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NBA News and Notes 2/1/15: Ricky Rubio is on his way back

Via CLNS Radio
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron makes Love a winner in return to Minnesota, 106-90

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James scored 16 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter to win a stirring duel with rookie Andrew Wiggins, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-90 victory over the Timberwolves in Kevin Love's first game back in Minnesota since he was traded. James kicked things into gear in the final nine minutes. He scored 13 straight points for the Cavs, who have...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

After missing 41 games, Rubio expected to play Monday

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio is expected to return to action Monday at Dallas. Coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders told reporters before Saturday's home game against Cleveland that three different specialists have checked out Rubio's severely-sprained left ankle. All three have cleared him to play "if things are OK Monday,"...
Via Fox Sports North
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Wiggins Watch Part Two

We are now over halfway through the NBA season, and while the Minnesota Timberwolves continue to toil at the bottom of the league standings, Andrew Wiggins is becoming a star before our eyes. Wiggins continues to improve all parts of his game as the season goes on, and he is getting recognized for his achievements, getting voted the Western Conference Rookie of the Month every month...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love expects boos, not cheers in Minnesota return

Kevin Love is expecting Minnesota fans to welcome him with more boos than cheers when he returns to Target Center to play the Timberwolves for the first time since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. “Truthfully? ‘Booooooooo!’ That (will be) probably more of that and then a mix of cheers,” Love said after Cavs shootaround Friday, via ESPN.com. ...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Williams Available In Trade Talks

The Minnesota Timberwolves are making Mo Williams available in trade talks. Williams signed with the Wolves in the offseason and the club is looking for draft pick compensation. Williams scored 52 points on Jan. 13.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rookie Rankings: Edition 6

Basketball Bicker 2014-15 NBA Rookie Rankings 10. Jerami Grant, Philadelphia 76ers (Previous Position: NA) Grant Jerami, Philadelphia 76ers Stats: 4.7 PPG, 0.5 AST, 2.7 REB, 0.7 STL, 35.3 FG%, 34.2 3PT%, 60.0 FT% (PER: 9.8) Team record: 8-33 Vulnerable ranking, but I like his upside. Lots of athleticism. Intriguing 2nd rounder. The post NBA Rookie Rankings: Edition...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Troll The Bejesus Out Of K-Love Prior To ‘The Return’

The Minnesota Timberwolves troll Kevin Love with this Mike Miller video, and it's brilliant.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

With injured starters returning, Wolves rewinding to training camp mode

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nikola Pekovic staggered off the floor against the Thunder on Monday feeling like he had an anvil chained to each of his tree trunk-like legs. "Coach," the Montenegrin behemoth panted toward Timberwolves head man and president Flip Saunders, "I can't score one-on-zero." It was Pekovic's fourth game in six nights following a 31-game absence with a banged-up wrist and...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Troll Kevin Love In Wolves-Cavs Hype Video

The Cleveland Cavaliers make their annual trip to Minneapolis on Saturday to face the Minnesota Timberwolves. Obviously, this marks the return of Kevin Love, who was traded to the Cavs in the off season for package including Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett. To get fans hyped for Love’s return, the Wolves’ marketing department — one Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Timberwolves throw shade at Kevin Love in promo

In a promotional video hyping the upcoming Cavaliers-Timberwolves game Saturday night, the T-Wolves’ PR team shone a spotlight on a Cav preparing to make his momentous return to the Twin Cities. Some time is spent highlighting Cleveland stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, but the video’s thesis is about a certain Caucasian three-point specialist playing his first game in Minnesota...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young Plays with Andrew Wiggins’ Ears in Most Hilarious Interview Ever

Athletes have been messing with their teammates during media sessions since the beginning of media therefore while it’s not a new concept, Thaddeus Young took it to a hilarious new level on Wednesday night. The Timberwolves forward was sitting next to Andrew Wiggins as the rookie answered questions following their win over the Celtics. Instead Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Lavine Smashes a Half-Court Alley-Oop

When the Minnesota Timberwolves Bounce Brothers connect from halfcourt for a crazy alley-oop, it looks exactly like this play. Andrew Wiggins finds a streaking Zach Lavine from way out and hits him with a surgical precise pass from half-court for the alley-oop. The post Zach Lavine Smashes a Half-Court Alley-Oop appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Lavine throws down half-court alley oop vs. Celtics (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Zach Lavine proved he's ready for the upcoming NBA Slam Dunk Contest by throwing down a half-court alley oop in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Boston.Fellow rookie Andrew Wiggins set Lavine up perfectly, and the dunk really got the crowd excited. Lavine scored 17 points and gave out 6 assists as the Timberwolves beat...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins is a future star for the Minnesota Timberwolves

The 2014 NBA draft was without a doubt the most hyped draft in the past decade and thus far, few words describe the class’ output this season better than underwhelming.  The talent, athleticism and potential are all still there; however injury has devastated what once looked to be an exciting year of rookies paving their way toward stardom.  Of the top 10 draft picks, Jabari...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

K-Mart leads Wolves to win in first game 'back off the shelf'

MINNEAPOLIS -- The left-wing 3 felt perfect coming off Kevin Martin's trigger-happy fingertips. Swish. And a smile from Martin toward Flip Saunders on the Timberwolves bench. The next time down the floor, Martin pulled a classic Kevin Martin move, leaning into Boston's Marcus Thornton, drawing a chintzy foul and chucking the ball straight at the rim. In. This time, Martin strutted...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves beat Celtics for first home win since Dec. 10

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine added 17 points and six assists and Martin scored nine straight points during a crucial stretch of the fourth quarter to help the...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves welcome Kevin Martin after missing 34 games

  Kevin Martin has returned to the lineup for the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing the previous 34 games with a fractured right wrist. Martin was activated on Wednesday night against the Boston Celtics. The Timberwolves initially ruled him out on Tuesday, but Martin felt good enough after a workout on Wednesday morning to play. Martin averaged 20.4 points and shot 48 percent...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Martin to return tonight vs. Boston

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin plans to play tonight against Boston at Target Center, according to the Star Tribune. Martin fractured his right shooting wrist against New York on Nov. 19 and underwent surgery Nov. 25.  According to the report, Martin had fluid drained from it on Thursday. Martin has missed the Timberwolves past 34 games. ...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Nikola Pekovic makes his return

The week that was: Nikola Pekovic Things reverted back to the norm for the Minnesota Timberwolves this week, as the Timberwolves lost all four games they played this week. One positive from this week is that Nikola Pekovic was finally able to return from injury, as he had been out for the last few months with a wrist and ankle injury. This is great news for the Timberwolves as...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Historic Williams Shocks the World

David Jones  via Flickr It’s fair to say not many Minnesota Timberwolves fans expected too much before their team’s clash against the Indiana Pacers. On the back of a 15-game losing streak, it wasn’t just many of the basketball odds that believed the Pacers would make it 16 games without a win. But that was before Mo Williams turned into Michael Jordan for the night to help...
Via TWolves Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen to the Pacers broadcasters grow increasingly astounded over Mo Williams’ 52 points

Mo Williams scored 52 points in an NBA game last night for the hapless Timberwolves.  Mo Williams!  I know what you’re thinking, and yes, he’s still in the league.  Mo was a one-time All-Star with the Cavs in the early days of his career, but has recently taken on official NBA journeyman status playing for four teams in the last four years.  But somehow, some way, he went...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Williams scores 52 points to end T-Wolves' losing streak

The list of NBA players who have scored 50 points (or more) in single game reads like a who’s who of all-timers, many of which have done it multiple times: Jordan (31), Kobe (24), Baylor (14), Kareem (11), and Wilt (ummm…118 times). In fact, outside of a handful of great point guards — Magic, Stockton, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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