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What type of season is Ricky Rubio about to have?

Ricky Rubio is, somehow, the forgotten puzzle piece on a Minnesota Timberwolves team that's rebuilding. He stands in the shadow of the draft's past two No. 1 overall picks: Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns.But Rubio is arguably the most important player on next year's team, the starting point guard who plays like a wizard and makes everyone around him better. Here's a look...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett’s On-Court Intensity Inspired Artist’s Bold Style (Photos)

The first thing most fans notice when they see Kevin Garnett play basketball is his passion. While most people just watch and admire, for Muideen Ogunmola witnessing KG in action at TD Garden was life-changing. The Boston-based artist known as “Block Nation” was inspired to recreate Garnett’s intensity in an aggressive illustration that would become his signature style....
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine dunk a free-throw

Everyone knows Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine can dunk. He's one of the most creative players in the league when it comes to elevating above the rim. During a recent game at the Seattle Pro Am, LaVine took his skills to the next level, passing off the backboard to himself instead of taking a traditional free throw. Watch below:This was obviously awesome, but unfortunately...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Bennett helps lead Canada to silver medal at Pan Am Games

The Canadian men's basketball team won its first Pan American Games medal, and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Bennett played a big role in that accomplishment. Canada took the silver, losing 86-71 to Brazil in Saturday's final, but it was the country's best finish at the Games, which it hosted this year. Bennett, the 22-year-old Toronto native whom the Wolves acquired from...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Looking at Kendall Marshall

With the NBA season looming in the not-so-far distant future the Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking to expand their roster to best compete this upcoming season. Now we all know that The Timberwolves seem to be pretty stacked for the approaching season, especially with players like Andrew Wiggins, and Karls Anthony-Towns but it’s always nice to have some veteran presence. The team...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine Resorts To Dunking Free Throws At Pro-Am

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine burst into mainstream consciousness by dunking his way into our hearts during last season’s NBA slam dunk contest: His overall game still hasn’t caught up to his dunking skills yet, but LaVine is still an NBA League Pass all-star in our minds. You just never know when he’s going to [&hellip The post Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine...
Via No Coast Bias
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Big Name NBA Players That Could Still Be Traded

  (April 12, 2015 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1/2/3. Nikola Pekovic/Kevin Martin/Anthony Bennett- Minnesota Timberwolves The Minnesota Timberwolves have maybe the best young roster in the NBA with Karl-Anthony Towns, Ricky Rubio, Andrew Wiggins, Shabazz Muhammad, Adreian Payne, Gorgui Dieng, Zach LaVine and...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Throws Down Crazy Free Throw Dunk At Seattle Pro-Am

Zach LaVine is always throwing down crazy dunks, but the Minnesota Timberwolves star pulled off another crazy dunk at the Seattle Pro-Am.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Interested in Signing PG Kendall Marshall

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been very active this offseason, and are looking like a team that is poised to begin building something special over the next few years. They still has a long ways to go before becoming a playoff caliber team again, but that is their end goal. According to a report from Darren Wolfson, the Timberwolves are showing interest in signing talented point...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Euro Pipeline: Nemanja Blejica

Blejica will test his skills in the NBA, five years after he was drafted. The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing forward Nemanja Blejica to America. The 2014-15 Euroleague Playoff MVP was a 2010 draft pick that has used his time in Europe to greatly expand his basketball abilities and is ready to join the NBA and make an immediate impact for the young and hungry Wolves. If you’ve...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins video shows Wolves star hasn't been on vacation while in Las Vegas

Reigning rookie of the year Andrew Wiggins was in Las Vegas for NBA Summer League the past couple of weeks, but he wasn't playing with the Minnesota Timberwolves' team. The second-year rising star was eligible to be on the squad but didn't participate. Still, he wasn't in Sin City for a desert vacation. Wiggins was out on the practice floor improving his game, both with the Wolves...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What's wrong with Wolves' top pick Karl-Anthony Towns?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have some worries to address. Immediately apparent is the clear distinction and elevated skill level between the two competitive leagues. The NCAA and the NBA are in completely different realms, the latter of which perhaps in an entirely alternate dimension in terms of how talented players are. Even the worst of the worst were the best of the best somewhere...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Anthony Bennett To Play Center For Canada

Minnesota Timberwolves Anthony Bennett is in Toronto preparing for the Pan Am games with Team Canada and Head Coach Jay Triano suggested this 240 lb 6’8 forward isn’t a three, he’s planning to use him at center in certain lineups.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves, Saunders introduce eager-to-learn European star Bjelica

MINNEAPOLIS -- Five years after he was acquired, the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally added Nemanja Bjelica (Nay-MAHN-yah Bee-EHL-eat-zah) to their roster. Bjelica was introduced at a news conference Wednesday. At one point, Bjelica said he needs to "learn many things here." President and coach Flip Saunders turned to the 6-foot-10 Bjelica at the podium and responded while patting...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Can Learn from 497 Andrew Wiggins Field Goals

One of my favorite things about the NBA offseason is that YouTube highlight channels like Down to Buck are forced to get really creative. For example: all 84 dunks from Blake Griffin’s season, or all 118 dunks from Nerlens Noel’s season, or all 166 dunks from Andre Drummond’s season.  A video that really got my attention, though, was a compilation of all 497 field...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: The Andrew Wiggins Chronicles

Andrew Wiggins had a strong rookie season for the Minnesota Timberwolves, but what’s next for the budding superstar? Although he showed great promise last year, there are some areas of his game that need attention, chief among being that he must develop a killer instinct. Andrew Wiggins All the greats in the NBA to date get better as the spotlight shines on them. Wiggins, however...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Bring No. 1 Overall Pick Karl Anthony-Towns To Las Vegas Summer League

The Minnesota Timberwolves will head into the Las Vegas Summer League beginning on July 10 with the No. 1 overall pick Karl Anthony-Towns out of Kentucky. Towns was named SEC Freshman of the Year, en route to also being named First-Team All-SEC, and was high school’s Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2014. In 21.1 minutes per game, Towns averaged 10.3 points, 6.7 rebounds...
Via TWolves Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Hummel drawing interest from several teams

Robbie Hummel is drawing interest from several NBA teams, reports Darren Wolfson. Among the teams interested in Hummel are the Wolves, Nuggets, Kings and Cavs.  Hummel was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft.  Hummel has spent the last two season with the Wolves in a reserve role. Hummel, 26, played in 45 games last season with the Wolves...
Via Hoops-Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett will return for 21st NBA season

Veteran power forward Kevin Garnett isn’t ready to retire. According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities, the 39-year-old Garnett is planning to return for his 21st NBA season, his 14th as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Mere formality, part deux: told the Garnett contract re-signing here is done. Will search for the terms later after radio. #twolves — Darren...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Basketball: Video: Chinanu Onuaku Debuts His “Granny Style” Free Throws At FIBA World Championships

The Onuaku family can do a lot of things well on a basketball court. Shooting free throws isn’t one of them. Arinze Onuaku, now a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves, shot .395 from the stripe during his Syracuse career. His brother Chinanu, a rising sophomore at Louisville, isn’t much better; he shot .467 as a freshman. The younger Onuaku is making a pretty big change to attempt...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Towns already puts in late-night workout for T-Wolves

A little more than 24 hours after the Minnesota Timberwolves made him the No. 1 overall selection in the 2015 NBA Draft, Kentucky forward Karl-Anthony Towns was already on the grind. Towns posted this sweat-soaked selfie Friday night. It looks like he wasted no time making use of the team’s practice facility.   Playoff basketball starts now. #yearofthewolves A photo...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio welcomes Towns, tells him to pick up dry cleaning

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the selection near-universally expected with the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, tabbing Kentucky standout Karl-Anthony Towns as the latest young talent on a roster already loaded with youth and potential. T’Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio welcomed the 19-year-old big man to the organization by cracking wise on Twitter and...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: T-Wolves looking to trade Anthony Bennett

Not too often is a former No. 1 overall pick considered a throw-in as a part of a larger deal around the NBA. However, that was the case when the Cleveland Cavaliers dealt Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love last summer. ESPN sources say that, in advance of Thursday's draft, Minnesota has made former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Flip Saunders prefers Okafor but staff likes Towns

Duke’s Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns are the consensus top prospects for the 2015 NBA draft, and the Minnesota Timberwolves hold the No. 1 overall selection. So, which power forward will Minnesota select? According to ESPN’s Chad Ford (subscription required), T-Wolves head coach and President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders prefers Okafor. “...
Via Sportsnaut
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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