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TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kevin Martin has surgery, out 6-8 weeks

            The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that guard Kevin Martin underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right wrist. Martin is expected to be sidelined approximately 6-8 weeks. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Graham at theCleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Through nine games this season Martin is averaging...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thad Young returns to Wolves after mom's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Thaddeus Young has returned to the Minnesota Timberwolves following the death of his mother. Young practiced on Monday for the first time since Lulu Hall died of cancer on Nov. 13. Young missed five games while mourning her passing. The Timberwolves went 1-4 in those games and also lost point guard Ricky Rubio, center Nikola Pekovic and shooting guard Kevin Martin...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavy-hearted after mother's death, Young returns to Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Thaddeus Young stationed himself next to the hospital bed, his mother's frail hand in his oversized, muscular one. As Lula Hall took her final breaths, her son held on tight. In the 11 days since, the Timberwolves power forward has been able to step away from the deathbed and into the memories. Hall, 57, served as both caretaker and provider in a single-parent...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Scores Career High 29 Points

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins had his best game of his young career in a 113-101 loss to the visiting Sacramento Kings. Scoring 29 points (on 9-for-22 shooting) and grabs 5 rebounds. Per the Star Tribune: “I feel comfortable,” said Wiggins, whose three-point shot midway through the fourth quarter pulled the Wolves within five. “It’s a learning process.”...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins responds to big minutes with career-best game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Flip Saunders was careful about making too much of Andrew Wiggins' big night. The prized 19-year-old rookie Wiggins already carries the hopes of the Minnesota Timberwolves on his back. Saturday he carried the team, as well, with Minnesota playing its third game in four nights severely short-handed. Wiggins scored a season-high 29 points in a season-high 41 minutes...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Kevin Martin injured indefinitely

After picking up their first win in five games against the New York Knicks, the Minnesota Timberwolves got some horrible news. Kevin Martin the starting shooting guard for the Timberwolves fractured his wrist against the Knicks and is out indefinitely. This really hurts the Timberwolves, as Martin is the team’s leading scorer and is one of the few veterans on the team. Incredibly...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ronny Turiaf is 'out' for tonight's game against the Kings

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings coming off a 121-92 blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Anthony Bennett lead the Timberwolves with 20 points in 32 minutes off the bench. At 3-8 on the season, the Timberwolves sit fourth in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, backup center Ronny Turiaf is officially listed out for tonight...
Via NBA Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin may need right wrist surgery

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday by the score of 121-92. The blowout loss dropped the Timberwolves to 3-8 on the season, fourth in the Northwest Division. Anthony Bennett lead the Timberwolves with 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting in 32 minutes off the bench. The Timberwolves were without Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin, both out with wrist injuries...
Via NBA Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin fractures right wrist

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday that Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured right wrist, sustained during Wednesday's night game versus the New York Knicks. According to the AP, the Wolves are still determining whether or not Martin will need surgery.Martin was fouled while shooting a 3-pointer with 6:48 remaining in the first quarter of Wednesday's game and...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Martin out indefinitely after fracturing wrist

            The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday that shooting guard Kevin Martin will be out indefinitely after fracturing his right wrist in a victory over the New York Knicks. Through nine games this season Martin is averaging 20.4 points on 48.3 percent shooting from the floor and 48.1 percent from the three-point line. Minnesota is already...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Martin now Timberwolves' fourth unavailable starter

MINNEAPOLIS -- When it was learned he battled through an illness that had him up at 3:30 a.m. the night before, Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin's 37-point performance in Wednesday's victory over New York was eye-popping enough. Apparently, it was an even more valiant effort than originally perceived. Martin did most of it with a fracture in his right wrist he suffered in...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Andrew Wiggins Still Adjusting to NBA Rims

Yes, I know that NBA rims and college rims are at the same height, but I thought this was a much more creative way to say the dude jumped way too and missed the dunk than just saying he missed the dunk.Because it's a heck of a miss. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Five reasons Shabazz Muhammad needs more minutes

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a young roster with a lot of potential, and one of these players is Shabazz Muhammad. This is Muhammad’s second season with the team, after he was drafted out of UCLA in the first round. However, even though Muhammad is a young player on a team that is rebuilding, he still isn’t getting much playing time. Shabazz Muhammad Part of the reason for...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves C Pekovic to miss at least three games with wrist injury

MINNEAPOLIS -- Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss at least the next three games because of a sprained right wrist. Coach Flip Saunders made the announcement on Tuesday. Pekovic was injured last week against Dallas. He will not play in home games this week against the Knicks, Spurs and Kings. Saunders says Pekovic will be re-evaluated at the start of next week. It's...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out, Zach LaVine In

It has been 11 days since The Minnesota Timberwolves beloved point guard, Ricky Rubio, left the game against Orlando with a rolled a ankle. Toward the beginning of the season Flip Saunders referred to this season as “developmental,” and those words have become the epitome of the Timberwolves. Reports from the Timberwolves camp say that Rubio was still on crutches during Monday’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Wrapping up an abysmal week for the team

This past road trip was very bad for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Technically, this road trip was broken up by a home game, but that game was held in Mexico, so really the Timberwolves have had six straight away games, and only managed to pull away one win from their long road trip. The worst part of this road trip was definitely this week, as the Timberwolves went 0-3, losing by...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett has made it very clear that he has no intention of coaching in the NBA when his playing days are over. That doesn’t mean the 15-time All-Star intends to walk away from the league completely. On Thursday, Garnett told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports that his goal is to one day own...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Featured in GQ Magazine’s Nov. Issue (Pictures)

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wiggins discusses style in the latest edition of GQ magazine. After setting the fashion bar high on NBA draft night with an alluring floral designed tuxedo, Wiggins gives menswear followers a glimpse of three ready-to-go outfits for a potential Rookie of the Year recipient or the average gentleman. The 19-year-old versatile offensive juggernaut...
Via Basketball Bicker
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out Indefinitely With Sprained Ankle

With all the injuries happening around the league, such as the big blows to the Oklahoma City Thunder, you can add the Minnesota Timberwolves to the roster. During the second quarter in the game away against the Orlando Magic, Rubio suffers an ankle sprain while driving to the basket. With Rubio being one of the four players to reach the 50 assists mark, it was obvious on what impression...
Via Basketball Bicker
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach LaVine's First Basket for the Minnesota Timberwolves Was Almost a Really, Really Cool Alley-Oop

Zach LaVine was an absolute stud at UCLA. Enough of one that the Minnesota Timberwolves picked up the youngster with the No. 13 pick in the first round of the draft. He didn't show the coaches enough during the preseason to warrant giving him a lot of playing time just yet. So going in to his fifth game as a professional he had yet to hit his first basket (not counting preseason...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Thaddeus Young get knocked out by an elbow?

Thaddeus Young was knocked out after taking an inadvertent elbow from Jimmy Butler doing Saturday night's game.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vanilla Ice rocked the halftime show at T'Wolves game

Rob Van Winkle—aka Vanilla Ice—performed at halftime of Thursday night’s Timberwolves-Pistons game. And he rocked out in a Wolves jersey in front of a packed house at the Target Center. Fans seemed to really enjoy themselves. Vanilla Ice should probably perform every Wolves halftime show. Let’s sign him to a lifetime contract [...]
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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