TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Timberwolves: Cole Aldrich 2016-17 season review

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2 hours ago

Andrew Wiggins deserves the max

  Andrew Wiggins is eligible for a contract extension this offseason that would begin for the 2018-2019 season. Coming out of high school, Andrew Wiggins earned the nickname Maple Jordan as he averaged 23.4 points per game and grabbed 11.1 rebounds per game. This led him to sign with Kansas and being ranked number one in the ESPN Top […] Andrew Wiggins deserves the max - Dunking...
Via Dunking with Wolves
2 hours ago

Why the Minnesota Timberwolves should stay away from Derrick Rose

Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves Big Board 2.0

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ draft is shaping up to be extremely interesting. Who are their top prospects? This year’sTimberwolves’ draft will be very critical to their success next season. Minnesota will be looking to snap their 13-year playoff drought and hope that the player they select on June 22 can help them do that. It’s time […] Minnesota Timberwolves Big Board 2...
Via Dunking with Wolves
1 day ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Grading the 2010 NBA Draft

The 2010 NBA draft seemed as if the Timberwolves were finally heading in the right way. The Minnesota Timberwolves entered the 2010 NBA draft with three first round picks. They held the fourth, 16th, and 23rd picks in this draft. At the end of the night, the Timberwolves would only walk away with one of those […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Grading the 2010 NBA Draft - Dunking with...
Via Dunking with Wolves
1 day ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Tyus Jones 2016-17 season review

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Report: Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves ready to move on

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio has been on the trade block for some time now. Even after a career-best performance this past regular season, it doesn’t look like that’s changed.In discussing players that could be moved during the draft, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders indicates that both Rubio and the Wolves are expecting their relationship to end this summer....
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Mitchell reportedly candidate to join Pelicans’ coaching staff

Former Toronto Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell could be headed back to the NBA.Mitchell is a candidate to join Alvin Gentry’s coaching staff with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to a report from The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mitchell, 53, coached the Raptors from 2004-2009 before being fired early in his fifth season. The team made the playoffs twice under his watch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why I'm a fan of the Minnesota Timberwolves

Not your normal journey to fandom. Kids growing up in Iowa have an interesting time choosing which professional sports teams to follow. We're a state away from teams in Minneapolis, Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City and Milwaukee, and have no teams of our own to follow. The closest thing my hometown, Cedar Rapids, has to pro sports is our single-A minor league baseball team, which...
Via Canis Hoopus
4 days ago

Ex-NBA player says dating Khloe Kardashian killed his career

Former NBA player Rashad McCants has a few regrets about the way his basketball career shook out, but none bigger than dating one of the Kardashians.McCants became known for helping North Carolina win the national championship while teaming up with fellow prized recruits Sean May, David Noel and Raymond Felton. He then was picked No. 14 overall by the Timberwolves in 2005 and played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves interested in signing Derrick Rose

The Minnesota Timberwolves saw Ricky Rubio take that next step to start-caliber this past regular season. Rubio put up career highs in points per game (11.1) and assists per game (9.1).Despite this, the Timberwolves were linked to New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose prior to February’s trade deadline. That makes sense considering Rose’s relationship with Timberwolves head...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Picks Review: 2001-2008

We continue our weekly run through of the Minnesota Timberwolves lottery history. Last week, I covered the picks from 1993-2000. The highlight from that period was obviously Kevin Garnett, the greatest player in Minnesota Timberwolves history, but don’t forget such luminaries as Paul Grant (which might be the most generic name ever). This week, we will go over picks from 2001-2008...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns responds to All-NBA snub

The All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday and, as usual, there were a few snubs. Among them was Karl-Anthony Towns.In his second NBA season, Towns averaged 25.1 points (on 54 percent shooting), 12.3 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game for the Timberwolves. In another year, that would probably be good enough for a spot on one of the three All-NBA teams. This year, however, was not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Minnesota Timberwolves should not trade for a superstar

Around this time last year, rumors swirled about the Minnesota Timberwolves trading their No. 4 pick in the draft, along with other assets, to the Chicago Bulls for All-Star small forward Jimmy Butler. In the end, a deal was not made, and the Timberwolves kept their roster intact and added another young player by selecting Kris Dunn in the draft. On Tuesday, the Wolves landed the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Lottery Picks Through the Years

The NBA Draft Lottery was yesterday, deciding the order of the top picks for this year’s draft. The Timberwolves got the seventh overall pick, a one spot drop from their projected spot of sixth. This continues the team’s rotten luck in the lottery as Minnesota has never moved up in the lottery and has only maintained their original place a little over half the time. However,...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

When the Minnesota Timberwolves last made the playoffs in 2004, Kevin Garnett was 27, Flip Saunders was coaching the Wolves during his initial tenure, and Ndudi Ebi was just starting his short-lived NBA career. Thirteen years later and the Wolves are on their third rebuild of the period, but this one feels decidedly different. Start with the duo of Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew...
Via RealGM - NBA
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 5/5: For over 100 years, perfection endures

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting to see if there is enough money in our allowance for for some very expensive sneakers.Happy birthday today to P. J. Tucker, DerMarr Johnson, Tiffany Roberts, Johan Hedberg, Ziggy Palffy and Harold Miner. On this...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns: Timberwolves have ‘a lot of things to work on’

The Minnesota Timberwolves were expected to improve dramatically this season and things have not gone as expected. Karl-Anthony Towns believes while the Wolves made some positive strides in 2016-17, the team nevertheless has “a lot of things to work on” going forward.“I think there’s been progress most definitely, but it’s upsetting that we have to come down the stretch...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Look at this hot IG model Karl-Anthony Towns is dating

It’s good to be one of the best young big men in the NBA, as Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has learned. KAT has really shined during his breakout season, after garnering Rookie of the Year award honors last year. He’s continued to develop, and has performed well against some of the best defensive centers in the league, rarely being kept at bay. Towns consistently records...
Via The Sports Daily
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

James Harden can make NBA history in regular-season finale

James Harden has had an incredible season up to this point. It’s no wonder the Houston Rockets guard is a front-runner for the MVP award.Harden might be able to further help his MVP case, though. It turns out, he’s only five assists shy of making NBA history: The Rockets host the Minnesota Timberwolves in their regular-season finale Wednesday. Assuming he plays, that should be...
Via The Sports Daily
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves’ new logo looks like an SB Nation decal (Photos)

The Timberwolves’ new logo was just released, and it has a very familiar look, which many sports fans have noticed. It has a circular shape, which is normal, and looks good for logos, but the design seems to resemble a format that a popular media company uses for its blogs. Does this not look exactly like an SB Nation blog logo? For reference, here’s what the logo for Canis Hoopis...
Via The Sports Daily
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Newspaper leaks Minnesota Timberwolves’ new logo hours ahead of big reveal

The Minnesota Timberwolves plan to roll out a new logo Tuesday night, but they seemed to accidentally give the world a sneak peak. Tuesday afternoon, Conrad Burry of SportsLogos.net tweeted an image he came across on Reddit, which appeared to be an advertisement on the Star Tribune website featuring Karl-Anthony Towns aside a new T-Wolves logo. (@conradburry) April 11, 2017 Burry...
Via The Comeback
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Timberwolves to unveil new logo before team’s season finale

When the 2017-18 season begins, Karl Anthony-Towns will be in a new uniform. Relax, Timberwolves fans, he’ll still be with the team — just in a different uniform.Minnesota announced on Thursday that on April 11, it will reveal a new team logo for the 2017-18 season.“The Minnesota Timberwolves begin a new chapter in their franchise history by unveiling a new team logo as part...
Via Sportsnaut
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Wolves' Bjelica out for season with foot injury

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the rest of the season with an injured left foot, a significant loss for a team trying to get back into the playoff picture in the Western Conference. Bjelica was injured against Boston on Wednesday night and left the arena in a walking boot. The Wolves say Bjelica had an MRI on Thursday and is seeking opinions...
Via Associated Press
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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