A quiet trade deadline? Not if our insiders were running things. Here are the moves we think NBA teams should make this month.
- 1/18L 108-97
- 1/20L 97-96
- 1/22L 116-98
- 1/23W 120-110
- 1/25L 130-108
- 1/27L 123-111
- 1/29L 118-94
- 1/31W 109-104
- 2/1L 100-98
- 2/3L 111-108
- 2/5W 106-103
- 2/6L 120-118
- 2/8L 127-122
- 2/10L 119-112
- 2/12L 120-114
- 2/14W 116-112
- 2/16L 112-104
- 2/17L 134-128
- 2/19L 86-81
- 2/21L 103-99
- 2/23L 139-112
- 2/24L 133-126
- 2/27L 128-112
- 2/28L 118-99
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Who are the league's best as we approach the All-Star break? See where all 30 teams stand now.
— Devin Booker scored 21 of his season-high 43 points in the third quarter to carry Phoenix in a 118-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, the 14th win for the Suns in their last 17 games.
— Bradley Beal scored 34 points, Russell Westbrook added 19 as part of his NBA-leading 10th triple-double, and the Washington Wizards used a 44-point third quarter to pull away for a 128-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley, who pleaded guilty to a felony charge of threats of violence as a result of an incident last September, has been suspended 12 games by the NBA.
— Zach LaVine celebrated his first All-Star selection with 35 points against his original NBA team, helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 133-126 in overtime Wednesday night.
The leadership of the National Basketball Coaches Association spoke out Wednesday about its "concern and level of disappointment" with the way the Minnesota Timberwolves went about their coaching change earlier this week.
— Giannis Antetokoumpo had 37 points, eight rebounds and eight assists as the Milwaukee Bucks beat Minnesota 139-112 on Tuesday to spoil Timberwolves coach Chris Finch’s debut.
Karl-Anthony Towns is supportive of the Wolves' hiring of new coach Chris Finch, but at the same time he wants to see more Black coaches get opportunities to become head coaches in the league.
Chris Finch, introduced as the new coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, is inheriting a four-game losing streak and a last-place standing in the NBA at 7-24.
Streaking Brooklyn is closing in on Philly, while Phoenix is making a case it belongs among the West elite. See where all 30 teams stand now.
Can firing Ryan Saunders help the Timberwolves salvage another lost season?
The Timberwolves have fired Ryan Saunders, the team announced Sunday, and they hired Raptors assistant Chris Finch as their next head coach Monday.
— Julius Randle had 25 points and 14 rebounds, helping the New York Knicks recover after blowing a 21-point lead and beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-99 on Sunday night, giving Tom Thibodeau a win over the team he last coached.