Timberwolves Roundup: Kevin Garnett interview with GQ, and more…

Today’s Timberwolves roundup covers Kevin Garnett‘s recent interview with GQ, plus some KG Area 21 content and a few other recent Wolves tidbits. Kevin Garnett is officially a member of the media. And as weird as that sounds, he’s finally come to grips with it as well. In a wide-ranging...
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2 hours ago

The evolution of Gorgui Dieng’s jumper

Minnesota Timberwolves’ forward/center Gorgui Dieng has come a long way over the years with the progress of his outside shot. Gorgui Dieng is a solid role player for the Minnesota Timberwolves and has been steadily improving since he entered the league in 2013. And the best example...
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1 day ago

Timberwolves Roundup: Butler ‘bored out of his mind’, Teague on Rubio

As the Timberwolves neared the midway point of their six-day layoff, players and coaches spoke to the Twin Cities media regarding Friday night’s entertaining game in Utah. The Timberwolves fell on Friday night in Utah in what was a weird game marred by multiple ejections, a coach vs...
Via Dunking with Wolves
1 day ago

Northwest Notes: Jokic, Brewer, Millsap, Butler

Nikola Jokic‘s offensive production has dropped dramatically over the last three games, coinciding with the return of Paul Millsap from a wrist injury. Nuggets coach Michael Malone told reporters, including the Denver Post’s Gina Mizell, that his offense still revolves around his center. Jokic has averaged 12 PPG and while committing 12 turnovers over the last three games. “Nikola...
Via Hoops Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Timberwolves continue to struggle without Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler is out for four-to-six weeks after having surgery on a torn meniscus in his right knee. Butler tore his meniscus mid-third quarter in a 120-102 loss against the Houston Rockets last Friday. All-Star Jimmy Butler is a crucial asset to the Minnesota Timberwolves roster. This season he is averaging 22.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game, all while remaining...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings troll Jae Crowder over Jimmy Butler beef

The Sacramento Kings may have lost to the Utah Jazz on the hardwood on Saturday night, but they at least managed to beat them on the Internet.After a sequence in the first quarter where Kings big man Skal Labissiere blocked Jazz forward Jae Crowder at the rim, the Kings posted this perfect tweet that trolled Crowder. Sound familiar? That’s because it was a direct spoof of the spat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler breaks longtime Twitter silence to rip Jazz

The Timberwolves’ most recent game against the Jazz was chippy throughout the contest — so much so that Jimmy Butler felt compelled to weigh in about it on social media.Butler — who last posted a tweet back in 2016, didn’t play in the game — as he’s been recovering from a meniscus injury. He did, however, support his teammates on Twitter, and also took a shot at the Jazz in the process...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns gets first career ejection for ridiculously petty reason

Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns is no stranger to fouls, as he ranks in the top-five in the NBA for total fouls committed. Still, KAT had never been ejected from a game — until Friday, that is.Towns must have caught the officials on a bad night, because the reason for his ejection was downright ridiculous.KAT appeared to get fouled on a shot attempt late in the second quarter...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler approves of Jeff Teague’s body check

Right now, Jimmy Butler is just an observer on the sidelines. But he did like what would transpire Friday night.In a contest against the Utah Jazz, Minnesota’s Jeff Teague would see his temper get the better of him. But instead of taking his frustrations out on officials, he would body check Utah’s Ricky Rubio instead. Thus, receiving and ejection. Needless to say, it’s lazy. It...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad reportedly gets buyout from Timberwolves

Shabazz Muhammad is being set free by the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday evening that Muhammad and Minnesota have reached agreement on a buyout. Muhammad, who had averaged around 20 minutes per game the past two seasons with the Timberwolves, has barely played since late November. That led him to request a trade last month...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Timberwolves players have fun at All-Star Weekend

With two all-stars on their roster this season, and sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference, the Minnesota Timberwolves have to feel good about where they are right now. Having not made the playoffs in over a decade, the Timberwolves finally have a chance at that post-season glory that has eluded them for so long. But this weekend is all about fun and giving back to the...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Timberwolves raise banner for late Flip Saunders

The Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night paid tribute to the memory of Flip Saunders, the iconic coach and executive who is perhaps one of the most beloved individuals in franchise history.Saunders passed away at the age of 60 in October 2015 after a battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. At the time of his diagnosis, Saunders was serving as the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns rocking Eagles Super Bowl shoes

Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns likely wasn’t that popular of a man in the Twin Cities when he rooted for the Philadelphia Eagles over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.That’s not going to stop Towns from enjoying his Eagles winning their first ever Super Bowl title.Here, Towns is rocking some pretty darn awesome Eagles Super Bowl shoes for his...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA seems to scrub Afflalo-Bjelica altercation from League Pass archive

The NBA obviously was unhappy with an ugly scene that played out during Tuesday night’s Orlando Magic-Minnesota Timberwolves game. But would the league go so far as to scrub it from its League Pass archives?A confrontation between Arron Afflalo and Nemanja Bjelica escalated to such a point that Afflalo threw a punch during the second-quarter altercation. Afflalo’s attempt at landing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2018  |  Discuss

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