2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
13-16, 5th in Northwest
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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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)
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)
Teague steals, Gibson slams (0:17)
Saric tips home and-1 putback (0:19)
Rose makes pretty pass to Saric for dunk (0:15)

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.116th
Rebounds Per Game43.722nd
Assists Per Game24.116th
Points Allowed110.815th

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2018 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1(20)Josh OkogieSGGeorgia Tech
2(18)Keita Bates-DiopSFOhio State

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-191316.448
2017-184735.573
2016-173151.378
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195