SHABAZZ MUHAMMAD NEWS

Time to run: Wolves bringing back fast-break offense

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sidney Lowe slumped down in his chair after practice, an ice pack the size of a watermelon fastened to his right knee. It had been a perspiration-filled, physically demanding workout. But this wasn't a session with Bill Musselman during the 1989-90 preseason. This was Monday, July 7 at the Target Center. And Lowe was dressed in a coaching polo, not a practice jersey...
Via Fox Sports North
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Saunders says he'll be more demanding on players he drafted

MINNEAPOLIS -- Shabazz Muhammad appeared in 37 NBA games during his rookie season, averaging a menial 7.8 minutes per contest. But when he was on the floor, the swingman from UCLA was productive -- albeit a good chunk of his game repetitions came during garbage time. Per 48 minutes, Muhammad averaged 23.7 points and 8.8 boards. His slashing, at-times frenzied style of play didn&...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Summer League: Timberwolves vs Wizards

Looking at game two for the Minnesota Timberwolves there are many places where they can improve.  I was looking for the defense to be tight and the rebounding on the defensive end to be better. Also I want to see if Alexey Shved can be consistent, and if Shabazz Muhammad could keep up with his great first game.  Additionally, I wanted to see what Glenn Robinson III has in him...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Room for Improvement: Shabazz Muhammad

Taken with the 14th and final lottery pick of the 2013 Draft, Shabazz Muhammad rarely got off the bench during his rookie year. What could he do to change that? Shabazz Muhammad’s career is veering dangerously close to the kind of arc that a villain in a PG-rated sports movie would follow. Once a high school prospect of astounding value, the sheen on Muhammad’s abilities wore...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LaVine shows off athleticism right from the get-go

LAS VEGAS -- As the questions about Kevin Love's future with the Minnesota Timberwolves swirl, the team -- now fully under the command of second-year president and first-year head coach Flip Saunders -- is looking to strengthen its growing core of young talent in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Coming off of last Wednesday's scrimmage which drew 6,000 fans to Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Wednesday: Fans energized at scrimmage

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's been a while since there was a standing ovation inside the Target Center as players in Timberwolves jerseys walked off the floor. But an opportunistic bunch of young reserves and fringe NBA hopefuls gave approximately 6,000 fans reason to stand, clap and cheer Wednesday night. The Wolves' high-tempo, dunk-infested, free-to-the-public Las Vegas Summer League...
Via Fox Sports North
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

In better shape and more mature, Muhammad expects 'breakout year'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Dressed comfortably in a maroon Minnesota golf polo and dress shorts, Richard Pitino stood in the corner of the Timberwolves' practice gym and soaked in the first session of summer league minicamp Monday. The young Gophers coach walked away with some tidbits to employ in his second year on the job across the way at Williams Arena. He also left surprised at the...
Via Fox Sports North
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Timberwolves have a promising future

The Timberwolves have not been a playoff team since Kevin Garnett was on the team, and Timberwolves fans have been in playoff deprivation mode for awhile. This past year the Timberwolves had the chance to get over .500 for the first time in the last nine years. They came up short and went 40-42, but for a wolves fan this isn’t too shabby considering how they’ve done in recent...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Is Shabazz Muhammad A Starter?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Is Shabazz Muhammad A Starter? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Minnesota Timberwolves’ small forward Shabazz Muhammad had a very bland rookie season, as he only played about 230 minutes. However, when he played, he played well, averaging about 15.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per 36 minutes and he shot a very respectable 46 percent from...
Via HoopStuff
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves sign Jeffers for remainder of season

MINNEAPOLIS -- During his short NBA Developmental League stint earlier this season, Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad had a chance to catch up with training camp mate . Muhammad's takeaway from their conversations while suiting up for the Iowa Energy: "He wants to get back." In the latest turn on Jeffers' winding road of a career, he's done it. Suddenly...
Via Fox Sports North
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Shabazz Muhammad out Tuesday with sprained MCL

The Minnesota Timberwolves  lost to the Orlando Magic on Saturday by the score of 100-92. The loss dropped the Timberwolves back to 38-38, third in the Northwest Division and 10th in the Western Conference. The Timberwolves were without Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Martin, Chase Budinger, Shabazz Muhammad and Kevin Love due to injury.  There is a possibility that Muhammad may miss...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

T-Wolves forwards Budinger, Muhammad to miss final six games of season

Minnesota Timberwolves forwards Chase Budinger and Shabazz Muhammad will miss the final six games of the season with injuries.
Via FOXSports.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former agent: I paid ex-UCLA basketball star Tyler Honeycutt

A former agent said he paid former UCLA basketball standout Tyler Honeycutt and his mother in the hopes of securing him as a client. Noah Lookofsky told SB Nation that he doled out $55,800 during a three-year relationship with Honeycutt, starting when he was a player at Sylmar High. He provided SB Nation with copies of receipts, deposit slips, promissory notes, travel itineraries...
Via Fox Sports West
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad, Minnesota reserves display resiliency despite loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- Shabazz Muhammad was nowhere to be found after Minnesota's 114-104 loss to the Clippers on Monday night. The Timberwolves rookie isn't wont to stick around long following games, disappearing into the Minneapolis night about as quickly as he exploits open paths to the basket. It's been a rocky inaugural campaign for the 21-year-old, whose playing time has...
Via Fox Sports North
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mbah a Moute's time with Wolves hasn't gone as expected

MINNEAPOLIS -- The 12 French adolescents spent most of the evening standing, almost all of them dressed in matching, team-issue Timberwolves long sleeve t-shirts. Tuesday night marked the climax of a yearlong journey, as the group of Luc Richard Mbah a Moute fans from Basket-club Nyonsais in southern France finally caught up with their favorite player. After they'd raised enough...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad breaks out for Timberwolves

Less than two years ago, Shabazz Muhammad was right next to Nerlens Noel atop high school recruiting rankings. He was a productive scorer at UCLA, but the story in college was always about Shabazz eventually entering the NBA draft. In one year as a Bruin, Muhammad was briefly embroiled in a controversy over a Gucci backpack, and as the draft neared, it came to light that his father...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns fold in fourth, fall to T-wolves

PHOENIX -- So many times this season, the Minnesota Timberwolves failed in close games down the stretch. On Tuesday night, they turned the tables on the Phoenix Suns. Kevin Love fell an assist shy of his second triple-double in three games and the Timberwolves used a fourth-quarter outburst to beat the Suns 110-101. Love, whose first career triple-double came at Utah on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Receiving Trade Interest In Shabazz Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves have received trade calls from multiple teams inquiring about the availability of Shabazz Muhammad, a league source tells RealGM. Muhammad was the 14th overall pick in last June's draft, but has played sparingly for the Wolves during his rookie season. Muhammad averaged 24.5 points on 57.1 percent shooting in his four-game D-League stint during the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Receiving Trade Interest In Shabazz Muhammad

The Minnesota Timberwolves have received trade calls from multiple teams inquiring about the availability of Shabazz Muhammad, a league source tells RealGM. Muhammad was the 14th overall pick in last June's draft, but has played sparingly for the Wolves during his rookie season. Muhammad averaged 24.5 points on 57.1 percent shooting in his four-game D-League stint during the month of January.
Via RealGM
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves blast Utah in much-needed blowout win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Love and Nikola Pekovic couldn't stop laughing. J.J. Barea and Ronny Turiaf posed for a picture with a fan during a late timeout. Gorgui Dieng tried throwing an alley-oop to Shabazz Muhammad. With the way this season has gone, the Timberwolves could use more fun-filled fourth quarters like the one they had Saturday night at the Target Center. "Everybody...
Via Fox Sports North
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves recall Shabazz Muhammad from the D-League

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossipThe Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that they have recalled Shabazz Muhammad from the Iowa Energy of the D-League. In the..Minnesota Timberwolves recall Shabazz Muhammad from the D-League
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves recall rookie Shabazz Muhammad from D-League

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman said Shabazz Muhammad wouldn't be in the NBA D-League long. The rookie small forward proved his coach right in particularly short order. After a quartet of masterful performances, the team has recalled Muhammad from its affiliate squad, the Iowa Energy. The UCLA product and No. 14 overall draft pick averaged 24.5 points on 57.1 percent shooting...
Via Fox Sports North
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Recall Shabazz Muhammad From D-League

The Minnesota Timberwolves have recalled Shabazz Muhammad from the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League. Muhammad appeared in four games for the Energy, leading Iowa to a 3-1 record while averaging 24.5 points, on 57.1 percent shooting, and 9.8 rebounds per game. He recorded two double-doubles during the stint, including scoring 26 points and hauling in a game-high 12 rebounds...
Via RealGM
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Muhammad makes the most of D-League debut

Shabazz Muhammad had been pining for minutes. He received plenty of them Tuesday and capitalized. In his first substantial game action since preseason play, the Timberwolves rookie went off for 24 points and a series of energetic dunks in the Iowa Energy's 133-121 win against the Bakersfield Jam as part of the NBA Developmental League Showcase. He hasn't played more than...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves Tuesday: Muhammad makes the most of D-League debut

Shabazz Muhammad had been pining for minutes. He received plenty of them Tuesday and capitalized. In his first substantial game action since preseason play, the Timberwolves rookie went off for 24 points and a series of energetic dunks in the Iowa Energy's 133-121 win against the Bakersfield Jam as part of the NBA Developmental League Showcase. He hasn't played more than...
Via Fox Sports North
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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