Now might be a good time to remind folks that the Wolves chose Wes Johnson over DeMarcus Cousins, who has 31 and 18.
Not over yet: Wiggins hits a 3 (career-high 25) and Wolves trail Kings 95-90 with 5:36 to go
Quick timeout as the Wolves ahve cut the lead down to 86-82 with 10:51 to play
Kings outscore T-Wolves 36-25 in the 3Q. Take 84-77 lead to the fourth.
Wolves got by with that zone while McLemore was Thrift Store shopping (broke). Now the ceiling can't hold him and Wolves are in trouble.
Mo Williams with 5 assists in the first 8 minutes. Wolves did not move the ball last night. Kings started 5-14, as Malone feared.
Bennett starting means Wolves 2nd unit gets even smaller. I didn't know that was possible, but here we are
Anthony Bennett getting the start tonight for Wolves coming off that nice game last night.
Mike Malone said tonight is scariest game of Kings 4-game trip. Young team sees wolves missing 4 starters. He's concerned
Last year the Minnesota Timberwolves were 29th in NBA in defending restricted area (64.9%) this Cleveland is 30th (675) Coincidence?
En los Wolves son baja por lesión Ricky (Rubio) y (Kevin) Martin.
I don't think Pop took any joy in hammering a weakened Wolves team. Coaching fraternity means a lot to him. Could tell he was conflicted
Spurs improve to 8-4 with 121-92 thrashing of Wolves. Parker 28 points. SA shoots 55%, 62% from three.
3Q: Spurs 91, Wolves 62. SA outscored MIN 32-14. Parker 28, Green 15, Leonard 14 points for SA. SA shooting 53%, 56% from 3PT.
Wiggins has 9 of his 14 points here in 3rd qtr, but Wolves trail Spurs 81-59
Spurs weathered a little half-closing run from the scrappy T-Wolves. Lead 59-48 heading to 3Q. Parker with 23 points.
Half: Spurs 59, Wolves 48. SA takes 2Q 30-22. Parker 23 points on 10/15 shooting, 3/3 from three. SA 7/9 from three. SA has led by 17.
Spurs 59, Wolves 48 at the half. Parker has 23 already. Mo has 15 for Wolves
Spurs had a 13-0 run there, capped by Tony "Steve Kerr" Parker's corner 3. That put Spurs up 54-37 but Wolves are fighting back.
Parker is devouring the Wolves on dribble penetration.
1Q: Spurs 29, Wolves 26. Parker 13 points, Diaw 9. Mow Williams 9 points, 3 assists. SA 16 points in paint, but 6 turnovers.
Parker (13), Diaw (nine) combined for 22 of the Spurs' 29 first-quarter points, lead the savage Timberwolves by three.
Spurs lead Wolves 29-26 after 1Q.
It's Les Bleus 12, Wolves 8 here early. Spurs lead by four (also have a Kawhi bucket).