Lakers Blow Early Lead, Lose Season Opener To Wolves Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points and 14 assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-111 Wednesday night in their first game since Flip Saunders' death.
Timberwolves End 22-Game Skid Vs Lakers, 113-90Kevin Martin scored 27 points, Kevin Love had 18 of his 25 points during Minnesota's 47-point first quarter, and the Timberwolves snapped a 22-game losing streak against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 113-90 victory Sunday night.
NBA: Refs Missed Foul Call Against KobeThe league informed the Timberwolves that the referee crew should have called Kobe Bryant for a foul on a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Timberwolves Pushing Hard To Acquire Pau GasolThe Minnesota Timberwolves are trying hard to land Pau Gasol. If they have to part with the highest draft choice in franchise history after just one season, the Wolves appear ready to do it.
Rubio Out For Season With Torn ACL A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves rookie sensation Ricky Rubio is out for the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.
International Flavor Helping Boost NBA Jeremy Lin and Ricky Rubio aren't just responsible for reviving their dormant franchises. They also are giving the NBA two fresh young faces to market internationally.
Pau Gasol Leads The Spanish Rout Past SerbiaPau and Marc Gasol combined for 46 points and 18 rebounds Friday to help Spain rout Serbia 84-59 and advance to the quarterfinals of the European Championship.