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SHABAZZ MUHAMMAD RUMORS

Already hurting Wolves lose Muhammad to abdominal strain

MINNEAPOLIS -- After practice Monday ahead of the Timberwolves' four-game road trip, a reporter asked Flip Saunders what a fully healthy roster would look like. Saunders paused for a second. Truth is, he hasn't had much reason to ponder that notion. "Will we ever have a fully healthy rotation?" the coach and president asked with a laugh. A day that brought progress on the injury...
Via Fox Sports North
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad out at least 2 weeks with oblique strain

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Just when the Minnesota Timberwolves appeared to be getting some good news on the injury front, they suffered another blow. The Wolves say forward Shabazz Muhammad will miss at least the next two weeks with a strained oblique. Muhammad has been one of the few bright spots for a team that has lost 15 straight games. In his second season, he has emerged as a reliable...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lottery Player Spotlight: Shabazz Muhammad

With his off-court issues behind him, Muhammad is beginning to display the skills that made him one of the nation’s best high school talents. In 2012, ESPN ranked Shabazz Muhammad second on its list of the nation’s top basketball prospects, trailing only Nerlens Noel. As a high school athlete, Muhammad received praise from scouts for his ability to both attack the basket and...
Via The Lottery Mafia
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Bon voyage Corey Brewer

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have a great week, losing all four games to the Los Angeles Lakers. the Washington Wizards, the Indiana Pacers and the Boston Celtics. Unfortunately the only games that were close were the games against the Lakers and Pacers, who are both near the bottom of their respective divisions. Once again shoddy defense and costly turnovers...
Via isportsweb.com
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad enduring needling to keep ankle healthy

MINNEAPOLIS -- Shabazz Muhammad hates needles. So before Timberwolves director of athletic therapy Mark Kyger started pressing some into the left side of his calf, Muhammad stopped him. "You're certified to do this, right?" the mild-mannered, ultra-aggressive forward asked Kyger. "I don't want you hurting me." Kyger is, of course, a licensed acupuncture expert. And the work he's...
Via Fox Sports North
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly; Shabazz Muhammad surging

This past week: This was a brutal week to be a fan of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yesterday, the Timberwolves lost to the San Antonio Spurs by 20 and that wasn’t even their worst loss of the week, as they also lost to the pitiful Philadelphia 76ers who hadn’t won a game this season. The best game of the week was the game against the Houston Rockets, even though the Timberwolves...
Via isportsweb.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Five reasons Shabazz Muhammad needs more minutes

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a young roster with a lot of potential, and one of these players is Shabazz Muhammad. This is Muhammad’s second season with the team, after he was drafted out of UCLA in the first round. However, even though Muhammad is a young player on a team that is rebuilding, he still isn’t getting much playing time. Shabazz Muhammad Part of the reason for...
Via isportsweb.com
November 19, 2014  |  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
September 23, 2014  |  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 vigor...
Via Fox Sports North
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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