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Jimmy Butler shines as Wolves send Thunder to third straight loss

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Paul George is the only other Thunder player in double figures with 13 points as Oklahoma City has lost 5 of their last 7 games

THUNDER SILENCED. Jimmy Butler finished with 26 points and 8 assists while Karl-Anthony Towns tallied 18 points and 12 assists in the Timberwolves’ win. File photo by Josh Lefkowitz/Getty Images/AFP

Isaiah Thomas fined $10K for clotheslining Andrew Wiggins

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:02 PM

Thomas' chop connects with Wiggins' throat, earning him a flagrant two foul and an ejection

FINED. Isaiah Thomas was fined after being ejected from the Cavs' game against the Timberwolves. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Timberwolves trounce Cavaliers, Thomas ejected

Jan 09, 2018 - 2:22 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers fail to set a winning streak after their loss to the Boston Celtics

DEMOLITION. Andrew Wiggins led the Timberwolves with 25 points in their victory over the Cavaliers. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Wiggins, Timberwolves silence Thunder with buzzer-beater 3-pointer

Oct 23, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Wiggins shoots a game-winning triple to give the victory to the Timberwolves

CLUTCH. Andrew Wiggins drains a go-ahead buzzer beating triple that was the game-winner for the Timberwolves. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron bends time and space with no-look pass

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:18 PM

LeBron James makes a mid season entry for best assist of the season going between Andrew Wiggins legs with a no look pass

DISH FACTORY. LeBron James had 14 assists, but one in particular stands out as the highlight of the night. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

James shines as Cavs withstand big night from Wiggins

Feb 15, 2017 - 1:14 PM

This is the Cavaliers second win over the Timberwolves in a two week span

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers survive a 41-point night from Andrew Wiggins to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves. File Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Canadian team depleted for OQT

Jun 15, 2016 - 12:01 AM

Canada team manager Steve Nash and head coach Jay Triano are struggling to put together a competitive team

Minnesota rookie Andrew Wiggins throws down a power dunk during the NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Wiggins won't play as Canada seeks Olympic berth at FIBA OQT

Jun 11, 2016 - 9:26 AM

Andrew Wiggins won t make it to Manila this July

NO OLYMPICS. Andrew Wiggins (L) won't be playing for Canada in the FIBA Olympic Qualifier in Manila. File Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Zach LaVine shines as US beats World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Feb 13, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Zach LaVine scores 30 points as the US team beats the World to kick off the 2016 NBA All Star weekend

MVP. Minnesota forward Zach LaVine starts off an important weekend for himself with an MVP trophy in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

Norwood excited by possibility of guarding NBA players Batum, Wiggins

Feb 01, 2016 - 12:32 PM

I think the countries that are here are going to go back and tell everyone they come in contact with that basketball is the heart of this country says Norwood

LOOK: Adidas, Andrew Wiggins unveil Crazylight Boost 2.5 PEs

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:51 PM

One of the Adidas shoes is dedicated to Wiggins’ mother Marita Payne Wiggins a former Olympic sprinter who helped Canada win two silvers in the LA Olympics

NBA: Warriors remain unbeaten

Nov 10, 2015 - 6:56 PM

The reigning NBA champions are the league s only remaining unbeaten team with an 8 0 record

UNDEFEATED. Guard Stephen Curry reacts after the Warriors scored against the Pistons during the second half on Monday, November 9. The Warriors maintain a clean slate at 8-0. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

NBA Season Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Here are reasons to jump on the T Wolves bandwagon right now

Rubio: Wiggins will one day be MVP, T-Wolves can make playoffs

Aug 21, 2015 - 10:02 PM

He s going to be a big key for us to get to the Playoffs Rubio says about Wiggins

Ricky Rubio announces upcoming visit to Philippines

Aug 07, 2015 - 11:33 PM

The Minnesota point guard is also going to visit Dubai this month

T-Wolves mull between Towns and Okafor with top draft pick

Jun 24, 2015 - 4:28 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves could become the first NBA club to have three consecutive number one selections playing together in one season

TOUGH PICK. Karl-Anthony Towns (L) averaged 10.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocked shots a game last season for Kentucky, while Duke's Jahlil Okafor (R) averaged 17.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots a game for the Blue Devils last season. File photos by Getty Images/AFP

Andrew Wiggins leads NBA all-rookie team

May 19, 2015 - 11:39 AM

Last year s first overall draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers was the lone unanimous choice totaling 130 first team votes

Minnesota rookie Andrew Wiggins throws down a power dunk during the NBA Rising Stars Challenge. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Timberwolves win as Garnett makes emotional return

Feb 26, 2015 - 4:23 PM

Kevin Garnett finishes with 5 points 8 rebounds and 2 blocks for the Timberwolves

THE RETURN. Kevin Garnett reacts after making his first basket since returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Screenshot from

WATCH: Between-the-leg slams earn LaVine NBA Dunk Contest title

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The 19 year old LaVine became the second youngest winner of the competition after an 18 year old Kobe Bryant won it in 1997

AIR ZACH. Zach LaVine soars through the air for a between-the-legs dunk. Photo by ELSA/Getty Images/AFP

Wiggins stars as Team World downs Team USA at All-Star Weekend

Feb 14, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points and earned the Most Valuable Player award for the game that showcases first year and sophomore NBA players

Minnesota rookie Andrew Wiggins throws down a power dunk for two of his 22 points. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Wiggins battles LeBron to a draw, but Cavs win

Feb 01, 2015 - 3:05 PM

Rajon Rondo gets knocked out Josh Smith gets booed in Detroit and Coach Pop gets hit in the head by a ball This and more on today s NBA wRap

Andrew Wiggins more than held his own against the team that traded him shortly after drafting him. Photo by David Sherman / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP <span class="attribution"></span>

Kevin Love victimizes former team in Minnesota return

Feb 01, 2015 - 2:04 PM

Kevin Love scored 14 points and grabbed a game high 17 rebounds in his triumphant return to Minnesota as the Cleveland Cavaliers ripped the Timberwolves 106 90

NOTHING BUT LOVE. Kevin Love scores 2 of his 14 points as he sends his former team to a loss. David Sherman / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP <span class="attribution"></span>

Love conquers Wolves but Varejao hurt in Cavs win

Dec 24, 2014 - 5:30 PM

Kevin Love scores records 20 points and 10 rebounds against his former team while Kyrie Irving and LeBron James added 29 and 24 points respectively

LEFT OUT. Cleveland teammates LeBron James and Kevin Love share a light moment as 2014 Draft top overall pick Andrew Wiggins looks on. Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images/AFP

Melo ruins LeBron's homecoming, Westbrook injury (NBA wRap)

Oct 31, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Scores and quick notes on what happened in the NBA today October 31 2014

Melo vs LeBron photo from NBA's Facebook page, Westbrook photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Five rookies to watch in the 2014-15 NBA season

Oct 24, 2014 - 4:53 PM

Which rookie will shine this year? Here are 5 rookies you need to know about and follow in the upcoming NBA season

It’s official - Kevin Love joins the Cleveland Cavs

Aug 24, 2014 - 3:28 AM

The trade to unite star power forward Kevin Love with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving was completed on Saturday creating another Big Three in Cleveland

BIG TROUBLE. Kevin Love will fortify the front court in Cleveland as the Cavs become an immediate title contender. Photo by Craig Lassig/EPA

Kevin Love to Cleveland deal to be finalized Saturday

Aug 23, 2014 - 1:28 AM

The deal to send NBA star Kevin Love to join LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in Cleveland is expected to be completed by Saturday

NOTHING BUT LOVE. Kevin Love and LeBron James, see here winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, will be teammates once more in Cleveland. Photo by Friso Gentsch/EPA

Cavs, Timberwolves agree on a trade deal for Kevin Love

Aug 07, 2014 - 10:09 PM

Kevin Love will join LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in Cleveland to form one of the NBA s most dynamic trios in the league

FEEL THE LOVE. Kevin Love is heading to Cleveland later this month. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Holding Court: LeBron back home!

Jul 14, 2014 - 11:14 PM

After going away for four years LeBron James is back where he belongs in his hometown Cleveland where it all started

James to sign only two-year deal with Cavs - report

Jul 13, 2014 - 7:47 AM

Eyeing more money in the future LeBron agrees to a two year 42 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers

TWO-YEAR DEAL. LeBron James (C) seen here attempting to score against then Celtics big men Kendrick Perkins (L) and Kevin Garnett (R)  will sign a two-year deal to return to the Cavs. File photo by Matt Campbell/EPA

Holding Court - Ceiling wins over quick returns in NBA Draft

Jun 30, 2014 - 11:47 PM

NBA teams were looking to the future when picking from one of the deepest talent pools in recent Draft history

NEW FACES. From left: Doug McDermott, Andrew Wiggins, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, and Jabari Parker (R) along with other top NBA draft prospects on stage at the NBA Draft. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Andrew Wiggins selected number one in NBA Draft

Jun 27, 2014 - 5:28 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers dipped into the Canadian talent pool for the second straight year by making Andrew Wiggins the top pick in the NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins (R) poses with NBA commissioner Adam Silver (L) after being selected number one overall by the Cleveland Cavs. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: NBA 2014 Rookie Draft

Jun 27, 2014 - 2:10 AM

Rappler s live blog of the 2014 NBA Draft

THE NEXT GENERATION. From left: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker, who are expected to be top picks. Photos from Wikicommons

Holding Court - NBA Draft: A big 3 no more?

Jun 25, 2014 - 6:09 AM

The draft order has been thrown into chaos after news broke of Joel Embiid s foot fracture With days to go from the draft who will jump to the head of the pack?

THE NEXT GENERATION. From left: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker, who are expected to be top picks. Photos from Wikicommons

The top 10 storylines of the NBA offseason (Part 1 of 2)

Jun 24, 2014 - 7:32 PM

From Kevin Love trade rumors Carmelo Anthony s free agency to the wrench thrown in the NBA Draft picture part one of the offseason s top 10 story lines

Carmelo Anthony has opted out of his contract with the Knicks, making him a free agent for the first time in his career. Photo by EPA

NBA Mock Draft v1.0 - Cashing in on the lottery

May 25, 2014 - 7:06 AM

With the NBA Draft a month away take a look at where columnist Naveen Ganglani thinks the top amateur basketball prospects could wind up

THE NEXT GENERATION. From left: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker are expected to be the top picks in the upcoming NBA draft. Photos from Wikicommons

Holding Court - Big 3 of NBA draft class is complete

Apr 21, 2014 - 4:05 PM

With the three top college prospects Andrew Wiggins Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid all declaring for the NBA draft columnist Bert Ramirez analyzes their merits

THE NEXT GENERATION. From left: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker are expected to be the top picks in the upcoming NBA draft. Photos from Wikicommons

Holding Court - Projected top NBA draft picks eliminated early

Mar 26, 2014 - 6:53 PM

Several of the top projected NBA draft picks saw their teams take early exits in March Madness but will that affect their draft position? Columnist Bert Ramirez examines

LOTTERY TICKET. Center Joel Embiid's Kansas squad took an early March Madness exit, but columnist Bert Ramirez doesn't anticipate that will affect his draft status. Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images/AFP