Wiggins' first career double-double leads Wolves over Portland


Andrew Wiggins recorded his first career double-double and the Timberwolves (5-16) snapped a six-game losing streak with a 90-82 home win over the Portland Trail Blazers (17-5) Wednesday night at Target Center.

Wiggins scored 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting and grabbed ten rebounds. Corey Brewer was the other star of the game. He scored 19 points to go along with eight rebounds, five assists and five steals. Brewer was a perfect 10-for-10 at the free-throw line.

After a sluggish start in the first quarter, the Wolves got a boost from Shabazz Muhammad, who scored all 11 of his points in the first half, two of which came on a big dunk in transition.

After the game, head coach Flip Saunders said Wiggins played like the No. 1 pick – which he was in the last NBA Draft. The rest of the reaction over Wiggins' game was positive, too.

Up next, the Wolves host Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2020-11-25 at 7.34.43 AM

Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

Screen Shot 2020-11-25 at 7.15.09 PM

Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

credit card, payment

Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

police tape, crime scene

Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

coronavirus, ICU

Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.

Duluth and Case Recreation Center

St. Paul to open two extra temporary shelters for homeless people

Mayor Melvin Carter announced the new shelters will be opened in the event of excess demand.

vote, election

Minnesota once again had the highest election turnout in the country

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a record percentage of voters also sent in absentee ballots.