Timberwolves coach Chris Finch gets contract extension

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch listens during a news conference after Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Friday, May 24, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn) The Minnesota Timberwolves took care of one bit of business before the NBA draft and free agency begin by signing coach Chris Finch to a…

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Timberwolves advancing further in NBA playoffs comes with cost

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards pauses on the court in the closing moments of a loss against the Dallas Mavericks during the second half of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in the NBA basketball playoffs, Thursday, May 30, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves have their entire core…

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Stingy defense keeps Timberwolves going vs Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) is pressured by Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert (27), guard Anthony Edwards (5) and forward Jaden McDaniels (3) during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 28, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) MINNEAPOLIS — For all the problems the Minnesota…

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Mavericks’ big men brace for towering Timberwolves

Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II, left, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Jaylin Williams and Isaiah Joe (11) scramble to control the ball in the second hald of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, May 18, 2024, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) DALLAS — Daniel Gafford remembers facing Karl-Anthony Towns, Rudy Gobert and…

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NBA: Timberwolves reach West finals overflowing with talent, tenacity

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards reacts after hitting a basket over Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon in the second half of Game 7 of an NBA second-round playoff series, Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — The Minnesota Timberwolves reached the Western Conference finals brimming with talent, trust and tenacity after…

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Timberwolves rally from 20 down to stun Nuggets in Game 7

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels (3) celebrates with guard Anthony Edwards (5) after making a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) DENVER — Anthony Edwards overcame a slow start and the Timberwolves…

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Timberwolves force Game 7 by blowing out Nuggets

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edward, left, runs down the court after making a 3-point shot against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) MINNEAPOLIS— Anthony Edwards flashed seven fingers to the roaring crowd as he walked…

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Timberwolves coach Chris Finch to have surgery on knee

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch holds his knee after colliding with Timberwolves guard Mike Conley during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Phoenix Suns Sunday, April 28, 2024, in Phoenix. The Timberwolves won 122-116, taking the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) MINNEAPOLIS — The…

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Timberwolves coach Chris Finch has torn patellar tendon

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch holds his knee after colliding with Timberwolves guard Mike Conley during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Phoenix Suns Sunday, April 28, 2024, in Phoenix. The Timberwolves won 122-116, taking the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) PHOENIX — Minnesota…

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NBA: Anthony Edwards, Timberwolves advance after sweeping Suns

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (5) gets past the Phoenix Suns defense for a dunk during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 28, 2024, in Phoenix. The Timberwolves won 122-116, taking the series 4-0. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) PHOENIX — Anthony Edwards scored 40 points, Karl-Anthony…

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