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NEW YORK - Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been fined $25,000 for escalating an on-court altercation by pushing Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the face.NBA discipline executive Kiki VanDeWeghe handed down the fine Thursday (Friday, Manila time).It ...
Jan 25, 2019
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS -- Victor Oladipo scored 20 points and hit a jumper with 6.3 seconds to play to lift the Russell Westbrook-less Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).With Westbrook ...
Apr 12, 2017
NBA
RICKY Rubio had a career-high 33 points, 10 assists and five rebounds and Karl-Anthony Towns scored 32 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-104 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time). Rubio waxed hot from beyond ...
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Mar 31, 2017
NBA
RICKY Rubio capped a Minnesota fightback from nine points down with three free throw shots as the Timberwolves edged the Indiana Pacers, 115-114, on Tuesday in Indianapolis (Wednesday, Manila time).The Timberwolves led by nine in the third but found themselves ...
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Mar 29, 2017
NBA
ANDREW Wiggins hit the go-ahead basket with a little over a minute to play and the Minnesota Timberwolves downed the Bulls, 99-94, on Tuesday in Chicago (Wednesday, Manila time).Wiggins put up the shot from 22 feet off a Ricky ...
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Dec 14, 2016
NBA
ZACH LaVine and the Minnesota starters all finished in double digit scoring as Minnesota dealt undermanned Memphis a 36-point drubbing, 116-80, to nab its first win of the season at the Target Center on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The Timberwolves ...
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Nov 2, 2016
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves keep adding big men to their roster in free agency, fortifying the depth behind their starters and calling into question the futures of a couple of notable names.The Wolves agreed to terms with free agent forward Jordan ...
Jul 14, 2016
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - New Minnesota Timberwolves brass Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden sat on the sideline through the first two days of free agency as the big money players flew off the market. They dipped their toes into the waters on Day Three by ...
Jul 4, 2016
HAMADI N'Diaye returns to the country looking to accomplish an even bigger task than the one he came for the first time the big man from Senegal came over in Manila last year.The 7-foot N'Diaye is expected to ...
Jul 2, 2016
FRANCE named its final lineup for the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Wednesday, leaving Turkey and Canada as the only teams yet to finalize their rosters for the qualifiers set July 5 to 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena.The French ...
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Jun 29, 2016
SENEGAL announced its 23-man preliminary lineup set to take part in a four-week training camp to prepare for their stint in the Fiba Olympic Qualifiers in Manila on July.The pre-selected pool, bannered by NBA player Gorgui Dieng, begin ...
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May 4, 2016
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MINNEAPOLIS - Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 14 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves sent coach Sam Mitchell out in style with a 144-109 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in the season finale Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Gorgui Dieng ...
Apr 14, 2016
NBA
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Although the youthful Minnesota Timberwolves are looking toward the future, they are still focused on finishing this disappointing season strong.Gorgui Dieng had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Zach LaVine and Nemanja Bjelica also scored 18 points, and the Timberwolves ...
Apr 8, 2016
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Ricky Rubio's 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Rubio finished with 13 points and 12 assists for ...
Mar 12, 2016
NBA
TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 114-105, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) for a franchise record-tying ninth straight home victory.DeRozan had eight points in the ...
Feb 25, 2016
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points, 13 rebounds and four assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the Boston Celtics, 124-122, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Gorgui Dieng had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Ricky Rubio gave the Wolves ...
Feb 23, 2016
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MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Trailing by five with 2:30 to ...
Feb 7, 2016
NBA
OTTAWA, Ontario - Gorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Wolves: Three others ...
Oct 15, 2015
NBA
HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets were down three starters Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), but still came away with a big win.James Harden had 33 points and eight assists as the short-handed Rockets clinched a playoff spot with a 120-110 ...
Mar 28, 2015
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MINNEAPOLIS - Mo Williams scored 24 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Al Jefferson each added 18 as the Charlotte Hornets snapped their three-game skid by beating Minnesota, 109-98, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Gerald Henderson added 17 points for ...
Mar 23, 2015
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