The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived center Greg Stiemsma and forward Mickael Gelabale. The team announced the moves Sunday. Stiemsma played in 76 games for the Wolves last season, where he average 4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game. The team signed the 6’11 center as a free agent last August. Gelabale played in 36 games a year ago for Minnesota, and posted average of 5 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per contest. The team signed the 6’7 forward to a pair of 10-day contracts in January, then for the remainder of last season in February.
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.
The NBA has suspended Matt Barnes of the Los Angeles Clippers for one game Friday because he hit an opponent during a game.
It’s LA week at the Target Center. The Clippers visited Wednesday night, and the Lakers play Friday night.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes was given a flagrant foul-2 and ejected in the second quarter against Minnesota on Wednesday night after delivering a forearm to Wolves center Greg Stiemsma.
Ricky Rubio won’t be in the lineup when the Minnesota Timberwolves open the season against Sacramento. Neither will Kevin Love.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with free agent power forward Lou Amundson.
Greg Stiemsma has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Greg Stiemsma’s patience with the Minnesota Timberwolves appears to have paid off.