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Zulgad's 3-and-out: Rubio needs to start proving he can stay on court Posted by Judd Zulgad | 3 hours ago Ricky Rubio's shooting has been considered his biggest weakness, but, as Judd Zulgad writes, the point guard's real problem in his NBA career has been that he can't stay on the court. Also, why Adrian Peterson might be getting some terrible advice. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers: Is it fair to say the Timberwolves are tanking? Posted by Derek Wetmore | 10 hours ago The Wolves future is exciting and their present is nearly unwatchable. So are they tanking? [Full Story]
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Feelings Aren't Numbers: Driving tanks across No Man's Land Posted by Steve McPherson | 13 hours ago The Wolves have struggled to keep players on the court and consequently they have struggled on the court. But is resting Ricky Rubio and Nikola Pekovic and others really cause for tanking accusations? [Full Story]
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Andrew Wiggins scores 27, but Wolves fall in OT to Lakers Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago In a battle for lottery supremacy, Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 48: Is it fair to say the Timberwolves are tanking? Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago On this episode of the Sports Over Beers podcast, Steve McPherson and Derek James join Derek Wetmore to tackle the elephant in the room: Are the Wolves tanking? Are you offended how they’re treating injuries at this point in the season? Does Flip Saunders have a right to be mad at people suggesting his team is tanking? Can Nikola Pekovic stay healthy? Have we seen the last of Kevin Garnett? Does it make sense to shut down Ricky Rubio? Do NBA teams somehow owe it the paying customers to put the best product on the floor every night? The Wolves future is exciting and their present is nearly unwatchable. Plus, a lesson in economics, Gertrude Stein quotes and a new Wolves catchphrase coined by Winston Churchill. [Click to listen]
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Report: Flip calls alleged tanking accusations 'totally irresponsible' Posted by Derek Wetmore | 2 days ago A cynic might surmise the Wolves are losing games on purpose so they don't hurt their draft lottery position. Flip Saunders apparently got incensed with some cynics on Monday night. [Full Story]
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Lavine's 27 points help exceptionally shorthanded Wolves outlast Jazz Posted by The Associated Press | 3 days ago Minnesota was without eight of its 16 players. Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night. [Full Story]
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Three-Point Play: LaVine's recent play; reinventing Martin, Budinger Posted by Derek James | 4 days ago Zach LaVine may be just 20 years old and worn out at the end of a long season, but he's shown glimpses of improved play recently, writes Derek James. [Full Story]
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Familiar face: Mo Williams scores 24 as Hornets outpace Wolves Posted by The Associated Press | 4 days ago The Hornets snapped a three-game losing skid thanks in part to 24 points from former Minnesota point guard Mo Williams. Gorgui Dieng scored 16 points for the Wolves, and Kevin Martin had 15 points and nine assists. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: It's suspect to argue Payton should win ROY over Wiggins Posted by Derek Wetmore | 6 days ago Andrew Wiggins should win the NBA's Rookie of the Year award and he probably will. But one columnist said that Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton is a more deserving candidate. [Full Story]
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James: In matchup of Knicks-Wolves, all eyes were on the draft lottery Posted by Derek James | 7 days ago Minnesota beat the Knicks in overtime of a game that had implications for the top pick in the upcoming NBA draft. The Still, the Timberwolves are in position to get a nice draft piece when the season's over. [Full Story]
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Wolves beat Knicks in OT in matchup of NBA's biggest losers Posted by The Associated Press | 7 days ago Minnesota (15 wins) may not have helped its chances at landing more ping pong balls in the NBA draft lottery, but Zach LaVine came up big down the stretch for the Wolves as they beat the Knicks. [Full Story]
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Minnesota Timberwolves at Houston
Fri, Mar 27th
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Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Points:Kevin Martin20.2
Assists:Ricky Rubio8.8
Rebounds:Gorgui Dieng8.4
Steals:Ricky Rubio1.7
Blocks:Gorgui Dieng1.7
Portland 45 25 .643 ---
Oklahoma City 41 31 .569 5
Utah 31 40 .437 14 1/2
Denver 27 45 .375 19
Minnesota 16 55 .225 29 1/2
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# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
24 Bennett, Anthony 6-8 245 PF
7 Brown, Lorenzo 29 6-5 189 PG
10 Budinger, Chase 26 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 27 6-7 222 SF
9 Rubio, Ricky 6-4 180 PG
22 Wiggins, Andrew 29 6-8 199 SG