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Pelicans Close In On Playoff Berth With Win Over Wolves

Anthony Davis had 24 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks to move the New Orleans Pelicans one step closer to a playoff berth with a 100-88 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

04/13/2015

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Learning Curve Awaits Tyus Jones If, When He Goes Pro

Right now it’s hard to envision a scenario if Tyus Jones turns professional that he would end up with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But wherever and whenever he makes the leap, there is a learning curve. As a couple lottery pick point guards can attest to.

04/07/2015

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Hayward Helps Jazz Beat Timberwolves 104-84

Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, including an impressive stop on Andrew Wiggins in the second quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.

03/30/2015

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Davis Leads Pelicans Past Sinking Timberwolves 110-88

Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.

03/29/2015

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LaVine Leads Timberwolves To 106-104 Overtime Win Vs Jazz

The future of the Minnesota Timberwolves gave a glimpse of what might be Monday night. Timberwolves rookies Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins combined to score 49 points, leading their injury-ravaged team to a 106-104 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz.

03/23/2015

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Wolves Edge Knicks In OT Matchup Of NBA’s Biggest Losers

Zach LaVine made the tying and go-ahead free throws with 10.7 seconds left and scored six of his 20 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the New York Knicks 95-92 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NBA’s biggest losers. Minnesota (15-53) ended a six-game losing streak and snapped a tie with the Knicks (14-54) for the NBA’s worst record. New York can still win for losing, and now has pole position in the race for the No. 1 draft pick.

03/19/2015

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Nets Beat Wolves In 1st Matchup Since Garnett Trade

Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.

03/16/2015

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A Look Behind The Scenes On Those Welcoming KG Back To MN

Kevin Garnett’s emotional return to Minnesota after almost eight years has stirred nostalgia for the only stretch of success the Timberwolves franchise has ever had. It also created some skepticism for the amount of help a 38-year-old power forward can provide to a team at the bottom of the Western Conference.

02/26/2015

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Podcast Page: 2/16/15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A President’s Day edition of The Morning News. Click the link above to visit Dave Lee’s Podcast Page.

02/16/2015

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Curry Wins 3-Point Contest, LaVine Takes Dunk Competition

Stephen Curry honored a fallen fan the best way he knew how. Zach LaVine made a name for himself in a dunk contest that lacked star punch.

02/15/2015

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Timberwolves Represented Well In All-Star Weekend

The Minnesota Timberwolves don’t have anyone playing in this year’s NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but there are still plenty of reasons for fans to be interested.

02/12/2015

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Martin’s Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine added 17 points and six assists and Martin scored nine straight points during a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter to help the Timberwolves (8-38) snap a 10-game losing streak at Target Center.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Have 4 Players In Rising Stars Challenge

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they’ll have four players representing the team in the Rising Stars Challenge as part of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in February.

01/28/2015

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Timberwolves Zach LaVine To Compete In Dunk Contest

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that rookie guard Zach LaVine will represent the team in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk contest as part of the NBA’s All-Star weekend.

01/27/2015

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2014 In Review: Top Local Sports Headlines

It was another crazy year on the Minnesota sports scene with plenty of great moments, some tough times and two coaches dismissed. Throw in a national title that nobody will remember on the college scene, and it’s been another very interesting year depending on which sports team you follow most.

12/18/2014

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Griffin Leads Clippers Over Timberwolves, 127-101

J.J. Redick can shoot 3-pointers with the best of them, and Monday night he added a pair of four-point plays to his repertoire to help the Los Angeles Clippers’ rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-101.

12/02/2014

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T-Wolves Beat Lakers After Kobe Misses 3-Pointer

Zach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant.

11/29/2014

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Are The Timberwolves Rookies Ready For The NBA?

The NBA’s regular season starts this week, with the Timberwolves tipping things off Wednesday night in Memphis. After a month of training camp and preseason, the question is, How ready for the NBA are all their young players?

10/27/2014

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A New Era Begins In Minnesota Basketball

The Minnesota Timberwolves know the story. They know that no one expects them to be very good this season. After all, they just traded the face of their franchise and remade their core around some very dynamic and very young players.

10/21/2014

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5 Reasons The Timberwolves Will Be Fun To Watch

Training camp had a much different feel for the Minnesota Timberwolves this year as they headed to Minnesota State University in Mankato for six straight days of workouts and practice. The Timberwolves enter the 2014-15 season much younger than they were a year ago, but far more athletic.

10/08/2014

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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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Timberwolves Hosting ‘Dunks After Dark’ Sept. 29

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a lot of new faces entering the season ahead, and they announced Tuesday their plans to tip off the season. The Timberwolves are hosting “Dunks After Dark” at midnight on Monday, Sept. 29, at Bresnan Arena on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

09/16/2014

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New Wolves Giving Away 500 Lynx Playoff Tickets

The newest Minnesota Timberwolves are pitching in to help the Lynx push toward another championship. Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Zach LaVine and Thaddeus Young have purchased a total of 500 tickets for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday.

08/27/2014

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Timberwolves Fans Welcome Wiggins, Others At State Fair

After a month of speculation around Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins, a trade sending Love to Cleveland was completed over the weekend. In return, the Timberwolves got Wiggins, this year’s No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, and Anthony Bennett, last year’s No. 1 overall pick. The Timberwolves also worked out a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire Thaddeus Young, who will be the team’s new power forward in Love’s place.

08/26/2014

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Wolves Sign 1st-Round Pick Zach LaVine

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed first-round draft pick Zach LaVine. The Timberwolves announced the signing on Tuesday on the second day of a camp to prepare LaVine and others for the team’s summer league competition in Las Vegas.

07/08/2014

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