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TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

T’wolves Kevin Martin Says He Had No Idea Kevin Love Was Traded

Kevin Martin apparently just beamed down to the planet Earth. While at Timberwolves Media Day, the shooting guard admitted to not knowing a thing about the Kevin Love trade. Do you believe him? Here’s what Martin stated:  “I didn’t know Kevin Love got traded until yesterday,” Martin said with a straight face at Monday’s annual media day at Target Center that preceded...
Via Geeks and Cleats
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves Kevin Martin: ‘I Didn’t Know Kevin Love Got Traded’

Kevin Love must think the Minnesota media is delusional or he had a great tongue-in-cheek moment at their expense. The Timberwolves shooting guard reported for media day and according to Jerry Zgoda, Martin told the media that he didn’t know Love had been traded until yesterday.  “I didn’t know Kevin Love got traded until yesterday,” Martin said with a straight face at Monday’s...
Via Thacover2
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves trio went through weeks of hell with Navy SEAL trainer

The children are slipping down Shabazz Muhammad's back, inches away from falling into a pit of whitewater rapids and fire. As Muhammad gropes for another handhold, his entire weight and an additional 100 pounds of helpless youth suspended above the perils below, he falters. A pair of guiding hands help steady him but only for a moment. Regaining his balance and summoning some...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Release “Dunks After Dark” Hype Video

The Minnesota Timberwolves have lined their roster with a group of very athletic and very young players. They might not win a bunch of games this season, but they will certainly be fun to watch. The T-Wolves released a hype video, and frankly, I’m ready to watch these boys play.
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine, Andrew Wiggins and Co. Deliver Dunks After Dark

The young high-flying Minnesota Timberwolves lead by Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine, Anthony Bennett and Shabazz Muhammad deliver “Dunks After Dark “during a midnight scrimmage open to the public at Minnesota State University. The post Zach LaVine, Andrew Wiggins and Co. Deliver Dunks After Dark appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young: Kevin Love’s “26 and 12 didn’t make the playoffs”

Thaddeus Young may be the Minnesota Timberwolves’ new starting power forward, but he’s not looking to fill the void left by Kevin Love. At the team’s Media Day, Young reminded everyone that, despite putting up a gaudy 26 points and 12 rebounds per night, Love’s Wolves fell short of the postseason. Thaddeus: I'm not trying to replace 26 and 12. 26 and 12 didn't make...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins throws down alley oop from Ricky Rubio (Video/GIF)

On Monday night, the Minnesota Timberwolves gave their fans a glimpse of what to expect for the upcoming season when Ricky Rubio threw the alley oop to Andrew Wiggins, who finished with a slam dunk.The Timberwolves opened their training camp with a "Dunks After Dark" event at Minnesota State University, which featured three 12-minute scrimmages followed by a 10 minutes...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins skies for alley-oop dunk from Ricky Rubio at Dunks After Dark

As we near the start of the NBA preseason, the Minnesota Timberwolves hosted a special event called “Dunks After Dark” in Mankato, Minnesota. During one of the scrimmages, Ricky Rubio showed off his passing ability by finding rookie Andrew Wiggins for a half-court alley-oop dunk seen in the below Vine: I think we’ll be seeing plenty of this Wiggins-Rubio connection in the...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spotlight is on Wolves' rookies, but urgency coming from veterans

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hours before the cameras began clicking, minutes before the sun rose over downtown Minneapolis on Monday, Kevin Martin sat down with Timberwolves rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine. The trio talked expectations. Learning curve. How to conduct one's self in the cutthroat realm of professional athletics. Martin's overarching message was simple. "If they...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Rumors: Minnesota approaching extension with Ricky Rubio

Just last week, the latest news on Ricky Rubio was that he and his agent were pursuing a max deal extension to stay in Minnesota.  The Timberwolves' front office, on the other hand, seemed content to let the season play out rather than make such a large financial commitment to their star point guard.  Whether it was a change of heart, or merely a case of subterfuge, the Wolves...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves willing to wait on contract extension for Rubio if he won’t accept 4-year deal

Contract talks that could make Ricky Rubio the second-highest-paid Timberwolves player will take place in person this week, and both the 23-year-old point guard and the Wolves seem ready to make a deal. Rubio and Wolves owner Glen Taylor spoke several times by telephone last week, with each expressing hope a contract extension can get done soon. Rubio is to be paid $5.08 million...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Don’t miss out on “Dunks After Dark”

An awesome event will be held this Monday by the Minnesota Timberwolves. In honor of the first practices of the season starting up, the Timberwolves will doing a scrimmage and dunk contest at Minnesota State University-Mankato’s Bresnan Arena. The doors to the arena will be open at 11 pm, and the players will take the floor at midnight. “Dunks After Dark” is free and open to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio, Wolves Continuing Extension Talks On Possible $11M Annually

Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves will have contract talks in person this week that could make him the second-highest paid player on the team. Both sides appear willing to make a deal. Rubio and Glen Taylor spoke several times by telephone last week, with each expressing hope a contract extension can get done soon. A new deal, expected to be for four seasons, could be worth...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad Got Jacked This Summer

Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Shabazz Muhammad out of UCLA had a rough rookie season to say the least. After slipping in the draft, he received minimal playing time, got sent down to the D-League, then when he got called up suffered an injury and only tallied 37 games played in his first season. In an effort to put that bad start behind him on a retooled young and talented Timberwolves...
Via Hooped Up
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: The five worst trades in Timberwolves history

Will Wiggins make up for losing Love? This whole summer, the main story about the Minnesota Timberwolves was the Kevin Love trade to Cleveland, which ultimately ended with the Timberwolves receiving Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young. Time will tell whether the Timberwolves made a good trade or not, but that’s not going to stop me from looking back at the best and...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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