Won't go there: Towns declines to answer questions about Wolves' future

Won't go there: Towns declines to answer questions about Wolves' future

During an appearance with the media at his basketball camp, Karl-Anthony Towns' representatives said the interview session would be shut down if anyone asked questions that didn't involve his camp.

What could the Kawhi Leonard trade mean for the Wolves?

July 18, 2018
If Kawhi Leonard leaves Toronto via free agency after next season, would that set up a situation where the Raptors would have an interest in Canadian-born Andrew Wiggins?

With Leonard gone, a new look for Popovich and the Spurs

July 19, 2018
The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.

Beasley: New Lakers vets can form solid core around LeBron

July 23, 2018
Michael Beasley thinks the basketball world is foolish to assume the Los Angeles Lakers' revamped locker room will be combustible before the fuse is even lit.

AP Source: Thunder trade Anthony to Hawks, waiver likely

July 19, 2018
Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City.

'Take it away, Ethan!' Butler rolls with teen as part of 'My Wish' series

July 16, 2018
Jimmy Butler visited with 16-year-old Ethan Whitney, who is being treated for B-cell Lymphoma, as part of ESPN's "My Wish" series. The segment will air Thursday on ESPN's 5 p.m. "SportsCenter."
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Kobe Bryant “took me under his wing,” said Devean George, left, the Minneapolis native who won championships with the Lakers alongside Bryant.

From Augsburg to Lakers: Teammate George said Bryant toughened him

Devean George beat outrageous odds to be drafted out of Division III Augsburg — by way of Benilde-St. Margaret's High — by the Lakers with the 23rd selection in 1999 draft.
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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Wolves
7:13am

More on Kobe: Lakers game posponed, reporter suspended, BBC shows wrong video

Some of the latest after the deaths of retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash:
Wolves
7:05am
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns walked off the court in disbelief of his team's collapse as guard Bogdan Bogdanovic and the Kings celebrated th

'As low as you can get.' Historic collapse sends Wolves to 10th straight loss

Sacramento rallied from 27 points down late in the third quarter and 17 down with three minutes left in regulation play before beating the stunned Wolves in overtime.
Wolves
6:45am
The Timberwolves paid tribute to Bryant before the start of Monday night’s game.

Tears, cheers at Target Center as Wolves, Kings and fans honor Kobe

Karl-Anthony Towns wore No. 24 in pregame introductions and Robert Covington wore No. 8. "You couldn't stand him because he was so great, and he won so much," said Wolves president Gersson Rosas.
Wolves
1:25am

The Wolves lose in OT to Sacramento at home

The Timberwolves blew a huge fourth-quarter lead and lost 133-129 in overtime to the Kings at Target Center on Monday night.
Wolves
12:04am
The Sacramento bench players reacted after Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic made a jump shot to take an improbable lead in overtime against the Timberwo

Giddy Kings beside themselves after unprecedented comeback

Sacramento guard Buddy Hield led the improbable late charge with 42 points.
Wolves
January 27

How the Wolves blew a 27-point lead

The Timberwolves led by 27 points, 93-66, late in the third quarter and were ahead by 17, 115-98, with 2:49 left. And then ...
Wolves
January 27

Wolves-Sacramento game recap

Guard Buddy Hield scored 42 points, 20 of them in the Kings' fourth-quarter comeback.

nba

  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Denver 32 14 .696 0 18-6 14-8 7-3
    Utah 32 14 .696 0 18-4 14-10 8-2
    Oklahoma City 28 20 .583 5 15-10 13-10 6-4
    Portland 20 27 .426 12.5 11-11 9-16 5-5
    Minnesota 15 32 .319 17.5 6-18 9-14 0-10
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Lakers 36 10 .783 0 16-5 20-5 7-3
    LA Clippers 33 14 .702 3.5 19-4 14-10 8-2
    Phoenix 19 27 .413 17 9-16 10-11 5-5
    Sacramento 17 29 .370 19 8-13 9-16 4-6
    Golden State 10 37 .213 26.5 7-17 3-20 1-9
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Dallas 29 17 .630 0 13-11 16-6 6-4
    Houston 29 17 .630 0 15-7 14-10 4-6
    Memphis 22 24 .478 7 13-13 9-11 8-2
    San Antonio 20 26 .435 9 12-12 8-14 4-6
    New Orleans 18 29 .383 11.5 9-15 9-14 6-4
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Milwaukee 40 6 .870 0 21-2 19-4 9-1
    Indiana 30 17 .638 10.5 17-5 13-12 7-3
    Chicago 19 30 .388 22.5 11-15 8-15 6-4
    Detroit 17 31 .354 24 9-16 8-15 3-7
    Cleveland 13 34 .277 27.5 6-17 7-17 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 32 14 .696 0 16-7 16-7 8-2
    Boston 30 15 .667 1.5 18-5 12-10 5-5
    Philadelphia 30 17 .638 2.5 21-2 9-15 7-3
    Brooklyn 19 26 .422 12.5 11-12 8-14 3-7
    New York 13 34 .277 19.5 7-17 6-17 3-7
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Miami 32 14 .696 0 21-2 11-12 6-4
    Orlando 21 27 .438 12 13-11 8-16 3-7
    Washington 15 30 .333 16.5 9-11 6-19 4-6
    Charlotte 15 31 .326 17 7-15 8-16 2-8
    Atlanta 12 35 .255 20.5 7-16 5-19 4-6
  • Points
    A. Wiggins MIN 894
    K. Towns MIN 806
    R. Covington MIN 588
    J. Culver MIN 433
    J. Okogie MIN 359
  • Assists
    S. Napier MIN 170
    A. Wiggins MIN 144
    K. Towns MIN 127
    J. Culver MIN 88
    J. Okogie MIN 72
  • Field Goal Percentage
    N. Vonleh MIN .547
    J. Bell MIN .526
    K. Towns MIN .511
    J. Layman MIN .462
    A. Wiggins MIN .448
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Covington MIN 42
    G. Dieng MIN 40
    K. Towns MIN 36
    A. Wiggins MIN 34
    J. Culver MIN 32
  • Steals
    R. Covington MIN 74
    J. Okogie MIN 48
    J. Culver MIN 46
    S. Napier MIN 37
    G. Dieng MIN 36
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 1551
    D. Lillard POR 1297
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 1289
    T. Young ATL 1238
    Z. LaVine CHI 1237
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 688
    R. Gobert UTA 639
    H. Whiteside POR 604
    D. Sabonis IND 564
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 556
  • Assists
    L. James LAL 472
    B. Simmons PHI 380
    T. Young ATL 375
    L. Doncic DAL 371
    D. Graham CHA 349
  • Field Goal Percentage
    M. Robinson NY .717
    R. Gobert UTA .688
    R. Holmes SAC .660
    J. Allen BKN .644
    C. Capela HOU .628
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside POR 131
    B. Lopez MIL 112
    A. Davis LAL 96
    R. Gobert UTA 89
    (2) Players 78
  • Steals
    K. Dunn CHI 100
    B. Simmons PHI 99
    A. Drummond DET 91
    C. Paul OKC 75
    R. Covington MIN 74
  • Sunday, January 26
    Denver 117, Houston 110, F Toronto 110, San Antonio 106, F New York 110, Brooklyn 97, F
    LA Clippers 112, Orlando 97, F New Orleans 123, Boston 108, F Atlanta 152, Washington 133, F
    Memphis 114, Phoenix 109, F Portland 139, Indiana 129, F
  • Monday, January 27
    Cleveland 115, Detroit 100, F Miami 113, Orlando 92, F Sacramento 133, Minnesota 129, F
    Dallas 107, Oklahoma City 97, F Chicago 110, San Antonio 109, F Houston 126, Utah 117, F
  • Today, January 28
    New York @ Charlotte Golden State @ Philadelphia Atlanta @ Toronto
    New Orleans @ Cleveland Boston @ Miami Washington @ Milwaukee
    Denver @ Memphis Phoenix @ Dallas LA Clippers @ LA Lakers
  • Wednesday, January 29
    Chicago @ Indiana Memphis @ New York Detroit @ Brooklyn
    Utah @ San Antonio Houston @ Portland Oklahoma City @ Sacramento
  • Thursday, January 30
    Charlotte @ Washington Toronto @ Cleveland Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    Golden State @ Boston Sacramento @ LA Clippers Utah @ Denver
  • Friday, January 31
    Toronto @ Detroit Chicago @ Brooklyn Dallas @ Houston
    Memphis @ New Orleans Denver @ Milwaukee Oklahoma City @ Phoenix
    Portland @ LA Lakers
  • Saturday, February 1
    Minnesota @ LA Clippers New York @ Indiana Miami @ Orlando
    Brooklyn @ Washington Golden State @ Cleveland Philadelphia @ Boston
    Atlanta @ Dallas Charlotte @ San Antonio LA Lakers @ Sacramento
    Utah @ Portland
  • Sunday, February 2
    Denver @ Detroit Phoenix @ Milwaukee New Orleans @ Houston
    Chicago @ Toronto
Wolves
January 27
Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) holds his head down as players stop the action o.f a basketball game during the first half against the San Antoni

Sunday's pain: Five scenes that captured grief over Bryant's death

Social media captured the ways that Kobe Bryant was remembered, celebrated and grieved as news of his death spread on Sunday.
Wolves
January 27

Lynx's Collier on Bryant and daughter Gigi: 'They were like twins'

"She was just like him,'' said Collier, the WNBA Rookie of the Year last season. "She was more competitive than anyone, even people I play against in the WNBA."
Wolves
January 27

Honoring the basketball legacy of Kobe Bryant

The Timberwolves paid tribute to Kobe Bryant before the start of Monday night's game against the Sacramento Kings at Target Center.
Wolves
January 27
Kobe Bryant tribute starts Timberwolves game

Kobe Bryant tribute starts Timberwolves game

Continuing a league-wide trend, the Wolves and Kings saluted Kobe Bryant.
Wolves
January 27
Robert Covington on Kobe: 'It's heartbreaking'

Robert Covington on Kobe: 'It's heartbreaking'

The Timberwolves' Robert Covington, Karl-Anthony Towns and coach Ryan Saunders talked about Kobe Bryant's death Monday morning.
Wolves
January 27
Kobe and Gianna Bryant attended the WNBA All-Star Game 2019 in Las Vegas.

Reusse: Four daughters made Kobe four times lucky as citizen of this planet

When it comes to kids, boys are terrific, and girls are the best. This is a secret better learned late than never.
Wolves
January 27
Wolves players, former teammate Luke Walton remember Kobe Bryant

Wolves players, former teammate Luke Walton remember Kobe Bryant

Against a backdrop of a game to be played Monday night, players and coaches talked about the tragedy.
Nation
January 27
A woman gets emotional at the scene of a small memorial left in remembrance to Kobe Bryant at the entrance of the Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion Hig

Remembering the nine victims in the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Nine people, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant, were killed in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday. Below are their stories.
Wolves
January 27
RandBall: Kobe Bryant and every parent's nightmare

RandBall: Kobe Bryant and every parent's nightmare

Nothing anyone can tell you will fully prepare you to be a parent. But what we seldom talk about in the “you can’t be prepared” discussion is this: worries and fears.
Wolves
January 27
Items left by at a mural of Kobe Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star, in downtown Los Angeles, Jan. 26, 2020. Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gia

'This can't be real.' Bryant's death unleashes memories

Those who crossed paths with Kobe Bryant, from the former Gophers women's star Rachel Banham to the greatest men ever to play the game, were brought to a stop by the shocking news that Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were among those killed in a helicopter crash.
Wolves
January 27
In a December 30 game, Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders disputed a call against the Brooklyn Nets at Target Center.

Wolves determined to stick with system despite nine-game losing streak

But Andrew Wiggins, for one, says, "I feel like at the start of the year we were such underdogs, and we played with more of a chip on our shoulder. And then we got complacent. ... I feel like we kind of lost our edge."
Gophers
January 27
An emotional Willie Burton addressed the Williams Arena crowd on Sunday afternoon.

Souhan: Young Kobe was a work-in-progress under Willie Burton's watch

When Willie Burton played for the Philadelphia 76ers, he worked out regularly with Kobe Bryant, then a high school phenom at Lower Merion High in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Final, 1/27 1 2 3 4 OT F
Sacramento 17-29 24 26 28 41 14 133
Minnesota 15-32 37 31 29 22 10 129

NBA Scoreboard

  • Cleveland

    Detroit

     

    - F

    115

    100

  • Orlando

    Miami

     

    - F

    92

    113

  • Sacramento

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    133

    129

  • Dallas

    Oklahoma City

     

    - F

    107

    97

  • San Antonio

    Chicago

     

    - F

    109

    110

  • Houston

    Utah

     

    - F

    126

    117