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Timberwolves waive Fesenko

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived center Kyrylo Fesenko. The Ukranian was last in the NBA in October 2012, playing four preseason minutes with the Chicago Bulls before being waived. According to, Fesenko was hoping to secure a roster spot to bring his family over from Ukraine, who’s government has been fighting with Pro-Russian Separatists. The post Timberwolves...
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Wolves Waive Kyrylo Fesenko

The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived Kyrylo Fesenko. The Wolves roster now stands at 17 players. Fesenko, 27, appeared in one preseason game for the Wolves, tallying one rebound and one steal in three minutes of play. The 7-1 center saw action in five games (three starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 8.4 points and 5.2 rebounds in 17.6...
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Timberwolves Exercise Third-Year Options On Bennett, Dieng, Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised the third-year options on forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad on Sunday. Bennett, obtained in a trade from Cleveland on Aug. 23, saw action in 52 games for the Cavaliers in 2013-14, averaging 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game. Dieng saw action in 60 games last season, including 33 of the...
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2014/15 Minnesota Timberwolves: Rising Down

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-1871" src="" alt=""Ricky" /> (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season...
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Say hello to the Bounce Brothers

Andrew Wiggins If you didn’t know, the Minnesota Timberwolves got two rookies this offseason with jaw dropping athleticism. After trading Kevin Love they were able to get Andrew Wiggins, the first overall pick and they also drafted Zach LaVine with the 13th overall pick in this year’s NBA draft. The two are quickly becoming friends off the court, even before Wiggins got traded...
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Timberwolves Injury Update: Shabazz Muhammad no longer in walking boot

The Minnesota Timberwolves entered Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks with a 1-1 record on the preseason. Coming off a 40-win season, the Timberwolves are looking to improve upon their defense which gave up over 104 points per game last season. One key will be to remain relatively injury-free, which they have not done so far this preseason. The good news is that...
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Coming preseason games will help Wolves determine roster, rotations

MINNEAPOLIS -- According to Ricky Rubio, the Timberwolves' training camp regimen wasn't limited to Mankato. "I think we've had kind of a second training camp here," the point guard said Thursday at the Target Center Lifetime Fitness practice facility. "Kind of the whole team, the whole week to practice. I think we're going the right way. We're paying...
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T’Wolves Looking To Trade F Chase Budinger

The Minnesota Timberwolves are in full rebuild mode and Chase Budinger doesn’t appear to be apart of that plan. According to Yahoo Sports, Minnesota is looking to move the 26 year-old forward. Yahoo Sources: Minnesota is shopping forward Chase Budinger on the market. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) October 16, 2014 Minnesota has a log jam at the forward...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Same name, new frame for slimmer, more athletic Muhammad

MINNEAPOLIS -- Word at the Target Center is Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine aren't the only new, high-flying youngsters on the Timberwolves roster this season. Sure, the 2014 first-round draft picks, self-dubbed the "Bounce Brothers," are electrifying enough. But there's another slender, athletic wing vying for a spot in the show. This one already has worn a Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are the ‘Bounce Brothers’

The Minnesota Timberwolves high-flying rookie duo of Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are gonna have a lot of dunks this season and for that they have given themselves a nickname. Playing off their ability to get up with some inspiration from the “Splash Brothers” moniker used by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in Golden State. The two young men have dubbed themselves the “Bounce...
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Part Three: Minnesota Timberwolves season preview: Player projections

This is the final part of the Minnesota Timberwolves season preview, the first was a roster analysis of the team, while the second was a prediction for how the team will finish in the division. For this final part, I will be making my predictions about the lineups the Timberwolves will use and how the players getting minutes will do over the season. Starting Five Projections: Ricky...
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2014-15 NBA Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

For analysts who study basketball, the Timberwolves are an enticing experiment to gauge the value of Kevin Love and to test their historically poor clutch play in another season. The season will be a disappointment, but it’ll be interesting to see in which specific ways the dominoes crash. Rubio, as always, will be entertaining, and they’ll remain a great transition team. 2014...
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Andrew Wiggins Being Pushed To 'Come Back At You' From Start

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been significant believers in Andrew Wiggins' talent and abilities, going back to his one season at Kansas. "He could play 60 percent [at Kansas] and still be the best player by far," Newton said. The Timberwolves' coaching staff has been encouraging Wiggins to push himself and stop trying to blend in. "Very coachable,"...
Via RealGM
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Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin and Shabazz Muhammad expected to practice sometime this week

The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their first two games of the preseason coming off a 40-42 record last season. At 26th in the league in points allowed last season, the Timberwolves need to improve on their defense to compete in the division and conference. On the injury front, Kevin Martin and Shabazz Muhammad are expected to practice this week, but it's uncertain whether...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio The NBA’s Most Improved Player?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio The NBA’s Most Improved Player? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As I was writing my NBA Award picks and writing the Most Improved Player section, there was really just two names that I considered, Ricky Rubio and Kenneth Faried. However, I chose Rubio as Faried was already excellent, he just has to get more minutes from the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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