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Rashad Vaughn Recalls Early Days In Minneapolis, Where Love Of Basketball Blossomed

Just 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.

07/25/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

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.

07/24/2015

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 21: Dwyane Wade #3 and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat holds the Larry O\'Brien Trophy as they speak to NBATV analyst Matt Winer and Charles Barkley after winning the Championship against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Charles Barkley Undeservingly Throws Heat At Lebron James

By David Heim  Charles Barkley is going for the throat. Barkley decided to crack a few jokes Sunday on Jim Kozimer’s Sports Talk Live, particularly at the brunt of Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and his newly-released movie Trainwreck. […]

07/20/2015

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Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine Talks Role Models, Confidence And Hard Work

On make-or-break player heading into his second year is Zach LaVine. WCCO’s Mike Max got a chance to talk with LaVine at a basketball camp to find out if LaVine can take that next step into super-stardom.

07/18/2015

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Forbes Ranks 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises

One thing is for sure, it’s good to be the owner of a sports franchise.

07/15/2015

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10 Things LeBron James Has Nightmares About

He revealed that the Finals loss to the Warriors still gives him nightmares.

07/13/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 6th-July 10th

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.

07/10/2015

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Wolves Fans Come Out In Droves For Scrimmage

The line to watch a Minnesota Timberwolves summer scrimmage stretched for blocks from Target Center through the Skyway in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. “We’ve got a good, young core of players so I’m excited to see what we’ve got,” fan Matt Ostby said.

07/08/2015

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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.

07/07/2015

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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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