Corey Brewer has tried everything in his career to put some weight on his 6-foot-8 frame. He has lifted weights, changed his diet, even indulged in deep fried Snickers bars at the Minnesota State Fair early in his career to try to add a little bit of bulk to a comically skinny body.
Andrei Kirilenko took a $7 million pay cut when he opted out of a deal with the Timberwolves to play for the Brooklyn Nets and Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov.
Andrei Kirilenko has decided to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves and will become a free agent. Kirilenko informed the Timberwolves of his decision on Saturday, the deadline that was written into the two-year deal he signed last summer.
Ricky Rubio had a career-high 24 points, 10 assists and five steals, and J.J. Barea scored 16 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.
Nikola Pekovic bruised and battered the overmatched Boston front line for 29 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-100 victory over the Celtics on Monday night.
Andrei Kirilenko scored 20 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves routed the slumping Phoenix Suns 117-86 on Friday night to snap a nine-game road losing streak.
Derrick Williams scored a career-high 28 points and Ricky Rubio had 16 with six assists as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Hornets 97-95 on Sunday night.
Ty Lawson matched his season high with 32 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 111-88 Saturday night to stretch their home winning streak to 13 games, their longest in 14 years.
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Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 27 and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-111 on Friday night.
Andrei Kirilenko won the 2012 FIBA Europe Men’s Play of the Year Award on Tuesday, and it’s the second time he’s netted the honor.
The Timberwolves are teetering, and you wonder what’s fair to expect of this now injury riddled season.
Gordon Hayward scored 17 points, Enes Kanter had 15 and the Utah Jazz beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-84 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Nikola Pekovic had 28 points and 11 rebounds and Kevin Love added 23 points and 18 boards to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 111-107 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.
Glen Davis scored 28 points and J.J. Redick had 18 points and seven assists as the Orlando Magic beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-93 on Monday night.
Nikola Pekovic scored a season-high 31 points, Andrei Kirilenko had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves won their third straight game, 113-102 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 91-73 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Kemba Walker’s jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted the Charlotte Bobcats to an 89-87 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Nikola Pekovic scored 20 points before leaving with an injury and the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Dallas Mavericks 90-82 Monday night.
Chase Budinger converted a layup on a feed from Andrei Kirilenko with 0.8 seconds to go, lifting the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 96-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
J.J. Barea had 21 points and five assists in 28 minutes for Minnesota, helping the Timberwolves overcome a weak shooting performance in their season opener and beat the Sacramento Kings 92-80 on Friday night.
Ricky Rubio won’t be in the lineup when the Minnesota Timberwolves open the season against Sacramento. Neither will Kevin Love.
Kevin Love had 24 points and eight rebounds and Brandon Roy chipped in 19 points in Minnesota’s 114-81 victory over Maccabi Haifa on Tuesday night.
Paul George scored 19 points to help the Pacers to a 96-91 preseason win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Andrei Kirilenko and Alexey Shved have been basking in the success of Russia’s bronze medal in the Olympics just about long enough. They both say they’re ready to come to Minnesota to join the Timberwolves.