The Timberwolves needed rescue from the depths of desperation Wednesday and they received it from an unforeseen place during a 106-99 comeback victory over Philadelphia:
Their underperforming, underused and much-maligned bench.
Hung over probably more emotionally than physically from Tuesday’s lopsided victory at Detroit, the Wolves surrendered 39 first-quarter points and trailed...
Boilermaker great Robbie Hummel returned to the state of Indiana, but this time as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Robbie Hummel made the Timberwolves NBA roster for the '13'-'14 season and their first game was last night against E'Twaun Moore's Orlando Magic. I think it's fair to say that Rob Hummel is in the Drew Brees category of favorite sons of Purdue who almost nobody has a bad thing to say about.
This is so true that I actually watched some NBA basketball in...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Robbie Hummel and A.J. Price each received one guarantee Saturday morning, in the form of a rare word of praise from Rick Adelman along with the promise of a Timberwolves contract that extends past preseason practice and games.
And that's all.
After making Minnesota's final 15-man roster, both training-camp invitees -- one a well-traveled, fifth-year veteran...
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Lorenzo Brown, Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers on Thursday.
Brown was a second round pick in the June NBA draft, while Hummel was a second round selection in 2012.
Jeffers was a free agent.
September 27, 2013
This is the third in a 17-part series profiling each player on the Timberwolves' roster leading up to training camp.
Robbie Hummel has to be getting restless.
The Timberwolves small forward prospect has done his darnedest to overcome injury and prove his worth to the team that drafted him in the second round (58th overall) in 2012. He spent his first season of professional...
The Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to let their 15th roster spot be determined during training camp.
Lorenzo Brown, Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers will compete for the spot, while an additional big man may be invited as well.
Brown and Hummel were second round picks in 2013 and 2012 respectively.
MINNEAPOLIS The Timberwolves are practicing later than usual Thursday, so no team-specific updates until this afternoon. In the meantime, here are a few tidbits from around the league Thursday morning:
Hummel healing: According to a tweet from CBS Sports' Jeff Goodman, Timberwolves' second-round draft pick Robbie Hummel will make his debut in Spain in two to three weeks...
Minnesota: NBA Draft Grade C-
(58) Robbie Hummel, SF
Minnesota lost their 1st round pick when they traded for Chase Budinger from the Houston Rockets. With one of the last picks in the draft the Timberwolves took Robbie Hummel from Purdue. At Purdue Hummel recovered from 2 ACL injuries. Down the line Hummel could add shooting depth to Minnesota. The Timberwolves...
MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Timberwolves second-round draft pick Robbie Hummel announced in a tweet Wednesday afternoon that he will play in Spain next season rather than in the NBA. Hummel, who was the 58th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft and competed with the Timberwolves in the Las Vegas Summer League, has reached an agreement to play for Obradoiro CAB, a club based in Santiago...