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TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Timberwolves: Should they tank?

Earlier this week the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz in overtime win, which was upsetting to Utah broadcast announcers who said that it was sad that the Jazz lost to a team that was clearly tanking for a better draft pick. This was very upsetting for Timberwolves head coach and team president Flip Saunders, who quickly called for the two men to be fired for their accusations...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Lakers at Wolves

With injuries presenting the Minnesota Timberwolves with a chance to glimpse the future, they should be excited about what it may have in store. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine look to continue their impressive play Wednesday night when the Timberwolves host the Los Angeles Lakers in a meeting between two of the NBA's worst teams. Minnesota's 16-54 record is only better than New York...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Timberwolves Preview

With injuries presenting the Minnesota Timberwolves with a chance to glimpse the future, they should be excited about what it may have in store. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine look to continue their impressive play Wednesday night when the Timberwolves host the Los Angeles Lakers in a meeting between two of the NBA's worst teams. Minnesota's 16-54 record is only better than New York...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders rips Jazz TV crew for T'Wolves tanking talk

The Minnesota Timberwolves have not won many games this season. Their win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night was just their third in their last 14 tries. Despite the exciting overtime victory, T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders was in no mood to celebrate after the game. Instead, Saunders was annoyed by about 25 text messages...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Drops 27 Points In a Clutch Performance

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach Lavine was clutch at every turn in the TWolves 106-104 overtime win in Utah. Scoring 27 points, which including going five of six from three-point range and two of those bombs came in the final 20 seconds of regulation. The post Zach LaVine Drops 27 Points In a Clutch Performance appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Kilpatrick proving he belongs in the NBA

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Sean Kilpatrick entered the 2014 NBA Draft as a potential second-round draft pick, but ended up not getting selected. He received some interest from NBA teams as an undrafted free agent, but wasn’t able to make a roster. Finally, he was given a chance by the Minnesota Timberwolves to prove what he was capable of at the NBA level. He played just 10...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Nerlens Noel The Rookie Of The Year?

(Source: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. It is assumed by most that Andrew Wiggins will be the Rookie of the Year this season. It makes sense as he is 1st in scoring by far and his numbers look the best at face value. However, as well as Wiggins is playing and to his credit, he is having an excellent rookie season, Philadelphia...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Kevin Martin leads the way

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have a great week, going 1-3 as the Timberwolves suffered from too many injuries and too many turnovers. Ricky Rubio, Kevin Garnett and Nikola Pekovic were all out this week, which hurt the Timberwolves on both ends of the court. On Monday, the Timberwolves played terrible defense against the Brooklyn Nets, losing 106-112 as...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: March Madness edition

At this point in the NBA season it is basically set that the Minnesota Timberwolves will be drafting in the top five in this year’s NBA draft, no matter what NBA draft lottery shenanigans occur. Now that the NCAA tournament is under way it is important to get an idea of the top three players the Timberwolves will be evaluating throughout the tournament. In reality most mock drafts...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The T-Wolves signed D-leaguer Sean Kilpatrick because he was able to drive to MSG last night

The Minnesota Timberwolves needed 8 players for Thursdays' OT win over the Knicks. With Ricky Rubio out, the T-Wolves only had seven for last night's game at Madison Square Garden. (NBA rules require eight eligible players.) They found their man, Sean Kilpatrick —- in Delaware...playing for the 87ers of the D-League.Sean jumped in a car and headed to MSG. It's come to this: The...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett meet Canada’s Prime Minister (pic)

Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett are not only teammates on the Minnesota Timberwolves, they also are two most recent No. 1 overall picks in the NBA Draft. What’s more, both are natives of the great city of Toronto and returned to play in their hometown together for the first time in their young NBA careers....Read More The post T’Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett meet...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Mistakes Anthony Bennett For Kyle Lowry

Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett were in Canada on Wednesday for the Timberwolves-Raptors game and the two got the opportunity to meet Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The meeting made sense, given that both Wiggins and Bennett hail from Toronto. However, Harper apparently got his NBA players mixed up judging by this since-deleted Tweet. lolololololol, Article found on:...
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves coach Saunders leaves team to be with ailing father

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Flip Saunders will not be with the team in Toronto on Wednesday night because he is headed to Cleveland to be with his ailing father. Saunders informed the team on Tuesday that he would not make the trip. His status for the game on Thursday in New York against the Knicks is uncertain. Assistant coach...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

First photos surface of Kevin Garnett back in a Timberwolves uniform (pics)

Holy blast from the past, Batman! Kevin Garnett will officially make his debut in his second stint with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. But on Tuesday KG had to deal with some of the minor inconveniences of joining a team midseason, including posing for official team photos. KG on the green screen. #Twolves #DaKid #BigTicket...Read More The post First photos surface of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine was scared about having KG's old locker

Among the many players to change locations prior to the NBA’s trade deadline was Kevin Garnett, who returned to team that drafted him, the Timberwolves. The future Hall of Famer waived his no trade clause, but he will now end his career where it began in 1995. The T-Wolves have a host of young talent...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 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

Andrew Wiggins drives and skies for one-handed jam vs Suns (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Andrew Wiggins showed his impressive athletic ability by driving to the hoop and rising high up for the powerful one-handed jam in the third quarter of Friday night's game against Phoenix.The Suns defense parted like the Red Sea as Wiggins came through and threw down the nasty dunk:Wiggins finished with 20 points as the Timberwolves upset the...
Via Holdout Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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