Latrell Sprewell, who played at Alabama, scored 10 points for
Minnesota but was sidelined for the second half with a tender
Walker missed an off-balance 3-point try as time ran out in
Garnett had 10 points and Sprewell added eight as Minnesota
(1-1) took a 32-18 lead after one quarter. Chris Crawford scored
nine points in the second quarter as Atlanta (1-1) got within 47-40
Garnett scored all the points in a 10-0 run that gave the
Timberwolves a 64-50 lead midway through the third quarter.
With 3:16 left in the third, Garnett fouled Crawford as he tried
to convert a steal into a transition basket. Crawford injured his
right knee and was helped off the floor. He is scheduled to have an
MRI on Friday in Atlanta.
President Barack Obama has "discussed" being part of an NBA franchise ownership group, White House press secretary Josh Earnest told the Washington Post on Wednesday.
Police in Cleveland say a woman was shot twice in the leg after the Cavaliers' victory parade. Her injuries were not life-threatening.
Henry Abbott talks to Ben Simmons about trusting the process, 76ers coach Brett Brown and Australians in the NBA