Basketball

  • Young Timberwolves best young Suns, 115-108

    Wins and losses aren’t the point with these teams as much as player development. Give the Wolves the edge in the player development department, as well as on the scoreboard.

    In a matchup of Western Conference bottom-feeders, lots of points were scored, youth was served (at least on one side), and it was easy to see why both teams are far from being competitive. The Timberwolves pulled it out 115-108 behind strong performances from youngsters Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine, each of whom scored more than 20.

  • Your questions: What does the future hold for Okafor?

    It's all in the planning. From Angel Reyes:

    While is has been mentioned that a lot of situations had to break right for Durant to sign with the Warriors, a lot of people are still comparing it to the Heat big three.

  • Zaza Pachulia on flagrant foul on Russell Westbrook: ‘If he got hurt, that’s fine too’

    Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia was not taken aback after seeing the replay of his hard foul on guard Russell Westbrook with seconds to go in the half of Wednesday’s 121-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

    “You just move on,” Pachulia said according to ESPN’s Royce Young. “If he got hurt, that’s fine too. It’s part of the game.”

  • Zaza Pachulia returns to Warriors on 1-year deal, $3.5 million, per report

    The Warriors are keeping their championship core together.

    Zaza Pachulia will return to the Warriors on a one-year, $3.5 million deal, according to USA Today’s Sam Amick. Pachulia will play in his 15th year in the NBA and his second with the Warriors after winning the NBA Finals in 2017 as the starting center for Golden State.