2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
1st in Northwest
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Are the Timberwolves a playoff team?

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He explains why Minnesota is among a cluster of teams that will be fighting for the final Western Conference playoff spot. Lowe's NBA tiers

Towns dominates Hornets in final preseason game (0:50)
Towns hustles to turn miss into putback slam (0:19)
NBA Countdown's 'Great Sports Debate' (4:02)
Towns finishes off Rubio's bounce pass with a dunk (0:18)
Towns the No. 1 player NBA GMs would build team around (1:34)
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GMs: Warriors will top Cavs in NBA Finals trilogy

Golden State will meet Cleveland for the third straight year in the NBA Finals, with the Warriors the pick to win it all, according to a survey of the league's general managers.

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Dieng might be signing new deal soon

Gorgui Dieng, who helps man the middle for the Timberwolves, could be headed toward a contract extension before the Oct. 31 deadline. Shabazz Muhammad could also receive an extension. Stein: Extension candidates

Is Andrew Wiggins primed for a breakout season? (1:02)
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10dBrian Windhorst

Future of Wolves rests on Wiggins' emergence

Will Andrew Wiggins make the leap toward superstardom in his critical third season, like so many others have before him? Tom Thibodeau and the Wolves are counting on it.

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Towns will be an All-Star this season

The Western Conference All-Star picture is loaded with established stars. But if the Wolves are in the playoff race, Karl-Anthony Towns could get consideration for a spot on the team. Lowe's crazy predictions

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Wolves near the top of Lowe's rankings

In Zach Lowe's annual ranking of NBA teams worth watching, Minnesota comes in 4th. The Wolves' young core is going to be fun to watch. It'll be just as fun to have Tom Thibodeau back barking orders on an NBA sideline. Ricky Rubio's flashy passing is worth a couple style points. Watchability rankings

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.415th
Rebounds Per Game41.629th
Assists Per Game23.48th
Points Allowed106.023rd

Team History


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