Skip to main content

Wolves out-claw Grizzlies for rare road win in Memphis


Minnesota Timberwolves 114

Memphis Grizzlies 108

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up a road win in a place they rarely do. The Wolves beat the Grizzlies 114-108 Wednesday night in Memphis.

For Minnesota it's just the second victory in Memphis in their last 13 tries.

1. LaVine keeps lighting it up

Another night in the starting lineup and another big game for Zach LaVine. LaVine knocked down six three-pointers and scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Wolves.

One of those was an incredible catch-and-shoot three from the corner.

2. Wolves build lead with 40 points in the first

The Wolves offense has kicked into high gear in recent weeks, but they haven't had a first quarter like Wednesday's in some time.

The Wolves scored 40 points in the first, and built a 20 point lead in the first half.

The Grizzlies made a run in the second half to keep it interesting, but the Wolves held on to the road win.

3. Towns, Rubio pick up double-doubles

While LaVine was lighting it up, both Karl-Anthony Towns and Ricky Rubio were taking care of the rest of it. Both had double-doubles Wednesday.

Towns finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Rubio chipped in with 15 points and 11 assists. For Rubio, that's 28 assists in the last two games for Minnesota.

Tweet of the Night:

Clutch floater from Tyus as the shot clock expires in the fourth.

Up Next:

The Wolves (22-46) travel to Houston Friday night.

Next Up

Mike Zimmer

Vikings fans clamor for change after latest bad loss under Mike Zimmer

The "fire Mike Zimmer" tweets are raging on Twitter again.

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown

The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

Tanner Morgan

Report: Gophers to play in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

The Gophers will reportedly head to Phoenix to take on West Virginia.

Adam Thielen

Winless Lions beat Vikings on final play of game

Adam Thielen also left early with an ankle injury

Payton Willis / Gopher Basketball

Gophers improve to 7-0 on Willis' late 3-pointer

The Gophers earned back-to-back road victories for the first time since January 2017.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul

Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

Alexander Mattison

Vikings-Lions: 5 things you can count on

It's a great time for the Vikings to play the Lions.


Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa

Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.

Sharon Mollerus - duluth - snow plow car

Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals

Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.

Screen Shot 2021-12-05 at 6.49.03 AM

Saturday snow causes havoc on Twin Cities roads

There were countless spinouts and crashes across Minnesota.