Marv Wolfenson, one of the two businessmen who brought the NBA back to Minnesota, has died. Timberwolves spokesman Brad Ruiter told The Associated Press on Saturday that Wolfenson died in LaJolla, Calif. Ruiter did not know any other details. Wolfenson and Ratner were the Timberwolves original owners when the NBA granted them and Minnesota an expansion franchise that began play in 1989. They also owned a series of Twin Cities health clubs.
Derrick Williams era ends in Minnesota
Glen Taylor, the owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx celebrated the teams’championship
The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
Flip Saunders was announced as the new president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves last week. He’s returning to familiar grounds, and to a boss that once fired him.
Glen Taylor has pulled the Minnesota Timberwolves off the market. Taylor said Friday that he has stopped looking for a buyer for the team and will instead offer to buy out any limited partners who are looking to sell.
David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in.
Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn says he has yet to meet with owner Glen Taylor about his job status. Kahn says he will not do so until after coach Rick Adelman makes a decision about returning next season.
The injuries started immediately and never stopped, keeping the Minnesota Timberwolves out of the playoffs for the ninth straight season. That’s the longest active streak in the NBA.
If Kevin Love was available for the Lakers, what do the Lakers think of Love? No doubt the internal pressure is growing on David Kahn, and many people are wondering if Love will be back.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been saying all season the playoffs are the goal this year. Now they’re banking on it.
Forbes Magazine released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans Wednesday morning, and among the list are five from Minnesota.
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in the market for his eventual successor.
Ricky Rubio is starting to make a marketing name with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and could Trevor Mbakwe play for the Gophers again? It’s all here in this week’s news and notes.
TWolves owner Glen Taylor was a guest on the WCCO Morning News Monday.