Minnesota Timberwolves defeat Washington Wizards, 101-89

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Timberwolves of the future took advantage of some Timberwolves of the past to reach a high point in the present.

Corey Brewer scored 23 of his career-high 27 points in the second half to lead the Timberwolves to a 101-89 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night, giving the young and rebuilding Wolves back-to-back wins for the first time in what has already been a trying season.

"I feel like we are a young team and we are just ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Home for the holidays, Flip Saunders returns tonight with his new team to Target Center, a former place of employment he barely recognizes anymore.

Almost every face in a Timberwolves organization -- including Kevin McHale, the guy who hired and fired him -- where he worked for from 1995 to 2005 has changed.

More than that, there simply are just so many fewer faces inside an arena once filled to the rafters when he, Kevin Garnett and a Wolves team ...