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Wolves GM Optimistic, Won’t Rush Rubio Extension

With dust finally settled after the blockbuster Kevin Love trade that changed the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the franchise has one big move still to address before the start of the season.

09/18/2014

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Lynx Need More From Moore Against Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury did something in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals that no other WNBA team has been able to do all season long. They stopped Maya Moore.

08/30/2014

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Timberwolves Turn Page On Kevin Love Era

Everyone knew the Minnesota Timberwolves needed to trade Kevin Love. The face of the franchise played six seasons in Minnesota without a postseason appearance.

08/24/2014

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Love Traded To Cavaliers, Joins LeBron

Kevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that’s been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game’s best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland

08/23/2014

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Bennett Preparing For Upcoming NBA Season

Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control. It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada’s top young players.

08/18/2014

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5 Memorable Moments From The WNBA Season

From the draft-day shocker that saw former league MVP Tina Charles land with the New York Liberty to the Phoenix Mercury’s record-setting 29 victories, the league had many remarkable moments in its 18th season.

08/18/2014

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Moore Helps Lynx Beat Shock 80-63 In Season Finale

Maya Moore had 19 points and 12 rebounds to help the defending champion Minnesota Lynx snap a three-game losing streak with an 80-63 win over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night in the teams’ regular season finale. Seimone Augustus added 14 points to help Minnesota (25-9) become the first team in WNBA history to have at least 25 wins in four consecutive seasons. The Lynx trailed 61-59 early in the fourth quarter before going on a 19-0 run to put the game away.

08/16/2014

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Keidel: LeBron Is Cavalier In Cleveland

You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.

08/08/2014

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Moore Scores 40 As Lynx Win Ninth Straight

Maya Moore rises to the occasion when the game is on the line. The WNBA’s leading scorer had 40 points, including 13 in the final five minutes, as Minnesota won its ninth straight game with an 84-75 victory over Tulsa on Saturday night.

08/02/2014

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Timberwolves Sign Mo Williams

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran guard Mo Williams. The Wolves reached agreement with the free agent from Portland on Monday and made the announcement Wednesday. Williams gets a one-year, $3.75 million contract to serve as the primary backup to point guard Ricky Rubio.

07/30/2014

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Moore Lifts Lynx To 76-65 Win Over Sun

Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday. Rebekkah Brunson had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (20-6) and Janel McCarville had 11 points and seven rebounds. Seimone Augustus also scored 13.

07/27/2014

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Augustus Scores 17 Points, Lynx Beat Stars 88-78

Seimone Augustus scored 17 points in her return from a knee injury and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-78 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. After missing eight games and the All-Star Game because of bursitis in her left knee, Augustus received a loud ovation as she was introduced in the starting lineup. The cheers were even louder in the fourth quarter when she fueled a 12-0 run that put the game out of reach.

07/25/2014

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Moore Has 48 Points In The Lynx’s 112-108 2OT Win

Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime on Tuesday night. Moore hit 16 of 30 shots from the field, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc. The 48 points are just short of the record 51 scored by Riquna Williams last season.

07/22/2014

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Timberwolves Agree To Terms With Hummel

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Robbie Hummel. Hummel’s agency, Priority Sports, announced the agreement on Monday night. He averaged 3.4 points in just over 12 minutes per game as a rookie last season.

07/21/2014

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Moore Named Player Of Week For 2nd Straight Week

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has been named the WNBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Moore scored a game-high 32 points in a 93-82 Lynx win over the Tulsa Shock on Wednesday. It was Minnesota’s only game that week heading into the All-Star break.

07/21/2014

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