The Minnesota Timberwolves are targeting Victor Oladipo in the NBA draft, according to league sources.
The Timberwolves currently have the ninth overall pick and would have to move up to get Oladipo.
Flip Saunders is likely to engage the Charlotte Bobcats, holders of the No. 4 pick, in trade talks.
Tweet The Minnesota Timberwolves had a rough 2012-2013 NBA season, largely because of two broken hands that kept All-Star forward Kevin Love out of action for most of the year. Love’s future with the team was also shrouded in doubt as his relationship with former GM David Kahn was strained, to say the least. With [...]
MINNEAPOLIS -- It's one of the darkest yet brightest junctures in the largely painful Minnesota Timberwolves' existence.
Repeated failures have wrought changes at the top of the organization. A success-starved city's cynicism is spiking. Poor luck piles on top of a growing heap of shortcomings.
Yet hope endures, primarily in the form of a big-time talent at the forward...
Flip Saunders would like to add more shooters to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ roster.
"We need more shooters,'' Saunders said. "You can't play with one (Budinger) or two (Luke Ridnour). A healthy Kevin Love will help there, but if we put shooters on the floor, you're going to see a much better (Ricky) Rubio.''The Timberwolves were the worst three...
Flip Saunders fired five members of the Minnesota Timberwolves’ scouting department.
Saunders fired international scouting director Pete Philo, regional scouts J.T. Prada, Curtis Crawford and Steve Gordon and special-assignment scout Will Conroy.
Philo was instrumental in the Timberwolves’ efforts to land Ricky Rubio.
Flip Saunders has started the restructuring expected when he took over as Minnesota Timberwolves president last week.
Saunders fired international scouting coordinator Pete Philo, regional scout Curtis Crawford and Will Conroy on Tuesday. The moves were made as Saunders clears room to get a staff together for next month's draft.
Philo was instrumental in ushering in a new focus...
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16 days ago
MINNEAPOLIS Flip Saunders said it himself: Coaches always coach.
Now that Saunders has replaced David Kahn as the Minnesota Timberwolves' president of basketball operations, can the 16-year NBA coach put away his clipboard and successfully transition to a front office job?
As recently as last month, Saunders was interviewed to become the next head coach at his alma mater,...
MINNEAPOLIS For a decade, Flip Saunders called Target Center home. He led the Minnesota Timberwolves to eight straight playoff appearances and helped the franchise reach the Western Conference finals for the first time.
Back in that same building where he once had much success as a head coach, Saunders was introduced Friday as Minnesota's president of basketball operations as...
On Thursday, the Minnesota Timberwolves fired David Kahn and announced that the team hired former coach Flip Saunders to replace him.
MINNEAPOLIS It turns out the reason Flip Saunders reportedly turned down a coaching job at his alma mater may have been that had his sights set on bigger things.
The Associated Press is reporting that Saunders will be named the Minnesota Timberwolves' next president of basketball operations but that the deal is not yet signed. He would replace former president David Kahn, whose...