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Wolves pick up options on Bennett, Dieng and Muhammad for 2015-16

MINNEAPOLIS -- It doesn't come as a surprise, but the Timberwolves picked up the third-year options for their three second-year, former first-round picks. Minnesota announced Sunday the team has committed to forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad for the 2015-16 season, picking up their collective bargaining agreement-stipulated options. The...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Exercise Third-Year Options On Bennett, Dieng, Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves exercised the third-year options on forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad on Sunday. Bennett, obtained in a trade from Cleveland on Aug. 23, saw action in 52 games for the Cavaliers in 2013-14, averaging 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game. Dieng saw action in 60 games last season, including 33 of the...
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Timberwolves Injury Update: Shabazz Muhammad no longer in walking boot

The Minnesota Timberwolves entered Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks with a 1-1 record on the preseason. Coming off a 40-win season, the Timberwolves are looking to improve upon their defense which gave up over 104 points per game last season. One key will be to remain relatively injury-free, which they have not done so far this preseason. The good news is that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Same name, new frame for slimmer, more athletic Muhammad

MINNEAPOLIS -- Word at the Target Center is Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine aren't the only new, high-flying youngsters on the Timberwolves roster this season. Sure, the 2014 first-round draft picks, self-dubbed the "Bounce Brothers," are electrifying enough. But there's another slender, athletic wing vying for a spot in the show. This one already has worn a Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin and Shabazz Muhammad expected to practice sometime this week

The Minnesota Timberwolves have split their first two games of the preseason coming off a 40-42 record last season. At 26th in the league in points allowed last season, the Timberwolves need to improve on their defense to compete in the division and conference. On the injury front, Kevin Martin and Shabazz Muhammad are expected to practice this week, but it's uncertain whether...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves trio went through weeks of hell with Navy SEAL trainer

The children are slipping down Shabazz Muhammad's back, inches away from falling into a pit of whitewater rapids and fire. As Muhammad gropes for another handhold, his entire weight and an additional 100 pounds of helpless youth suspended above the perils below, he falters. A pair of guiding hands help steady him but only for a moment. Regaining his balance and summoning some...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad Got Jacked This Summer

Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Shabazz Muhammad out of UCLA had a rough rookie season to say the least. After slipping in the draft, he received minimal playing time, got sent down to the D-League, then when he got called up suffered an injury and only tallied 37 games played in his first season. In an effort to put that bad start behind him on a retooled young and talented Timberwolves...
Via Hooped Up
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Room for Improvement: Shabazz Muhammad

Taken with the 14th and final lottery pick of the 2013 Draft, Shabazz Muhammad rarely got off the bench during his rookie year. What could he do to change that? Shabazz Muhammad’s career is veering dangerously close to the kind of arc that a villain in a PG-rated sports movie would follow. Once a high school prospect of astounding value, the sheen on Muhammad’s abilities wore...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

In better shape and more mature, Muhammad expects 'breakout year'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Dressed comfortably in a maroon Minnesota golf polo and dress shorts, Richard Pitino stood in the corner of the Timberwolves' practice gym and soaked in the first session of summer league minicamp Monday. The young Gophers coach walked away with some tidbits to employ in his second year on the job across the way at Williams Arena. He also left surprised at the...
Via Fox Sports North
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad sent home from camp

Timberwolves rookie Shabazz Muhammad reportedly was sent home from the NBA's Rookie Transition Program for having a "female guest" in his hotel room.

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