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Minnesota Timberwolves: Trading Corey Brewer would be a good move

Corey Brewer In the past few weeks, the Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Corey Brewer was the center of many trade rumors. Most of the rumors dealt with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets, two teams that are in contention to win the NBA finals and have already expressed interest in Brewer. Cleveland would like to get another veteran, and would like to reunite Kevin Love...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Lakers Preview

While the reeling Los Angeles Lakers aren't getting the chance to see their top draft pick, the depleted Minnesota Timberwolves are at least giving some young talent an opportunity to grow. The two worst teams in the Western Conference meet Friday night with the Lakers hoping to avoid their fifth consecutive home loss and the Timberwolves trying to avert their fifth straight defeat...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Try as they might, undermanned Wolves endure rough night

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's second unit stepped out of a fourth-quarter timeout, looking more like a thrown-together practice drill group than the five men coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders would ever ask to hang tough in crunch time of a regular season NBA game. Zach. Chase. Shabazz. Anthony. Robbie. Two small forwards, two power forwards and, at this point...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks overwhelm Timberwolves, 103-86

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Larry Sanders had 15 points, seven rebounds and five blocks to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 103-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Brandon Knight scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter for the Bucks (9-7), who have won five of their last seven games in a spirited start under new coach Jason Kidd. Giannis Antetokounmpo had...
Via AP on Fox
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Bucks overwhelm Timberwolves, 103-86

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Larry Sanders had 15 points, seven rebounds and five blocks to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 103-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Brandon Knight scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter for the Bucks (9-7), who have won five of their last seven games in a spirited start under new coach Jason Kidd. Giannis Antetokounmpo had...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bucks wear down Timberwolves to improve to 9-7

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Larry Sanders had 15 points, seven rebounds and five blocks to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 103-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Brandon Knight scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter for the Bucks (9-7), who have won five of their last seven games in a spirited start under new coach Jason Kidd. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 13...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Mo Williams is 'questionable' for tonight's game

The Minnesota Timberwolves head into tonight's game against the Milwaukee Bucks coming off a 113-101 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. Andrew Wiggins lead the Timberwolves with 29 points in 41 minutes. The Timberwolves, already hampered with numerous injuries, may be without Mo Williams tonight due to an illness.   Bobak Ha'Eri via Wikimedia CommonsKyle Ratke, web editor...
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Wolves to wear pink shoelaces to honor Young's mother

MINNEAPOLIS -- A league-approved wardrobe change will pay tribute to Thaddeus Young's mother when the Timberwolves host Milwaukee on Wednesday night. All of Minnesota's players, Young said, will be wearing pink shoelaces to honor Lula Hall, who died of breast cancer Nov. 13. Young missed five games to be with his family and attend her funeral. Minnesota general manager Milt Newton...
Via Fox Sports North
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Timberwolves Injury Update: Ronny Turiaf, Nikola Pekovic will not play tonight against the Bucks

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be without big men Nikola Pekovic and Ronny Turiaf for tonight's contest at home against the Milwaukee Bucks. Pekovic has not played in a game since spraining his right wrist last week, while Turiaf has been battling a hip injury that he suffered in October.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsTuriaf, a 6'10" center out of Gonzaga, has played just...
Via NBA Injury News
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Bucks-Timberwolves Preview

Andrew Wiggins turned in the best scoring effort of his rookie season in time for his first head-to-head matchup with the player selected right behind him, Jabari Parker. It was clear at Tuesday's practice that Wiggins' focus is on the court. These top rookies meet for the first time in the regular season Wednesday night when Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves host Parker...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin to undergo surgery on wrist, likely out six-weeks

The Minnesota Timberwolves head into tonight's game against the Milwaukee Bucks coming off a 113-101 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. Andrew Wiggins lead the Timberwolves with 29 points in 41 minutes in the losing effort. At 3-9 on the season, the Timberwolves are sitting in fourth place in the Northwest Division. The struggles will likely continue for the Timberwolves...
Via NBA Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Martin to miss 6-8 weeks after wrist surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin will miss the next six to eight weeks after having surgery on his fractured right wrist. The Timberwolves announced on Tuesday that Martin had surgery to repair the injury, which he suffered in a win over the New York Knicks last week. Martin was injured in the first quarter but finished the game and was able to score 37...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Martin has surgery, out 6-8 weeks

            The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that guard Kevin Martin underwent successful surgery to repair a fracture in his right wrist. Martin is expected to be sidelined approximately 6-8 weeks. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Graham at theCleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Through nine games this season Martin is averaging...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Martin out 6-8 weeks after wrist surgery

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Martin underwent surgery Tuesday morning to repair the fracture in his right wrist. The Timberwolves shooting guard will be sidelined six to eight weeks, according to a team press release. Martin injured his wrist last Wednesday in the first quarter of Minnesota's 115-99 victory over New York. He went on to score 37 points and connect on seven 3-pointers despite...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Young appreciates support after mom's death; urges breast cancer screenings

MINNEAPOLIS -- Timberwolves power forward Thaddeus Young said Monday he wasn't sure exactly how he'd honor the memory of his deceased mother, other than to play his tail off for her every night. Tuesday, he took another step, encouraging all women to get screened for breast cancer, which claimed the life of Lula Hall on Nov. 13. "I want to take this opportunity to remind my NBA brothers...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thad Young returns to Wolves after mom's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Thaddeus Young has returned to the Minnesota Timberwolves following the death of his mother. Young practiced on Monday for the first time since Lulu Hall died of cancer on Nov. 13. Young missed five games while mourning her passing. The Timberwolves went 1-4 in those games and also lost point guard Ricky Rubio, center Nikola Pekovic and shooting guard Kevin Martin...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavy-hearted after mother's death, Young returns to Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Thaddeus Young stationed himself next to the hospital bed, his mother's frail hand in his oversized, muscular one. As Lula Hall took her final breaths, her son held on tight. In the 11 days since, the Timberwolves power forward has been able to step away from the deathbed and into the memories. Hall, 57, served as both caretaker and provider in a single-parent...
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Watch Tim Duncan show Corey Brewer the fine art of flopping

During the recent San Antonio Spurs-Minnesota Timberwolves contest, Wolves’ Corey Brewer flopped on a pick which got Tim Duncan to perform a pick immediately after. In other words, it appears TD wanted to show Corey how the art of flopping is properly performed. Check out TD giving Brewer a lesson in flopping (h/t Project Spurs).
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins Scores Career High 29 Points

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins had his best game of his young career in a 113-101 loss to the visiting Sacramento Kings. Scoring 29 points (on 9-for-22 shooting) and grabs 5 rebounds. Per the Star Tribune: “I feel comfortable,” said Wiggins, whose three-point shot midway through the fourth quarter pulled the Wolves within five. “It’s a learning process.”...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins responds to big minutes with career-best game

MINNEAPOLIS -- Flip Saunders was careful about making too much of Andrew Wiggins' big night. The prized 19-year-old rookie Wiggins already carries the hopes of the Minnesota Timberwolves on his back. Saturday he carried the team, as well, with Minnesota playing its third game in four nights severely short-handed. Wiggins scored a season-high 29 points in a season-high 41 minutes...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Kevin Martin injured indefinitely

After picking up their first win in five games against the New York Knicks, the Minnesota Timberwolves got some horrible news. Kevin Martin the starting shooting guard for the Timberwolves fractured his wrist against the Knicks and is out indefinitely. This really hurts the Timberwolves, as Martin is the team’s leading scorer and is one of the few veterans on the team. Incredibly...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Ronny Turiaf is 'out' for tonight's game against the Kings

The Minnesota Timberwolves enter tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings coming off a 121-92 blowout loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Anthony Bennett lead the Timberwolves with 20 points in 32 minutes off the bench. At 3-8 on the season, the Timberwolves sit fourth in the Northwest Division. On the injury front, backup center Ronny Turiaf is officially listed out for tonight...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin may need right wrist surgery

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday by the score of 121-92. The blowout loss dropped the Timberwolves to 3-8 on the season, fourth in the Northwest Division. Anthony Bennett lead the Timberwolves with 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting in 32 minutes off the bench. The Timberwolves were without Nikola Pekovic and Kevin Martin, both out with wrist injuries...
Via NBA Injury News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves Kevin Martin Out Indefinitely With Fractured Wrist

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin will be out for an indefinite period of time after suffering a wrist fracture during the team’s 115-99 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday. The team’s official public relations feed on Twitter released this statement. Kevin Martin Injury Update pic.twitter.com/S0PthoibHK — Timberwolves PR (@Twolves_PR) November 21...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Injury Update: Kevin Martin fractures right wrist

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday that Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured right wrist, sustained during Wednesday's night game versus the New York Knicks. According to the AP, the Wolves are still determining whether or not Martin will need surgery.Martin was fouled while shooting a 3-pointer with 6:48 remaining in the first quarter of Wednesday's game and...
Via NBA Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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