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Timberwolves Free Dunk Contest With Wiggins And LaVine

The Minnesota Timberwolves know how to sell a rebuilding program to their fans as they heat up training camp with "Dunks After Dark" at 11pm on Monday September 29 headlining their high flying rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine.
Via Pro Bball Report
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Glenn Robinson III makes the squad

Earlier today, the Timberwolves signed Glenn Robinson III to a guaranteed contract according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. This is good news, as Robinson is a young player with promise, who showed a lot of chemistry with Zach LaVine on and off the court this summer. Drafted by the Timberwolves in the second round of this year’s draft, there was a lot of speculation thatâ...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III Agrees To Guaranteed Deal With Wolves

Glenn Robinson III has reached agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a guaranteed contract. The Wolves had to deal with a long process to sign Robinson due to the upheaval of their roster this summer. Robinson flew to Minneapolis to sign an agreement on Monday and planned to begin preparations with the Wolves for the start of training camp later this month. Robinson dropped...
Via RealGM
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio says he never talked to Kevin Love about staying in Minnesota

With NBA training camps just around the corner, many teams will be looking for new players to emerge to help their team. One team who will need players to step up is the Minnesota Timberwolves after trading all-star forward Kevin Love. That means the team will need more from point guard Ricky Rubio in the scoring department. Rubio has been very quiet about Love being trading and...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio never talked to Kevin Love about staying with Timberwolves

As the hours lurched to the gold-medal game on Sunday night, Ricky Rubio still wondered whether he could bring himself to a television for United States-Serbia. For weeks, there had been a sure, steady beat of anticipation of Spain reaching these World Cup of Basketball Finals, only to witness that opportunity obliterated. Spain had its forever team, and somehow let itself lose to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio 'Loyal' To Wolves As Sides Discuss Extension

Ricky Rubio's agent and the Minnesota Timberwolves have discussed a contract extension for the point guard and talks will continue until the Oct. 31 deadline. "I'm loyal," Rubio said. "I want to give them back what they gave me there: a lot of love." Rubio would become a restricted free agent if the two sides cannot reach a new deal. Flip Saunders must...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Four reasons Kevin Martin steps up his game

It may seem odd to predict a significant improvement in play from a 31 year old player like Kevin Martin, but I think that there are a lot of differences from this year to last for Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reason number one: As a shooting guard, Martin’s main job on the basketball court is to put the ball in the hoop. Martin did pretty well at that last year, scoring...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves player profile: Ronny Turiaf

  This is the second part of a 15-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. In desperate need of some semblance of rim protection, Flip Saunders signed energetic, jovial veteran big man Ronny Turiaf to be a shot blocker and vocal talker. It's what the 31-year-old Martinique native has been...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Young NBA Players Ready To Become Stars In 2015

10 NBA Players Ready To Become Stars In 2015 By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The NBA is constant and one of the constants of the NBA is that each season there will be young players take a step to becoming elite players. We just saw DeMarcus Cousins, Andre Drummond, DeMar DeRozan, Kawhi Leonard, John Wall, Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis join the NBA’s elite...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry once called Bonzi Wells the “N-word”

Jason Whitney Former Sacramento Bee sports writer Martin McNeal  tweeted out a previous incident about Danny Ferry that will surely not be helping his cause. Ferry, who according to Yahoo Sports may have triggered the racist events that have led to the huge falling out of Atlanta’s hierarchy, reportedly has a sketchy past. Back in 2002, Bonzi Wells spit […] Sports-Kings -...
Via Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Should the rookies start?

This past offseason, the Minnesota Timberwolves got two rookies with a lot of potential and extreme athletic ability. Andrew Wiggins is the big name that the Timberwolves got in the Kevin Love trade, and was one of the most hyped prospects to come out of college. Zach LaVine was the Timberwolves 1st round draft pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and was an electric player for UCLA last year...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Can Carve His Niche for the Timberwolves

Andrew Wiggins has a chance to be Andrew Wiggins, unfortunately now that he going to be tucked away playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves he has a chance to quietly carve his niche and become the star, not the comparison that he has been since he burst on the scene as a high school hoops star. […] The post Andrew Wiggins Can Carve His Niche for the Timberwolves appeared first...
Via Outside Analysis
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves likely to move J.J. Barea before season

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been a very active team in trade talks this offseason, and pulled off the Kevin Love blockbuster with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now, they are looking to make another trade prior to the regular season getting underway. According to a report from Chuck Myron of Hoops Rumors, the Timberwolves are likely to move backup point guard J.J. Barea prior to the...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will Be Worth Watching

It is fast becoming a new era in Minnesota. With the trade of franchise centerpiece Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves have invested heavily in their future. The trio of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young mightn’t be the most experienced but they are energetic, exciting and they are the new, […] Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will...
Via NBA Draft Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Details of Kevin Love three-team trade beginning to emerge

Finally. Finally. The Kevin Love saga appears to be coming to an official end. Although the long rumored (and expected) trade cannot be announced until this Saturday, reports out of the Twin Cities appear to show the frame work for a three-team deal involving the Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers could be completed soon.  Dan Barreiro of 100.3 KFAN...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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