Wolves GM, Wife Host Children From Virgin IslandsMinnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the U.S. Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton's homeland.
A Look At Milt Newton's Journey From Troubled Kid To Timberwolves GMKent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him. Amos and his wife Carmen were embarking on a new mentoring program for wayward children, and 14-year-old Milt Newton was among the first three candidates to receive the family's help.
Flip Saunders Memorialized In New Wolves, Lakers Warmup GearThree days after losing their leader to cancer, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making sure everyone knows that Flip Saunders is still with them. And the Los Angeles Lakers are also showing their support.
Wolves GM: 'We're Not Talking About Trading Ricky'When the Minnesota Timberwolves signed Ricky Rubio to a four-year, $56 million contract extension before last season, it was a giant show of faith that the young point guard was going to be an integral part of pulling the long-suffering franchise out of the NBA basement.
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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.
Wolves GM: Love Talks Haven't Heated Up Yet Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton says the team remains patient in its pursuit of a new coach and has yet to see any trade talks start to heat up.
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Timberwolves Head To NBA Draft Lottery Next WeekAfter finishing the 2013-14 regular season with a 40-42 record and missing the NBA Playoffs again this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves are heading to the NBA Draft Lottery next week in New York City.
Newton Says Timberwolves Job Is Dream Come TrueWhen Milt Newton was finishing up his graduate studies at Kansas, he told anyone that would listen that his goal was to one day become an NBA general manager. It took him 22 years to get there, but Newton has finally arrived. That the opportunity is coming in the place where his wife grew up and under the man he befriended while they worked together in Washington made it worth the wait.
Timberwolves Hire Newton As GMThe Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Washington Wizards executive Milt Newton as general manager. The Timberwolves announced the hiring Friday. Newton spent the previous 10 years with the Wizards, most recently serving as vice president of player personnel. He worked with current Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders when Saunders coached the Wizards. Saunders will continue to have final say on all organizational issues with the Wolves. But Newton will help with scouting, salary cap management and other personnel issues.