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2019 Schedule
14-16, 4th in Northwest
Okogie jams two monstrous dunks to double lead (0:33)
Gibson uses shoe to attempt a block (0:24)
Towns' monster game comes in a loss (1:41)
Rose connects with Towns for alley-oop (0:26)
Towns drives by Ayton for the slam (0:16)
Rose spins for one-handed shot (0:17)
Towns throws down and-1 on Ayton (0:17)
Rose hits the step-back jumper (0:15)

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Minnesota Timberwolves PR announced shortly before gametime that starting forward Robert Covington will not play Saturday against the Portland Trail Blazers due to right knee soreness. Covington had been probable to play. He'll be replaced in the starting lineup by Derrick Rose, who's averaged 29.2 points in five starts this season, including his career-high 50 points vs. the Utah Jazz on October 31.

Did Wolves trading Butler away make them better? (1:18)
KAT's 35 propel Timberwolves to victory (1:14)
Towns runs over Kidd-Gilchrist, gets and-1 call (0:21)
Wiggins flies over his own teammate for putback dunk (0:20)
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14dChristian Red

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KAT rejects Harden's shot attempt (0:17)
Rose shows up for Wolves with 26 (1:09)
Rose drives past Kyrie for strong layup (0:23)
Rose pumping up the bench with 3, nifty dish (0:41)
Rose crosses over Celtics defenders for bucket (0:19)
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20dDoug Kezirian, Andre Snellings and Jordan Schultz

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Okogie throws down posterizing slam over Metu (0:18)
Okogie drills two consecutive 3-balls (0:35)
Rose heats up with back-to-back triples (0:26)

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.815th
Rebounds Per Game44.2Tied-18th
Assists Per Game24.513th
Points Allowed110.616th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-191416.467
2017-184735.573
2016-173151.378
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195