Timberwolves Waive F Anthony BennettThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday that they've waived forward Anthony Bennett to trim their roster to 18 players. Bennett was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
AP Source: Timberwolves Buyout Anthony Bennett For $3.6MAnthony Bennett is on the move again. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached agreement on terms on a $3.6 million buyout with the former No. 1 overall pick.
Report: Timberwolves Make Anthony Bennett Available For TradeBefore exercising their No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making Anthony Bennett -- a former No. 1 pick himself -- available for trade, according to a report from ESPN.
Timberwolves To Face Bulls, Raptors In NBA Canada SeriesThe NBA announced Monday that the Minnesota Timberwolves will participate in the fourth-annual NBA Canada Series. The team will head north to play two preseason games in Canada.
Davis Leads Pelicans Past Sinking Timberwolves 110-88Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.
Bennett, Hummel Return For 'Wolves, Garnett Still OutMinnesota 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.
Parker's 28 Helps Spurs Carve Up Wolves 121-92Tony Parker scored 28 points in 25 minutes and the San Antonio Spurs cruised past the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 121-92 on Friday night. Parker made 12 of 18 shots, including all three of his 3-pointers, and Danny Green scored 18 points for the Spurs, who got an easy night with a game against the Brooklyn Nets at home on Saturday.
Bennett Leads Timberwolves Past Pacers 107-89Anthony Bennett scored 17 points and Ricky Rubio had 16, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 107-89 preseason victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. Bennett was 7 for 9 from the field. The reserve scored Minnesota's first six points of the fourth quarter to help the Wolves maintain their comfortable lead over the injury-depleted Pacers.
A New Era Begins In Minnesota BasketballThe 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.
5 Reasons The Timberwolves Will Be Fun To WatchTraining 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.
Rubio Focused On New-Look Wolves, Not Contract During his first three seasons with the Timberwolves, Rubio usually deferred to Love when leadership was needed. Love was the All-Star. Love was the headliner. Love was here first. Now Love is gone, traded to Cleveland this summer in a blockbuster that brought Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young to Minnesota. Seemingly overnight, the Wolves have morphed from a deliberate, plodding group to a dynamic young team brimming with athleticism.
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.
Timberwolves Fans Welcome Wiggins, Others At State FairAfter 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.
Love Traded To Cavaliers, Joins LeBronKevin Love is finally teaming up with LeBron James. The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that's been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland
Wolves Reportedly Get Young As Part Of Love TradeThe Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the Timberwolves will receive Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as part of the deal that will send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers.