TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doc Rivers wanted to bring Kevin Garnett to Clippers

Kevin Garnett would have had options had he elected to play another season in the NBA. Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who coached Garnett in Boston and has called him one of his favorite players, said there would have been a place for Garnett in Los Angeles had the veteran big man wanted to keep playing. “I would have absolutely been interested in bringing him here,” Rivers said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Pekovic to Miss Entire 2016-2017 Season

In addition to the news of Kevin Garnett’s retirement, Wolves nation received closure on another beloved big man on Friday. With the first few days of fall under our belt and the dog days of NBA summer approaching the end, Friday afternoon brought some devastating (albeit necessary) news about two of the Wolves’ most beloved big men. With Wolves media day scheduled for Monday...
Via Canis Hoopus
21 hours ago

Kevin Garnett announces retirement from NBA in Instagram video

Earlier today, it was reported that Kevin Garnett would not return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and that a retirement announcement was likely. Well, just a few hours later, KG has indeed announced his retirement from the NBA, and did so in an emotional video posted on his Instagram account. The video finishes with the words “Farewell”, followed by “Thank you for the journey”...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves readying for post-Garnett era

MINNEAPOLIS -- Less than a week before the Minnesota Timberwolves open training camp, they still have not heard if franchise icon Kevin Garnett wants to follow Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant into retirement.No matter what Garnett chooses to do, it is becoming clear that the franchise that drafted him in 1995, the one that he hoped to take over one day, is preparing for life without him...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett, Timberwolves working on buyout

Kevin Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves are working on a buyout to end the veteran’s second stint with the team, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein shared the news via Twitter on Wednesday and says the sides are in “advanced discussions” on the buyout. Minnesota and Kevin Garnett are in advanced discussions on a buyout expected to end KG's second stint with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns on Wolves: ‘We've got to make the playoffs’

The Minnesota Timberwovles are unquestionably one of the up and coming teams in the NBA. Karl-Anthony Towns — the league’s reigning Rookie of the Year and one of the centerpieces of the Wolves’ march back to respectability — believes next season must be a successful one. And for the Timberwovles, Towns believes anything short of a trip to the postseason for the first time...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins on poor NBA 2K17 rating: ‘Why I play Call Of Duty’

Andrew Wiggins is big-time player on the NBA court and a devoted video gamer off of it. But not even he can get over his woeful overall rating in the upcoming “NBA 2K17.” According to NBA video game, the Minnesota Timberwolves budding superstar rates out at an 82, which elicited this nonplussed response from Wiggins on Twitter. Lol That's why I play Call Of Duty https:...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings almost traded for Ricky Rubio before signing Ty Lawson?

The Sacramento Kings chose to sign Ty Lawson recently as a way to continue life without Rajon Rondo, who left to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency. It was a rather shrug-worthy move for the team, especially because some figured the Kings would want to make a much bigger splash if it was a way to keep DeMarcus Cousins happy. Apparently the team tried, and perhaps with Ricky...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio eager to mentor T’Wolves rookie Kris Dunn

Minnesota Timberwolves star Ricky Rubio insists he’s eager to mentor Kris Dunn, despite how the arrival of the rookie point guard ultimately will marginalize his position with the only NBA organization he’s ever known. Whispers about Rubio being on the block have gone back as far as the NBA trade deadline last season. But when the Timberwolves drafted Dunn with the No. 5 overall...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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