MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES NEWS

In Hinkie We Trust? Year Two of the Sixers Rebuild.

Last week, the last Sixer from the Comcast ownership years was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved, and Miami’s 2015 first round pick. Thad Young had always been a consistent and hard-working player since he was drafted by the Sixers in 2007 after spending a year at Georgia Tech. ...
Via Flyers Faithful
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 reasons why Gorgui Dieng will be a future All-Star

It might not happen this year, but there are multiple reasons why it is only a matter of time before Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves becomes an All-Star center. Dieng hails from Senegal, and was drafted 21st overall in the 2013 NBA draft after playing three years of college basketball at the University of Louisville. He has only played one year for the Timberwolves, but ...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will Be Worth Watching

It is fast becoming a new era in Minnesota. With the trade of franchise centerpiece Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Minnesota Timberwolves have invested heavily in their future. The trio of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young mightn’t be the most experienced but they are energetic, exciting and they are the new, […] Young Minnesota Timberwolves Will...
Via NBA Draft Blog
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

FIBA World Cup Studs From Day 3 Pau Gasol And Gorgui Dieng

It was a short schedule of games at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain on the Labor Day holiday Monday, however, Bulls Pau Gasol and Timberwolves Gorgui Dieng put up some huge numbers in big wins for Spain and Senegal.
Via Pro Bball Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Senegal Stuns Croatia in FIBA World Cup

Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng led the Senegal Men’s National team to a major FIBA World Cup upset over a well-respected Croatian squad, 77-75. Dieng led the Senegalese squad with 28 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 blocks. This is a game after an 18 point, 13 rebound performance in a win over Puerto Rico. The Croatian team is touted with NBA talent such as 2014 Philadelphia...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Break Ticket Sales Record After Trading Kevin Love

No Kevin Love? No problem. The Timberwolves fans are as excited as ever, since the former face of the franchise has gone off to Cleveland. The team had broke a previous record in season tickets sales after unveiling the new crop of young and exicitng players like Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett andn Thaddeus Young. Over 300 full season ticket packages have been sold and Timberwolves...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Have Record Ticket Sales After Kevin Love Trade

Kevin Love is no longer a part of the Timberwolves organization, but there doesn’t seem to be any despair in Minnesota. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Fans seem to be energized about the new look, young guns of Andrew Wiggins, Thaddeus Young, Anthony Bennett and Zach LaVine. In the last week the team has sold over 300 full-season ticket packages. T-Wolves chief revenue office...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thad Young on Sixers rebuild: ‘They were getting rid of everybody and getting worse’

The Sixers traded their last remaining skilled veteran this summer, when they jumped into the Kevin Love trade between the Timberwolves and Cavaliers to send Thaddeus Young to Minnesota, while taking on lesser players and obtaining a future first round draft pick for their willing participation. It’s a strategy that Philadelphia has been comfortable with under GM Sam Hinkie ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade great for Wolves ticket sales

The Minnesota Timberwolves have discovered a new, exciting formula for selling season tickets: 1. Trade superstar for Canadians 2. Bring Canadians to state fair 3. Profit! After sending Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-way trade that returned Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young, Minnesota experienced a surge of ticket sales, per Nick Halter of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Glen Taylor’s trade comments not needed

Earlier this week, ESPN reported that Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor made some statements about the Kevin Love trade, commenting on Love’s defense, claiming that Love will get the blame if the Cleveland Cavaliers struggle and bringing up Love’s injury history. Kevin Love I understand the frustration that Taylor must feel now that Love has officially left the Minnesota...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Does Ricky Rubio Deserve A Max Contract?

According to this report, Ricky Rubio declined a contract extension offer worth $43 million over four years from the Minnesota Timberwolves. It’s no secret that Rubio and his agent, Dan Fegan (also represents John Wall and Chandler Parsons, two players who recently got paid) are after the five-year max deal. Should the Wolves pay Rubio the […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Does Ricky...
Via NBA Draft Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love?

Minnesota Timberwolves: Are The Timberwolves Better With No Kevin Love? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Kevin Love is the best big man in the NBA on offense and one of the 5 best players in the NBA; there is no denying the incredible talents of Love, who is also one of the league’s best rebounders. With the Minnesota Timberwolves trading Love for Andrew Wiggins...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves Improve Future Via Kevin Love Trade

On Saturday, Aug. 23, a trade was approved to send Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Cleveland Cavaliers. This comes about a month after the initial reports of the deal. Throughout the Love-to-Cleveland saga, the praise for the Cavaliers has grown by the day. Love joins LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and a deep supporting […] NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves Improve Future...
Via NBA Draft Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Hummel, rap superstar

Not even the Minnesota Timberwolves could believe what they were seeing when third-year player Robbie Hummel posted on Instagram he was working on his rap album: “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...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days 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
5 days 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 Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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