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Sports+Over+Beers%3A+Towns+%26+Tyus+Jones On this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast, Derek Wetmore and Derek James assess the Timberwolves in the 2015 NBA draft over a couple beers. Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. [Full Story]

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New York Times fashion critic wasn't fond of Towns' draft-day suit Posted by Derek Wetmore | 3 days ago Andrew Wiggins showed a year ago, before the NBA draft, that he had unique talent for the game of basketball. He showed during the draft that he also had the suit game to match. Karl-Anthony Towns, not so much, one critic suggests. [Full Story]
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Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves Posted by The Associated Press | 4 days ago The Wolves' top two picks made their debut at the Timberwolves' new practice facility on Friday. They are also close to a deal with Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told AP. [Full Story]
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Wolves see blending of young and old talent as foundation for success Posted by Andrew Krammer | 4 days ago After Friday's festivities end, Flip Saunders said he sees a reason for lasting excitement as the Wolves pair three No. 1 overall picks with a 39-year-old NBA champion in Kevin Garnett. [Full Story]
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Used to spotlight, Tyus Jones says he’s ‘ready for it’ on NBA level Posted by Andrew Krammer | 4 days ago Jones has been a local celebrity long before the Timberwolves traded for him on Thursday night as the 24th overall pick, and Jones, the state's 2014 Mr. Basketball, says growing up in the limelight will help him as a 19-year-old NBA player. [Full Story]
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Karl-Anthony Towns on being taken 1st overall by the Timberwolves Posted by 1500ESPN | 4 days ago Karl-Anthony Towns on being taken 1st overall by the Timberwolves [Click to listen]
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Flip Saunders says Karl-Anthony Towns was the easy choice at #1 Posted by 1500ESPN | 4 days ago Flip Saunders joins Mackey & Judd to review the 2015 draft. Saunders talks about what he likes in Karl-Anthony Towns and explains why the team was so strong in going after Tyus Jones. [Click to listen]
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Sports Over Beers podcast: What Karl-Anthony Towns adds to the Wolves Posted by Derek Wetmore | 4 days ago How excited should the Timberwolves be to have a post player like Towns to pair with a wing player like Wiggins? That discussion and much more on the latest episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast. Listen here and subscribe. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 56: Easy excitement, Karl-Anthony Towns & Tyus Jones Posted by 1500ESPN | 4 days ago On this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast, Derek Wetmore and Derek James assess the Timberwolves in the 2015 NBA draft over a couple beers. Did the Wolves make the right pick with Karl-Anthony Towns? What is his biggest strength at this point? How do Flip Saunders and Milt Newton describe Towns? How excited should the Timberwolves be to have a post player like Towns to pair with a wing player like Wiggins? Is there anything in Towns’ game that should give the Wolves pause? What should we make of the Tyus Jones acquisition? How will he fit into the team? [Click to listen]
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James: With Towns, Jones, formerly intangible optimism just got real Posted by Derek James | 4 days ago The Wolves suffered through a trying year in 2014-15. Thursday, it seemed that there is even more optimism than there was during the team's 40-win season the year before. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: For one night, Saunders put Wolves in no-lose situation Posted by Judd Zulgad | 4 days ago A crowd of 8,000 cheered loudly Thursday at Target Center when the Wolves took Karl-Anthony Towns with the top pick in the NBA draft. A few hours later, those who remained expressed their joy when the team traded for Apple Valley native Tyus Jones. [Full Story]
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James: With Towns, Wolves' trajectory seems like it could be special Posted by Derek James | 4 days ago Karl-Anthony Towns joined the Wolves on Thursday and his addition should have fans excited. Thinking about pairing him with Andrew Wiggins and the rest of the team's young core is a tantalizing proposition. [Full Story]
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Q&A: Tyus Jones skipped draft-night hoopla to be with family, friends Posted by Darren Wolfson | 4 days ago Jones is bypassing an opportunity to be in the green room at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn so he can celebrate his lifelong dream with everyone who matters the most to him. [Full Story]
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Wolves trade for former Duke, Apple Valley point guard Tyus Jones Posted by Derek Wetmore | 5 days ago The Wolves traded two second-round picks for the former Duke point guard, according to a Yahoo report. [Full Story]
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Highlight videos from Timberwolves' No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns Posted by Derek Wetmore | 5 days ago The Wolves made Towns the franchise's first ever top pick in the NBA draft on Thursday. Here are his highlight reels. [Full Story]
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Scoreboard
Final 1234Score
Oklahoma City «47293032138
Minnesota29253128113
Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Points:Kevin Martin20.0
Assists:Ricky Rubio8.8
Rebounds:Gorgui Dieng8.3
Steals:Ricky Rubio1.7
Blocks:Gorgui Dieng1.7
Standings
NorthwestWLPCTGB
y-Portland 51 31 .622 ---
Oklahoma City 45 37 .549 6
Utah 38 44 .463 13
Denver 30 52 .366 21
Minnesota 16 66 .195 35
 
x= clinched playoff berthy= clinched division title
Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
24 Bennett, Anthony 6-8 245 PF
7 Brown, Lorenzo 29 6-5 189 PG
10 Budinger, Chase 27 6-7 218 SF
5 Dieng, Gorgui 25 6-11 238 C
21 Garnett, Kevin 6-11 253 PF
4 Hummel, Robbie 26 6-9 219 SF
8 LaVine, Zach 26 6-5 183 G
23 Martin, Kevin 6-7 185 SG
15 Muhammad, Shabazz 22 6-6 222 SF
12 Neal, Gary 28 6-4 210 PG
3 Payne, Adreian 26 6-10 245 C
14 Pekovic, Nikola 29 6-11 242 C
1 Robinson III, Glenn 28 6-7 222 SF
9 Rubio, Ricky 6-4 180 PG
22 Wiggins, Andrew 29 6-8 199 SG