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A Three Team Kevin Love Blockbuster Trade

A Three Team Kevin Love Blockbuster Trade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… It seems that for a Kevin Love to Cleveland trade to be made, a 3rd team will have to be brought in to take on players and contracts and Philadelphia is the team most talked about as that 3rd team, as they are willing to take on salary if they are going to receive assets and the Timberwolves...
Via HoopStuff
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves Eye Thaddeus Young As Potential Kevin Love Replacement

With constant Kevin Love trade rumors swirling around the NBA world, the Minnesota Timberwolves are proactively searching for someone who will replace the coveted big man in a trade. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that one player the Wolves are eying is Thaddeus Young of the Philadelphia 76ers. Minnesota would reportedly try to obtain Young either in an expanded trade that involves...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Cavalier Mo Williams to Minnesota doesn’t make the most sense

Former Cavaliers all-star point guard Mo Williams signed a deal with Minnesota today. The deal is smallish for one year and $3.75 million. CBS’ James Herbert notes that it’s not the most obvious fit for the Minnesota Timberwolves which obviously has me thinking. The cynical view here is that Minnesota doesn’t need a 31-year-old backup guard. The team probably isn’t going...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Free-agent guard Williams lands one-year deal with Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves' 2014-15 guard rotation -- and the franchise's future as a whole -- continued to take shape Monday with the free-agent landing of veteran Mo Williams. The team reached an agreement with the 11-year combo guard, an unrestricted free agent who spent last season in Portland and joins his fifth team in the past five seasons. According to agent...
Via Fox Sports North
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Thaddeus Young Be The Replacement For Kevin Love?

By now, you’ve heard the rumors. Could Minnesota be the next stop for Thaddeus? Whispers of a possible Kevin Love trade to Cleveland, Golden State, Chicago, Boston, have headlined the NBA tabloids for the past month, however we have yet to witness the striking of a deal. This development, however, provides reason for optimism on the Love front. The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed...
Via The League News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mo Williams agrees to one-year deal with Timberwolves

Free agent Mo Williams has agreed to a one-year, $3.75 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Mo Williams has agreed to a one year, $3.75M deal with the Timberwolves, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 28, 2014 Happy to announce a big congrats to our guy @mowilliams on joining the @MNTimberwolves...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA guard Mo Williams agrees to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to Adrian Wojnarowski, free agent NBA guard Mo Williams has agreed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves... NBA guard Mo Williams agrees to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: What’s the best they can get for Kevin Love?

At this point it is common knowledge that Kevin Love plans to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves through free agency after this season. Love, being one of the best players in the league, is a prime trade target for many teams, with the best offers coming from the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. The Boston Celtics were in the mix before this week...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly interested in Thaddeus Young

Check out the original article from Philly.com here.Another week, another Thaddeus Young trade rumor.--The trade rumors just don’t stop circling around Thaddeus Young. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Minnesota Timberwolves are eyeing the multi-faceted forward as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, who has been central in this summer’s trade rumors. The Timberwolves...
Via Around the Arc
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota eyes Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Wolves, while continuing to discuss trade proposals that would send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, have been exploring their options for acquiring Young from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Due to 'current status,' Love won't play for Team USA at Basketball World Cup

"Current status." That's the reason USA Basketball cited for Kevin Love's declination to participate in the organization's summer training camp in Las Vegas. That likely rules the Timberwolves power forward out of this year's FIBA Basketball World Cup, despite his passion for international competition. But the current status is that there is no status. With...
Via Fox Sports North
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewer, Turiaf to join Wolves' fan-friendly 2014 Summer Caravan

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves' annual offseason fan-outreach sojourn, despite a topsy-turvy offseason for the franchise, is sure to elicit some laughter. Perhaps the club's two most boisterous personalities, Corey Brewer and Ronny Turiaf, will be on hand for Minnesota's 2014 Summer Caravan, the team announced Monday. This year's caravan will make stops Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports North
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Dunks Like He Owns the Rim

In case you didn't know, Zach LaVine is insanely athletic. Over the weekend, the former UCLA guard and current Minnesota Timberwolves rookie competed in the Seattle Pro-Am dunk contest and absolutely
Via Stack
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine just punched his ticket to the NBA Dunk contest

His name isn’t common knowledge among NBA fans yet, but give it time. Zach Lavine was at the Seattle ProAm over the weekend and he wasn't showing off his jump shot. The Timberwolves first-round pick is listed at 6-5 and has a freakish 46-inch vertical and the former UCLA Bruin is putting that all to use. Can he just float and catch outlet passes from Kevin Love and Ricky...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine stars at Seattle Pro-Am with amazing slam dunks

One of the exciting rookies to come from this 2014 NBA Draft class has to be Minnesota Timberwolves Zach LaVine and over the weekend, he dazzled fans at the Seattle Pro-Am. When a slam dunk contest was featured during the Pro-Am, LaVine showed off his incredible athleticism with some amazing slam dunks including a free-throw line jam that you need to see to believe. Check out the...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Unleashes Monster Jams During Seattle Dunk Contest (Video)

Zach LaVine is really athletic. That much was already known when the Minnesota Timberwolves’ first-round draft pick and former UCLA star took the court for a dunk contest at the Seattle Pro Am this weekend. Still, LaVine’s aerial display as he threw down a series of acrobatic dunks was a sight to behold. Luckily for us, the basketball website Hoopmixtape.com was on hand to document...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wolves rookie LaVine shows off array of amazing dunks

Amidst ongoing rumors the Timberwolves are going to trade away their best player, the team's youngest player is trying to give Minnesota fans a reason to be excited about next season. Rookie Zach LaVine put on an awe-inspiring, gravity-defying dunk show at the Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game on Sunday. LaVine's array of high-flying flushes, including through-the-legs windmills...
Via Fox Sports North
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Love may not choose to opt into contract with Cavs

While many continue to debate the merits of players involved in a deal for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, the great unknown continues to be how long Love would call Cleveland home. There are rumors that he’s demanding a trade to Cleveland and wants to play alongside LeBron James; Cleveland would be the only place he would commit to in the way of a long-term deal, starting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Absolutely Shut Down The Seattle Pro-Am Dunk Contest

Former UCLA standout Zach LaVine went 13th overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the NBA Draft this summer. He may or may not have been happy about it, but T-Wolves fans should be pretty excited based on the LaVine’s athleticism alone. The 19-year old absolutely dominated the Seattle Pro-Am Dunk Contest over the weekend. You can check out his dunks above, all of which were scored...
Via Next Impulse Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: T'Wolves rookie takes flight at Seattle Pro-Am

Rookie Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves is one of the most intriguing rookies entering the NBA season. LaVine had a great summer league, and he will look to continue that trend in the regular season. LaVine put on a show this weekend in the Seattle Pro-Am with an arsenal of dunks. It should be a very exciting All-Star Weekend if LaVine faces off against Andrew Wiggins in...
Via The Front Office News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Team USA should survive without Love, others

Several notes and thoughts on Team USA, which opens camp Monday in Las Vegas: 1. No Kevin Love. No LaMarcus Aldridge. No Blake Griffin. Well, there goes the NBA's top three power forwards. But it's probably no reason for panic. The U.S. has a lot of guys who can do a lot of different things. 2. According to a USA Basketball statement, Love won't be playing "because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach LaVine puts on dunking clinic at Seattle Pro Am

Zach LaVine is making an early case to be the favorite for next season’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest (not that that’s saying a lot). The Minnesota Timberwolves guard put on quite the show at the Seattle Pro Am, throwing doing vicious dunk after vicious dunk in front of a pretty stunned crowd. Check out this kid’s hops.
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t need to trade Wiggins to gain Love

(Credit: Hardwood Paroxysm) It seems inevitable that once Andrew Wiggins is able to be traded that he will be included in a deal to Minnesota for Kevin Love. But does he really need to be? Cleveland can present the best offer to Minnesota with or without Wiggins. The Timberwolves are reportedly saying they won’t trade Love to Cleveland without getting Wiggins in return, but the...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks Propose Trade For Kevin Love, Timberwolves Reject It

Add the New York Knicks to the teams interested in forward Kevin Love. New York offered Amar’e Stoudemire, Tim Hardaway, Jr. and Iman Shumpert to the Minnesota Timberwolves in an attempt to land Love, a source told the Wall Street Journal on Saturday. The Wolves reportedly rejected the deal. With the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly offering No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins in...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Withdraws From FIBA World Cup, And Now We’re Screwed

Is it 2004? Is my time machine finally working? No? I mean, American basketball players are dropping like flies from the national team, so, you know, just thought I’d ask. In case you missed it, Kevin Love has officially ruined summer. The Minnesota Timberwolves big man, who is the focus of constant trade rumors these days, has officially withdrawn from Team USA commitments for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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