LaVine Helps Wolves Beat Hawks 99-95Zach LaVine had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds in place of the injured Ricky Rubio, and the Minnesota Timberwolves swept the season series with the Atlanta Hawks with a 99-95 victory on Wednesday night. Andrew Wiggins scored 15 points on 5-for-17 shooting for the Wolves (7-8), who won their second home game in a row after an 0-6 start at Target Center.
Kevin McHale Fired By Rockets After 4-7 StartSix months ago, Kevin McHale coached the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years. There are high expectations for the team again this season behind James Harden and Dwight Howard, but McHale won't be around to see where the Rockets end up: Houston fired McHale on Wednesday with the team off to a puzzling 4-7 start.
High-Scoring Wiggins, Wolves Beat The Heat 103-91Andrew Wiggins scored 24 points, Zach LaVine added 17 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a triple-double from Miami's Hassan Whiteside to beat the Heat 103-91 on Tuesday night. Shabazz Muhammad scored 16 and Karl-Anthony Towns had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Minnesota, which snapped a four-game slide.
Glen Taylor Reportedly Negotiating To Sell Minority Wolves ShareA person with knowledge of the talks tells The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in discussion with several parties about selling a minority stake in the franchise. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly for all parties involved.
Family Asks Memorials Be Sent To Flip Saunders Legacy FundFamily, friends and those close to Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders will gather this weekend to remember him. The family has asked that their privacy be recognized during this time.
Timberwolves Win 112-111 Over Lakers In First Game After Flip Saunders' DeathWith heavy hearts and occupied minds, the Minnesota Timberwolves hung on to win one for Flip. Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points and 14 assists and the Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-111 Wednesday night in their first game since Flip Saunders' death.
Flip Saunders Memorialized In New Wolves, Lakers Warmup GearThree days after losing their leader to cancer, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making sure everyone knows that Flip Saunders is still with them. And the Los Angeles Lakers are also showing their support.
NBA 2015-2016 Season Preview: Eastern ConferenceThe 2015-2016 NBA season tips off October 27. Preview the Eastern Conference contenders, sleepers and teams jockeying for draft position.
NBA 2015-2016 Season Preview: Western ConferenceThe 2015-2016 NBA season tips off October 27. Preview the Western Conference contenders, sleepers and teams jockeying for draft position.
Timberwolves Stars Mentoring Minnesota YoungstersOne of the most interesting roster experiments in the NBA is happening in Minnesota, where the Timberwolves have assembled a mentorship program of sorts for a promising young core of talent. President of basketball operations Flip Saunders and general manager Milt Newton brought in three veterans over the age of 35 to show five pups under the age of 23 how to be pros.
WCCO Radio To Continue Broadcasting Timberwolves GamesThe Minnesota Timberwolves are staying right where they've been for the last few years on the radio dial: NewsRadio 830 WCCO. The team announced a multi-year deal with WCCO-AM that will kick off with the upcoming 2015-2016 season.
Bulls Beat Timberwolves 114-105 In NBA Preseason GameE'Twaun Moore scored 18 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 114-105 preseason victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.