The Minnesota Timberwolves(11-19) are in Texas tonight (Monday) to take on the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs (26-6) are off to one of the best starts of the season and are looking for their franchise record 26 straight win at home.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled rookie point guard Tyus Jones from their NBA Development League affiliate. The move was made Tuesday, after Jones averaged 24.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 35.2 minutes over six games for the Idaho Stampede.
Thanks to a huge night from Andrew Wiggins, the Wolves came away with a 99-95 win over the Sacramento Kings last (Friday) night at the Target Center. Wiggins finished with 32 points and perhaps more impressively 10 rebounds and six assists.
The Denver Nuggets snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 111-108 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Danilo Gallinari finished with 23 points, including nine in overtime to lead the Nuggets.
This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we check out the new practice and medical facility for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. Opening earlier this fall, the new Mayo Clinic Square is a Minnesota basketball fans paradise.