Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will Be Worth Watching

It is fast becoming a new era in Minnesota. With the trade of franchise centerpiece Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves have invested heavily in their future. The trio of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young mightn’t be the most experienced but they are energetic, exciting and they are the new, […] Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will...
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T-Wolves Break Ticket Sales Record After Trading Kevin Love

No Kevin Love? No problem. The Timberwolves fans are as excited as ever, since the former face of the franchise has gone off to Cleveland. The team had broke a previous record in season tickets sales after unveiling the new crop of young and exicitng players like Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett andn Thaddeus Young. Over 300 full season ticket packages have been sold and Timberwolves...
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T-Wolves Have Record Ticket Sales After Kevin Love Trade

Kevin Love is no longer a part of the Timberwolves organization, but there doesn’t seem to be any despair in Minnesota. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Fans seem to be energized about the new look, young guns of Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett and Zach LaVine. In the last week the team has sold over 300 full-season ticket packages. T-Wolves chief revenue office...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Thad Young on Sixers rebuild: ‘They were getting rid of everybody and getting worse’

The Sixers traded their last remaining skilled veteran this summer, when they jumped into the Kevin Love trade between the Timberwolves and Cavaliers to send Thaddeus Young to Minnesota, while taking on lesser players and obtaining a future first round draft pick for their willing participation. It’s a strategy that Philadelphia has been comfortable with under GM Sam Hinkie ...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Kevin Love is the best big man in the NBA on offense and one of the 5 best players in the NBA; there is no denying the incredible talents of Love, who is also one of the league’s best rebounders. With the Minnesota Timberwolves trading Love for Andrew Wiggins...
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Timberwolves Rumors: J.J. Barea, others, on the trade block

The Timberwolves never wanted to trade Kevin Love, but when the Love made it clear he did not see himself staying in Minnesota long-term, they felt they had no choice.  Last Saturday, they got the next best thing to keeping Love when they traded him for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and Thaddeus Young.  Despite that blockbuster deal going down, Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves...
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Sam Hinkie justifies Thaddeus Young trade, calls it 'challenging' but 'necessary'

Check out the original article from here.--“This is a move we think moves our program forward,” Sam Hinkie stated to a mass of media members on a conference call on Tuesday afternoon, before going on to wholeheartedly praise the player who he had just traded a few days earlier. “Thad Young has been here seven years for the Sixers, and he has laid it on the line for...
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Sixers' Hinkie enthusiastic for draft pick acquired in Young trade

It's no surprise 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie was satisfied with the players and draft choice he received for veteran Thaddeus Young. Hinkle spoke Tuesday afternoon on a conference call about the trade that sent Young to the Minnesota Timberwolves for two players with expiring contracts, 6-foot-8 forward Luc Mbah a Moute and 6-6 guard Alexey Shved, along with a top-10-protected...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: The Difficulty Of Evaluating Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves have officially completed the Kevin Love trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the final version of the deal, the T’Wolves are sending out Love, Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved, and a first-round pick in the three-team deal, and will receive Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, and Thaddeus Young. For the Timberwolves, Wiggins […] Minnesota Timberwolves...
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Kevin Love on Minnesota: “I loved my time there”

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded face of the franchise power forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and Thaddeus Young. Love spent six seasons in Minnesota, and gave the franchise some hope. Unfortunately, he was unable to take the Timberwolves anywhere and will end up leaving without accomplishing anything outside of big...
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Fair-ly optimistic: Wiggins, Bennett and Young embraced by Wolves fans

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Andrew Wiggins spun 360 degrees in the air -- on a ride called the Tornado, his three sisters in the cart next to him. Anthony Bennett gnawed on a piece of fried alligator -- "tastes like chicken, just like they say," he chortled between mouthfuls. Thaddeus Young snapped a selfie with hundreds of fans cheering behind him -- "I've never been a...
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The 76ers' tanking could mean bonuses for all of their players

The 11 players currently on the Philadelphia 76ers are owed $24.25 million combined next season, or in clearer terms, about $1 million less than Amar’e Stoudemire will get from the New York Knicks. The team, which traded its most established player (Thaddeus Young) this weekend, is terrible, poised to challenge the 1972-73 Sixers for the worst record in NBA history. But the players...
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Sixers Gm Wants Joel Embiid To Help Him Get Twitter Followers

Philadelphia 76ers Gm Sam Hinkie is not the most popular guy in town right now, and can could use a spike in his approval rating. Hinkie addressed the media Tuesday via conference call to discuss the organizations part in the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves for another first-round pick. During the conversation Joel Embiid’s social media and Twitter popularity...
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Saunders gives fans 'Get Out of Work' note for event

After an arduous, drawn-out process that seemed to last an eternity, the Minnesota Timberwolves will at long last officially introduce Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young, the players the team acquired in its long-awaited trade of disgruntled star Kevin Love. The team did announce the acquisitions in a newspaper ad shortly after the deal […] The post Flip Saunders...
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Report: Minnesota Timberwolves tried to trade J.J. Barea to Sixers

As we all know, the Philadelphia 76ers were invited to the three team trade that involved the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves. In that trade, Kevin Love went to the Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins, and Thaddeus Young went to the Timberwolves, while the Sixers got Alexey Shved, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and the Miami Heat’s 2015 first round pick. What we...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

The Timberwolves boast tremendous upside following the Love trade. What a roller coaster ride it’s been for Wolves fans over the last few months. One day, we’re hearing rumors about the Warriors’ reluctance to depart with Klay Thompson in a deal for Kevin Love – causing laughter at both teams [a*]. Weeks later, a trade idea that appeared to have been quickly squashed ...
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Kevin Love Trade Grades

Kevin Love Trade Grades Cleveland Gets: Kevin Love Minnesota Gets: Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett, Trade Exception Philadelphia Gets: First Round Pick, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved The Cavaliers have traded for the best offensive big man in the NBA and now have the best Big 3 in the NBA, with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Love will become...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: The Kevin Love Trade Grade

Cleveland Cavaliers: Kevin Love Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Cavaliers Receive: Kevin Love Timberwolves Receive: Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett, Trade Exception 76ers Receive:  1st round pick, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved Well our national nightmare is over. Kevin Love has finally found his forever home in Cleveland...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: The Kevin Love Trade Grade

Minnesota Timberwolves: The Kevin Love Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Minnesota Gets: Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett, Trade Exception Cleveland Gets: Kevin Love Philadelphia Gets: 1st round pick, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved Yes, the Timberwolves have traded their franchise player and one of the 5 best players in the NBA...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thaddeus Young trade to the Timberwolves becomes official

Check out the original post from, here.--Thaddeus Young is the longest-tenured Sixer no more. After seven seasons with the team, Young was officially traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves early Saturday afternoon. While some aspects of the deal had been agreed upon in principle weeks ago, with the details crystalizing over the past twenty-four hours, it did not become official...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota paper welcomes T-Wolves new acquisitions

This afternoon, Minnesota and Cleveland were (finally) able to complete their blockbuster deal sending Kevin Love to the Cavaliers with Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young (from the 76ers) to the Timberwolves. Of course, the trade call took place in the afternoon. But you cannot blame the Timberwolves for jumping the gun. They took out an ad in Sunday’s Minneapolis...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves, Cavs, Sixers Agree To 3-Team Deal

Another team will be added to the blockbuster trade involving Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins. The 30-day waiting period on the Kevin Love trade ends Saturday, when the Wolves are expected to finalize and announce the franchise’s biggest player transaction since it sent away superstar Kevin Garnett seven years ago. The trade specifics, however, were confirmed as final Thursday night...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Set to Acquire Thaddeus Young

John Gellebter – USA Today Sports After the agreed in principle deal to send star power-forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for youngsters Andrew Wiggins & Anthony Bennett, along with a 2015 1st round pick, the Minnesota Timberwolves have continued to improve their team by finding a replacement for Love in the starting line-up with Thaddeus Young. Young, a 26 year...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves To Acquire Thaddeus Young As Part Of Kevin Love Trade

Thaddeus Young’s time in the City of Brotherly Love appears to be over. The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly have a deal in place to send Young to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 2015 first-round pick and players Luc Mbah a Moute and Alexey Shved, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The trade will be finished on Saturday, after Minnesota officially trades Kevin Love to the Cleveland...
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76ers To Give Up Young In Exchange For Shved, Mbah A Moute, 1st-Rounder

Just a day before Andrew Wiggins is eligible to be traded by Cleveland to Minnesota, details on the imminent three-team deal are at last coming to a finalization as the 76ers have agreed to trade Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves in exchange for combo guard Alexey Shved, Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, and a first-rounder from Cleveland. Throughout seven years in Philly, Young posted...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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