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Minnesota Timberwolves: Examining three point specialist Troy Daniels

Last week the Minnesota Timberwolves traded away Corey Brewer and Ronny Turiaf to the Houston Rockets for shooting guard Troy Daniels and two second round draft picks. This trade makes the Timberwolves a lot younger, as they traded two of their veterans in Brewer and Turiaf for a second year player in Daniels. Daniels is an interesting player, hailing from Virginia Commonwealth University...
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Drops 27 on the Cavs

Feeling like he needed to show Cleveland what they missed out on. Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins put on a show in a losing effort, scoring 27 points. “He was pretty excited,” said Saunders, who could only tell through Wiggins’ play and not his expressions. “I thought he played probably his best. He has had some good games but considering the competition and...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Love, Cavs again show they did right thing in Wiggins trade

CLEVELAND -- Random dribbles on the Cavaliers' fairly easy 125-104 win over Andrew Wiggins and the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday: 1. The Cavs won this game by 21 points and it felt like it should've been 71. With starters Nikola Pekovic, Ricky Rubio and Kevin Martin, the Timberwolves are solid at best. Without those three, they're young -- and bad. 2. Kevin Love started...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders says Minnesota fans won’t forgive Kevin Love for leaving

Today is the day that Minnesota fans have been waiting for since the off-season. Kevin Love will make his return to Minnesota after being to traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. There has been a lot of speculation on how Love will be treated when his name is called for the first time. Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders says he doesn’t know what will happen, but does...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs square off with familiar faces in Bennett, Wiggins as they take on T-Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - When the Minnesota Timberwolves walk into Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will be staring their former franchise player right in the face for the first time since he was traded last summer. Kevin Love has moved on after six frustrating seasons in Minnesota, and Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders said he harbors...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders: Timberwolves fans won't forgive Kevin Love

  When the Minnesota Timberwolves walk into Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night to face the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will be staring their former franchise player right in the face for the first time since he was traded last summer. Kevin Love has moved on after six frustrating seasons in Minnesota, and Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders said he harbors no grudges...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip: Minnesota fans won't forgive Kevin Love

On the eve of the Timberwolves' first game against Kevin Love, president and coach Flip Saunders says he harbors no grudges against the former face of the franchise for wanting out of Minnesota. He can't say the same for the fans. Saunders says he doesn't think Timberwolves fans will forgive Love for orchestrating his exit from the Wolves this summer after six years in Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ricky Rubio was back at practice taking shots without walking boot or crutches

At 5-21, the season might already be over for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the ultra-competitive Western Conference. Needless to say, it's been a disappointing year for the Minnesota faithful. One of the most frustrating events so far this year has been the injury to former first-round pick, Ricky Rubio. However, according to the Timberwolves' Public Relations twitter, the Spaniard...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  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...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers To Waive Ronny Turiaf

The Philadelphia 76ers will release Ronny Turiaf. Turiaf was acquired by the 76ers in a three-team trade on Friday.
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K Screenshot For Report Of Troy Daniels Trade

Poor Troy Daniels. Not only was he just traded from 4th place Houston to the cellar dwelling Minnesota Timberwolves, but a local Houston TV station reporting the trade couldn’t even show him the decency to post an actual headshot in its report. Instead, they used a screenshot from the video game NBA 2K. “@Jpceynar: @NBA2KGames” News Station using...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves trade Corey Brewer to the Rockets

A couple teams in the state of Texas are sure looking to shake up the NBA’s Western Conference. A day after the Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo, it appears that the division-rival Houston Rockets have picked up a solid piece. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets have acquired forward Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer is now firmly entrenched on the trade block

A month after first offering him up to other teams as a useful veteran, the Minnesota Timberwolves have put swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block yet again as the team enters a rebuilding mode in the wake of star forward Kevin Love’s trade departure this offseason. Brewer, 28, isn’t a star by any means but is a long small forward who can provide a contending team with...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Reaction: Wizards 109, Timberwolves 95

On a day when they learned they'll be without at least one key rotation player for the remainder of the season, a slow start and an equally inept finish doomed the Timberwolves on Tuesday in their 10th loss in their past 11 outings. Minnesota (5-19) fell behind by as many as 14 in the first half but had its deficit down to three late in the third quarter. But Washington (18-6) continued...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewer gets away with ridiculously long travel

Those who love to gripe about how they never call traveling in the NBA just found their new prime example. During a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Corey Brewer came up with a steal in the backcourt and turned it into a fast-break dunk at the other end. The steal was nice, the dunk was emphatic, but what came in between…    ...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer gets away with flagrant traveling on fast break dunk (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Corey Brewer got away with what should have been an obvious traveling violation on a fast break dunk in the first quarter of Friday night's game against Oklahoma City. It's hard to see how all three officials missed this one, as it seems obvious to everyone watching that Brewer took at least four steps down the court without dribbling (by our count) before...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine misses wide open slam dunk vs Warriors (GIF)

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine blew a wide open slam dunk in the second quarter of Monday night's game against Golden State.LaVine found a hole in the Warriors defense and ran right through it, with no one between him and the rim. Unfortunately, his jump may have been a bit too high this time.You won't see that too often.LaVine scored 9 points and dished 8 assists...
Via Holdout Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Mo Williams will not play today

The Minnesota Timberwolves head into tonight's game against the Gold State Warriors coming off a 123-101 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. Zach LaVine lead the Timberwolves with 22 points in the loss. At 4-15, the Timberwolves sit in last place in the Northwest Division and they will once again be without guard Mo Williams with a nagging back issue.Bobak Ha'Eri via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Nikola Pekovic, Ronny Turiaf out for at least 10 days

The Minnesota Timberwolves entered Friday's game against the Houston Rockets coming off an 85-77 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, who won their first game of the season. Thaddeus Young lead the Timberwolves with 16 points and six rebounds. At 4-13, the Timberwolves sit in fourth place in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, the Timberwolves continue to play without Nikola...
Via NBA Injury News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The 76ers & Timberwolves Start Their Game By Shooting At The Wrong Baskets

What’s more shocking? The 76ers finally won a game or that they were involved in a game where both teams started off by shooting at the wrong hoop? It’s definitely the former, but the latter was still oh-so Sixers. Watch as the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers pull off what is probably the biggest Shaqtin’ A [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The...
Via No Coast Bias
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers get first win after game starts on a bizarre note

Your browser does not support iframes. The Philadelphia 76ers picked up their first win of the season on Wednesday via an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Perhaps fitting, the game that would snap Philadelphia’s 17-game losing streak got off to quite the interesting start. Shortly after the game got underway, Henry Sims drew a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers, Timberwolves Shoot At Wrong Baskets, Have To Restart Game (Video)

Bad luck seems to follow the Philadelphia 76ers, but this time, they only were partly to blame. In a meeting between the 4-12 Minnesota Timberwolves and the 0-17 Sixers, the referees had to restart the game 16 seconds in, after a full possession. Why, you ask? Naturally, because the two teams were somehow shooting at the wrong baskets. Your browser does not support iframes. On the...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio Out, Zach LaVine In

It has been 11 days since The Minnesota Timberwolves beloved point guard, Ricky Rubio, left the game against Orlando with a rolled a ankle. Toward the beginning of the season Flip Saunders referred to this season as “developmental,” and those words have become the epitome of the Timberwolves. Reports from the Timberwolves camp say that Rubio was still on crutches during Monday’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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