Timberwolves Player Preview: Shabazz Muhammad

This is the ninth part in our series previewing the entire Minnesota Timberwolves roster, player-by-player from the least to the most minutes played last season. Shabazz Muhammad is heading into his fourth season with the Timberwolves. Muhammad only played one season at UCLA before being drafted 14th overall in 2013. Over his last two seasons he has […] Timberwolves Player Preview...
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9 hours ago

Wolves Media Day Quotes and Notes

Grab a cup of coffee. Trust us, you’ll need it. The NBA is finally back and #musclewatch season is upon us. Today marked the beginning of a new year and the start of something fresh in Minneapolis for an organization looking to make noise across the Association with new leadership and foundational young talent. Yes, that’s right, yesterday was Media Day for your Minnesota Timberwolves...
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12 hours ago

A recap of Timberwolves media day

The Timberwolves held their media day on Monday, and there were a couple of common themes that carried the day. Media day is always chock-full of cliches and broad, sweeping statements. Expectations are often out of control, and this would be a season where you might excuse the Timberwolves for being a bit on the optimistic […] A recap of Timberwolves media day - Dunking with...
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21 hours ago

Timberwolves open season of promise without Garnett

MINNEAPOLIS -- The most poignant moment in Kevin Garnett's retirement video comes when he looks toward the Target Center rafters, uttering "Man," almost in disbelief that a 21-year career was finally coming to an end."We going to be all right, man," he says. "I don't expect this to be easy. But so far so good."Garnett may have been talking to the Minnesota pups he spent the last...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves say goodbye to KG and strike out on their own

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The most poignant moment in Kevin Garnett's retirement video comes when he looks toward the Target Center rafters, uttering ''Man,'' almost in disbelief that a 21-year career was finally coming to an end. ''We going to be all right, man,'' he says. ''I don't expect this to be easy. But so far so good.'' Garnett may have been talking to the Minnesota pups he spent...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Make Staff Additions

The Wolves announced some basketball staff additions, including a shooting coach. Yesterday the Wolves announced the new members of their coaching and basketball operations staffs, a couple of which we knew about, and a couple that were news, at least to me. Andy Greer and Rick Brunson were formally announced as assistant coaches; both of them coached under Thibodeau in Chicago...
Via Canis Hoopus
1 day ago

Timberwolves Notes: New hires, official word on Pekovic

In advance of Monday afternoon’s media day, the Timberwolves announced a litany of front office and coaching hires, as well as releasing an official statement on center Nikola Pekovic. Timberwolves fans have more or less known what new head coach Tom Thibodeau’s coaching staff would look like in 2016-17, but it had not yet been […] Timberwolves Notes: New hires, official word...
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1 day ago

Minnesota Timberwolves X-Factor: Andrew Wiggins

The 2016-17 Minnesota Timberwolves are going to be one of the most exciting stories in the NBA, but with a dozen stories to choose from, the defense of Andrew Wiggins will be the most important factor for the Wolves when looking to take the next step as a franchise. This is the part where I quickly address the elephant in the blog – Karl-Anthony Towns is the man in Minnesota...
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Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced a number of additions to their front office and coaching staffs, including assistant general manager Noah Croom and director of player personnel Brian Pauga. The Wolves made the announcement on Sunday night, two days before they open their first training camp under new president and coach Tom Thibodeau and new GM Scott...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers wanted to bring Kevin Garnett to Clippers

Kevin Garnett would have had options had he elected to play another season in the NBA. Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who coached Garnett in Boston and has called him one of his favorite players, said there would have been a place for Garnett in Los Angeles had the veteran big man wanted to keep playing. “I would have absolutely been interested in bringing him here,” Rivers said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett announces retirement from NBA in Instagram video

Earlier today, it was reported that Kevin Garnett would not return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and that a retirement announcement was likely. Well, just a few hours later, KG has indeed announced his retirement from the NBA, and did so in an emotional video posted on his Instagram account. The video finishes with the words “Farewell”, followed by “Thank you for the journey”...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett, Timberwolves working on buyout

Kevin Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves are working on a buyout to end the veteran’s second stint with the team, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein shared the news via Twitter on Wednesday and says the sides are in “advanced discussions” on the buyout. Minnesota and Kevin Garnett are in advanced discussions on a buyout expected to end KG's second stint with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns on Wolves: ‘We've got to make the playoffs’

The Minnesota Timberwovles are unquestionably one of the up and coming teams in the NBA. Karl-Anthony Towns — the league’s reigning Rookie of the Year and one of the centerpieces of the Wolves’ march back to respectability — believes next season must be a successful one. And for the Timberwovles, Towns believes anything short of a trip to the postseason for the first time...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins on poor NBA 2K17 rating: ‘Why I play Call Of Duty’

Andrew Wiggins is big-time player on the NBA court and a devoted video gamer off of it. But not even he can get over his woeful overall rating in the upcoming “NBA 2K17.” According to NBA video game, the Minnesota Timberwolves budding superstar rates out at an 82, which elicited this nonplussed response from Wiggins on Twitter. Lol That's why I play Call Of Duty https:...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings almost traded for Ricky Rubio before signing Ty Lawson?

The Sacramento Kings chose to sign Ty Lawson recently as a way to continue life without Rajon Rondo, who left to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency. It was a rather shrug-worthy move for the team, especially because some figured the Kings would want to make a much bigger splash if it was a way to keep DeMarcus Cousins happy. Apparently the team tried, and perhaps with Ricky...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio eager to mentor T’Wolves rookie Kris Dunn

Minnesota Timberwolves star Ricky Rubio insists he’s eager to mentor Kris Dunn, despite how the arrival of the rookie point guard ultimately will marginalize his position with the only NBA organization he’s ever known. Whispers about Rubio being on the block have gone back as far as the NBA trade deadline last season. But when the Timberwolves drafted Dunn with the No. 5 overall...
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August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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