Found June 25, 2013 on Word On The Game:
    Flip Saunders and the Minnesota Timberwolves seem to be enamored with NBA Draft prospect Victor Oladipo. The T’Wolves are offering former #2 overall pick Derrick Williams , the #9 and the 3 26 picks in this Draft, in order to move into position to grab Oladipo. I’m not sure if the T’Wolves package [...]

Timberwolves to face Russian team in preseason

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves' web of worldwide connections keeps on expanding. The team announced Monday it will entertain an international opponent for the second straight preseason. This year, it's Russian champion and 2013 Euroleague semifinalist CSKA Moscow -- the former team of Timberwolves guard Alexey Shved and forward Andrei Kirilenko. As part of the...

With no trades brewing, Wolves finish draft prep

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves' 2013 draft legwork is pretty much complete. Now, president of basketball operations Flip Saunders said, action gives way to reaction. "We have a list of 60 players -- 75, 60 guys on the draft board -- and all those players are based on, with our roster as it is, when the time comes, who are we going to pick," Saunders said...

Brandon Roy: “My Basketball Days Are Numbered”

Brandon Roy took one last shot at life as an NBA player last season, when he signed on to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The old Brandon Roy might have led the Timberwolves to a playoff run.  This version of Brandon Roy may never walk or run pain-free. Roy now sits on the brink of retirement, and according to Kevin Pelton, won’t admit it’s over, but does say “his basketball...

Brandon Roy on his career: "My basketball days are numbered"

We have been down this retirement road before with Brandon Roy, but it never gets easy reading the warning signs along the way. This time is no different. From Rookie of the Year to All-Star to waived with the Portland Trail Blazers, to spending a season away from the game before a comeback with the Minnesota Timberwolves that never lived up to the hype, Roy is moving closer...

Report: Timberwolves Turned Down Trade Proposal From Cavaliers For Kevin Love

According to Andy Katz of ESPN, the Cavaliers offered their No. 1 pick in Thursday’s draft, third-year forward, Tristan Thompson and second-year guard, Dion Waiters, to Minnesota in exchange for Kevin Love, but Timberwolves general manager, Flip Saunders, turned down the deal. But the Cavs are also exploring trading the top pick since they’re not in love with any one player...

Timberwolves hope to find jewels in draft's second round

MINNEAPOLIS -- Finally, Gordon Malone was exhibiting what resembled shades of his West Virginia self. In 2008, Malone scored more than 35 points in back-to-back games, brushing past helpless defenders and making good use of his 6-foot-11 frame like he did so often in the old Big East. But this was in a summer, pseudo-street ball league in New York dubbed Pro City, nowhere near the...

NBA Rumors: Timberwolves reject Cavs offer for Kevin Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly turned down a loaded trade proposal from the Cleveland Cavaliers for All-Star big man Kevin Love. According to ESPN’s Andy Katz, the trade offer was the following: forward Tristan Thompson, guard Dion Waiters and the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft. Per Katz, new Minnesota team president Flip Saunders won’t move Love and thus rejected the offer...

Draft preview: Wolves likely to avoid major draft-day trade

MINNEAPOLIS -- Like so many Minnesota Timberwolves' contests last season, their route in this year's NBA Draft carries an aura of predictability. The franchise's injury woes and shortcomings of 2012-13 rang as apparent as its needs entering Thursday's draft, where the Timberwolves have two picks in each round. The difference: there's hope here, hope that was...

Reports suggest Wolves have interest in Nets' guard MarShon Brooks

MINNEAPOLIS -- If Flip Saunders used yesterday's pre-draft press conference to mislead any general managers or media out there, there's only half a bluff to call. And that's assuming Tuesday's reports of the Timberwolves' interest in trading for Brooklyn Nets shooting guard MarShon Brooks have any substance. According to the New York Daily News,Minnesota and...

2013 Wolves Draft Day Babble

  FINALLY! One of the best days of the year. How can you not absolutely love it? A saturation of roster moves, new faces and players, and Flip Saunders will make his first player acquisitions as President of Basketball Operations. I can't wait. For better of worse. My colleague TCSnyder and I have been fired up for days now and recently took some time throughout the past...
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