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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford (11) walks off the court after losing to the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 25, 2018. Thomas B. Shea / USA TODAY Sports
After first-round playoff exit, Wolves players look forward to 'Step 2'
17 min 7 sec ago
Apr 25, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) for the basket in the second half in game five of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
10 hours 24 min ago
April 24, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) looks to get around Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) in the first half in Game 3 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Target Center in Minneapolis on April 21. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Jimmy Butler the recruiter? Timberwolves should be recruiting Butler, agent says
April 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) fouls Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) in the fourth quarter in game four of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs Monday at Target Center. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Commentary: Wolves say they have to check the tape but fans understand what happened
April 24, 2018 - 9:15am
April 22, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) attempts to pass the ball past defense from Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and forward Taj Gibson (67) in the second half in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, April 21, at Target Center. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
April 22, 2018 - 6:44pm
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) reacts after getting fouled and making a shot in the second half against the Houston Rockets in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Saturday, April 21, at Target Center. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
April 22, 2018 - 6:43pm
April 20, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague (0) attempts to score as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) and center Clint Capela (15) defend during the second quarter in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs earlier this week in Houston. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
April 20, 2018 - 10:13pm
April 19, 2018
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) and Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) battle for a rebound during the third quarter in Game 2 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 18, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Houston has exposed Karl-Anthony Towns' weaknesses. Can he adjust?
April 19, 2018 - 5:01pm
April 18, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) shoots the ball during the fourth quarter as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) defends and guard Derrick Rose (25) looks on in Game 1 of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 15, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Is it a travel? Andrew Wiggins says James Harden's step back is 'a legal one'
April 18, 2018 - 6:21pm
April 16, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose (25) shoots as Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) defends during the second quarter in game one of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 15, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves' Derrick Rose seems ready for larger role against Rockets
April 16, 2018 - 6:56pm
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) dribbles as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose (25) defends during the third quarter in game one of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center in Houston on April 15, 2018. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
How can the Timberwolves slow down James Harden?
April 16, 2018 - 4:52pm
April 15, 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) dribbles the ball as Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (42) defends during the second quarter in game one of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on Sunday, April 15, at Toyota Center in Houston. Troy Taormina / USA TODAY Sports
Harden scores 44 as Rockets edge Wolves
April 15, 2018 - 11:02pm
April 14, 2018
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13, left) talks with Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during a recent game in Houston. Erik Williams / USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves' defense draws toughest assignment in Rockets
April 14, 2018 - 4:54pm
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) backs towards the basket as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) plays defense during a game earlier this season. Jesse Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Can the Timberwolves beat the Rockets? 5 keys to the upset
April 14, 2018 - 4:53pm
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) and guard Jeff Teague (0) celebrate after the game against Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, April 11, at Target Center. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Wolves goal against Houston: 'Shock the world'
April 14, 2018 - 4:47pm
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