TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tom Thibodeau’s new challenge with Timberwolves

Tom Thibodeau was once the defensive mastermind for the Chicago Bulls. With their defensive mentality, they strangled opposing offenses and fought hard for their wins. Thibs has taken on a new challenge: to bring the young offensive juggernaut Minnesota Timberwolves back to the playoffs while installing a defensive mindset. This is a hard task, of […] Tom Thibodeau’s new challenge...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: 2017 NBA Draft grades

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3 hours ago

Timberwolves reportedly still trying to trade Ricky Rubio

Could this be the summer that Ricky Rubio’s Minnesota Timberwolves tenure finally ends?ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Monday that, in the wake of their acquisition of Jimmy Butler, the Timberwolves are working hard to trade Rubio with a desire to add more shooting. Rubio, it seems, has been on the trade block for a year. The guard is a gifted creator and a solid defender, but he...
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Jaylen Brown looks like reason Celtics didn’t trade for Jimmy Butler

The Boston Celtics didn’t want a Jimmy Butler or Paul George if it meant surrendering Jaylen Brown.Despite seemingly endless assets, team president Danny Ainge bowed out of the Jimmy Butler sweepstakes before the former Chicago Bulls guard got traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.Brown might be the biggest reason, according to the Boston Globe‘s Adam Himmelsbach: It makes some...
Via The Sports Daily
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Why the Minnesota Timberwolves need to sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Via FOX Sports
9 hours ago

Dunking With Wolves: Processing Jimmy Butler trade

Let’s check in with Dunking With Wolves and the internet for all the latest Minnesota Timberwolves news. While the Jimmy Butler trade has been official for a few days now, the media is still reacting to what the news means for the Minnesota Timberwolves. It changes a lot of things this summer for Minnesota, including […] Dunking With Wolves: Processing Jimmy Butler trade - Dunking...
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10 hours ago

Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves fans are excited to see you!

Dear Jimmy Butler, You probably didn’t know this. When you were traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, you transformed this franchise forever. 13 years…13 years, it has been, since we made the playoffs. You were…what…14 years old back then. 14 years later, does it surprise you that you were traded to the Timberwolves? Think about it for a second. It sure surprised A LOT of...
Via Howlin' Hockey
1 day ago

Do the Minnesota Timberwolves have enough cap to sign a max player to go along with Jimmy Butler?

It’s no secret the Minnesota Timberwolves made a splash in the draft by acquiring All-NBA guard Jimmy Butler via trade. Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Andrew Wiggins make for one of the best trios in the league next season. However, the free agency class this offseason is dismal with the likes of Gordon Hayward, Chris Paul, and Blake Griffin all keeping their options open. With...
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Report: Wolves targeting Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday, other point guards in free agency

After triggering an earthquake with Thursday’s blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves may be coming back for an aftershock.Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News reports on Friday that the Wolves think they can upgrade at the point guard position in free agency and are targeting the likes of Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday, George Hill, and Jeff Teague. The Wolves may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Following Jimmy Butler deal, is Ricky Rubio now off the trade block?

Most of the rumors surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves leading up to Thursday’s NBA Draft included the team looking to move point guard Ricky Rubio.When the Association’s annual draft came to a conclusion, Minnesota had added All-Star guard Jimmy Butler in a blockbuster trade with the Chicago Bulls. It was a move that had been bandied about, but onlookers were still a bit...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft day analysis: Minnesota Timberwolves eye three players with the No. 7 pick

NBA Draft Day is finally here and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ organization is ready for any scenario to unfold. They may trade up or down in the draft, or possibly trade away their pick for a current NBA player. However, if the Wolves keep the No. 7 overall pick, they have their sights set on three prospects.   Jonathan Isaac, FR,Florida State, 6’11, SF/PF Isaac is an intriguing...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves waive oft-injured center Nikola Pekovic

Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves to target a trio of point guards in free agency

The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly seeking offers to trade away starting point guard Ricky Rubio. The Spaniard averaged 11.1 points and 9.1 assists this past season for the Wolves. Minnesota is interested in trading Rubio due to the lack of consistency from behind the arc as he shot 31% from three in the 2016-2017 campaign. The Timberwolves have their sights set on three free...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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