2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
14-27, 5th in Northwest
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Wolves rise four spots in Power Rankings

Minnesota lands at No. 22 this week. The Timberwolves strung together a three-game winning streak last week. Ricky Rubio's 17-assist game was made more impressive by his defense on Russell Westbrook. Week 13 Power Rankings

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Dirk leads Mavericks past Timberwolves (0:57)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Dirk Nowitzki on swatting slam dunk champ Zach LaVine's layup attempt: "Those kids better learn." He smiled. "Nah, I'm kidding."

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Curry fakes and makes a 3 (0:23)
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Dieng converts a steal into points (0:26)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 79, Timberwolves 70 after three quarters. Dirk Nowitzki (17 points) leads five Dallas players in double figures.

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Dirk connects on a long-range 3 (0:21)
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Bjelica gets away with a travel (0:31)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 27, Timberwolves 25 after a quarter. Karl Anthony Towns has 7 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists but is having a tough time defending Harrison Barnes (7 points, 3-4 FG).

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle on the Timberwolves, who are riding a three-game win streak: "This is a team that's getting ready to explode. You can just see the talent. They're very close in a lot of areas. … They're a team on the rise. Their young talent is very good, and the things that Tom [Thibodeau] is doing with them are starting to take hold."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Timberwolves SG Zach LaVine (hip) will be active today against the Mavs.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Timberwolves SG Zach LaVine hopes to play against the Mavs after missing the previous two games due to a hip contusion. The final decision will be made after he warms up.

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Towns looks to equal Howard, Duncan

Karl-Anthony Towns recorded his 11th career game with at least 25 points and 15 rebounds on Friday. Over the past 30 seasons, only three other NBA players have more such games before turning 22: Shaquille O'Neal (31), Dwight Howard (12) and Tim Duncan (12), notes ESPN Stats & Info.

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Westbrook passes Magic with 19th triple-double in loss (1:13)
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Thunder fall despite Westbrook's triple-double (0:46)
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Towns hits layup from preposterous angle (0:20)
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Westbrook's 19th triple-double comes in a loss (0:23)
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Towns flexes after sinking and-1 (0:19)
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Sabonis slams off Westbrook's dime (0:19)
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Westbrook's beautiful bounce pass sets up dunk (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.919th
Rebounds Per Game43.119th
Assists Per Game22.612th
Points Allowed103.913th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-171427.341
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378

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