Wolves' LaVine Ready To Defend Slam Dunk TitleMinnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is heading back to All-Star weekend to defend his slam dunk title. And he says he has "a few tricks up my sleeve" after dominating the event last year. LaVine will compete against Detroit center Andre Drummond, Denver swingman Will Barton and Orlando forward Aaron Gordon in Toronto next weekend.
Timberwolves Will Have 3 Players In Rising Stars ChallengeThe NBA announced Wednesday that three players from the Minnesota Timberwolves will be a part of the All-Star weekend, playing in the Rising Stars Challenge. Second-year players Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins and rookie Karl-Anthony Towns were selected for the game.
Timberwolves Represented Well In All-Star WeekendThe Minnesota Timberwolves don't have anyone playing in this year's NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but there are still plenty of reasons for fans to be interested.
Timberwolves Have 4 Players In Rising Stars ChallengeThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they'll have four players representing the team in the Rising Stars Challenge as part of the NBA's All-Star Weekend in February.
Love Will Compete In All-Star 3 Point ContestThe NBA announced Thursday night that Timberwolves Kevin Love will compete in the three-point shootout that’s part of All-Star Weekend. Love won the three-point contest back in 2012 and was recently voted by fans to be a starter in this year’s All-Star Game.
Wolves' Derrick Williams Getting Set For Dunk ContestMinnesota Timberwolves forward Derrick Williams will participate in the slam dunk contest Saturday night as part of the NBA All-Star weekend. He's got a plan, and he’s keeping it close to the vest.
Timberwolves Well-Represented At All-Star Weekend The Minnesota Timberwolves' improvement on the court is coming with a nice little side benefit. The franchise is well-represented at this weekend's All-Star festivities in Orlando, Fla.