2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
7-29, 5th in Northwest
KAT gallops to the basket for finesse lay-in (0:21)
KAT flushes putback dunk vs. Suns (0:19)

Wizards send Timberwolves to 7th straight loss, 128-112

— Bradley Beal scored 34 points, Russell Westbrook added 19 as part of his NBA-leading 10th triple-double, and the Washington Wizards used a 44-point third quarter to pull away for a 128-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

Beal needs no help getting to the hoop for 2 (0:16)
Edwards swats Westbrook's shot off the backboard (0:16)
Okogie's swift dish leads to a Vanderbilt slam (0:17)
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9dTim Bontemps

Wolves' Beasley gets 12 games after guilty plea

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley, who pleaded guilty to a felony charge of threats of violence as a result of an incident last September, has been suspended 12 games by the NBA.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The 12 game suspension for Malik Beasley will cost the guard $1.1M. The Timberwolves will receive a $550K credit toward the luxury tax. He is eligible to return on March 27 vs. Houston.

Naz Reid puts Wendell Carter Jr. on a poster (0:16)
Anthony Edwards shows off his dunking skills with a 1-handed jam (0:18)
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Coaches association critical of Wolves' process

The leadership of the National Basketball Coaches Association spoke out Wednesday about its "concern and level of disappointment" with the way the Minnesota Timberwolves went about their coaching change earlier this week.

KAT drills contested triple (0:18)
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11dEric Woodyard

KAT hopes for more NBA head-coaching diversity

Karl-Anthony Towns is supportive of the Wolves' hiring of new coach Chris Finch, but at the same time he wants to see more Black coaches get opportunities to become head coaches in the league.

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12dEric Woodyard

Wealth of experience drew Wolves to new coach

Chris Finch, introduced as the new coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, is inheriting a four-game losing streak and a last-place standing in the NBA at 7-24.

Finch excited about young talent on Timberwolves' roster (1:17)
Stephen A. reacts to Timberwolves' hiring of Chris Finch (2:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.924th
Rebounds Per Game43.323rd
Assists Per Game25.215th
Points Allowed117.028th

Team History