Love, Cavaliers Roll Over Timberwolves 125-104Kevin Love scored 20 points in his first game against Minnesota, Kyrie Irving added 29 and the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away in the second half for a 125-104 victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Love's reunion with the team he spent six frustrating seasons with before a summer blockbuster trade was overshadowed by an injury to Cleveland center Anderson Varejao, who had to be helped off the floor in the third quarter.
Flip: Minnesota Fans Won't Forgive Kevin LoveOn the eve of the Timberwolves' first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota.
2014 In Review: Top Local Sports HeadlinesIt 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.
Did A Timberwolves Exec Take A Shot At Kevin Love?Timberwolves officials and staff spent time Thursday morning getting fans excited for the season ahead, offering free breakfast and coffee for those in downtown Minneapolis. One team executive may have also taken a shot at Kevin Love on WCCO This Morning.
10 Of The Top Players In Timberwolves HistoryThe Minnesota Timberwolves start their 2014-15 regular season Wednesday night in Memphis against the Grizzlies. The Timberwolves open the home season Thursday night against the Detroit Pistons. Minnesota hasn't been to the playoffs in 10 years, so it's prompted us with a new era starting this year to look back at some of the top Timberwolves players of all time. Here's 10, in no particular order.
Love Shows He Can Carry The Load For Cleveland Kevin Love gave Cleveland Cavaliers fans a glimpse of what he can bring to the team this season.
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.
Timberwolves Move On Without Kevin LoveThe Kevin Love era officially ended in Minnesota in August when he was traded to Cleveland to team up with LeBron James and the Cavaliers. In retrospect, it may have been over far sooner.
Timberwolves Have Record Week After Trading Love The Minnesota Timberwolves haven't made the playoffs in 10 years and just traded the face of their franchise so he can go chase a championship with LeBron James in Cleveland. Kevin Love is gone now, and yet somehow the Timberwolves have parlayed that into a record-setting week at the box office.
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.
Timberwolves Turn Page On Kevin Love Era Everyone knew the Minnesota Timberwolves needed to trade Kevin Love. The face of the franchise played six seasons in Minnesota without a postseason appearance.
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.
Bennett Preparing For Upcoming NBA SeasonAnthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control. It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada's top young players.
Self: Wiggins Wants To Be Traded To Minnesota Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future.