2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
29-53, 5th in Northwest
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Where will Dunn rank among 2016-17 rookies?

Kris Dunn from Providence was drafted fifth overall last month. ESPN's Summer Forecast shows the Timberwolves' new point guard finishing higher than that in rookie of the year balloting next year. Forecast: Top 2016-17 rookies

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Summer Forecast: Which rookie will rise in 2016-17?

Will top overall pick Ben Simmons coast to NBA Rookie of the Year honors, or will another star emerge in 2016-17? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projection.

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Top dunks from the free throw line (1:24)
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Wolves will rise again in West

In ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast, our expert panel sees Minnesota making one of the largest leaps in the NBA next season. Will it be enough to end a 12-year playoff drought? Forecast: 2016-17 West standings

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Started from the bottom

Philadelphia, Minnesota and Sacramento have been the three worst teams in the NBA over the last six seasons. Can the franchises turn things around this season?

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Wolves guard Ricky Rubio is hosting a charity hoops game on Sept. 24 at the Target Center in Minneapolis called "Rubio's Hoop For Hope" in honor of his mother, Tona Vives, who died after a long battle with cancer in May. All proceeds to benefit "A Breath for Hope Lung Foundation." Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, Kenneth Faried and Ronny Turiaf amongst the committed participants while more commitments from NBA players and other celebrities are expected.

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Valentine makes Bulls summer league champs

Denzel Valentine hit the tying 3-pointer in the final second of regulation, then made a jumper at the buzzer in overtime to give the Bulls an 84-82 victory over the Timberwolves.

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Bulls win summer league on Valentine buzzer beater (1:34)
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Valentine's buzzer-beater wins summer league championship (0:58)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau chopping it up with Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Halftime here at the Thomas & Mack Center, and the Timberwolves lead the Bulls, 42-32. Timberwolves forward Adreian Payne has a game-high 16 points to go along with 8 rebounds. The Bulls are ice cold from 3-point range (0-10).

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Strong crowd here at the Thomas & Mack Center for the Las Vegas Summer League title game between the Timberwolves and Bulls.

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Can Kris Dunn be Wolves new hero?

The Timberwolves No. 5 overall pick has been impressive during NBA summer league play. Marc Spears believes Dunn could add an immediate impact to a young talented roster. 5-on-5: NBA’s heroes/villains of summer

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Windhorst: Timberwolves keeping options open with Rubio (1:38)
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Is it time for Kevin Garnett to call it a career? (0:53)
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Dunn, Jones shine in summer league

The No. 5 overall pick Kris Dunn has been one of the most productive rookies in Las Vegas. Meanwhile, Tyus Jones has shown off his scoring and playmaking abilities to help lead the Timberwolves to the final. Pelton’s best/worst of summer league (Insider)

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Wolves likely won't trade Rubio, owner says

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said during a recent interview that he doesn't think the team will trade Ricky Rubio, despite widespread speculation that the Spanish point guard will be dealt.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.415th
Rebounds Per Game41.629th
Assists Per Game23.48th
Points Allowed106.023rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378
2011-122640.394

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