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It’s Official! Andrew Wiggins Is Rookie Of The Year

The Minnesota Timberwolves confirmed that Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA Rookie of the Year. Not that there was much suspense or contention over the choice. Wiggins won 110 first-choice votes.

04/30/2015

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Report: Wiggins To Be Named Rookie Of The Year Thursday

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they will hold a 2:30 p.m. news conference Thursday to make a “major announcement.” WCCO Sports Director Mark Rosen has confirmed that Andrew Wiggins is expected to be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.

04/29/2015

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Flip Saunders: ‘I’m The Coach Until I Say I’m Not’

Flip Saunders, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations, says he will also serve as the team’s coach “until I feel we need to move in a different direction.”

04/20/2015

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KG’s Return Was A Highlight, His Finish A Bummer For Wolves

February was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base’s eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury. Then, a 7-foot long adrenaline shot right to the heart.

04/16/2015

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Thunder Beat Timberwolves, 138-113, But Still Miss Playoffs

Russell Westbrook went out with a bang.

Westbrook scored 37 points in Oklahoma City’s 138-113 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that was rendered moot by New Orleans’ playoff-clinching in over San Antonio.

04/15/2015

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Analysis: Minn. Teams Are The Biggest Losers

Minnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.

04/15/2015

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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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Flip Saunders Thinks Garnett Will Return Next Season

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders thinks Kevin Garnett will return for a 21st NBA season next year. Garnett is not expected to play in the Wolves’ finale against Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

04/13/2015

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Curry, Warriors Too Much For Timberwolves

The playoffs can’t get here soon enough for Golden State coach Steve Kerr.

04/12/2015

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Wolves’ Ricky Rubio To Have Ankle Surgery

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will have exploratory arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome left ankle Monday in Southern California.

04/11/2015

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Kelly Leads Lakers Past Timberwolves 106-98

While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19.

04/11/2015

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Aldridge Has 24 And Blazers Rout TWolves 116-91

LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 13 rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-91 on Wednesday night.

04/08/2015

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Timberwolves Pekovic Has Surgery On Right Achilles

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that center Nikola Pekovic had successful surgery to repair his right Achilles. The surgery was done by Dr. Robert Anderson at Ortho Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was called a debridement and repair of his right Achilles.

04/08/2015

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Kings Hold Off Timberwolves Behind Casspi

Omri Casspi’s playing time has increased since George Karl took over as Sacramento’s coach during the All-Star break. Casspi’s production is picking up, too.

04/08/2015

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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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Timberwolves Sign F Arinze Onuaku

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve signed forward Arinze Onuaku for the rest of the regular season. The Timberwolves were granted a hardship exception by the NBA to fill a 16th roster spot due to having at least four players out with injuries.

04/07/2015

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Rubio Will Wait To Decide On Spanish National Team

Injured Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he will wait for the NBA season to end before turning his thoughts to playing with the Spanish national team this summer.

04/06/2015

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Timberwolves Pitch Washington Teen On Fandom

A Seattle teen got the treatment most fans would dream of tonight at the Minnesota Timberwolves game. Sixteen-year-old Connor Urcuyo lost his hometown team when the Seattle Sonics moved to Oklahoma.

04/03/2015

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Vucevic’s Career-High 37 Power Magic Over Wolves 97-84

Nikola Vucevic scored a career-high 37 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to power the Orlando Magic to a 97-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

04/03/2015

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New Wolves, Lynx Practice Facility Nearing Completion

Construction is almost done on the new practice facility for the Timberwolves and Lynx. If you drive by, you’ll see scaffolding is still up across the street from Target Center at the building formally known as Block E.

04/03/2015

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Pekovic To Miss Rest Of Season With Achilles Injury

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss the rest of the regular season to have surgery on an injured right Achilles, the team announced Thursday.

04/02/2015

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Williams Helps Lead Raptors Past Timberwolves 113-99

Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.

04/01/2015

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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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Bennett, Hummel Return For ‘Wolves, Garnett Still Out

Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game.

03/29/2015

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Wolves Win #1 NBA Draft Pick

For the first time in team history, the Minnesota Timberwolves will have the number 1 pick in the NBA Draft.

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Kevin Garnett In The ’90s

Kevin Garnett got his NBA start with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and now he’s set to make his return to where it all began. Take a trip in the time machine with us as we look at his earliest seasons with the team.

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano watch the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

2014 In Review: Top National Sports Stories

Check out the top national sports stories from 2014.

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New Timberwolves At The State Fair

It was a festive atmosphere as Minnesota Timberwolves fans welcomed the team’s four new players at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday.

1. San Antonio Spurs (62-20)

NBA Power Rankings – April 21, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 21st in the NBA.

3. Los Angeles Clippers (56-24)

NBA Power Rankings – April 14, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 14th in the NBA.

5. Houston Rockets (51-25)

NBA Power Rankings – April 8, 2014

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