ZACH LAVINE NEWS

How will Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine develop this season?

The Minnesota Timberwolves were forced to use Zach LaVine in ways that didn't suit his skill-set last season. He was on the ball too often, a shooting guard in a point guard's role. But this season, with Ricky Rubio healthy and Tyus Jones and Andre Miller on the roster, LaVine won't play any point guard. Instead, his offensive responsibilities will boil down to creating shots for...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can the Minnesota Timberwolves compete for a playoff spot next season?

The Minnesota Timberwolves won 16 games last season, worst in the NBA. But a lot can change in one summer, and the Timberwolves could surprise a bunch of people next year.They battled injuries to key players like Ricky Rubio and Nikola Pekovic last season. Next year, they'll have those guys back and healthy, along with Karl-Anthony Towns, and a more experienced Andrew Wiggins and...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine dunk a free-throw

Everyone knows Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine can dunk. He's one of the most creative players in the league when it comes to elevating above the rim. During a recent game at the Seattle Pro Am, LaVine took his skills to the next level, passing off the backboard to himself instead of taking a traditional free throw. Watch below:This was obviously awesome, but unfortunately...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine Resorts To Dunking Free Throws At Pro-Am

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine burst into mainstream consciousness by dunking his way into our hearts during last season’s NBA slam dunk contest: His overall game still hasn’t caught up to his dunking skills yet, but LaVine is still an NBA League Pass all-star in our minds. You just never know when he’s going to [&hellip The post Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine...
Via No Coast Bias
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Throws Down Crazy Free Throw Dunk At Seattle Pro-Am

Zach LaVine is always throwing down crazy dunks, but the Minnesota Timberwolves star pulled off another crazy dunk at the Seattle Pro-Am.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine does amazing alley-oop dunk during free throw at Seattle Pro-Am

Last weekend, Minnesota Timberwolves star Zach LaVine participated in the annual Seattle Pro-Am and showed off his usual aerial abilities. During a free throw attempt, LaVine decided to get a little bit fancy and throw down an impressive off-the-backboard alley-oop to himself for an easy dunk: Here's Zach Lavine throwing it off the glass at the freethrow at the Seattle Pro...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Euro Pipeline: Nemanja Blejica

Blejica will test his skills in the NBA, five years after he was drafted. The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing forward Nemanja Blejica to America. The 2014-15 Euroleague Playoff MVP was a 2010 draft pick that has used his time in Europe to greatly expand his basketball abilities and is ready to join the NBA and make an immediate impact for the young and hungry Wolves. If you’ve...
Via The Lottery Mafia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Zach LaVine Go Off in the Seattle Pro-Am

Zach LaVine first became a YouTube sensation last summer at the Seattle Pro-Am with his array of dunks. This year he’s back at it again, but this time he put on a show in an actual game. LaVine, who is one of the most improved second year players in the NBA showed off his full arsenal of skills as he went for 49 points and hit the game winning shot. Minnesota Timberwolves fans...
Via The Front Office News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Scores 49 Points, Hits Clutch Game-Winner at Seattle Pro Am

After a solid showing in the Las Vegas Summer League, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine made his Seattle Pro Am debut this past weekend and didn’t disappoint. The 2015 NBA Dunk champion kicked things off with a serious aerial show and shut things down with a double-clutch corner three to win the game. The post Zach LaVine Scores 49 Points, Hits Clutch Game-Winner at Seattle...
Via Hooped Up
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine makes game-winning three-pointer at Seattle Pro-Am game

As we enter the summer months, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is showing off his basketball ability while playing back home in the Pacific Northwest. Earlier today, LaVine participated in a Seattle Pro-Am game and put together an incredible stat-line of forty-nine points including an amazing game-winner. As LaVine’s team trailed by two, watch as he drains this off-balance...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Summer League recap: Bulls 84, Wolves 71

The Minnesota Timberwolves saw their shooting go cold on Saturday, leading to a summer-league loss at the hands of the Chicago Bulls. Minnesota, now 1-1 in summer-league action in Las Vegas, shot just 31.6 percent (24 for 76) from the field against the Bulls. Guard Zach LaVine led Minnesota with 20 points, though even he labored through a 5-for-20 night from the field. LaVine did...
Via Fox Sports North
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine best highlights from 24 points against Lakers at Summer League

While most of the eyes were on Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Karl Anthony-Towns during last night’s summer league match-up against the Lakers, let us not forget that the Timberwolves have a high-flying guard to speak of. Zach LaVine put together an impressive performance last night with twenty-four points and grabbing six rebounds in the Minnesota victory. Check out some of his...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Towns, LaVine impress in Vegas

First impressions are impossible to recreate, and for Karl-Anthony Towns, his introduction to the NBA and first act as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves was the basketball comparative to forgetting a tie for a job interview, mistakenly calling a teacher “Mr.” instead of “Miss”, or failing to open the car door for your date: an air ball. Yes, Towns, the number one pick...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine incredible alley-oop slam dunk against Lakers at Summer League

After winning the All-Star slam dunk contest last season, we know that Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine can pull off some incredible dunks. During tonight’s Summer League game between the Timberwolves and Los Angeles Lakers, LaVine got a late-second quarter alley-oop pass from Lorenzo Brown to throw down: Zach LaVine, everybody! *** LaVine Alley-Oop Dunk [gifdsports]...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Zach LaVine's incredible summer workout

Zach LaVine can jump really high. If you saw last year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest, you already know this is true. The Minnesota Timberwolves guard is also only 20 years old, still growing, maturing and possibly learning how to jump even higher. Here's a quick look at how he's keeping himself in shape over the summer. These moves are awesome. Hopefully he never thinks he's too good...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves scrimmage draws 15,000 fans

MINNEAPOLIS -- Top draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns made his Minnesota Timberwolves debut with an open scrimmage on Wednesday night, and more than 15,000 fans flocked to Target Center to watch him. The Timberwolves announced a crowd of 15,200, with the line stretching more than four blocks outside of the arena to get in. The Timberwolves averaged under 15,000 fans per game in the regular...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves scrimmage draws 15,000 fans

MINNEAPOLIS -- Top draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns made his Minnesota Timberwolves debut with an open scrimmage on Wednesday night, and more than 15,000 fans flocked to Target Center to watch him. The Timberwolves announced a crowd of 15,200, with the line stretching more than four blocks outside of the arena to get in. The Timberwolves averaged under 15,000 fans per game in the regular...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

More than 15,000 show up to watch Timberwolves scrimmage

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Top draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns made his Minnesota Timberwolves debut with an open scrimmage on Wednesday night, and more than 15,000 fans flocked to Target Center to watch him. The Timberwolves announced a crowd of 15,200, with the line stretching more than four blocks outside of the arena to get in. The Timberwolves averaged under 15,000 fans per game in the...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine put on offseason dunk show (Video)

Amidst all the pandemonium currently going on during the NBA free agency period, it’s easy to forget about the team with arguably the most exciting young core in the entire league: the Minnesota Timberwolves. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are here to make damn sure that doesn’t happen. Just a week after drafting the velociraptor...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine shows off in China, dunks over a fan (Video)

Zach LaVine used an event in China as yet another showcase for his dunking skills, much like his recent appearance on SportsNation. As part of the exhibition, LaVine plucked a fan out of the crowd and jumped over him for the dunk. This should serve as evidence to the Minnesota Timberwolves that he is working on his basketball skills this offseason.Video via NBA. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Zach LaVine dunk over fan in China

Did you know Zach LaVine can dunk? It's true! He's pretty good at it.At a recent event over in China, the Minnesota Timberwolves guard put his skills on display in the most impressive way possible. Check it out in the video below.What's cooler than watching one of the best dunkers in the world do what he does best over and over again in slow motion? Absolutely nothing.(h/t: NBA)Photo...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine soars over fan for incredible slam dunk in China

As you probably know already, Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine is pretty good at slam dunks and he showed his aerial ability overseas this week. During a trip to China, LaVine showed off his amazing vertical leaping skills as he soared over a fan for an incredible slam dunk: Zach LaVine, everybody! *** LaVine dunks over fan [NBA] LaVine image courtesy of Getty Images
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Takes His Dunk Show To China

Minnesota Timberwolves guard and defending Slam Dunk champion Zach Lavine recently took his aerial show to China for fans to fans to ooh and awe over, during an exhibition event. He also jumped over a fan for a dunk, which is always a crowd pleaser in any country. The post Zach LaVine Takes His Dunk Show To China appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Guy Dupuy Wins Dunk Contest Judged by John Wall, Zach LaVine

John Wall and Zach LaVine both know their way around the rim, soaring over defenders and props for highlight-reel dunks during the regular season and NBA Slam Dunk Contest. However, neither one can hold a flame to professional dunker Guy Dupuy, who showcased his ability while at the BET Awards Dunk Contest that Wall and LaVine judged. Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen “Big Baby”...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine posterizes Marcellus Wiley on SportsNation (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine made a guest apperance on Tuesday's episode of SportsNation, and he proved why he's the defending NBA Slam Dunk Champion by posterizing host Marcellus Wiley. The Timberwolves will be happy to see he's keeping his skills sharp this offseason.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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