Memphis Grizzlies defeat Minnesota Timberwolves, 135-110

MEMPHIS - The Timberwolves reached the midway point of their season Friday night by playing their 41st game.

That's already three more games than rookie Jonny Flynn played all last season at Syracuse.

Flynn scored eight points on 4-for-15 shooting in Friday's 135-110 loss to the Grizzlies, the last game of an 0-4 road trip. During the road trip, Flynn shot 27.3 percent from the floor and averaged 9.8 points per game. Might he be hitting the proverbial rookie wall?


MEMPHIS — In a most unusual communiqué, Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis sent word through an emissary to the press table late in Friday's 135-110 loss to the Grizzlies that he would waste no time before talking with reporters after the game.

He's a man true to his word.

Two nights after his team recovered from an early 19-point deficit to force three overtimes in Houston, Rambis popped out of the locker room into a FedExForum corridor only a couple of minutes after th...