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Rubio's return could spark Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves aren't exactly struggling without Ricky Rubio, but his return could still be huge for their playoff aspirations.

Wolves tied for second in Northwest after win

With the return of Ricky Rubio expected Saturday against Dallas, the Wolves kept pace with surging Oklahoma City with a win over New Orleans Friday.

Ricky Rubio could return vs. Mavs on Saturday

Minnesota's star Spanish point guard may return to the court on Saturday.

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Timberwolves beat Hornets, Mavs next this weekend

The Minnesota Timberwolves play won the first of a weekend back-to-back, beating the Hornets 109-93 Friday.

Malcolm Lee out indefinitely with knee injury

Minnesota Timberwolves second-year guard Malcolm Lee suffered a chrondal injury in his right knee on Wednesday, and the team announced on Friday that he is out indefinitely.

Wolves looking to extend win streak

Minnesota has won two straight and has winnable games against the Hornets and Mavericks this weekend.

Love 6th in All-Star voting for frontcourt players

Kevin Love ranks sixth in All-Star balloting for the Western Conference frontcourt. Ricky Rubio ranks eighth in the backcourt.

Brandon Roy getting closer to return

Brandon Roy addressed the media for the first time since arthroscopic surgery after participating in a non-contact practice on Thursday.

NBA Scores: Wolves win, Mo Williams bails out Jazz

Utah Jazz point guard Mo Williams got a second chance to knock off the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, and he made the most of that opportunity as he drained a last-second three to give the Jazz a dramatic 99-96 win.

NBA Standings: Wolves well set for Rubio's return

Minnesota Timberwolves currently own the No. 7 spot in the Western Conference playoff bracket, so the team is well-positioned for a nice run when point guard Ricky Rubio returns to the lineup.

Wolves Week 6: We Need To Talk About Kevin

Minnesota won twice in two games in week six, but the real action was off the floor, where Kevin Love aired his frustration with the franchise at a curious time.

Love: 'I meant what I said'

After being critical of the franchise in a recent interview, Timberwolves forward Kevin Love says that he won't apologize for saying what he thought.

Ricky Rubio closing in on return for Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to play coy with the return date of Ricky Rubio keeping open the possibility the point guard may play Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets.

Kevin Love unhappy with organization

T-wolves star forward Kevin Love publicly voiced his complaints with Minnesota's front office to a reporter on Tuesday.

Timberwolves up to No. 16 in NBA power rankings

After a 2-1 week, the Timberwolves moved up in the latest NBA power rankings.

Williams rides pine, stays patient

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams is trying to remain patient despite spending a majority of his time seated on the team's bench.

NBA power rankings: Timberwolves at No. 16

The Minnesota Timberwolves come in at No. 16 in SB Nation's latest NBA power rankings as they continue to heal from various injuries.

Wolves host Nuggets on Wednesday night

The Wolves can jump up above .500 with a win.

Timberwolves among NBA's winners over weekend

The Minnesota Timberwolves improved to 9-9 with a victory over Cleveland on Friday. Minnesota was not the only NBA team to have a good weekend.

Timberwolves deny Gasol rumors

The Minnesota Timberwolves called in impromptu press conference to deny interest in a potential trade for Pau Gasol.

Timberwolves moving up in the Northwest Division

Thanks to three wins in their last four games, the Minnesota Timberwolves are now only six games behind Oklahoma City in the Northwest Division standings. Overall, the Timberwolves are 9-9.

Love's big night helps T-Wolves keep pace in NW

The Timberwolves were one of four Northwest Division teams to win on Friday night, beating the Cavaliers, 91-73, behind Kevin Love's 36 points and 13 rebounds.

Andrei Kirilenko to play vs. Cavs on Friday

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko (back spasms) will play on Friday night, according to a report.

Rubio out vs. Cavs, Kirilenko a game-time decision

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that Ricky Rubio is out on Friday night against the Cavaliers, and Andrei Kirilenko will be a game-time decision.

Wolves Week 5: The new but temporary normal

The Wolves found some sort of equilibrium in week five of the season - but Ricky Rubio will return any day now to re-introduce some chaos to the team.

Timberwolves to host Cavs Friday

Kevin Love and the Timberwolves will try to reach .500 with a victory on Friday against Cleveland.

Timberwolves near bottom of division

The Minnesota Timberwolves are No. 4 in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference, ahead of only the Portland Trailblazers, through 17 games.

Wolves win Tuesday, fall Wednesday

The Minnesota Timberwolves won on Tuesday, but couldn't make it two-straight for the week on Wednesday.

Timberwolves ship off to Boston on Wednesday

The Wolves head to Boston hoping to jump up above .500.

Timberwolves steamroll 76ers in Philadelphia

The Timberwolves jumped out to a huge lead on the Sixers on Tuesday night and never looked back.

Timberwolves average power ranking of 18.6

The Minnesota Timberwolves are recovering from a multitude of injuries and holding between 15th and 20th in the various NBA power rankings.

T-Wolves drop again in NBA power rankings

Better performance hasn't prevented the T-Wolves from continuing to drop in SB Nation's NBA power rankings.

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