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Cunningham's season high ignites WolvesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetDante Cunningham scored a season-high 18 points, Nikola Pekovic added 14 and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Hornets 115-86 on Saturday night to stop their six-game losing streak.Source: ESPN.com
With owner Robert Pera trading star Rudy Gay to Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies down to bear necessitiesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetThe trading of Rudy Gay off a team that was regarded as a legitimate championship contender was nothing less than a classic salary dump, with Toronto more than willing to take on the almost $45 million in Gay’s remaining salary that Robert Pera did notSource: nydailynews.comShare TweetMavericks coach Rick Carlisle was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for criticizing the officiating after Dallas' loss to Golden State.Share TweetDallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle has been fined by the NBA office for his comments criticizing the officiating following Thursday's loss to the Golden State Warriors.Source: ESPN.com
Timberwolves Snap SkidFeb 2The Timberwolves broke a six-game losing streak with a 115-86 win against the Hornets.
Kidd-Gilchrist Taken To Hospital After Hit To HeadFeb 2Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had to be taken away on a stretcher after suffering a head injury in the fourth quarter as the Rockets defeated the Bobcats 109-95.