TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flip Saunders on coaching Timberwolves: 'I don’t really see that scenario’

With Rick Adelman announcing his retirement this week, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders will have his first opportunity to hire his own coach. Might he hire himself? Saunders, who was rumored to be a finalist for the head coach job with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, where he once played, before taking the […] The post Wolves president Flip...
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The Top Ten plays of Kevin Love’s 2013-14 NBA season

For those of you who happen to be fans of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, this could possibly be the best thing that you see all day. The fine folks over at the NBA recently released Kevin’s top ten plays from the 2013-14 season and check out those fine moments below: Much K-Love love in that top ten! *** Love image courtesy of Getty Images
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Report: Lakers Want To Draft Joel Embiid Or Trade Pick For Kevin Love

Kevin Love will hit free agency a year early in 2015, barring a massive change in circumstances. But the All-Star power forward could change addresses even before then. Acquiring Love, who was born in California and went to college at UCLA, has long been rumored to be the Los Angeles Lakers’ top priority this offseason. In what Mark Heisler of Forbes terms a “dream scenario...
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Timberwolves interested in Stan Van Gundy

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be looking for a new head coach this offseason after Rick Adelman announced his retirement earlier today. According to reports coming out of Minnesota, the Wolves have their sights set on former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy as a potential replacement. This is certainly an intriguing rumor that is flying around, and if it did happen would...
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Timberwolves Coach Rick Adelman Retires After 23 Years In NBA

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA. The decision Monday brings to an end a celebrated coaching career that includes 1,042 victories, eighth on the NBA’s career list. He coached Western Conference powers in Portland and Sacramento and also had stops in Golden State and Houston. Adelman said the time is right...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves targeting Billy Donovan to be their next head coach?

Billy Donovan is rumored to be a potential coaching candidate target for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman retires

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has stepped down from his courtside seat as the team’s coach to become an advisor to the club. Please click here to read this story. The post Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman retires appeared first on Players View.
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Report: Tom Izzo expected to be pursued by Timberwolves

It seems as if every offseason, Tom Izzo is rumored to be a potential candidate for a head coaching position in the NBA. The Michigan State coach, who has been in East Lansing, Mich. since 1995, did not shut down the possibility of leaving for an NBA position following this season.  It’s the college basketball offseason, so, naturally, Izzo is being rumored as a potential candidate...
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Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announces retirement

MINNEAPOLIS -- Venerated, yet underrated. Innovative, yet fundamental. And now, history. Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced his retirement Thursday, confirming season-long notions he'd coach his last regular-season game when Minnesota hosted Utah on Wednesday, April 16. With an ailing wife he loves dearly at his side and more than two decades of successes, failures and...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: T’Wolves To Target Tom Izzo, Fred Hoiberg And Stan Van Gundy

The next head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves will accept the job knowing full well that his best player, Kevin Love, most likely won’t finish the 2014 season in Minneapolis. According to a Star Tribune report, Head Coach Rick Adelman is gone The Timberwolves will need someone to coach their basketball team and try to convince Love to stay around.  Marc J. Spears of Yahoo...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves end year with tough-to-stomach setback, enter offseason of uncertainty

MINNEAPOLIS -- Silence. The Timberwolves' public relations employee tried to indicate Kevin Love was done taking questions, but someone had to ask it. "Do you expect to be on this team next fall?" the reporter asked, just as the postgame media scrum was about to be shooed away. Love didn't say a word, just staring blankly past his heavily wrapped knees into the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Season Grade And Review

Minnesota Timberwolves: Season Grade And Review By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Record: 41-41- 10th in West and the Analysis: The Timberwolves have arguably the best big man in the NBA in Kevin Love, one of the best centers in Nikola Pekovic, one of the better scoring wings in Kevin Martin, one of the best distributors in Ricky Rubio, a big name coach in Rick Adelman...
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Why We Can't Wait For Kevin Love to Leave Minnesota

Kevin Love is a heck of a player and a lot of fun to watch--and not just because he average more than 26 points and 12 rebounds a game. No, he is also the kind of guy that is able to complete nearly full court passes like this and make it look easy. A guy like this deserves to be playing in the post season, but since he's on the T-Wolves and in the Western Conference his season...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves not expected to offer Ricky Rubio a big contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a pretty massive decision on their hands this offseason as they’ll need to start re-negogiating the contract of point guard Ricky Rubio. While it at one point in time looked like he was in for a nice deal, his play these past two seasons have turned the Wolves off significantly and while he’s still an obvious asset, he’s not as valuable as he...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

T'Wolves forward jailed on domestic assault allegations

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham was arrested early Thursday morning in the Minneapolis suburb of Wayzata and booked into Hennepin County Jail at approximately 6 a.m on allegations of domestic assault. He currently is being held without bail. Details are vague so soon after the alleged incident, but the police report were called to a […] The post Timberwolves’...
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