2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
31-51, 5th in Northwest
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Timberwolves waive Hill, clear $4M from cap

The Timberwolves can create close to $19 million in salary cap room to allow them to pursue free agents when the market opens on Saturday.

Le Batard: Need one more than one Butler-level player to catch Warriors (2:28)
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11hMarc Stein

Sources: Wolves still looking to deal PG Rubio

The Timberwolves are still intent on trading point guard Ricky Rubio after acquiring All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler, according to league sources.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

League sources say Minnesota, in the wake of the Jimmy Butler deal, remains intent on trading Ricky Rubio as it searches for more shooting.

Walker calls Butler a 'bad locker room guy' (0:38)
Butler 'ready to win' with Wolves (0:33)
Butler begins new chapter in Minnesota (2:06)
Thibodeau says Butler is a 'perfect fit for us' (1:35)
More hyped about Sixers or Wolves? (1:45)
Timberwolves are clear winners on draft night (2:15)
Butler acquisition smart for Wolves (0:32)
Stats & Info

Landing Butler a boon for Minnesota

In Jimmy Butler, the Timberwolves are getting one of the best clutch players in the NBA. The Wolves were 15-30 (.333) in games in which they played clutch time minutes this past season, the third-worst win percentage in the NBA behind the Nets (.317) and Lakers (.326).

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Wolves poised to end playoff drought?

Following the acquisition of three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler, Minnesota's odds to win the 2017-18 NBA title -- never mind make the playoffs -- improved from 100-1 to 60-1 at Westgate Las Vegas.

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Thibodeau on Wolves' deal for Jimmy Butler

Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau talks about Minnesota's acquisition of Jimmy Butler, being reunited with Butler, Butler's development with the Bulls, the timing of the trade and more.

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4dChad Ford

Timberwolves among the winners of draft night

The Wolves needed a veteran star to pull the team together and Jimmy Butler should be ideal in that role. Justin Patton, the No. 16 pick, has major upside.

Wolves make splash with Butler trade (0:52)
Thibodeau: Butler is going into prime of his career (0:40)

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.613th
Rebounds Per Game42.425th
Assists Per Game23.79th
Points Allowed106.7Tied-18th

Team History