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April 27, 2018
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Time for the Timberwolves to extend Jimmy Butler, part ways with Andrew Wiggins?
April 27, 2018 - 1:47pm
April 26, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford (11) walks off the court after losing to the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 25, 2018. Thomas B. Shea / USA TODAY Sports
After first-round playoff exit, Wolves players look forward to 'Step 2'
April 26, 2018 - 5:17pm
Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
April 26, 2018 - 7:09am
April 25, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau reacts to a call during the second half against the Golden State Warriors at Target Center on Dec 11, 2016. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
April 25, 2018 - 10:56pm
NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a press conference March 29 at The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Robert Deutsch / USA TODAY Sports
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
April 25, 2018 - 1:14pm
April 24, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) looks to get around Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) in the first half in Game 3 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Target Center in Minneapolis on April 21. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
April 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) fouls Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) in the fourth quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs Monday at Target Center. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
April 24, 2018 - 9:15am
April 23, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles in the second quarter against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins (22) in Game Four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Target Center on Monday night. Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
April 23, 2018 - 9:49pm
April 22, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) attempts to pass the ball past defense from Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and forward Taj Gibson (67) in the second half in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, April 21, at Target Center. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
April 22, 2018 - 6:44pm
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) reacts after getting fouled and making a shot in the second half against the Houston Rockets in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, April 21, at Target Center. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
April 22, 2018 - 6:43pm
April 20, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) attempts to score as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) and center Clint Capela (15) defend during the second quarter in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs earlier this week in Houston. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
April 20, 2018 - 10:13pm
April 19, 2018
Wolves need 'Buckets' to live up to his nickname
April 19, 2018 - 11:02pm
Lindsay Whalen   File photo
Gophers' Whalen has a perfect role model in Staley
April 19, 2018 - 10:59pm
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) and Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) battle for a rebound during the third quarter in Game 2 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 18, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Houston has exposed Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses. Can he adjust?
April 19, 2018 - 5:01pm
April 18, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots the ball during the fourth quarter as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) defends and guard Derrick Rose (25) looks on in Game 1 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 15, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Is it a travel? Andrew Wiggins says James Harden's step back is 'a legal one'
April 18, 2018 - 6:21pm
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