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NBA Free Agency: 16 Hours In, Over $500 Million Dollars Spent

If you’re an NBA player, December 25th is really just another day at the office, Christmas is on July 1st.

07/01/2015

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8 Overrated Free Agents Soon To Be Overpaid

NBA free agency starts July 1 and these guys are about to cash in.

06/29/2015

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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

PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 11: Wesley Matthews #2 of the Portland Trail Blazers stands on the court during a game against the Charlotte Hornets on November 11, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Undrafted Players In NBA History

As these guys proved, the NBA dream isn’t over for the undrafted.

06/26/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 22nd-June 26th

The 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.

06/26/2015

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4 Things To Know From June 26, 2015

From a serious fall from a grain elevator in Minneapolis to a huge recall for Lululemon, here are the four stories to know for Friday, June 26.

06/26/2015

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Winners And Losers From 2015 NBA Draft

Which teams had us scratching our heads at their selections?

06/25/2015

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Kelly: Should The NBA Draft Expand?

The NBA has grown while the draft has shrunk; is it time for the draft to expand?

06/25/2015

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4 Things To Know From June 25, 2015

From Whole Foods accused of overcharging to the NBA Draft, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, June 25.

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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NBA Draft Prospect Bobby Portis: “I Haven’t Been Getting Much Sleep”

Arkansas PF Bobby Portis has been labeled as a possible draft sleeper, we got his thoughts on the draft process and where he sees his game fitting in the NBA.

06/24/2015

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Alan Williams: ‘My Life As An NBA Draft Prospect’

UCSB isn’t your typical college basketball powerhouse, but Alan Williams isn’t your typical draft prospect either. Here’s his story, as told by him.

06/23/2015

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 3: Joel Embid #11 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2014 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 3, 2014 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joel Embiid The Latest Example Of Risk Vs. Reward In NBA Draft

Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury

06/22/2015

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Karl-Anthony Towns Says There Is ‘No Promise’ From T-Wolves

Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns tells The Associated Press he has “no promise at all” from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday.

06/22/2015

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DeLaSallians Sound Off On Upcoming NBA Draft

Coach Dave Thorson is conducting his annual basketball camp at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. He is asked to turn his attention to two players he coached two years ago in Michael Jordan’s Summer Camp.

06/19/2015

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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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Top 5 NBA Finals Moments

We’re a little over 24 hours away from the NBA Finals getting underway pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James against the “Splash Brothers” of Golden State.

06/03/2015

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Wolves To Play In 2015 NBA Canada Series

The Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in Canada as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.

06/01/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The 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.

05/29/2015

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Life Is Good For Lynx Assistant Coach Jim Peterson

Jim Petersen grew up in St. Louis Park, and grew into a 6-foot-11-inch frame. Basketball was an obvious calling, and it still is because he loves this game — and the game seems to love him back.

05/23/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the final minutes of their 97 to 89 win over the Atlanta Hawks during Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: LeBron James Vs. Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan, his eminence, excellence, and the exemplar of modern basketball, is the unquestioned king. But can King James leave the game with just one more jewel in his crown?

05/22/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

The 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.

05/22/2015

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Wolves Finally Come Out On Top After Heartache, Bad Luck

His voice cracking and tears welling in his eyes, Flip Saunders pointed to the sky about 20 minutes after the Minnesota Timberwolves — the franchise that has been down on its luck for most of the past 25 years — won the draft lottery to get the No. 1 overall selection.

05/20/2015

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Sunday In Sports: The Top Five Sports Stories

Here’s your break down of all of the great sports action from another busy Sunday in the sports world.

05/17/2015

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Michael Jordan Could Still Beat LeBron James?

A new poll says that 34% of NBA fans think MJ could beat Lebron right now in one-on-one.

05/15/2015

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