The Mavericks stared down a 15-point deficit in their home opener and came out on top, led by their last two lottery picks.
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Luka Doncic scored 26 points in the teenager's home debut, Dennis Smith Jr. converted a tiebreaking three-point play with six seconds left and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 140-136 in a wild offensive game Saturday night.
Minnesota's Jimmy Butler won't face the Mavericks on Saturday as the team opts to have him rest the night after he scored 33 points in a win over Cleveland.
Jimmy Butler brushed off some early jeers from the jaded home crowd, scoring 33 points in 36 minutes to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Cleveland Cavaliers 131-123 on Friday night.
Jimmy Butler received a mixture of boos and MVP chants during the Wolves' 131-123 win in their home opener Friday and said afterward, "I think people kind of love to hate me sometimes."
Zach talks to Chauncey Billups about his career and his best KG stories, and discusses the Jimmy Butler situation with Rachel Nichols.
Jimmy Butler scored 23 points in the season opener for the Timberwolves. Minnesota lost 112-108 to the Spurs.
DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota's Jimmy Butler in a 112-108 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in a...