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Wolves’ Kevin Martin Says He Won’t Cut Corners

In the final game of last season, and the final game of Rick Adelman’s coaching career, Kevin Martin went down swinging. While most of the Minnesota Timberwolves slogged through one last game in a massively disappointing season, Martin went after the Utah Jazz. He scored a season-high 36 points, attacked the rim to get to the free throw line for 10 shots and even came up with a couple of steals before fouling out in a rare show of aggression on the defensive end from him.

10/01/2014

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Saunders Returns To Bench In Minnesota

Flip Saunders spent the entire summer with his executive hat on, banging his head against a wall for a full month thanks to an arcane NBA rule that forced his Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers to wait 30 days before completing a trade for Kevin Love.

09/28/2014

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Saunders Assumes Unique Position Of Power In NBA

When Flip Saunders sat down at a press conference Friday, he assumed a position of power within the Minnesota Timberwolves that sets him apart from most everyone else in the NBA.

06/06/2014

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Wolves GM: Love Talks Haven’t Heated Up Yet

Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton says the team remains patient in its pursuit of a new coach and has yet to see any trade talks start to heat up.

05/29/2014

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Saunders Begins Search For Timberwolves Coach

Flip Saunders is a former coach himself, so he knows how coveted a head coaching job in the NBA can be.

04/22/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Miss something from today’s show? Here are a few of the highlights on our podcast page. CLICK THE ABOVE LINK to listen!

04/22/2014

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Timberwolves’ Rick Adelman Retiring After 23 Years

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned. Adelman was expected to announce his decision Monday morning, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

04/21/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-21-14

Mike Lynch singing Karaoke during Mike Max’s Sports Segment. That and other highlights are here on the Podcast Page. Click the above link to listen back.

04/21/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee 4-17-14

Did you miss STANLEY BING’s hilarious interview with DAVE LEE today? Click the link above to listen back to that interview and other highlights from today’s show.

04/17/2014

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Jazz Beat Wolves In What Could Be Adelman’s Last Game

Rick Adelman trudged off the basketball court for maybe the final time in his professional life and he couldn’t hide the disappointment. He was sure his Minnesota Timberwolves were going to respond in the season finale, finishing a year of unmet expectations on a high note against the lowly Utah Jazz.

04/16/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee 4-16-14

To hear Flip Saunders, Sid Hartman and other highlights from today’s show, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.

04/16/2014

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A Season Of Frustration For Adelman, Timberwolves

As the clock ticks down on the Minnesota Timberwolves’ regular season finale on Wednesday night, one of the most quietly successful coaching careers the NBA has ever seen could be coming to a close right with it.

04/15/2014

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Warriors Beat Timberwolves 130-120, Secure 6th Seed

Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, rallying the Warriors from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 on Monday night to touch off the celebration.

04/15/2014

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McCallum, Cousins Rally Kings Past Timberwolves

DeMarcus Cousins recorded his eighth straight double-double with 35 points and 15 rebounds but picked up his 16th technical foul of the season late in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 106-103 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

04/14/2014

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Love Misses Game With Elbow Injury

Minnesota forward Kevin Love missed the Timberwolves’ game against Houston on Friday night because of a hyperextended right elbow.

04/11/2014

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