2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
6-9, 5th in Northwest
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16h

Wolves owner: Wasted time persuading Butler

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor opened up about Jimmy Butler's trade to the 76ers, saying the saga overshadowed the start of the season and led to a "negative environment" in Minnesota.

Wiggins kick Mirotic rising for dunk (0:35)
KAT finishes tough and-1 bucket (0:29)
Covington throws down dunk after steal (0:19)
Teague drops no-look pass to Gibson for slam (0:19)
Saric beats buzzer for 1st points with Timberwolves (0:20)
Simmons, Embiid excited for Butler's arrival (1:00)
Towns goes for 25 points, 21 boards in Wolves' win (1:23)
Rose hits dagger step-back jumper (0:18)
Rose finds Gibson for big finish (0:17)
Thibodeau: 'Almost every team' called about Butler trade (0:54)
Towns throws down thunderous putback (0:18)
Towns bullies Dinwiddie for bucket (0:15)
Teague double-clutches for and-1 (0:20)
Rose steals and scores (0:25)
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3dMalika Andrews

Thibodeau insists Butler deal met Wolves' targets

In his first comments since trading Jimmy Butler, Minnesota Timberwolves coach and president Tom Thibodeau was surgical in describing the deal that sent the All-Star guard to Philadelphia.

How will Butler's departure affect KAT, Wiggins? (1:56)
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3d

It's done: Butler trade to Philly completed

All-Star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers after the team and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the league office Monday on the terms of the trade that was agreed to over the weekend.

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4dMalika Andrews

Towns praises Butler: 'He's one hell of a player'

In the wake of Jimmy Butler's impending trade from Minnesota to Philadelphia, Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns and forward Andrew Wiggins had only praise for their departing teammate.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.914th
Rebounds Per Game43.821st
Assists Per Game22.918th
Points Allowed116.228th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-1969.400
2017-184735.573
2016-173151.378
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195