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.
The Best Notes And Quotes From NBA's Media DayThe regular season is just 29 days away and media day marks the unofficial tip-off of the NBA season.
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. The Timberwolves announced the moves Wednesday. Booth joined the Timberwolves two years ago as director of player programs.
AP Source: Timberwolves Buyout Anthony Bennett For $3.6MAnthony Bennett is on the move again. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached agreement on terms on a $3.6 million buyout with the former No. 1 overall pick.
Kander Comes To Minnesota To Work Magic With WolvesArnie Kander was retired. The well-respected physical therapist and strength coach had called it a career and was assimilating to his first summer out of the NBA in nearly a quarter century.
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.
Wolves Coach Saunders Takes Leave To Undergo Cancer TreatmentFlip Saunders has been hospitalized for testing and treatment following a setback in his fight with cancer, leaving his leadership roles with the Minnesota Timberwolves indefinitely to focus on his health.
Timberwolves Announce Signing Of Tayshaun PrinceThe Minnesota Timberwolves have announced the signing of veteran forward Tayshaun Prince. The Wolves agreed to terms last week with Prince on a one-year deal for the veteran minimum.
Former NBA Players Serve As Positive Role Models At Youth Basketball ClinicA basketball clinic taught dozens of Twin Cities youth more than just the basic skills of the game. The "Full Court Press: Prep for Success" program hosted its first clinic ever in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Rashad Vaughn Recalls Early Days In Minneapolis, Where Love Of Basketball BlossomedJust a four-hour drive from his hometown in Minneapolis, Rashad Vaughn is making a name for himself at the Milwaukee Bucks. The Robbinsdale Cooper High graduate was drafted in the first round after just one year in college.
Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24thThe Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.