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Timberwolves Sign Jones, Towns To Rookie Contracts

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that they’ve signed their two first-round draft picks, Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. The Timberwolves took Towns, a center out of Kentucky, with the No. 1 overall pick in the June 25 NBA Draft.

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AP Source: Timberwolves Give Kevin Garnett 2 More Years

Only two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

16 hours ago

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Timberwolves Agree To Terms With Euroleague MVP Bjelica

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica on a three-year contract. Bjelica issued a statement on Monday saying he was excited to announce that he would be leaving his team in Turkey to come and play for the Timberwolves.

07/06/2015

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Timberwolves Announce NBA Summer League Roster

The Minnesota Timberwolves start mini camp this week ahead of a trip to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, but the team announced its summer league roster on Monday.

07/06/2015

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Timberwolves To Hold Mini Camp Before NBA Summer League

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday they’ll host a four-day mini camp and an open scrimmage before they head to Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League.

07/02/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Scrimmage For Public July 8

If you want to get an early look at the Minnesota Timberwolves before they head to the NBA Summer League, you can do next week without using your wallet. The Timberwolves announced that they will host an open scrimmage at Target Center at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, July 8.

07/01/2015

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Mike Max Goes 1-On-1 With Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns arrived in Minneapolis last Friday and is already excited, talking about his NBA future with the Timberwolves. Mike Max spent time with him to talk basketball, life and what’s next.

06/29/2015

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Tyus Jones Realizes His NBA Dream With Timberwolves

Tyus Jones is realizing his NBA dream in his home state with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded two second-round picks and a future draft choice for the rights to Jones.

06/29/2015

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Timberwolves Fans Line Up To See Towns & Jones Arrive

When a first round draft pick and a star player with hometown roots make their first introduction, it’s going to attract some attention.

06/26/2015

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Wolves To Hold Open House For Prospective Ticket-Buyers

The Minnesota Timberwolves have scheduled an open house for fans considering season tickets, trying to build off the buzz created by their high-profile draft picks. The Wolves selected Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick on Thursday night and then traded up into the lower part of the first round to get Duke point guard and Minnesota native Tyus Jones with their next selection.

06/26/2015

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Timberwolves Acquire Hometown Kid Jones From Cavs

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired hometown kid Tyus Jones from the Cleveland Cavaliers for two second-round draft picks.

06/25/2015

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Joy And Optimism In Minnesota After Timberwolves Take Towns

Thousands of long-suffering Minnesota Timberwolves fans filed into Target Center on Thursday night to see their downtrodden team enjoy a rare moment in the NBA’s driver’s seat. They came to see their team select Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick, and they did not go home disappointed.

06/25/2015

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Timberwolves Fans Excited For NBA Draft Night

It’s a big day for Minnesota basketball fans. The NBA Draft is being held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday night, and the Timberwolves have the No. 1 overall pick.

06/25/2015

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Wolves Coach Flip Saunders: ‘We’re Taking The Best Player’

Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor? The decision has been debated for months, with Towns widely expected to be the choice. Flip Saunders knows who he will take with the Timberwolves’ number-one overall pick Thursday night — but he isn’t saying.

06/24/2015

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Saunders, Timberwolves Ready To Shine On NBA Draft Night

The Minnesota Timberwolves have spent the last 11 years hidden in the NBA shadows. Now the organization is preparing for a rare moment in the sun. The Timberwolves have the first pick in the draft on Thursday night for the first time in the franchise’s hard-luck history.

06/24/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Draft Party At Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves are ready to have a big night in the NBA Draft on Thursday, and they want fans to be a part of it as much as possible. The Timberwolves, for the first time in franchise history, will have the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night’s draft. Fans are invited to Target Center for a free Draft Party.

06/23/2015

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Report: Timberwolves Make Anthony Bennett Available For Trade

Before exercising their No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making Anthony Bennett — a former No. 1 pick himself — available for trade, according to a report from ESPN.

06/22/2015

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Potential Top Pick Karl-Anthony Towns Works Out For Wolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, less than a week before the Wolves pick first in the NBA draft. Towns arrived in the Twin Cities on Friday night. He took a tour of the Wolves’ new $25 million practice facility and dined with owner Glen Taylor, President Flip Saunders and several other team officials.

06/20/2015

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NBA Draft: 5 Slam Dunks With The No. 1 Overall Pick

We’re less than two weeks away from the NBA Draft. It’s a night where the dreams of playing in the NBA for many college kids and some overseas players come true. Here are five players who have been taken with the No. 1 overall pick who have been absolute slam dunks.

06/18/2015

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Timberwolves Open Shiny New Downtown Practice Facility

The Minnesota Timberwolves held a grand opening for their shiny new downtown practice facility on Wednesday, hoping that it can help end a decade of futility in the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and WNBA President Laurel Richie attended the ceremony.

06/17/2015

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Timberwolves Announce NBA Summer League Schedule

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday their three-game preliminary for this year’s NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The Timberwolves will open the summer league against the L.A. Lakers on July 10.

06/16/2015

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5 Top NBA Draft Picks That Didn’t Live Up To The Hype

The Timberwolves earned the offseason’s top draft pick, and has the potential to pick up the NCAA’s top talents. So as we wonder about our potential first pick this year, let’s take a look at some former top picks who didn’t exactly pan out.

06/16/2015

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Draft Prospect Rashad Vaughn Returns To Minn. For 2 Workouts

Rashad Vaughn has been crisscrossing the country over the last month, joining dozens of NBA draft prospects at workout after workout while hoping to solidify his status as a first-round selection.

06/12/2015

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Timberwolves, Lynx To Host Grand Opening For Training Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will host a grand opening for their new training center and corporate headquarters in Mayo Clinic Square on Wednesday, June 17.

06/09/2015

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Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng To Play In South Africa Exhibition

Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will be part of a team playing an NBA exhibition in South Africa on Aug. 1, the league announced Tuesday.

06/09/2015

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