ScheduleAll times ET

2015-16 Schedule
17-37, 5th in Northwest
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Who ya got?

The Verizon Slam Dunk contest will feature the defending champ Zach LaVine. Can Andre Drummond win it for the big guys? Or can Aaron Gordon or Will Barton make this a dunk contest we won't forget?

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Come and take it

Houston's Patrick Beverley will not have an opportunity to defend his Taco Bell Skills Challenge title. However, Steph Curry and Zach LaVine will look to defend theirs.

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LaVine, USA win Rising Stars Game (1:32)
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Towns finishes off 2-on-0 with alley-oop (0:18)
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20h

LaVine anchors U.S. in Rising Stars Challenge

Zach LaVine's 30 points and seven rebounds highlighted the U.S. team's 157-154 win over the World squad Friday night in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge.

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An "And-rew Wigg-ins" chant starts with the Canadian at the line. Then the crowd goes nuts on a Wiggins putback jam.

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Zach Lavine and Kristaps Porzingis are leading all scorers with 30 points. US up eight with 1:57 to go.

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Most of Zach Lavine's shots have been from 11-feet and in, as in he's a foot above the rim and throwing them down.

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Zach Lavine with a move that most of us can only do on a Nerf hoop: nice fake behind-the-back pass and then dunk.

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Wiggins makes dunk look easy (0:12)
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Clarkson's full-court outlet sets up LaVine dunk (0:16)

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Dunk counter so far: Two for the World from Andrew Wiggins, one on a nice dish from Emmanuel Mudiay, who has a dunk and Zach Levine.

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Huge cheers for Canadians Trey Lyles and Andrew Wiggins during intros. Also huge cheers for Kristaps Porzingis, who is not Canadian.

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Andrew Wiggins' interview with Tencent will be beamed back to China on the NBA World feed.

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Karl-Anthony Towns and Jabari Parker chat during warmups.

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Canada's own Andrew Wiggins getting some shots up.

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Zach LaVine's 2015 Dunk Contest Show (1:13)
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Does Karl-Anthony Towns deserve more attention? (1:47)
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Sprewell gives advice on success, failure

We know things sometimes got out of control in the NBA for Latrell Sprewell, whose career ended with Minnesota. Andy Greder in St. Paul reports "Spre" has marketed his infamous past in a new TV commercial. Pioneer Press

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Windhorst: T'Wolves are best fit for Thibodeau (1:14)
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Towns' big night propels Timberwolves (1:19)

Team Stats

Points Per Game100.421st
Rebounds Per Game42.225th
Assists Per Game22.4Tied-10th
Points Allowed104.123rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-161737.315
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378
2011-122640.394

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