Timberwolves Launching Paperless Ticket System This SeasonWith technology comes the change of things moving from paper to digital systems. That's especially true when it comes to basketball tickets and how they'll be used at Target Center this year.
Wiggins Headlines NBA's Annual Preseason Canada SeriesThe Toronto Raptors and their passionate fans will kick off the NBA's Canada Series of preseason games in Vancouver on Sunday against Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers. In some ways, that will just be the undercard. The league has scheduled four preseason games in Canada this year.
Lynx Focused On Winning Title, Not Revenge On FeverMinnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve and Timberwolves' interim head coach Sam Mitchell chatted as their practices overlapped Thursday. It was a good problem to have because it means the Lynx are in the finals. "No matter what, it's just one more opponent we're getting ready for. This is it, and this is where we were trying to get to and we're here," Reeve said.
Class In Session For No. 1 Pverall Pick Karl-Anthony TownsOn one side of Karl-Anthony Towns is Kevin Garnett, the 39-year-old Alpha Wolf who ushered in a new era of teenagers in the NBA when he jumped straight to the pros in 1995.
Garnett Returns To Help Wolves, Mitchell While Flip Is AwayFlip Saunders brought Kevin Garnett back home to help turn a young, impressionable Minnesota Timberwolves roster into a group that can pull the franchise out of a decade of futility. Now that Saunders is on leave from the team while battling cancer, Garnett's return has never been more important.
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.
Wolves Add Assistant Coach, Promote Calvin BoothThe Minnesota Timberwolves have promoted Calvin Booth to director of player personnel and added assistant coach Bryan Gates to the coaching staff.
Wolves Add Assistant Coach, Promote Calvin BoothThe Minnesota Timberwolves have promoted Calvin Booth to director of player personnel and added assistant coach Bryan Gates to the coaching staff. The Timberwolves announced the moves Wednesday. Booth joined the Timberwolves two years ago as director of player programs.
Timberwolves Waive F Anthony BennettThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that they've waived forward Anthony Bennett to trim their roster to 18 players. Bennett was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Timberwolves Hosting Free, Open Scrimmage Oct. 5The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that they're hosting a scrimmage that will be free and open to the public on Monday, Oct. 5. The scrimmage will be at 7 p.m. at Target Center.
Tyus Jones Makes Surprise Visit To Apple Valley Alma MaterStudents attending a leadership conference in Apple Valley had quite the surprise Wednesday when a local NBA star stopped by. Tyus Jones is no stranger to Apple Valley High School. He graduated from there two years ago before becoming a NCAA Champion and Timberwolves rookie. He told students how hard work and a support team of family and friends helped him pursue his dream of going to the NBA.
Timberwolves Hire Kander As VP Of Sports PerformanceThe Minnesota Timberwolves have hired former Detroit Pistons physical therapist Arnie Kander to head their revamped athletic training staff. The Wolves announced the appointment of Kander as vice president of sports performance on Monday.