MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES NEWS

Robbie Hummel can’t get any love from his own team over hip-hop album

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Robbie Hummel announced yesterday via Instagram that he is releasing a hip-hop album this fall: Excited to announce that I’ve been in the studio grinding and have finally finished my first hip hop studio album, ROB: Road to Redemption. Look for it in stores and on iTunes this fall. #getmysnareup #turnmyheadphonesup!!! That’s…interesting (?), but...
Via Awful Announcing
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Andrew Wiggins goes back home in BioSteel Sports commercial

As the first overall selection of the 2014 NBA Draft, Andrew Wiggins will be starting his NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In case you didn’t know, Wiggins grew up near Toronto, Canada (Specifically: Thornhill, Ontario) and recently took a trip back home for a commercial. Wiggins stars in a commercial for BioSteel Sports (A high performance sports drink and nutritional...
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Mickael Galabale Receiving Interest From FC Barcelona

Three-year NBA veteran Mickael Gelabale is receiving interest on a possible deal with FC Barcelona, sources told RealGM. FC Barcelona will be without two integral players next season, losing Kostas Papanikolaou to the Houston Rockets and Erazem Lorbek in a buyout agreement. The European powerhouse has Gelabale on a list of potential additions. Lorbek’s NBA rights are owned by San...
Via RealGM
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Glen Taylor fires back at Kevin Love. Why?

Divorces are always nasty, even when they are necessary. Kevin Love has been largely quiet even as everyone knew he wanted out of Minnesota or that his talent needed to escape the wasteland that has become the Timberwolves — no Playoff appearances in the last decade speaks for itself. It was time for both the player and the franchise to move in a new direction as Love was close...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Glen Taylor fires back at Kevin Love. Why?

Divorces are always nasty, even when they are necessary. Kevin Love has been largely quiet even as everyone knew he wanted out of Minnesota or that his talent needed to escape the wasteland that has become the Timberwolves — no Playoff appearances in the last decade speaks for itself. It was time for both the player and the franchise to move in a new direction as Love was close...
Via Bloguin Best
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David Griffin: Defensive concerns aren’t a product of Kevin Love

Glen Taylor’s getting all sorts of replies these days. Not long after questioning Kevin Love’s defense, the star power forward’s new general manager, David Griffin, came to his player’s defense. “I think he’s an elite defensive rebounder,” Griffin told FOX Sports Radio’s Jay Mohr. “I have concerns relative to our ability to protect the rim, and that’s not just...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Bennett hoping to break out with Wolves

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Pop. Pop. Pop. The sound of high-top against basketball reverberated around the Target Center the morning of Nov. 13, 2013 as Cavaliers veterans booted the game's essential piece of equipment high into the stands. In a typical rookie initiation ritual, Cleveland's first-year players were charged with retrieving them. Matthew Dellavedova and Sergey...
Via Fox Sports North
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Robbie Hummel announces hip hop album, promptly retires from rap game (pic)

Minnesota Timberwolves second-year small forward Robbie Hummel created some waves on social media on Wednesday when he posted a photo on Instagram to announce he was about to drop a hip hop album. “Excited to announce that I’ve been in the studio grinding and have finally finished my first hip hop studio album, ROB: Road […] The post Robbie Hummel announces hip hop album, promptly...
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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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Wolves' Hummel set to drop hip-hop album?

MINNEAPOLIS -- So this is what Robbie Hummel's been up to all summer. The Timberwolves forward announced Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram he's been working on a hip-hop album entitled "Road to Redemption." He teased some lyrics and even reached out to established rapper 50 Cent about a featured appearance. "Excited to announce that I've been in the studio...
Via Fox Sports North
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The Timberwolves Shade Their Own Player After He Announces His Upcoming Rap Album

Robbie Hummel, a guard who is currently employed by the Minnesota Timberwolves excitedly announced that he would have a rap album dropping within the next couple of months. From Hummel’s Instagram account: .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Can Canadian Brady Heslip Make The Timberwolves?

Canadian guard Brady Heslip isn't the typical college player expected to make an NBA roster. He wasn't drafted, he wasn't even ranked in the top 100 by most mock draft boards. However, he earned a shot at making the Minnesota Timberwolves roster this summer at NBA Summer League and while playing for Team Canada.
Via Pro Bball Report
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Robbie Hummel Announces Future Rap Album

Former Purdue star and current Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robbie Hummel announced on Instagram that he’ll be releasing a rap album called Road to Redemption. “Excited to announce that I’ve been in the studio grinding and have finally finished my first hip hop studio album, ROB: Road to Redemption. Look for it in stores and on […] The post Robbie Hummel Announces Future...
Via Diehardsport
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Minnesota Timberwolves Owner takes shot at Kevin Love

While Kevin Love is now a Cleveland Cav, his former owner in Minnesota is now taking shots at him. Here is what Glen Taylor told ESPN 1500. “I question Kevin if this is going to be the best deal for him because I think he’s going to be the third player on a team. I don’t think he’s going to get a lot of credit if they do really well. I think he’ll get the blame if they...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: The quest to save Glenn Robinson III

Not many people may know Glenn Robinson III, the second round draft pick for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2014 NBA draft, but I believe Robinson could be important part of the team’s future if given the chance. Earlier this week, Jerry Zgoda of the Star Tribune reported via Twitter that Flip Saunders, the coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, said that it would be hard for...
Via isportsweb.com
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Wolves' Wiggins a wanted man in Minnesota

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- All summer, Andrew Wiggins just wanted to be wanted. Since before high school, it's all he's known. Colleges coveted him. NBA teams jockeying for the 2014 draft's top selection salivated over him. Then LeBron James picked up the phone a few hours after signing on for a second run in Cleveland. "He called me and I said, 'You know what...
Via Fox Sports North
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Glen Taylor is the biggest reason the Timberwolves keep losing

On Tuesday, Timberwolves franchisee* Glen Taylor held court at the Minnesota State Fair as the newest hopes of the team were introduced. As he is wont to do, he openly discussed his feelings with the media. Kudos to him for that. Without franchisees, players, coaches and GMs spouting off, following the NBA would be a lot less interesting. But this chatter about outgoing star Kevin...
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Sam Hinkie justifies Thaddeus Young trade, calls it 'challenging' but 'necessary'

Check out the original article from Philly.com 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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Wolves To Sign Brady Heslip To Camp Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves will sign Brady Heslip to a camp deal, according to a source. The Wolves were impressed with Heslip's play in the Summer League.
Via RealGM
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Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine ride down giant slide at Minnesota State Fair

In case you missed it yesterday, Minnesota Timberwolves introduced rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine to fans at the Minnesota State Fair. After the usual intros, Wiggins and LaVine got the chance to have fun at the fair and one of the things that they did was ride down a giant slide. Check out the below Vine from the Minnesota Timberwolves of the two going down it: That looked...
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Top 10 Plays of the 2013-2014 Season: Ricky Rubio

Restocked with young high flyers like Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine. If you thought Ricky Rubio was a passing machine before. Just wait till the chemistry of this young TWolves squad kicks in with him at the point. Even without them the young Spaniard averaged 8.6 assist per game and a few of them even made his 2013- 2014 Top 10 highlight reel. Check it out. The post Top 10 Plays...
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Timberwolves Owner Takes Shots At Kevin Love Post-Trade

Timberwolves owner, Glen Taylor, took multiple shots at Kevin Love following the All-Star’s trade to the Cavs which sent No.1 pick Andrew Wiggins, among others to Minny. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com: “I think where maybe he got away with some stuff not playing defense on our team, I’m not sure that’s how it’s going to work in Cleveland,” Taylor said on ESPN...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
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NBA: Glen Taylor And The Sound Of Bad Ownership

Glen Taylor, the owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, went on a delightfully passive-aggressive rant about his former superstar, Kevin Love, on Tuesday. Taylor told ESPN 1500 in Minneapolis: “I question Kevin if this is going to be the best deal for him because I think he’s going to be the third player on a team. […] NBA: Glen Taylor And The Sound Of Bad Ownership - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
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Kevin Love shoots back at Wolves owner Glen Taylor

Newly acquired power forward Kevin Love thinks his former boss, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, should focus more on the players he acquired than the one that left. Following the announcement of the deal that sent Love to Cleveland for two No. 1 draft picks and a future first-rounder, Taylor took a parting shot at his former All-Star. “I question Kevin if this is going...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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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