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The Minnesota Timberwolves Today

So, here we are Wolves fans. The draft is done, the Summer League’s in action, and the roster has 14 players on it. The off-season’s largest of dominoes have fallen. LeBron’s dramatic home coming, Melo and Bosh’s less dramatic decisions to remain where they were, and Pau Gasol joining the Bulls, put Kevin Love at the center of the league wide talk. Funny thing is, he’s...
Via TWolves Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor expects Kevin Love to be on team this season

Owners of NBA teams are of the same ilk as coaches, general managers and other front office staff, meaning that anything and everything that comes out of their mouth may not be the truth, whole truth and nothing but the truth, meaning that any statements made about the team’s roster should be taken with a […] The post Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor expects Kevin Love to be on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love still expected to meet obligations in Minnesota

Kevin Love may have one foot out of the door already in Minnesota, but trade talks have seemed to slow down a bit lately, or hit some unforeseen snags, as the Timberwolves seem to be in no huge rush to move the talented big man, and know they hold enough of the cards, at this point in time, to still pull off a move they like. The Golden State Warriors, as well as the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via Pass The Pill
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Owner Says He Still Wants To Keep Kevin Love, Wants To Win

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is sticking to his stance. Taylor, along with head coach and president Flip Saunders, has indicated in the past that he does not wish to trade Kevin Love, and he told NBATV on Wednesday that nothing has changed. “My preference is that Kevin will come to (training) camp — and I’m sure he will — and play with the team,” Taylor said...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves’ owner wants to keep Kevin Love

As Cavalier fans debate the merits of a trade that could bring All-Star power forward Kevin Love to Cleveland, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is doing all he can to make the disgruntled Olympian feel wanted by the team that is bordering on becoming an afterthought. “My preference is that Kevin will come to (training) camp — and I’m sure he will — and play with the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Owner: I want Kevin Love with team this season

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in Las Vegas. He's been dealt a hand in a game similar to poker, and Kevin Love is the high card. In an NBA TV interview during a Wolves summer league game Wednesday, Taylor said he wants the all-star power forward to play in Minnesota this season despite rampant trade speculation. It was not known if Taylor was bluffing amid reports that some...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves owner Taylor: Team keeping Love for now

Some soap operas conclude where they commenced. This one probably won't. But one of its main characters continues, despite strong evidence to the contrary, to entertain the notion that it will. Keeping in line with previous public comments regarding his NBA franchise's indignant superstar, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday the team plans on having Kevin Love in...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves owner Taylor: Team keeping Love for now

Some soap operas conclude where they commenced. This one probably won't. But one of its main characters continues, despite strong evidence to the contrary, to entertain the notion that it will. Keeping in line with previous public comments regarding his NBA franchise's indignant superstar, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said Wednesday the team plans on having Kevin Love in...
Via Fox Sports North
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors, Wolves Continue Kevin Love Talks With Thompson Serving As Impasse

The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves have continued their Kevin Love trade discussions. But the Warriors remain unwilling to include Klay Thompson in a deal. Sources say Glen Taylor and Joe Lacob have maintained a level of dialogue and that a deal would be done by now if the Warriors relented on including Thompson, which has been at the behest of Steve Kerr. The Warriors...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pre-Draft activity a 'feeding frenzy' of offers, options for Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the sake of Glen Taylor's pocketbook, the Timberwolves owner better have Flip Saunders on an unlimited cell phone plan. From 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. the next day, Saunders receives calls and text messages regarding potential draft-day deals. In a span of moments Tuesday, three different teams lit up his mobile device to talk possibilities. Saunders, Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitchell latest hiring to come from Saunders' inner circle

MINNEAPOLIS -- Welcome back to the 600 First Avenue North Country Club. Those without previous Timberwolves and/or Minnesota ties need not apply for entry. Those in Flip Saunders Glen Taylor and the Land of 10,000 Lakes' good graces, though, are welcome any time. Saunders, the Wolves' president of basketball operations and newly self-appointed head coach, built his career...
Via Fox Sports North
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pumping the breaks on Kevin Love

Last week the esteemed Jackie MacMullen of ESPN Boston wrote a piece saying "Kevin Love-to-Boston is no sure thing."  Some of her arguments we've been considering all along, but others add new light to the issue.First off, there's the ongoing idea that Minnesota may be reluctant to deal their superstar power forward/face of the franchise named Kevin to Boston,...
Via Celtics Life
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Head Coach Flip Saunders takes a shot at Kevin Love

"Glen Taylor and I...well...we just...we just don't think he's that good..."New Head Coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves Flip Saunders came on to KFAN 100.3 in Minneapolis and spoke about Kevin Love. He said that as many as 16 teams have made inquiries about Love before throwing a shot or two at his own star. Transcript courtesy of CSNNE:Host: "Doesn't...
Via Celtics Life
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Bank could get naming rights to Vikings’ new stadium

Look for an announcement in the near future that the naming rights for the new Vikings stadium will go to U.S. Bank. The word from two sources is that work on a contract for a long-term agreement between the Wilf family and U.S. Bancorp is happening, and unless someone emerges with a much better bid, or the recently announced cost-cutting at U.S. Bank creates a problem, the deal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls make offer to Timberwolves for Kevin Love

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor proclaimed last month that the team has no intention of trading Kevin Love. However, that won't stop any of the other 29 NBA teams from trying to land the three-time All-Star power forward. And the Bulls have emerged as a potential suitor. According to Jackie MacMullan of ESPNBoston.com, the Bulls have submitted an offer to the Timberwolves...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders: Wolves would have hired Jeff Van Gundy

Minnesota Timberwolves president Flip Saunders said that, before deciding to coach the team himself, he tried to lure Jeff Van Gundy away from ESPN, via the Star Tribune's Sid Hartman. Van Gundy turned the job down, and when Saunders gave Minnesota owner Glen Taylor a list of names on Tuesday, Taylor said Saunders was the most viable candidate. “The first guy that I went to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joerger declines Timberwolves' offer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Dave Joerger has decided to stay in Memphis with the Grizzlies and not go to Minnesota to coach the Timberwolves. Joerger made the decision on Sunday, one day after meeting with Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor about the position in his home state. The person requested anonymity because Joerger...
Via Fox Sports North
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Joerger Decides To Stay With Grizzlies As Timberwolves Hit Impasse On Compensation

Dave Joerger has told the Memphis Grizzlies that he will stay with the team as head coach. The Grizzlies and Minnesota Timberwolves have hit an impasse over compensation after discussing during the weekend. The Timberwolves reportedly do not want to pay compensation for a coach who could be let go without a deal. Joerger has met with both Flip Saunders and Glen Taylor about the Timberwolves...
Via RealGM
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: T’Wolves Will Name Grizzlies’ Dave Joerger Head Coach

It appears that the Minnesota Timberwolves have capitalized off a front office shakeup by the Memphis Grizzlies that left head coach Dave Joerger on the undesired list. According to the Associated Press, Joerger will be the T’Wolves choice after having a final meeting with team owner Glen Taylor. The Timberwolves decided on Joerger as the replacement for Rick Adelman on Saturday...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: T’Wolves Will Name Grizzlies’ Dave Joerger Head Coach

It appears that the Minnesota Timberwolves have capitalized off a front office shakeup by the Memphis Grizzlies that left head coach Dave Joerger on the undesired list. According to the Associated Press, Joerger will be the T’Wolves choice after having a final meeting with team owner Glen Taylor.   The Timberwolves decided on Joerger as the replacement for Rick Adelman on...
Via Thacover2
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Joerger, Timberwolves Advancing In Coaching Deal

Dave Joerger met with Glen Taylor on Saturday and is discussing with his family to accept the Minnesota Timberwolves' coaching job. Talks between both sides are advancing. Joerger has also interviewed for the opening with Flip Saunders. The Memphis Grizzlies will reportedly seek compensation if Joerger decides to join the Timberwolves.
Via RealGM
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves will have to make decision with others courting Love

Motivation usually aids hardheadedness. Since Flip Saunders took over as the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations a year ago, he maintained a constant, fervent message his inherited star player wasn't going anywhere. As recently as this week, owner Glen Taylor told a local paper the same thing. But the facade appears to be wilting. Multiple reports say Kevin Love...
Via Fox Sports North
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Minnesota Timberwolves won't trade Kevin Love before the NBA Draft

Various media outlets report that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love intends to test the free agency market in July 2015. Several teams are determined to make 'hard runs' at trades for the three-time All-Star. However, they might have to wait until after the NBA Draft to make a move for Love.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsTimberwolves owner Glen Taylor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love Trade Offers Could Pick Up After NBA Draft Lottery

The Minnesota Timberwolves keep saying they do not intend to trade Kevin Love. Meanwhile, the rest of the NBA is operating as though that’s exactly what Minnesota will end up doing. Wolves owner Glen Taylor hardened his stance Monday, telling the Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minn., that trading Love is “not our plan.” Taylor acknowledged, however, that he “should never say...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Targeting Deron Williams

Kevin Love is the top prize on the open market, despite Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor saying the team doesn’t plan on trading their all-star. If the Los Angeles Lakers aren’t successful in acquiring Love, they might turn their attention to Deron Williams. Another target for the Lakers is veteran point guard Deron Williams, who has been subpar for the past two seasons in Brooklyn...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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