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Minnesota Timberwolves (16-66)


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Wolves finally come out on top after heartache, bad luck

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes after the Minnesota Timberwolves - the franchise that has been down on its luck for most of the past 25 years - won the draft lottery to get the No. 1 overall selection.

"My dad," Saunders said, unable to complete the sentence. "Sometimes you have to have luck."

Saunders' dad, Walter, died last week after a long illness, and the coach and president of the Wolves had been shuttling back and forth between Minnesota and his native Cleveland to be by his father's side.

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Leaders
Points: Kevin Martin20.0
Rebounds: Gorgui Dieng8.3
Assists: Ricky Rubio8.8
FG%: Andrew Wiggins43.7%
Steals: Ricky Rubio1.73
Blocks: Gorgui Dieng1.73
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.5 (30)
Rebounds: 43.6 (18)
Assists: 23.6 (25)
FG%: 48.7% (30)
FT%: 75.9% (23)
3P%: 36.7% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 97.8 (23)
Rebounds: 40.9 (27)
Assists: 21.6 (17)
FG%: 43.8% (24)
FT%: 77.6% (6)
3P%: 33.2% (25)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Portland 51 31 .622 --
Oklahoma City 45 37 .549 6.0
Utah 38 44 .463 13.0
Denver 30 52 .366 21.0
Minnesota 16 66 .195 35.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/7/2015 Arinze Onuaku Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/29/2015 Sean Kilpatrick 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/19/2015 Sean Kilpatrick Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/5/2015 Justin Hamilton Signed as Free Agent
3/5/2015 Glenn Robinson III Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/8/2015 Anthony Bennett Sprained right ankle
4/7/2015 Gorgui Dieng Concussion
3/25/2015 Gary Neal Sprained left ankle
3/23/2015 Kevin Martin Sore hamstring
3/22/2015 Ricky Rubio Sore right ankle
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