Anthony Edwards had 29 points, five steals and three blocks to lead Minnesota to a 109-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. This was the first game of an extended absence for injured Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns.
All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns has returned to the court for practice with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had a delayed start to training camp due to an unspecified illness that was serious enough to warrant hospitalization.
Luka Garza had perhaps the best career of any Iowa Hawkeye in the program's basketball history. After spending his first season after leaving the program with the Detroit Pistons, the former All-American was in search of a new home.
Patrick Beverley's trash-talking to the LA Clippers cost him $30,000 after the Minnesota Timberwolves point guard was fined by the NBA for "egregious use of profanity" in postgame comments to the news media and on social media.
The Minnesota Timberwolves, University of Minnesota men's hockey team, Granite City Lumberjacks, and St. Cloud State University women's basketball team all started out their weekends with big wins on Friday night. Meanwhile, the NDSU Bison football team is getting ready to take the field for the FCS title matchup on Saturday afternoon.