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2018 Schedule
31-51, 5th in Northwest
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Summer Forecast: West standings for 2017-18

Now that Tom Thibodeau has created Minnesota's roster in his image, our panel is projecting a huge jump in wins for the Timberwolves in 2017-18.

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Timberwolves' complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule

The Wolves will open at San Antonio on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Minnesota fans will get their first look at Jimmy Butler and the renovated Target Center two nights later when the Jazz visit.

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February 9 on ESPN, Jimmy Butler makes his highly anticipated return to Chicago. On draft night, the Timberwolves acquired Butler from the Bulls, who is looking to get Minnesota back to the postseason for the first time since 2003-04. Their 13 straight seasons of missing the playoffs is the longest active drought in the league.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

With Kyrie Irving still on the Cavs as we wait to see if his trade request is fulfilled, here are the key dates CLE will play some of his potential suitors for the first time: Oct. 17 vs. BOS (opening night); Oct. 29 vs NYK; Nov. 17 vs. LAC; Nov. 28 vs. MIA; Jan. 8 at MIN; Jan. 23 at SAS; March 13 at PHX.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Ricky Rubio's first road game with the Jazz will be a return to Minnesota on Oct. 20.

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Tune in for Opening Week

The NBA's more player-friendly 2017-18 schedule will begin in mid-October. Tune in to catch some of the best opening week matchups on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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Christmas Day schedule revealed

ESPN's annual marathon is once again filled with juicy matchups, including a rematch of the last three NBA Finals, a key Eastern Conference showdown and a battle of last season's top two MVP candidates.

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Nike's new NBA looks keep on coming

The NBA is keeping busy in August with another set of teams releasing their new uniforms. The Timberwolves, Bucks and Suns did so on Thursday.

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Summer Forecast: Butler best newcomer?

Not only is Jimmy Butler an elite defender, he's also one of the NBA's best closers -- and he's joining a young Timberwolves team that struggled to win tight games last year.

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Warriors-Cavs tops NBA's Christmas presence

The Warriors and Cavs highlight a Christmas slate that includes the Rockets, Thunder, Celtics, Wizards, 76ers, Knicks, Timberwolves and Lakers.

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Summer Forecast: First-time All-Stars?

Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts the players most likely to make their All-Star debuts in 2017-18. Are Karl-Anthony Towns and Joel Embiid ready to take the next step?

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Owner wants meeting before Wiggins gets max

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor tells The Associated Press he is ready to give Andrew Wiggins a max contract extension on his rookie deal worth close to $150 million.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.613th
Rebounds Per Game42.425th
Assists Per Game23.79th
Points Allowed106.7Tied-18th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-173151.378
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378

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