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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 hours 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
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden’s Defense is Also Terrible in NBA 2K15 (Video)

Not sure if 2K Games did this on purpose or not, but it is hilarious. In a trailer for the game, James Harden can be seen guarding Ricky Rubio. During the sequence, Rubio goes for a crossover and Harden… watches him go by and straight into the lane. Talk about art imitating life, 2K basically nailed it. Check out the clip below from Vine user Steve Noah.
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rubio, Dieng provide basketball fix for Wolves fans in World Cup

The "other" World Cup starts Saturday. There's another World Cup? In name, yes. In stature, not quite. Part of it depends on the state of your basketball appetite this time of year. Because it's up against the start of American and European football season in the same year as FIFA's international soccer extravaganza, and because the game's top stars aren...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day 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
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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
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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 Crossover Chronicles
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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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 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
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via roundballchat.com
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Hinkie: Sixers didn't have any conversations about Anthony Bennett

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie denied the rumors that the team had tried to acquire 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in a conference call on Tuesday. "I can tell you unequivocally we didn't have any conversations about [Bennett]," Hinkie said, via The Intelligencer's Tom Moore. The Philadelphia Daily News erroneously reported weeks ago that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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