2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
23-49, 4th in Northwest
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5dTim Bontemps

Ball, Edwards headline NBA All-Rookie teams

LaMelo Ball and Anthony Edwards were joined by Tyrese Haliburton, Saddiq Bey and Jae'Sean Tate on the All-Rookie First Team. Immanuel Quickley, Desmond Bane, Isaiah Stewart, Isaac Okoro and Patrick Williams made the Second Team.

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28dAdrian Wojnarowski

Complaint: Sale of Wolves violates partnership

Meyer Orbach, who owns more than 17% of the NBA's Timberwolves, filed a complaint alleging owner Glen Taylor's pending sale of the franchise to Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez is in violation of the franchise's partnership agreement.

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33dTim Bontemps

Jokic, Curry, Embiid named finalists for MVP

Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid would become the first center since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to win MVP, while Stephen Curry would become one of the nine players in history to win the award three times.

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Sources: Vanterpool, Gates out from T-Wolves

David Vanterpool, whose lack of being considered for the Timberwolves job after Ryan Saunders was fired caused anger among NBA players, will not be back with the team next season, sources told ESPN.

Russell's steal and behind-the-back pass = Edwards slam (0:15)

Edwards, T-wolves beat playoffs-bound Mavs 136-121

— Anthony Edwards scored 30 points in his final audition for NBA Rookie of the Year, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 136-121 victory over the postseason-bound Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.

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38dTim Bontemps

Kobe, 'still winning,' inducted with KG, Duncan

The 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class is one of the most star-studded of all-time, led by Kobe Bryant and fellow NBA legends Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan.

Tomjanovich praises Kobe and KG as well as advocates for Horry to make the HOF (1:25)
KG thanks the Timberwolves, Celtics during HOF speech (1:37)
Edwards goes behind the back to himself on this jam (0:19)
Tacko ends up on the wrong side of this dunk (0:23)
Tatum takes a hit but still finishes with a slam (0:25)
Celtics' D denies Timberwolves at the rim twice (0:17)
DLo shows no mercy on one-handed finish (0:23)

Jokic scores 31 points; Nuggets beat Timberwolves 114-103

— Nikola Jokic scored 16 of his 31 points in the first quarter as the Denver Nuggets took control and the playoff-bound Nuggets held off a second-half rally in a 114-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

Anthony Edwards takes flight for electrifying throwdown (0:20)
KAT displays his elite PG skills with a fake and no-look dime to Vanderbilt (0:19)
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Timberwolves reach deal to sell to A-Rod group

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has agreed to sell the team to former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore, with sources telling ESPN the price tag is $1.5 billion.

Kevin Garnett's iconic career, in his own words (3:10)
From 'The Big Ticket' to 'KG': Check out the Hall of Fame career of Kevin Garnett (3:08)
D'Angelo Russell really thought this sign was a chair (0:17)
KAT sets up Rubio with slick behind-the-back pass (0:19)

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.118th
Rebounds Per Game43.520th
Assists Per Game25.611th
Points Allowed117.328th

Team History