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Bjelica is a NBA stretch 4 who's signed on w/ agent Arn Tellem, a sign he's aimed at NBA next season or worst-case season thereafter
Wolves list Mo Williams (back spasms) as doubtful and Shabazz Muhammad (ankle) as probable for tomorrow's game vs. OKC
Flip said Mo Williams unlikely to play tomorrow against Thunder. Shabazz still working through a sore ankle but expected to go
Today is a great day
Good point by @mattkrebsbach21: Lot of similarities btwn Wiggins, Bridgewater in terms of demeanor. 2 high-profile guys who shun attention
LaVine had 5 turnovers, but overall a good game. 10 pts (4-9), 5 assists, 4 boards and pestered Lillard into 9-for-24.
Wolves switched on pick-and-rolls and doubled Aldridge all night. Worked like a charm with Blazers having an off shooting night
Aldridge: "Their whole thing was take me out tonight, and they did."
Wiggins: “We made plays together. It wasn’t just me. W/o them executing the plays, helping me get open, I wouldn’t have found my shots.”
Wolves have started switching everything on defense. They are responding well to change. Young's versatility helps that.
Flip: "The baby Wolves grew up a little bit"
It's a final: Wolves 90, Blazers 82.
Wolves dominating on the glass 53-38. Lead 84-78 with 58 seconds to go.
Back to back 3s from L.A. and Wes Matthews and Blazers quickly are within range, trailing 76-70 with 5:52 left
Wiggins: 14 pts, 6 rebs, 5 assists, 3 steals. Brewer: 11 points, 5 rebs, 5 assists, 5 steals.
Blazers turnover on 3-on-1 and Brewer's rushed 3 with nine-tenth of second left sends Wolves into 4th quarter with 66-51 lead. Big swing...
Wiggins just thwarted a 4-on-1 by himself, fed Brewer for 3 to end 3rd quarter. Brew rode the horse back down court. 66-51 Wolves.
Here comes Dame. 11-1 Blazers run to cut the deficit to 10 late in third.
Blazers have outscored Wolves 6-0 on threes...and trail by 18
Jeff Adrien: 6 pts, 3-5, 9 rebs. LMA: 2 pts 1-7, 6 rebs.
LOBESOTA (AP) _ Thad Young after a little razzle-dazzle from LaVine.
Wolves have run their lead out to 16 points here early in 3rd before Lopez answers to make it 54-40
Careful, Blazers. Careful.
Wolves 44, Blazers 36 at the half. Wiggins w/ 12, Shabazz 11 and L.A. is 0/4 & scoreless so far for the visitors
Wolves built their big lead with Brewer running the point, btw
Jeff Adrien playing important role defending L.A. so far, Wolves have led by as many as 13 but now it's 42-34 Minn
Slow start for Aldridge: 0 points 0-3 in 16 minutes. LMA, Batum, ROLO 2-11, 5 pts.
Wiggins with the steal and dunk. 11 points, 3 assists, 1 block in 19 mins
I don't know what the rim ever did to Shabazz, but it must have been something...
Posterized!: Shabazz's flying left-hand slam over Kaman off a fast-break pass from C. Brewer. Wolves lead 28-21 w/ 8:40 left before halftime
what bad ankle? Shabazz hammers a dunk past Kaman in transition. 10 points, 3 boards for Muhammad. Wolves lead 28-21
LaVine had Freeland on a switch. Waited and waited, dumped it to Robbie in post, turnover.
Shabazz has 8 pts in 7 minutes so far
Portland's 16 points ties a season low for points in a quarter.
Wolves 20, Blazers 16 after a quarter at Target Center
Muhammad beats Kaman to a loose ball, then goes to the rim for 2. Guy is all hustle
Wolves shooting 29% but Blazers are sluggish on second night of back-to-back. 5-15.
Shabazz sure is a locomotive driving to the hoop in transtion with the ball in that left hand
If you're shooting poorly, get it to Jeff Adrien at the elbow.
Jeff Adrien early sub into the game for Thad, with Wolves trailing Blazers 12-9 with eight minutes gone at TC
Lots of room down here at Target Center if you want to stop on by...
We're underway at TC: Zach already has scored more than he did last time vs. Blazers. Wolves lead 2-0 very early
LaMarcus Aldridge, Dorell Wright, Wes Matthews and Will Barton have all joined Damian Lillard with "I Can't Breathe" shirts.
I misunderstood Flip this morn: Wolves re-upped Adrien Tues for another 10-day exception. They considered a G, but needed Gorgui insurance
Flip says Shabazz Muhammad has been getting acupuncture to treat his sore ankle. Will watch his minutes again