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MINNEAPOLIS -- The paradigm has shifted for Corey Brewer.
Long gone are the days when merely stepping on an NBA floor represented the ultimate objective. Extended seasons won't suffice, either -- he's had three of those since leaving Minnesota via a trade.
Only another title will whet his appetite, honed in 2011 -- the teeter-totter year he went from Twin Cities washout to Lone Star champion.
"Everyone's like 'you're going to Minnesota, you're going to make the playoffs,'" said Brewer, who was formally introduced to Minneapolis media Wednesday after signing as an unrestricted free agent. "For me, it's not about making the playoffs anymore, because I already won a championship."
Brewer played a very limited role in Dallas' 2011 six-game NBA Finals win against Miami. He appeared in six games during that playoff run -- none in the finals -- and never played more than 8 minutes, 21 seconds.
But just being around Dirk Nowitzki,...
BEST OF MAXIM
There are few things more heartwarming, enduring and meaningful than the bond between a boy and his … goat? Apparently, for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer, that appears to be the case. Brewer, who is returning the T’Wolves — the team that drafted him out of Florida with the seventh-overall pick (yikes) in the 2007 […]The post Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer...
When the Minnesota Timberwolves lost Andrei Kirilenko to Brooklyn, they found themselves in desperate need of a solid perimeter defender.
Corey Brewer says he's ready to fill that role. But he's also confident that he returns to Minnesota a much more accomplished player on the other end of the floor.
Brewer says he's worked hard to refine his offensive game. He turned...
MINNEAPOLIS -- It does seem risky, paying an injury-prone big man 60 million over five years.
That's the reported figures for recently signed Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic, who in three NBA seasons has never played more than 65 games. A hurt calf here and an abdominal strain there kept him out of 17 contests last season.
And to think Pek had the best fortunes of Minnesota...
Long before the Miami Heat created their own “Big 3” down south, Minnesota had one of their own up north. Kevin Garnett, Sam Cassell, and Latrell Sprewell led the Wolves to a 58-24 record, earning the one-seed in the Western Conference. via http://www.smscs.com Randomized study of who have been finally adjudicated Levitra Viagra Vs Levitra Viagra Vs the greater the instant...
You might remember a few years ago when Ronny Turiaf served as the hype man for Kobe’s fake viral video that featured him jumping over a speeding Aston Martin. Now, Turiaf has a video of his own…and it features the veteran NBA big man jumping over a monster truck.
It’s pretty clear some of these dudes just have way too much free time on their hands. A+ celebration game though...
MAKES THE LEAP
You might remember a few years ago when Ronny Turiaf served as the hype man for Kobe’s fake viral video that featured him jumping over a speeding Aston Martin. Now, Turiaf has a video of his own…and it features the veteran NBA big man jumping over a monster truck. It’s pretty clear some of these dudes just have way too much free time on their hands. A+ celebration game though...
LEAPS AND BOUNDS
Thanks to the fine folks over at ESPN Sportsnation, NBA player Ronny Turiaf got a chance to spoof Kobe Bryant’s infamous jump over an Aston Martin with this hilarious clip. In this video, Turiaf says he’s going to jump over a monster truck and well, I’ll let the video do the rest of the talking:
Back in 2008, Kobe Bryant and then-teamamte Ronny Turiaf made a viral video to promote the Black Mamba’s new shoes. In the video, Kobe jumps over a speeding Aston Martin.
Today, Turiaf and SportsNation teamed up to make a video of their own, except Ronny jumps over a “monster truck” instead.
Jordan Farmar loved the video, and even sent a tweet to Kobe with the link to clip...
Ricky Rubio played in 57 games last season coming back from a torn ACL.
Rubio will participate in EuroBasket for Spain.
"Ricky has been training hard," said Flip Saunders. "He hasn’t been locked away, not answering phone calls and hiding from everyone like Pek (Nikola Pekovic). He’s doing more cross-training, going on 25-mile bike rides into the mountains around...
We caught up with NBA power forward Ronny Turiaf as he came out to RFA 9 last weekend to support “King” Kevin Casey, who earned the victory via unanimous decision.
The Timberwolves were my League Pass team in 2012. I watched them as much as any team besides the Knicks and Heat. Everyone has a team like that; a group of guys you like for reasons beyond their talent. In the case of Minnesota, I fell in love with their passing.
Kevin Love trails only Marc Gasol as the league’s best passing big man. For all we know Ricky Rubio already tops the...
Flip Saunders credits his year working in the media realm for helping him transition from a head coach to president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
"People talk about the importance of the agents and how they can dictate things; I believe my year with ESPN helped me tremendously in dealing with media and even agents," said Saunders. "You understand...
Perusing through potential trade partners, several
possibilities emerge to move a surplus player for “alternate” assets.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have been shopping Derrick
Williams for what seems like forever. He’s
young, athletic, and has never approached his potential. Next year his salary is a team option. Unfortunately his salary this year is just
shy of a “Cap...