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October 16, 2018
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Despite all their drama, Timberwolves believe they can be good
10 hours 40 min ago
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) talks to forward Andrew Wiggins (22) in the third quarter against Oklahoma City Thunder at Target Center in Minneapolis on Oct. 5, 2018. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
The questions facing Timberwolves this season
15 hours 22 min ago
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau reacts during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2018. Kelvin Kuo / USA TODAY Sports
What has to go right for Timberwolves season to go well?
15 hours 49 min ago
October 15, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) drives against Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) in the second half in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center last April. Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo
Butler is back, and he explains his actions
October 15, 2018 - 9:56pm
Butler invites Timberwolves fans to boo him at home opener
October 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
October 14, 2018
After a preseason in doubt, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler, shown here in action against the Houston Rockets April 21 in the NBA Playoffs, is expected to play in the team's opener on Wednesday. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
With Jimmy Butler back, Timberwolves move on toward uncertain future
October 14, 2018 - 7:13pm
October 12, 2018
 Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half in Game 5 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs in Houston last April. Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Garnett calls Butler fiasco 'a little delusional,' while Paul George takes Butler's side
October 12, 2018 - 10:14pm
October 11, 2018
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket at Toyota Center in Houston on Apr. 25, 2018. Thomas B. Shea / USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves take day off, but Jimmy Butler drama charges full steam ahead
October 11, 2018 - 6:26pm
The Minnesota Timberwolves logo at Target Center. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Wolves call off practice a day after Butler's antics
October 11, 2018 - 2:55pm
October 10, 2018
Denver Nuggets guard Torrey Craig (3) defends against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) in the fourth quarter at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Dec. 20, 2017. Isaiah J. Downing / USA TODAY Sports
Jimmy Butler finally shows up to Timberwolves practice and lets his emotions fly
October 10, 2018 - 9:31pm
October 9, 2018
Oct 5, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Tibodeau in the third quarter against Oklahoma City Thunder at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves must 'circle the wagons' without Jimmy Butler
October 9, 2018 - 8:07pm
October 6, 2018
 Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) fouls Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) in the second quarter at Target Center on Friday night.Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
Sleepy Wolves fall to Oklahoma City 113-101
October 6, 2018 - 12:30am
October 5, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) controls the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during the second half at Target Center on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. The Timberwolves won 118-107. (Jeffrey Becker / USA TODAY Sports)
Would Jimmy Butler be welcomed back? Timberwolves say yes
October 5, 2018 - 4:21pm
October 4, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) looks to get around Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) in the first half in Game 3 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Target Center in Minneapolis on April 21. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Hey, Thibs: Don't put Butler back in the fridge
October 4, 2018 - 6:50pm
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James. Jayne Kamin-Oncea / USA TODAY Sports
Report: LeBron hires armed guards following rash of break-ins on L.A. celebrity homes
October 4, 2018 - 11:59am