SHABAZZ MUHAMMAD NEWS

Wolves confident about future success after promising finish

MINNEAPOLIS -- Karl-Anthony Towns had just walked off the court to a standing ovation in the season finale of his remarkable rookie season.The Minnesota Timberwolves center, the overwhelming favorite to win rookie of the year, contemplated where this team is headed. He looked around the locker room at his young teammates that include Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine, Gorgui Dieng, Ricky...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A Few Thoughts: What Should The Wolves Do With Shabazz Muhammad?

Shabazz Muhammad could be a valuable player on a good team, but should the Wolves shop him this offseason? This upcoming offseason has the potential to be a game changer for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The franchise will have many questions to address, many of which have been discussed ad nauseum, but one that hasn't been examined with the same frequency is what the Wolves should...
Via Canis Hoopus
24 days ago

Preview: Wolves at Kings

Though they'll be watching the playoffs for the 12th year in a row, the Minnesota Timberwolves just pulled off a stunning win they hope is a prelude to future success.After playing in a key role in the upset, Karl Anthony-Towns gets his second look at All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins on Thursday night when the visiting Wolves try to sweep the season series from the Sacramento Kings...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan soars for incredible slam dunk on Shabazz Muhammad

As the Toronto Raptors look to stay among the elite teams in the East, DeMar DeRozan is proving to be one of the top shooting guards in the association. Today, the Raptors traveled to face the Minnesota Timberwolves and in the first quarter of action, DeRozan was able to get to the basket for a huge dunk on Shabazz Muhammad: DeMar DeRozan, everybody! *** DeRozan Slam Dunk [Real...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad on end-of-regulation gaffe: 'I wasn't aware of the clock'

If there is one thing sports fans know, it's that players or coaches on the field or pitch or court should always be aware of the clock. Always.Unfortunately for Shabazz Muhammad, he admittedly wasn't Wednesday night when he dribbled the length of the court during a tie game against the Mavericks and accidentally didn't get a shot off before the buzzer sounded and the fourth quarter...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Timberwolves' dry run

The Minnesota Timberwolves' unusual combination of talented players both young and old provides a short-term challenge that they can convert into a meaningful long-term opportunity. Unlike most teams towards the bottom of the league, Minnesota has significant depth, albeit unbalanced in terms of positions and roles. They also have a fascinating young core with potential stars Karl...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

A fun theory about Shabazz Muhammad trade rumors

A few days ago, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports! dropped this mini-Woj bomb on basketball Twitter:Muhammad is having a solid season as a scorer off the Timberwolves' bench this season, but his shooting numbers are down from last year, as are his minutes. Canis Hoops offers an interesting theory on where the rumors could be coming from:Muhammad is restricted at the end of the year...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves 'unwilling to move' Shabazz Muhammad despite buzz

Who saw this coming a year ago? The Timberwolves now might have too much talent on their roster.With Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine, Karl-Anthony Towns, Gorgui Dieng, Tyus Jones, Ricky Rubio and Namanja Bjelica, the Wolves are loaded with talent. Loaded. And that doesn't even include Shabazz Muhammad, who teams are apparently asking about and with whom Minnesota isn't yet willing to...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Multiple teams are intrigued with Shabazz Muhammad, Timberwolves unwilling to move him

Now that we are in the month of December, many teams in the NBA have found out what their strengths and weakness are. For most teams, it will now be all about looking for ways to improve their rosters during the next couple of months. The Minnesota Timberwolves have found themselves in a very good position right now due to all of the young talent they have. Many teams have their...
Via No Guts, No Glory
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves Drawing Trade Calls On Shabazz Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves have received trade interest in Shabazz Muhammad. The Wolves are deep on the wings. Rival executives claim the Wolves have so far been unwilling to include Muhammad in trade scenarios.
Via RealGM
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves players read Mean Tweets (VIDEO)

Is your dad looking for a new friend? Shabazz Muhammad is available.The Timberwolves borrowed an idea from Jimmy Kimmel's running segment, "Mean Tweets," and had their players read some insulting tweets of their own for an in-game segment. Here's what they came up with:Unfortunately for all of us, Zach LaVine isn't a normal dude, though it is shocking there was no reference to LaVine...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves read 'mean tweets' about themselves (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves stars Karl-Anthony Towns, Shabazz Muhammad, Zach LaVine, and Tyus Jones read "mean tweets" about themselves for a video aired at a home game earlier this month. In reality, since these tweets were probably written by the Timberwolves P.R. department, they end up being the nicest "mean tweets" you'll ever hear.Video via Minnesota Timberwolves. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad Is Giving Away ‘Moonrock’ Yeezy Boosts

Minnesota Timberwolves forward and adidas athlete Shabazz Muhammad is about to hook a few lucky Instagram followers with some elusive and very expensive “Moonrock” Yeezy Boost 350 kicks. Since they dropped, the highly anticipated Yeezy release has climbed to ridiculous resell prices, but this is a chance to get them for free. “I know a lot of people missed on the Yeezy’s...
Via Hooped Up
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves Nearly Picked Giannis Antetokounmpo Over Shabazz Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves nearly picked Giannis Antetokounmpo over Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Antetokounmpo went 15th overall to the Milwaukee Bucks. Muhammad played well last season before his injury and is playing five fewer minutes per game than Tayshaun Prince.
Via RealGM
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The T-Wolves are on the Right Track

While much of the Minnesota Timberwolves’ focus has been on the recent passing of popular team president Flip Saunders, head coach Sam Mitchell and the rest of the franchise’s management now have to get the players’ minds back on the business of the start of the new season. On the back of a dismal 12 months, both on and off the court, the arrival of number-one draft pick Karl...
Via TWolves Blog
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad: I've been wanting to have that starting role for a while

A subpar rookie season can set an unfortunate tone for the rest of a career. Clearly, a player can turn around his reputation in time, but first impressions do stick, whether that's unjust or not.There aren't many better examples of that than Shabazz Muhammad, who was a top recruit when he headed to UCLA and a late lottery pick when he joined the Timberwolves and disappointed upon...
Via Fox Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Transfer Muhammad to join Miami Hurricanes' basketball team

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Guard Rashad Muhammad will join the Miami Hurricanes' basketball team as a transfer from San Jose State, where he led the team in the scoring each of the past two seasons. A 6-foot-6 guard, Muhammad is the younger brother of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad. He'll sit out the 2015-16 season and have two years of eligibility. Rashad Muhammad...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Transfer Muhammad to join Miami Hurricanes' basketball team

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Guard Rashad Muhammad will join the Miami Hurricanes' basketball team as a transfer from San Jose State, where he led the team in the scoring each of the past two seasons. A 6-foot-6 guard, Muhammad is the younger brother of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad. He'll sit out the 2015-16 season and have two years of eligibility. Rashad Muhammad...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Shabazz Muhammad works out with a trainer named 'Crazy Frank'

Shabazz Muhammad's second NBA season was a million miles ahead of his first. He improved in every statistical category, played 25 pounds lighter and with a quicker first step. His post game was an actual weapon, too. Muhammad was noticeably stronger despite the weight loss. How? Anything and everything is possible when your trainer's name is "Crazy Frank." Good news for the Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Showing Interest In San Jose St. Transfer, Brother Of Shabazz Muhammad

The majority of the transfers that Rick Pitino and his staff have expressed interest in over the past few months have been graduate transfers that would be eligible immediately. According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com, Louisville is one of the many schools to reach out to San Jose State transfer Rashad Muhammad who recently got his release from the school. Muhammad would have to sit...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Shabazz Muhammad has surgery on finger

  Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad has undergone season-ending surgery on the middle finger of his left hand. The team says the operation was performed Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Muhammad suffered a ruptured ligament when his finger was caught in Andrew Wiggins' jersey during practice on Wednesday. Muhammad was becoming a key player in his second season...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves F Muhammad undergoes finger surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad has undergone season-ending surgery on the middle finger of his left hand. The team says the operation was performed Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Muhammad suffered a ruptured ligament when his finger was caught in Andrew Wiggins' jersey during practice on Wednesday. Muhammad was becoming a key player in...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves' Muhammad frustrated by season-ending 'little injury'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adding Shabazz Muhammad to the list of Timberwolves' 2014-15 casualties at all was bad enough. But when the second-year forward considers how far he's come in the past year, and the trajectory he was on this season, it makes the ruptured ligament in his left middle finger -- the one on his shooting hand -- all the more agonizing. "This is something that just sucks...
Via Fox Sports North
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves F Muhammad to undergo surgery, miss rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad will have season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his left hand, the latest serious injury the team has suffered this season. The Timberwolves announced on Saturday Muhammad will have surgery on a ruptured ligament in his finger. It happened on Wednesday when his finger was caught in Andrew Wiggins' jersey during...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Muhammad to miss rest of season for Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad needs season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his right hand. The Wolves and Muhammad learned of the need for surgery on Saturday. The people requested anonymity because an official announcement has not been made. Yahoo! Sports first reported...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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