LaVine, Wiggins & Jones Work To Stand Out On Wolves RosterThe Minnesota Timberwolves' Zach LaVine is a classic combo guard. He is athletic enough that you want him on the floor at some position. Even he is not sure which position that will be every night. "I play point, I play two, I play three, you know, whatever [Coach Sam Mitchell] wants me to go out there and do, you know. I do it, I do the best I can," LaVine said. "Sam be keeping me on my toes, man [laughs]!"
2015 In Review: The Year In Local SportsMinnesota doesn't seem to lack anything in having big sports stories over the course of a year, and 2015 was no exception. Here's a look back at the crazy year that was Minnesota sports.
Timberwolves Recall G Tyus JonesThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they've recalled guard Tyus Jones from the Idaho Stampede in the NBA's Developmental League. Jones started six games there and averaged 24.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, five assists and 1.5 steals in about 35 minutes per game.
Timberwolves G Tyus Jones Assigned To NBA D-LeagueThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Saturday night that guard Tyus Jones has been assigned to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA's Developmental League. Jones, an Apple Valley native who spent one season at Duke, has appeared in two games for the Timberwolves this season and played a total of 14 minutes.
Timberwolves Take Foster Kids On Shopping SpreeThe holidays can be a difficult time for many children who don't have a permanent home. So today the Minnesota Timberwolves had a surprise for some foster children to make their holiday brighter.
20 Years Apart, Tyus Jones And Andre Miller Share Basketball PerspectiveThey're far enough apart in age to be father and son. Instead, they're teammates. They're the oldest and the youngest players on the Timberwolves. Tyus Jones and Andre Miller are separated by 20 years of life on this earth.
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.
Wolves Waive Brown, Penn, Nick Wiggins After Final Preseason GameThe Minnesota Timberwolves have waived point guard Lorenzo Brown and two others to get down to the roster limit of 15 players.
Wolves Fall To Bucks As Former NCAA Stars Take The Court In MadisonKhris Middleton scored 17 points, Michael Carter-Williams added 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away in the third quarter for a 106-88 win on Tuesday night over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Dieng Shines As Wolves Beat Raptors 89-87 In First Preseason WinGorgui Dieng scored 14 and Tayshaun Prince had 13 to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first win of the preseason, coming from behind to beat the Toronto Raptors 89-87 on Wednesday night.
Timberwolves Hosting Free, Open Scrimmage Oct. 5The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that they're hosting a scrimmage that will be free and open to the public on Monday, Oct. 5. The scrimmage will be at 7 p.m. at Target Center.
Tyus Jones Makes Surprise Visit To Apple Valley Alma MaterStudents attending a leadership conference in Apple Valley had quite the surprise Wednesday when a local NBA star stopped by. Tyus Jones is no stranger to Apple Valley High School. He graduated from there two years ago before becoming a NCAA Champion and Timberwolves rookie. He told students how hard work and a support team of family and friends helped him pursue his dream of going to the NBA.