Derrick Rose scores career-high 50 points against Jazz

Basketball / NBA Nov 1, 2018

Derrick Rose scores career-high 50 points against Jazz

During the 2017-18 regular season, Derrick Rose didn't score 50 points in all of January. Or February. Or March. Or April. He was hurting, always in and out of the lineup, never in rhythm. Those problems, all his years of problems, seemed so long ago Wednesday night, when ...

Basketball / NBA Jul 12, 2016

Casson named Timberwolves' new CEO

The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired San Francisco 49ers executive Ethan Casson to be the team's new chief executive officer. The team announced the hiring on Monday. Casson will replace Rob Moor, who stepped down from his post and will start on Aug. 8. Casson spent the ...

Timberwolves surge past record-chasing Warriors in OT

Basketball / NBA Apr 6, 2016

Timberwolves surge past record-chasing Warriors in OT

Coach Steve Kerr knows just what his players are going through down the stretch of a potentially record-setting season. Having stumbled to the finish of a 72-win season as a player with the Chicago Bulls two decades ago, Kerr is watching his Golden State ...

Rubio conquers Thunder with clutch 3-pointer before final buzzer

Basketball / NBA Mar 12, 2016

Rubio conquers Thunder with clutch 3-pointer before final buzzer

Ricky Rubio's 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Rubio finished with 13 points and 12 assists for his eighth double-double of the season. Warriors 128, Trail Blazers 112 In Oakland, Stephen Curry scored 34 points, ...

Spurs bounce back, beat T-Wolves

Basketball / NBA Mar 9, 2016

Spurs bounce back, beat T-Wolves

Ettore Messina had a simple goal when he took over the San Antonio Spurs for two games while coach Gregg Popovich stayed home to tend to a family matter. "The machine is a well-oiled machine," Messina said. "It goes on. You try to sit at ...

Lakers snap 10-game losing streak

Basketball / NBA Feb 3, 2016

Lakers snap 10-game losing streak

Kobe Bryant has lifted the Los Angeles Lakers onto his shoulders countless times over the past two decades, and he rarely flinches under the weight. Even during a demoralizing losing streak in his farewell season, the 37-year-old superstar summoned his skills to carry the team ...

Marjanovic shines as Spurs improve to 18-0 at home

Basketball / NBA Dec 29, 2015

Marjanovic shines as Spurs improve to 18-0 at home

The San Antonio Spurs started the game minus an injured Tim Duncan and were soon without coach Gregg Popovich following a fiery ejection. The Spurs needed an emotional and physical lift against the tenacious Minnesota Timberwolves, and they got it on the massive shoulders of ...

Spurs maul T-Wolves for 7th straight win

Basketball / NBA Dec 24, 2015

Spurs maul T-Wolves for 7th straight win

Kawhi Leonard's expression never changed, from stretching in pregame warmups to shutting down prized Minnesota Timberwolves youngster Andrew Wiggins to stepping out of the shower and getting ready to head back home. "Just another day for me," he said. And for the San Antonio Spurs, who ...