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W 106-105
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L 105-129
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W 144-109
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Timberwolves G Ricky Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer.

Rubio's family announced Wednesday that 56-year-old Tona Vives had died.

She was treated all through the last season, seeing doctors in both Spain and Minnesota. Rubio delivered his best NBA season for the Timberwolves last year while trying to help his mother through the treatments.

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Leaders
Points: Andrew Wiggins20.7
Rebounds: Karl-Anthony Towns10.5
Assists: Ricky Rubio8.6
FG%: Karl-Anthony Towns54.2%
Steals: Ricky Rubio2.13
Blocks: Karl-Anthony Towns1.68
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.0 (24)
Rebounds: 41.9 (7)
Assists: 22.6 (20)
FG%: 47.1% (28)
FT%: 75.7% (18)
3P%: 35.5% (17)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 102.4 (15)
Rebounds: 41.6 (29)
Assists: 23.4 (8)
FG%: 46.4% (7)
FT%: 79.2% (4)
3P%: 33.8% (25)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Oklahoma City 55 27 .671 --
x-Portland 44 38 .537 11.0
Utah 40 42 .488 15.0
Denver 33 49 .402 22.0
Minnesota 29 53 .354 26.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/22/2016 Greg Smith Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/12/2016 Greg Smith Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
3/2/2016 Greg Smith Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/1/2016 Kevin Martin Waived
2/25/2016 Andre Miller Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
2/3/2016 Nikola Pekovic Sore right foot
1/27/2016 Kevin Garnett Sore right knee
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