Skip to main content

Thanks, Al: Jazz beat Suns, Wolves get NBA draft pick

Thanks to former Timberwolf Al Jefferson's 15 points and 16 rebounds, the Utah Jazz beat Phoenix last night. With the win, the Jazz made the playoffs, which in turn gives the Wolves a pick in the first round of the upcoming NBA draft.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Thanks to former Timberwolf Al Jefferson's 15 points and 16 rebounds, the Utah Jazz beat Phoenix last night. With the win, the Jazz made the playoffs, which in turn gives the Wolves a pick in the first round of the upcoming NBA draft.

Fill out my online form.

Next Up

storm, severe weather

Threat of severe weather returns to Minnesota for 2 days

Isolated severe storms Wednesday, followed by scattered severe storms Thursday.

ambulance

1 dead, 2 injured in crash at intersection in Ramsey

The crash happened at the intersection of Bunker Lake Blvd. and Sunfish Lake Blvd.

Tettegouche State Park bridge

Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park

Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.

Keith Harvell

Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man

Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.

900 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 2021

2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting

A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.

Proctor football

Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate

The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.

Doug Wardlow

Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary

Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.

Flickr - welcome to minnesota sign - Tony Webster

US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI

The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.

tornado

7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND

Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, May 17

72 hours of case data reported over the weekend is included in Tuesday updates.

Related

If the Jazz make the playoffs, the Wolves get their 2012 first-round draft pick

You won't find bigger fans of the Utah Jazz than the Timberwolves. Minnesota gets Utah's 2012 first-round draft pick if the Jazz make the playoffs. It was part of the 2010 trade that sent Al Jefferson to Utah. With three games to play, the Jazz are tied with Phoenix for the last playoff spot.

Wolves get the 18th pick in NBA Draft

Thanks to Utah, the Minnesota Timberwolves own pick No. 18 in this summer's NBA Draft. The Wolves could have picked as high as No. 16, but the Jazz lost tiebreakers with Mavericks and Knicks. The Wolves wouldn't have a first round pick if the Jazz didn't make the playoffs.

Jazz beat Wolves in overtime, 111-105

The Timberwolves fell to the Jazz in overtime Thursday night, 111-105. Utah scored the last eight points of the game. The Wolves played without Michael Beasley, who missed the game with a sore foot.

Preview: Wolves vs. Jazz

The Wolves (7-8) hope to extend their winning streak to four-games when they visit the Jazz (9-5) Saturday night. Minnesota is just one win below .500 after an exciting last second 101-98 victory over the L.A. Clippers Friday night. Utah lost their last game 94-91 to the Dallas Mavericks.

Wolves lose to Jazz, but Wiggins threw down some huge dunks

The Timberwolves were no match for the Utah Jazz on Monday night, falling 104-84 at Target Center.