Bradley Beal finished with 34 points vs. the Wolves, 17 coming in the third quarter, and Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists in a 128-112 victory.
Entering Sunday, rookie guard Anthony Edwards had taken 42% of his shot attempts from three-point range.
The Wolves are coming off a week in which they fired and hired a coach, went winless on a four-game road trip—all against Eastern Conference teams — and lost their second-leading scorer to a suspension.
Booker scores 43 points to send Wolves to their eighth consecutive loss.
It's been less than a week since Chris Finch took over as Wolves coach, and it's been an unusual transition.
A look back at Saturday night's game.
The Suns are playing well, having won four of five games, including a victory at Chicago on Friday night.
No one player is going to replace the 20.5 points Malik Beasley had before his suspension. Wolves coach Chris Finch said he's expecting everyone to do a little bit more.
The Wizards have won six of their past seven games, including an impressive 112-110 victory in Denver on Thursday.
The Wolves already play fast and have struggled doing it. Even if that's the way President Gersson Rosas wants them to play in the future, it's hurting them in the present.
Michael Rand's Daily Delivery breaks down Minnesota's 67-59 loss to Northwestern — a team that entered on a 13-game losing streak — and wonders if another basketball coaching firing could be ahead.
Malik Beasley's ban stems from a guilty plea after he aimed a rifle at a pregnant woman, her husband and their teenage daughter outside his home last fall.
A lot of possessions could be a good thing, but opponents are also benefiting from Minnesota's hurried style in the first two games under the new coach.
After Karl-Anthony Towns fouled out with 12 seconds left in regulation, Ricky Rubio sent the game to an overtime that the Bulls controlled.
Karl-Anthony Towns fouled out Wednesday night in Chicago, but he hasn't been as demonstrative with officials this season. There's a reason for that.
A look back at Wednesday night's game.
The organization, headed by Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, believes minority candidates were excluded in the team's short search to replace Ryan Saunders.
It's cold and depressing as a lowly member of the ABA — the Always Building Association — but it seems to be the Timberwolves' destiny in the most-unforgiving of pro sports leagues.
After an eight-day break, the team will start the remaining slate of games in New Orleans.
Wolves, Twins, Gophers and Vikings provide fodder for columnist Chip Scoggins and Michael Rand on today's podcast. Also, thoughts on Chris Finch's debut and trade talks.