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Timberwolves Invite 100 Military Members To Practice The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting 100 members of the military as a way of saying thank you for their service.
Kevin Martin Moving To Starting Lineup For TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves coach Sam Mitchell is inserting Kevin Martin into the starting lineup in hopes of jumpstarting a struggling offense. Martin will replace Tayshaun Prince and Andrew Wiggins will slide from shooting guard to small forward in a first five that also includes point guard Ricky Rubio, power forward Kevin Garnett and center Karl-Anthony Towns.
Timberwolves Honor Flip Saunders With 2-0 StartThe Minnesota Timberwolves are ironically coping with the death of Flip Saunders by playing basketball. It helps when you go 2-0 on the road to start the season, creating some optimism.
With Saunders Gone, Timberwolves Aim To Live His LegacyFrom his college career playing for the Gophers to his professional career coaching, personnel directing and even owning the Timberwolves, nobody has had the kind of impact on the sport in this state like Flip Saunders has.
Timberwolves Reflect On Death Of Flip SaundersPeople are remembering the man who meant so much to the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise: Flip Saunders. The President of Basketball Operations for the team lost his battle with cancer on Sunday at the age of 60.
Wolves Coach Names Zach LaVine Starting Shooting GuardZach LaVine has gone from slam dunk champion to starting shooting guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Interim coach Sam Mitchell named LaVine the starter Wednesday, before the Wolves had even played a preseason game.
Lynx Focused On Winning Title, Not Revenge On FeverMinnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve and Timberwolves' interim head coach Sam Mitchell chatted as their practices overlapped Thursday. It was a good problem to have because it means the Lynx are in the finals. "No matter what, it's just one more opponent we're getting ready for. This is it, and this is where we were trying to get to and we're here," Reeve said.
Garnett Returns To Help Wolves, Mitchell While Flip Is AwayFlip Saunders brought Kevin Garnett back home to help turn a young, impressionable Minnesota Timberwolves roster into a group that can pull the franchise out of a decade of futility. Now that Saunders is on leave from the team while battling cancer, Garnett's return has never been more important.
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.
Report: Sam Mitchell Taking Over As Timberwolves Interim Head CoachAbout a month after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, it appears Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders will be at least temporarily stepping away from the sideline at Target Center.
Timberwolves Caravan Starts Aug. 4 In AlexandriaThe Minnesota Timberwolves are set to get their annual caravan started across the state as they embark on a new era in the organization. The Timberwolves Caravan, headlined by Minnesota native Tyus Jones, takes off on Tuesday, Aug. 4 as it heads to Alexandria for an event from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Timberwolves' Coach Flip Saunders Missing Monday's Game With IllnessThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday afternoon that head coach Flip Saunders will miss the team's game against the Denver Nuggets due to an illness.
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