • Points
    D. Lillard POR 1492
    S. Curry GS 1474
    N. Jokic DEN 1459
    Z. LaVine CHI 1458
    B. Beal WAS 1425
  • Rebounds
    R. Gobert UTA 759
    C. Capela ATL 699
    E. Kanter POR 653
    N. Vucevic CHI 639
    J. Valanciunas MEM 619
  • Assists
    R. Westbrook WAS 519
    N. Jokic DEN 493
    T. Young ATL 484
    C. Paul PHO 473
    J. Harden BKN 457
  • Field Goal Percentage
    R. Gobert UTA .670
    R. Holmes SAC .641
    J. Allen CLE .636
    D. Ayton PHO .626
    J. Poeltl SA .623
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Gobert UTA 160
    M. Turner IND 159
    C. Boucher TOR 109
    C. Capela ATL 108
    N. Noel NY 107
  • Steals
    T. McConnell IND 92
    J. Butler MIA 86
    R. Covington POR 84
    D. Murray SA 84
    N. Jokic DEN 82
  • Thursday, April 15
    Milwaukee 120, Atlanta 109, F Golden State 119, Cleveland 101, F Boston 121, LA Lakers 113, F
    Phoenix 122, Sacramento 114, F
  • Friday, April 16
    Utah 119, Indiana 111, F Washington 117, New Orleans 115, F Detroit 110, Oklahoma City 104, F
    Philadelphia 106, LA Clippers 103, F Brooklyn 130, Charlotte 115, F Toronto 113, Orlando 102, F
    Denver 128, Houston 99, F Memphis 126, Chicago 115, F Minnesota 119, Miami 111, F
    Portland 107, San Antonio 106, F New York 117, Dallas 109, F
  • Today, April 17
    LA Lakers 127, Utah 115, F Detroit @ Washington Cleveland @ Chicago
    Golden State @ Boston Memphis @ Milwaukee San Antonio @ Phoenix
  • Sunday, April 18
    Indiana @ Atlanta New Orleans @ New York Brooklyn @ Miami
    Portland @ Charlotte Oklahoma City @ Toronto Houston @ Orlando
    Sacramento @ Dallas Minnesota @ LA Clippers
  • Monday, April 19
    Cleveland @ Detroit Chicago @ Boston Golden State @ Philadelphia
    Oklahoma City @ Washington Houston @ Miami San Antonio @ Indiana
    Phoenix @ Milwaukee Memphis @ Denver Utah @ LA Lakers
  • Tuesday, April 20
    Orlando @ Atlanta Charlotte @ New York Brooklyn @ New Orleans
    LA Clippers @ Portland Minnesota @ Sacramento
  • Wednesday, April 21
    Chicago @ Cleveland Golden State @ Washington Brooklyn @ Toronto
    Oklahoma City @ Indiana Phoenix @ Philadelphia Utah @ Houston
    Atlanta @ New York Miami @ San Antonio Detroit @ Dallas
    Memphis @ LA Clippers Denver @ Portland Minnesota @ Sacramento
  • Thursday, April 22
    Phoenix @ Boston New Orleans @ Orlando Philadelphia @ Milwaukee
    Detroit @ San Antonio Charlotte @ Chicago LA Lakers @ Dallas
Wolves
April 15
Bucks forward Mamadi Diakite pushed away the arm of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jarred Vanderbilt while trying to dunk in the fourth quarter.

Bucks play without Giannis, rout Timberwolves anyway

Karl-Anthony Towns wasn't in the Minnesota lineup for the second consecutive game - both afternoon starts - but, "that's not an excuse," Wolves rookie guard Anthony Edwards said.
Wolves
April 14

Wolves-Milwaukee game recap

A look back at Wednesday afternoon's game.
Randball
April 14
Anthony Edwards after Tuesday’s game, answering a question about Alex Rodriguez.

Wolves' Anthony Edwards doesn't know new owner Alex Rodriguez was a baseball star

In a video that went viral, the Wolves' rookie innocently answered a question about Alex Rodriguez — slated to become a new owner of the team.
Wolves
April 14
Maybe Alex Rodriguez can help bring some new energy to Minnesota and our local sports.

Reusse: Maybe Alex Rodriguez, of all people, can help restore Minnesota pride

Awful week, awful year. A-Rod? Awful past, but it's time we tried something new.
The Wolves Beat
April 14
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, in 2019.

Taylor: 'We have it in the contract' to keep Wolves in Minnesota

Wolves owner Glen Taylor also says NBA wouldn't support a potential move of the franchise out of Minnesota.
Wolves
April 13
Members of the Timberwolves and the Brooklyn Nets wear T-shirts that read “With liberty and justice for all” as a tribute to Daunte Wright, before

With 'mixed emotions,' Wolves play on and lose to Brooklyn 127-97

After postponing the game from Monday to Tuesday afternoon, the Wolves and Nets took the court for warmups with shirts that said "with liberty and justice for all" — the final line of the Pledge of Allegiance
Wolves
April 13
Josh Okogie

Okogie keeps speaking out on police brutality: 'It's sickening … and it just has to stop.'

Josh Okogie spoke passionately about his emotions in the wake of Daunte Wright's killing with the trial of Derek Chauvin happening at the same time in downtown Minneapolis.
Wolves
April 13

Timberwolves-Milwaukee game preview

The team announced Tuesday that this game would be moved up 3½ hours from its scheduled 7 p.m. start and would again be played without fans. Anyone who purchased tickets will be issued a refund.
Wolves
April 13

Wolves-Brooklyn game recap

A look back at Tuesday's game.
The Wolves Beat
April 13
Karl-Anthony Towns of the Wolves drove past Brooklyn’s Blake Griffin during a game in New York on March 29.

Timberwolves will play Nets today after Monday postponement

The makeup game is set for 3 p.m. at Target Center, with no fans in attendance.
Sports
April 13
Podcast: La Velle E. Neal III and U assistant Dave Thorson on Daily Delivery

Podcast: La Velle E. Neal III and U assistant Dave Thorson on Daily Delivery

Columnist La Velle E. Neal III joined Daily Delivery to talk through his piece on three postponed Minnesota home games Monday. Later on, new Gophers men's basketball assistant coach Dave Thorson was on to talk about his career path and hopes for in-state recruiting.
Sports
April 13
Target Field sat empty after the announcement that Monday’s game between the Twins and Red Sox was postponed.

Neal: For Twins, Wolves and Wild, Monday was the right day for a break

It was no day to play. It was a day to say, "Not here. Not again."
Wolves
April 12
The Wolves and Kings played on April 5 at Target Center.

In wake of shooting, Timberwolves postpone game with Nets

The teams were to meet at Target Center on Monday night before the announcement was made.
Final, 4/16 1 2 3 4 F
Miami 28-28 37 24 32 18 111
Minnesota 15-42 26 35 27 31 119
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