The Timberwolves coughed up another lead and fall to Boston 99-93 at Target Center last night. Minnesota led by 10 at halftime and by 13 after 3 quarters. The Celtics used a 19-0 run in the 4th quarter to come from behind to win.
The Timberwolves defeated Memphis 89-85 Thursday in an NBA Summer League playoff game in Las Vegas. The Wolves were seated 24th and Memphis was seated 8th. Tyus Jones led the Wolves with 24 points and 10 assists.
ESPN.com is reporting that the Timberwolves are working on a 5-year contract with Tom Thibodeau to become their new head coach. Yahoo sports is reporting as part of the negotiations that San Antonio Spurs General Manager Scott Layden would become the team's GM.
The Timberwolves downed Boston 124-122 Monday night at Target Center. Minnesota was out-scored 38-31 in the 4th quarter to make the game close. The Wolves were led in scoring by Karl Anthony Towns with 28 points and 13 rebounds,