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TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

It only took five games for Kevin Garnett to transform the Timberwolves

It is unfortunate that Kevin Garnett only played five games for the Timberwolves, especially considering what the Timberwolves gave up for him. That being said, judging the trade solely on Garnett's on-court production completely overlooks the impact he had on the team in other areas. Five games may not be many, but it was more than enough for Garnett to completely change the culture...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett's year in review

Anthony Bennett was viewed by some as a throw-in for the colossal Andrew Wiggins-Kevin Love trade, while the team said he was an integral part of their future. But did Bennett's first year with the 'Wolves engender any confidence from the team, or did he not show enough development to stick in the team's future plans? (h/t Minnesota Timberwolves)
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Timberwolves Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Check out who Nate projects the Timberwolves will add next to Andrew Wiggins...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Saunders: I'm the coach until I say I'm not

  Flip Saunders, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations, says he will also serve as the team's coach ''until I feel we need to move in a different direction.'' Saunders appointed himself last summer to succeed Rick Adelman. Thanks to a rash of injuries and a shift to more of a youth movement, the Wolves went an NBA-worst 16-66. As the season wound down, Saunders...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Maybe next year

The week that was: The NBA Playoffs started this weekend, and the Minnesota Timberwolves will once again not be among the teams participating. This makes it 11 straight seasons of no playoff basketball for Minnesota. On the bright side, the Timberwolves ended the season with the worst record in the league, so the Timberwolves will have the best shot at getting the number one pick...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Believe in Zach LaVine

While Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine was in the national spotlight a few times this year, it was more for his incredible dunking ability rather than his play. Overshadowed by fellow Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins for most of the year, LaVine demonstrated his amazing potential these last few months of the season, even outplaying Wiggins in a few games. Zach LaVine...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Onuaku Finishes Strong, but Will it Be Enough?

Former Syracuse University basketball standout Arinze Onuaku has been toiling in the NBA D-League for the last few years, before getting an extended audition for the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves. For his part, Arinze produced whenever he got on the court for Minnesota. But will it be enough to land him a roster spot […]
Via Otto's Grove
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins destroys Omer Asik with sick dunk (VIDEO)

Omer Asik learned a valuable lesson in Monday night’s game against the Timberwolves. After what happened in the first quarter of the Western Conference matchup, he may think twice about challenging Andrew Wiggins at the rim next go-around. Wiggins received the ball roughly 10 feet from the hoop, and was determined to score. Asik rotated over to protect the rim, but that didn...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Garnett throws out first pitch at Twins game

If Kevin Garnett is looking for something to do when his basketball career ends, he might have a future in baseball. The former Boston Celtics big man returned to the Timberwolves at this season’s NBA trade deadline, and his homecoming in Minnesota has been a special one. And on Monday, Garnett had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins’ home opener...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: LaVine and Wiggins impress

The week that was: For the Minnesota Timberwolves this week, it was a good week for the team’s future seasons and a bad one for the current season. The Timberwolves saw a great week from both their rookies Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins, but the team did lose all four of their games and it was announced that Ricky Rubio would be undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his ankle. Luckily...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett, what was that? (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Bennett had an embarrassing moment during the third quarter of Wednesday night's game against Toronto, and we have no idea how to explain it..One minute, Bennett is driving around Raptors center Jonas Valuncinas and looks like he's about to score, or at the very least dish the ball to an open teammate for a layup. The next minute, the ball...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio Kart 64 is enjoyable Timberwolves Mario Kart spoof (Video)

ICYMI, Rubio Kart is here!Posted by Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The Minnesota Timberwolves have just released a creative spoof of the Nintendo classic Mario Kart 64 video game called "Rubio Kart 64". They replaced the characters with Timberwolves players (and coach Flip Saunders), set up some courses around Minnesota and downtown Minneapolis.Now this looks...
Via Holdout Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubio Kart 64 Is A Delightful Timberwolves Spoof Of Mario Kart 64

  ICYMI, Rubio Kart is here! Posted by Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 The Minnesota Timberwolves’ season is all but over, but that hasn’t stopped the marketing department from continuing to churn out stellar work. Its latest home run is Rubio Kart 64, a send-up of Mario Kart 64, which features T-Wolves players Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota United To Leave NASL, Join MLS As Expansion Team In 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger. He wanted to be in the major league. The desire was mutual. Major League Soccer formally awarded an expansion franchise Wednesday to McGuire’s group of investors in Minneapolis with the expectation an outdoor stadium will be built in time...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

T-Wolves sign D-leaguer because he could drive to game

The Minnesota Timberwolves are tied for the worst record in the NBA (14-53), meaning their season, for all intents and purposes, ended quite some time ago. In what constitutes the closest thing to torture for NBA fans, they happen to be playing against their partner in futility — the New York Knicks — Thursday night Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Sonics fans writes every team, only T'Wolves respond

A 16-year-old former Seattle Supersonics fan wrote a letter to every NBA team seeking out a new squad to back now that his once-favorite team is now the Oklahoma City Thunder. According to Connor, the ex-Sonics fan in question, only the Minnesota Timberwolves responded. Connor posted evidence to reddit of his original letter along with...Read More The post Former Sonics fan writes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Redick: Flip Saunders told me to ‘shut the f— up’ three times

J.J. Redick was ejected during the final two minutes of the Los Angeles’ Clippers win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. With the way Redick makes it sound, T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders should have been the one who was given the boot. Redick told reporters after the game that he got into it with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for Timberwolves fans

  MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota’s next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team.   The Timberwolves made the announcement on Sunday morning. They host the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. The freebies courtesy of the 15-time All-Star power forward will be available on the team’s...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach LaVine Can Dunk a Basketball

Reigning NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion and current Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine is about that high-flying action, boss. Here’s the first-round pick taking out some aggression on the rim in Minnesota’s close loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Here’s another angle of the slightly maimed rim following LaVine’s throw down. LaVine may be years away...
Via Sportsnaut
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett throws his teammates' phones in the toilet?

Kevin Garnett has always been one of the most intense players in the NBA. While KG has returned home to a terrible Minnesota Timberwolves team that basically has nothing to play for, that doesn’t mean he will settle for a loose locker room environment. Minnesota’s younger players have apparently been warned of this. Over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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