Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks’ franchise record with their 16th straight win.
As the losses have mounted for the Minnesota Timberwolves, injured point guard Ricky Rubio has never been missed more. It has been almost 11 weeks since he went down with a severely sprained left ankle, and the length of his recovery has drawn impatience from a fan base desperate to see Rubio throw lob passes to Andrew Wiggins.
A hump day version of the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to hear the highlights.
New Speaker of The House Kurt Daudt and Sarah Shahi join John Hines….click the link above to head to the Podcast Page….
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday afternoon that head coach Flip Saunders will miss the team’s game against the Denver Nuggets due to an illness.
A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.
John Hines pinch hits for Dave Lee on Tuesday….Click the link above to hear something you may have missed.
On the eve of the Timberwolves’ first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota.
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John Hines fills in for Dave Lee….and finds out about the 50th Anniversary of Rudolph….click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.
As a minority owner, team president and coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders holds as much power in one organization as any person in the NBA. What sounds like the ideal situation for a person who is confident in his abilities to evaluate talent, build a roster and develop young players into difference-making professionals can have its downside, and Saunders hit that in the early morning hours on Thursday after his team allowed the Philadelphia 76ers snap a 17-game losing streak on Minnesota’s home court.
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76 inches of snow…..Listen to Dave’s interview and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.
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Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss at least the next three games because of a sprained right wrist. Coach Flip Saunders made the announcement on Tuesday. Pekovic was injured last week against Dallas. He will not play in home games this week against the Knicks, Spurs and Kings. Saunders says Pekovic will be re-evaluated at the start of next week.
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John Hines fills in for Dave Lee on Thursday….listen back to some of the things you missed by clicking the link above.
Talks were tense and tempers flared as the Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio’s representatives tried to hammer out a contract extension before the Friday deadline, which isn’t all that uncommon with the kind of big-money deal Rubio received in the end.
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The NBA’s regular season starts this week, with the Timberwolves tipping things off Wednesday night in Memphis. After a month of training camp and preseason, the question is, How ready for the NBA are all their young players?
The Minnesota Timberwolves know the story. They know that no one expects them to be very good this season. After all, they just traded the face of their franchise and remade their core around some very dynamic and very young players.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have about two weeks before the regular season starts and the games start counting for real. The start of the season brings out many predictions and educated guesses as to what will happen over the course of the season.
Training camp had a much different feel for the Minnesota Timberwolves this year as they headed to Minnesota State University in Mankato for six straight days of workouts and practice. The Timberwolves enter the 2014-15 season much younger than they were a year ago, but far more athletic.