On make-or-break player heading into his second year is Zach LaVine. WCCO’s Mike Max got a chance to talk with LaVine at a basketball camp to find out if LaVine can take that next step into super-stardom.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng will be one of several players on hand when the NBA plays its first game in Africa on Aug. 1. The game will be played at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will feature a Team Africa vs. Team World.
Five years after he was acquired, the Minnesota Timberwolves have finally added Nemanja Bjelica to their roster. Bjelica was introduced at a news conference Wednesday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday they’ve signed forward Nemanja Bjelica, the reigning MVP of the Euroleague. The Timberwolves originally acquired Bjelica on a draft day trade with the Washington Wizards in 2010, selecting him 35th overall.
A person with knowledge of the trade says the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to send Chase Budinger to the Indiana Pacers for Damjan Rudez in a swap of small forwards.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are not the only ones getting set for a new season. Another year means another chance for the team’s dancers to show off their stuff. They are holding open auditions next Saturday.
Karl-Anthony Towns, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, scored 12 points in his professional debut Friday night to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 81-68 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers and No. 2 pick D’Angelo Russell in the NBA Summer League.
Minnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he plans to start Kevin Garnett next season and believes he can still make a significant impact at age 39.
A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the two-year contract Kevin Garnett will sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves is worth $16 million.
The line to watch a Minnesota Timberwolves summer scrimmage stretched for blocks from Target Center through the Skyway in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. “We’ve got a good, young core of players so I’m excited to see what we’ve got,” fan Matt Ostby said.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are expecting a large turnout at Target Center Wednesday night as the team is hosting a Summer Showcase ahead of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The team is hosting an open scrimmage to the general public, and admission is free.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that they’ve signed their two first-round draft picks, Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. The Timberwolves took Towns, a center out of Kentucky, with the No. 1 overall pick in the June 25 NBA Draft.
Only two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica on a three-year contract. Bjelica issued a statement on Monday saying he was excited to announce that he would be leaving his team in Turkey to come and play for the Timberwolves.
The Minnesota Timberwolves start mini camp this week ahead of a trip to the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, but the team announced its summer league roster on Monday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday they’ll host a four-day mini camp and an open scrimmage before they head to Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League.
If you want to get an early look at the Minnesota Timberwolves before they head to the NBA Summer League, you can do next week without using your wallet. The Timberwolves announced that they will host an open scrimmage at Target Center at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, July 8.
Karl-Anthony Towns arrived in Minneapolis last Friday and is already excited, talking about his NBA future with the Timberwolves. Mike Max spent time with him to talk basketball, life and what’s next.
Tyus Jones is realizing his NBA dream in his home state with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who traded two second-round picks and a future draft choice for the rights to Jones.
When a first round draft pick and a star player with hometown roots make their first introduction, it’s going to attract some attention.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have scheduled an open house for fans considering season tickets, trying to build off the buzz created by their high-profile draft picks. The Wolves selected Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns with the first overall pick on Thursday night and then traded up into the lower part of the first round to get Duke point guard and Minnesota native Tyus Jones with their next selection.
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired hometown kid Tyus Jones from the Cleveland Cavaliers for two second-round draft picks.
Thousands of long-suffering Minnesota Timberwolves fans filed into Target Center on Thursday night to see their downtrodden team enjoy a rare moment in the NBA’s driver’s seat. They came to see their team select Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick, and they did not go home disappointed.
It’s a big day for Minnesota basketball fans. The NBA Draft is being held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday night, and the Timberwolves have the No. 1 overall pick.
Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor? The decision has been debated for months, with Towns widely expected to be the choice. Flip Saunders knows who he will take with the Timberwolves’ number-one overall pick Thursday night — but he isn’t saying.