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AP Source: Kevin Love Opts Out Of Contract With Cavs

Kevin Love is about to find out how much the league values him, and how much the Cavaliers want him. The power forward is opting out of the final year of his contract and will be a free agent on July 1, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press.

06/24/2015

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Saunders, Timberwolves Ready To Shine On NBA Draft Night

The Minnesota Timberwolves have spent the last 11 years hidden in the NBA shadows. Now the organization is preparing for a rare moment in the sun. The Timberwolves have the first pick in the draft on Thursday night for the first time in the franchise’s hard-luck history.

06/24/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Draft Party At Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves are ready to have a big night in the NBA Draft on Thursday, and they want fans to be a part of it as much as possible. The Timberwolves, for the first time in franchise history, will have the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night’s draft. Fans are invited to Target Center for a free Draft Party.

06/23/2015

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Karl-Anthony Towns Says There Is ‘No Promise’ From T-Wolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns tells The Associated Press he has “no promise at all” from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday.

06/22/2015

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Report: Timberwolves Make Anthony Bennett Available For Trade

Before exercising their No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making Anthony Bennett — a former No. 1 pick himself — available for trade, according to a report from ESPN.

06/22/2015

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Potential Top Pick Karl-Anthony Towns Works Out For Wolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft. Towns arrived in the Twin Cities on Friday night. He took a tour of the Wolves’ new $25 million practice facility and dined with owner Glen Taylor, President Flip Saunders and several other team officials.

06/20/2015

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DeLaSallians Sound Off On Upcoming NBA Draft

Coach Dave Thorson is conducting his annual basketball camp at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. He is asked to turn his attention to two players he coached two years ago in Michael Jordan’s Summer Camp.

06/19/2015

MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

NBA Draft: 5 Slam Dunks With The No. 1 Overall Pick

We’re less than two weeks away from the NBA Draft. It’s a night where the dreams of playing in the NBA for many college kids and some overseas players come true. Here are five players who have been taken with the No. 1 overall pick who have been absolute slam dunks.

06/18/2015

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Timberwolves Open Shiny New Downtown Practice Facility

The Minnesota Timberwolves held a grand opening for their shiny new downtown practice facility on Wednesday, hoping that it can help end a decade of futility in the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA President Laurel Richie attended the ceremony.

06/17/2015

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Timberwolves Announce NBA Summer League Schedule

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday their three-game preliminary for this year’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The Timberwolves will open the summer league against the L.A. Lakers on July 10.

06/16/2015

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Draft Prospect Rashad Vaughn Returns To Minn. For 2 Workouts

Rashad Vaughn has been crisscrossing the country over the last month, joining dozens of NBA draft prospects at workout after workout while hoping to solidify his status as a first-round selection.

06/12/2015

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Timberwolves, Lynx To Host Grand Opening For Training Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will host a grand opening for their new training center and corporate headquarters in Mayo Clinic Square on Wednesday, June 17.

06/09/2015

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Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng To Play In South Africa Exhibition

Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will be part of a team playing an NBA exhibition in South Africa on Aug. 1, the league announced Tuesday.

06/09/2015

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Wolves To Play In 2015 NBA Canada Series

The Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in Canada as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.

06/01/2015

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Timberwolves To Face Bulls, Raptors In NBA Canada Series

The NBA announced Monday that the Minnesota Timberwolves will participate in the fourth-annual NBA Canada Series. The team will head north to play two preseason games in Canada.

06/01/2015

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5 Players The Timberwolves Could Take With The No. 1 Pick

For the first time since 2004, the team with the best chance to get the No. 1 overall pick got it. It’s the first time in franchise history the Timberwolves have the top pick, and it comes at a time when the talent for the incoming draft class is one of the best in recent memory. There are really two players the Timberwolves have to choose from, but here’s up to five that they could take at No. 1 on June 25.

05/20/2015

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Wolves Finally Come Out On Top After Heartache, Bad Luck

His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes after the Minnesota Timberwolves — the franchise that has been down on its luck for most of the past 25 years — won the draft lottery to get the No. 1 overall selection.

05/20/2015

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Timberwolves Win NBA Draft Lottery, Get No. 1 Overall Pick

After winning just 16 games last season, the Minnesota Timberwolves learned their fate for the 2015 NBA Draft Tuesday night in New York. The Timberwolves had the best statistical chance at the No. 1 overall pick at 25 percent, and they were awarded the No. 1 overall pick.

05/19/2015

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Odds Favor #1 NBA Draft Pick For Minnesota Timberwolves

The NBA conspiracy theorists will have a field day Tuesday night if either the New York Knicks or, worse, the Los Angeles Lakers get the #1 pick, saying the lottery is rigged. How many times have we heard that?

05/19/2015

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Wolves’ Wiggins Named To NBA All-Rookie First Team

Minnesota’s Andrew Wiggins has pulled down another honor with a spot on the NBA’s All-Rookie first team. The selection isn’t a surprise for Wiggins, who was named NBA Rookie of the Year earlier.

05/18/2015

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It’s Official! Andrew Wiggins Is Rookie Of The Year

The Minnesota Timberwolves confirmed that Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA Rookie of the Year. Not that there was much suspense or contention over the choice. Wiggins won 110 first-choice votes.

04/30/2015

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Report: Wiggins To Be Named Rookie Of The Year Thursday

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they will hold a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday to make a “major announcement.” WCCO Sports Director Mark Rosen has confirmed that Andrew Wiggins is expected to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.

04/29/2015

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Flip Saunders: ‘I’m The Coach Until I Say I’m Not’

Flip Saunders, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations, says he will also serve as the team’s coach “until I feel we need to move in a different direction.”

04/20/2015

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KG’s Return Was A Highlight, His Finish A Bummer For Wolves

February was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base’s eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury. Then, a 7-foot long adrenaline shot right to the heart.

04/16/2015

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Thunder Beat Timberwolves, 138-113, But Still Miss Playoffs

Russell Westbrook went out with a bang.

Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City’s 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans’ playoff-clinching in over San Antonio.

04/15/2015

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Wolves Draft Karl-Anthony Towns

The Minnesota Timberwolves started their draft night with a bang, grabbing Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the first No. 1 overall pick in the history of the long-suffering franchise.

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Wolves Win #1 NBA Draft Pick

For the first time in team history, the Minnesota Timberwolves will have the number 1 pick in the NBA Draft.

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Kevin Garnett In The ’90s

Kevin Garnett got his NBA start with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and now he’s set to make his return to where it all began. Take a trip in the time machine with us as we look at his earliest seasons with the team.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano watch the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

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New Timberwolves At The State Fair

It was a festive atmosphere as Minnesota Timberwolves fans welcomed the team’s four new players at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday.

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NBA Power Rankings – April 21, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 21st in the NBA.

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NBA Power Rankings – April 14, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 14th in the NBA.

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