Toronto Raptors defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 94-88

TORONTO - The Timberwolves' 94-88 loss at Toronto on Tuesday night proved it once again: For a young team, learning how to win often is an excruciatingly slow, night-by-night, moment-by-moment process.

So porous defensively not so long ago, the Wolves held a Raptors team that averages nearly 106 points to a dozen fewer than that, on 32.1 percent shooting.

They came within fewer than five minutes of becoming the first team since 1999 to hold the Raptors without a t...

TORONTO - In a foreign country, 700 miles away from Target Center, Timberwolves rookie Jonny Flynn played a home game Tuesday night.

Ninety minutes from where he grew up in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Flynn played before family members and friends who made the drive -- and the ride -- across the border. Flynn said he secured tickets for about 25 or 30 folks.

"I heard there's a bus coming up and a lot of people said they were driving on their own," Flynn said. "A lot of peop...