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MINNEAPOLIS -- An overspent, frustrated Corey Brewer left the Twin Cities two and a half years ago.
According to the Timberwolves' newest swingman, it's a smarter, more prudent Brewer that'll return this season.
"I've learned what I can do and can't do," said Brewer, who signed Friday with the team that originally drafted him.
What the 6-foot-9, 185-pound Florida product can do is hound opposing shooters. He can make plays in transition, especially with an on-the-fly distributor like Ricky Rubio leading the charge. He can knock down the very occasional shot, most notably the corner 3-pointer.
What Brewer can't do, he's come to grips with, is carry a team on his shoulders. Many expected something close to that when Kevin McHale selected him seventh overall in the 2007 NBA Draft.
By the time he began contributing on a meaningful level in his third year, the Timberwolves were assessing his trade value. That eventually led to the transaction th...
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Andrei Kirilenko's wife Masha Lapatova reportedly said he is allowed to have sex with another woman once a year.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Saturday night they've finalized contracts with first-round draft picks Shabazz Muhammad and Gorgui Dieng.
Both rookies, who made their debuts in the Timberwolves' NBA Summer League-opening loss Saturday, ended up in Minneapolis via a draft-and-trade deal with Utah. The Jazz selected Muhammad 14th overall and Dieng 21st...
LAS VEGAS -- Climb up through the lower bowl of the Thomas & Mack Center at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, and every audible conversation is about one 20-year-old rookie in electric yellow shoes.
"He played at UCLA."
"... the one who lied about his age."
"... in high school here in Vegas."
"How do you pronounce it? Shabaaazz? Shabaaahhhzz...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The sharp and savvy swing man, returning to a Target Center near you.
He hates being late. He keeps that California sun-bleached hair tidy. He speaks well, shoots well, and is coming back as part of the Timberwolves' revamped roster.
It wasn't a given that Chase Budinger would emerge from unrestricted free agency without requiring a new-home search somewhere...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Corey Brewer's return to what he calls his second home is now a done deal.
The free-agent small forward signed Friday afternoon with the Timberwolves, president of basketball operations Flip Saunders confirmed in a press conference at the Target Center. The three-team sign and trade that brings in Kevin Martin from Oklahoma City and sends Luke Ridnour to Milwaukeeallowed...
Over the weekend, former Louisville big man Gorgui Dieng singed his first NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dieng was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the first round with the 21st pick, but was immediately traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with former UCLA star Shabazz Mohammad.
Dieng’s contract is reportedly for four years with the first two years being guaranteed...
MINNEAPOLIS -- After losing their longstanding minor league partner, the Timberwolves have turned to another neighboring state to meet whatever NBA D-League needs may arise next season.
Minnesota announced Monday it's entering into a one-year agreement with the Iowa Energy, based in Des Moines. The Sioux Falls (S.D.) Skyforce had been the Timberwolves' D-League affiliate...
The D-League Select defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves by a final score of 83-81 in Summer League play on Saturday.
Stefhon Hannah led the D-League with 23 points.
Shabazz Muhammad scored seven points on 3-for-7 shooting.