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Andrew Wiggins Dunks All Over Josh Smith

Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie of the Year (let’s just be honest) Andrew Wiggins gives Josh Smith the honour of being posterized by a future award winner. The post Andrew Wiggins Dunks All Over Josh Smith appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Should they tank?

Earlier this week the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Utah Jazz in overtime win, which was upsetting to Utah broadcast announcers who said that it was sad that the Jazz lost to a team that was clearly tanking for a better draft pick. This was very upsetting for Timberwolves head coach and team president Flip Saunders, who quickly called for the two men to be fired for their accusations...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chase Budinger goes in for powerful dunk in traffic against Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime, 101-99. The Wolves did have a few highlights of their own, though. Chase Budinger goes in on the Lakers and throws it down: Nice throwdown, Chase. Too bad, it wasn’t enough. *** Chase Budinger pic from Getty Images. Video from The Cauldron.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota United To Leave NASL, Join MLS As Expansion Team In 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger. He wanted to be in the major league. The desire was mutual. Major League Soccer formally awarded an expansion franchise Wednesday to McGuire’s group of investors in Minneapolis with the expectation an outdoor stadium will be built in time...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Lakers at Wolves

With injuries presenting the Minnesota Timberwolves with a chance to glimpse the future, they should be excited about what it may have in store. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine look to continue their impressive play Wednesday night when the Timberwolves host the Los Angeles Lakers in a meeting between two of the NBA's worst teams. Minnesota's 16-54 record is only better than New York...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Timberwolves Preview

With injuries presenting the Minnesota Timberwolves with a chance to glimpse the future, they should be excited about what it may have in store. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine look to continue their impressive play Wednesday night when the Timberwolves host the Los Angeles Lakers in a meeting between two of the NBA's worst teams. Minnesota's 16-54 record is only better than New York...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders rips Jazz TV crew for T'Wolves tanking talk

The Minnesota Timberwolves have not won many games this season. Their win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night was just their third in their last 14 tries. Despite the exciting overtime victory, T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders was in no mood to celebrate after the game. Instead, Saunders was annoyed by about 25 text messages...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine Drops 27 Points In a Clutch Performance

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach Lavine was clutch at every turn in the TWolves 106-104 overtime win in Utah. Scoring 27 points, which including going five of six from three-point range and two of those bombs came in the final 20 seconds of regulation. The post Zach LaVine Drops 27 Points In a Clutch Performance appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Sean Kilpatrick proving he belongs in the NBA

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Sean Kilpatrick entered the 2014 NBA Draft as a potential second-round draft pick, but ended up not getting selected. He received some interest from NBA teams as an undrafted free agent, but wasn’t able to make a roster. Finally, he was given a chance by the Minnesota Timberwolves to prove what he was capable of at the NBA level. He played just 10...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine's shots force OT, help Timberwolves beat Jazz

  Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night. LaVine's clutch shots in the fourth quarter set up a 6-1 Minnesota run to start overtime that the Jazz couldn't overcome. The Timberwolves won for only the third time this month. The game featured some of the...
Via AP on Fox
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Timberwolves grind out overtime win at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night. LaVine's clutch shots in the fourth quarter set up a 6-1 Minnesota run to start overtime that the Jazz couldn't overcome. The Timberwolves won for only the third time this month. The game featured...
Via AP on Fox
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LaVine leads Timberwolves to 106-104 overtime win vs Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night. LaVine's clutch shots in the fourth quarter set up a 6-1 Minnesota run to start overtime that the Jazz couldn't overcome. The Timberwolves won for only the third time this month. The game featured...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers: Is Nerlens Noel The Rookie Of The Year?

(Source: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. It is assumed by most that Andrew Wiggins will be the Rookie of the Year this season. It makes sense as he is 1st in scoring by far and his numbers look the best at face value. However, as well as Wiggins is playing and to his credit, he is having an excellent rookie season, Philadelphia...
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Hornets beat Timberwolves to move into last playoff spot in East

  Mo Williams didn't spend enough time in a Timberwolves uniform to make Sunday night's game at Target Center feel like a big Minnesota homecoming. So the veteran guard called it ''just another game.'' To the Charlotte Hornets, it was much bigger. Williams scored 24 points to lead the Hornets to a 109-98 victory that moved them back into playoff position in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly: Kevin Martin leads the way

The week that was: The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have a great week, going 1-3 as the Timberwolves suffered from too many injuries and too many turnovers. Ricky Rubio, Kevin Garnett and Nikola Pekovic were all out this week, which hurt the Timberwolves on both ends of the court. On Monday, the Timberwolves played terrible defense against the Brooklyn Nets, losing 106-112 as...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: March Madness edition

At this point in the NBA season it is basically set that the Minnesota Timberwolves will be drafting in the top five in this year’s NBA draft, no matter what NBA draft lottery shenanigans occur. Now that the NCAA tournament is under way it is important to get an idea of the top three players the Timberwolves will be evaluating throughout the tournament. In reality most mock drafts...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Wiggins Matters To Canada

The much awaited visit of this season’s top pick from the Minnesota Timberwolves, Canadian Andrew Wiggins, finally occurred. Twenty years ago when I started covering the NBA if someone told me that Canadians would be first overall draft picks in the NBA I would have thought they were crazy.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The T-Wolves signed D-leaguer Sean Kilpatrick because he was able to drive to MSG last night

The Minnesota Timberwolves needed 8 players for Thursdays' OT win over the Knicks. With Ricky Rubio out, the T-Wolves only had seven for last night's game at Madison Square Garden. (NBA rules require eight eligible players.) They found their man, Sean Kilpatrick —- in Delaware...playing for the 87ers of the D-League.Sean jumped in a car and headed to MSG. It's come to this: The...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Local call: Wolves ink guard based on location

The Minnesota Timberwolves are so desperate for bodies they signed a player Thursday based on how quickly he could get to the game.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins spin move ends with his shot getting rejected to the three-point line

Andrew Wiggins has already had a ton of highlights during his rookie year in the NBA. The highlights will continue for Wiggins as his career progresses, but Thursday night against the New York Knicks was not a highlight he would like to be part of. During the first half of the Minnesota Timberwolves game at Madison Square Garden, Wiggins caught the ball on the block and did...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gorgui Dieng finishes strong with reverse slam dunk against Knicks

Gorgui Dieng is a rising star for the Minnesota Timberwolves. And speaking of rising, look at him rise up for this reverse dunk against the New York Knicks: That was probably the worst segue of all-time but that dunk certainly wasn’t. *** Gorgui Dieng pic from Getty Images. Vine by Michael Gallagher.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves sign D-leaguer because he could drive to game

The Minnesota Timberwolves are tied for the worst record in the NBA (14-53), meaning their season, for all intents and purposes, ended quite some time ago. In what constitutes the closest thing to torture for NBA fans, they happen to be playing against their partner in futility — the New York Knicks — Thursday night Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Sean Kilpatrick Signs 10-Day Contract With Timberwolves

Sean Kilpatrick signed a 10-day contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team announced on Thursday. Kilpatrick has played for Santa Cruz and Delaware in the NBA D-League this season. The Timberwolves used a hardship exception to sign Kilpatrick.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett meet Canada’s Prime Minister (pic)

Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett are not only teammates on the Minnesota Timberwolves, they also are two most recent No. 1 overall picks in the NBA Draft. What’s more, both are natives of the great city of Toronto and returned to play in their hometown together for the first time in their young NBA careers....Read More The post T’Wolves’ Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett meet...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Depsite his love for the Raptors, Andrew Wiggins plans to be in Minnesota for a very long time

Before the 2014 NBA Draft, Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins made it known that he would love to for the Toronto Raptors. Wiggins, who is from Canada raised a lot of eyebrows with those comments. The Raptors even added fuel to the fire when general manager Masai Ujiri said that the team plans to add more Canadian players in the future. The Timberwolves faced off against...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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