SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and Kevin Knox II had a season-high 21 points, including a career-best six 3-pointers, to boost the Detroit Pistons to their second straight road win, 125-116 over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — -Jordan Clarkson scored 28 points, including eight straight in the final 1:48, in the Utah Jazz’s 118-113 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Malik Beasley had 29 points off the bench to help Utah take the Western Conference lead at 12-6.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored a career-high 59 points and added 11 rebounds, eight assists and seven blocked shots in a historically dominant performance, carrying the Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-98 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma added 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Utah Jazz 121-112 on Saturday night for their season-high third straight victory.
ATLANTA (AP) — The best 3-point defense in the NBA was no match for Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz.
Markkanen scored a season-high 32 points and the Jazz recovered after blowing a 15-point lead to beat the Atlanta Hawks 125-119 on Wednesday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Playing fearless is fueling success for the Utah Jazz.
Lauri Markkanen had 31 points and 10 rebounds, and the Jazz dominated on both ends of the court Monday night in a 121-105 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 24 points and nine rebounds to help the Utah Jazz beat the Houston Rockets 109-101 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Clarkson scored 20 points — hitting five 3-pointers — and had six assists for Utah.
For Utah, one era is ending.
For Minnesota, one seems to be beginning.
The Jazz have agreed to trade Rudy Gobert — a three-time defensive player of the year — to the Timberwolves for a massive package of players and draft picks, according to a person with knowledge of the blockbuster deal.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 36 points in his postseason debut and the seventh-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves beat the second-seeded Memphis Grizzlies 130-117 on Saturday in Game 1 of the first-round Western Conference series.
Minnesota Timberwolves (43-32, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (46-28, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics square off against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Phoenix Suns (58-14, first in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (42-31, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix hits the road against Minnesota looking to continue its five-game road winning streak.
Milwaukee Bucks (44-26, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (41-30, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Saturday, 5 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -7.5; over/under is 228.5
Los Angeles Lakers (29-39, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (40-30, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota hosts the Los Angeles Lakers after Karl-Anthony Towns scored 60 points in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 149-139 victory against the San Antonio Spurs.
MIAMI (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves refused to let one road loss become a streak.
Jaylen Nowell scored 16 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards each added 15 and the Timberwolves beat the Miami Heat 113-104 on Saturday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Beasley made 11 3-pointers to set a Timberwolves franchise-record and finished with 33 points to help lift Minnesota to its sixth win in a row with a 132-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma City Thunder (20-45, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (37-29, seventh in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -14
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 27 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Portland Trail Blazers by double digits for the second time in three days, 124-81 on Monday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns took this game over like the All-Star that he is. The Minnesota Timberwolves performed like the playoff team they're on track to be.
Towns had 39 points and nine rebounds for the Timberwolves, who had their offense and defense humming inside and out in a 129-114 victory over the sputtering Golden State Warriors in a potential postseason series preview on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns was on the Minnesota bench for half of the fourth quarter with five fouls. Anthony Edwards was having a way-off night with the ball.
D'Angelo Russell had no trouble taking over in a playoff-worthy performance by the rising Timberwolves.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points, Minnesota made 22 3-pointers and the Timberwolves won their fifth straight, beating the Sacramento Kings 134-114 on Tuesday night.
Malik Beasley matched his career high with seven 3-pointers and scored 21 points, helping the Timberwolves to their ninth victory in 12 games.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 24 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves got a big boost from their bench in a 118-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
D’Angelo Russell returned with 22 points and eight assists after missing four games because of a left shin contusion, and Malik Beasley had 20 points off the bench.
Minnesota Timberwolves (21-22, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (22-22, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -1.5; over/under is 210.5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-99 victory over the worn-out Golden State Warriors, who played without Steph Curry and Draymond Green on Sunday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram threw both arms above his head, extending three fingers on each hand and smiling triumphantly as his Pelicans teammates and fans celebrated wildly.
New Orleans' leading scorer could have extended all 10 fingers had he wanted to display his point total during a sublime 1:13 span at the end of regulation.
Oklahoma City Thunder (13-23, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (16-20, ninth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City visits Minnesota looking to break its three-game road slide.
Minnesota Timberwolves (16-18, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (25-9, third in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah seeks to extend its five-game win streak with a victory against Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitchell Robinson had 14 points and a season-high 18 rebounds, Julius Randle added 13 points and 15 boards, and the New York Knicks topped the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 96-88 on Tuesday night.
New York Knicks (15-18, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (16-17, eighth in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -4.5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Nowell scored 29 points and Nathan Knight added 20 points and 11 rebounds, leading the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves to a 108-103 win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves blew out the depleted Los Angeles Lakers for a second time this season, 110-92 on Friday night.
In coach Chris Finch's view, Towns has doubled down lately on a quest to establish himself as the best big man in the league.
Minnesota Timberwolves (12-15, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (14-13, eighth in the Western Conference)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic leads Denver into a matchup with Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jarrett Allen scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds, Darius Garland and Kevin Love also had double-doubles, and the Cleveland Cavaliers used a fast start to cruise 123-106 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 30 points, including the clinching jumper with 11 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-105 on Friday night.
Durant was 12 of 13 on free throws and Patty Mills added 23 points for the Nets, who won for the fifth time in six games and improved their Eastern Conference-leading record to 16-6.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a career high with seven 3-pointers and had 27 points off the bench, helping the surging Charlotte Hornets snap the Minnesota Timberwolves’ five-game winning streak with a 133-115 victory Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards and the surging Minnesota Timberwolves treated their most energetic home crowd of the season to a cohesive and resolute performance.
The more intensity the better for Minnesota's precocious guard.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the San Antonio Spurs 115-90 on Thursday night.
D’Angelo Russell added 22 points, and Malik Beasley hit five of Minnesota's season-high 21 3-pointers for all 15 of his points.
Sacramento Kings (6-8, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-9, 12th in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota plays Sacramento looking to end its six-game home slide.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Reggie Jackson scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 26 points and 19 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets completed a late rally to win their 12th in a row against Minnesota, beating the Timberwolves 93-91 on Saturday night.
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