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Report: Timberwolves told Love to sit out the World Cup

With trade rumors swirling, but no move able to be made for until late August, the Minnesota Timberwolves are looking to keep Kevin Love away from any possible injury. Love was supposed to be a member of the Team USA roster for the 2014 World Cup until he pulled out. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reported that Love […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Mo Williams Signing Grade

Minnesota Timberwolves: Mo Williams Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 3.75 million This is a difficult signing to grade for me. On one hand I like the player, I like the contract at just 3.75 million for 1 season and he fills a need on the Timberwolves, but with Kevin Love about to be traded, their franchise is going to look very...
Via HoopStuff
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves told Kevin Love to sit out the World Cup

Kevin Love took the heat for withdrawing from Team USA, but it might not have been just his decision. Despite their posturing, the Timberwolves are reportedly set on trading Love. They don’t want him getting injured before they can complete a deal, and they have to wait for the Cavaliers to be allowed to trade Andrew Wiggins. That might explain Love taking it easy this summer.
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Wolves, Sixers Talking Thaddeus Young Deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in trading for Thaddeus Young, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. If acquired, Young will serve as Kevin Love’s replacement. Young is still owed $19.3 million over his two-year deal. The second season of his contract comes with a player option. He averaged 17.9 points, 6.0 rebounds... The post Rumor: Wolves, Sixers Talking Thaddeus Young...
Via Hoops-Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

With contract extension due, worth of Rubio up for debate

MINNEAPOLIS -- Ricky Rubio has watched from afar this season as a pivotal offseason for the franchise that drafted him painstakingly unfolds. Earlier this summer, he bounced around Brazil at the FIFA World Cup. Held a camp in his home country. A week-and-a-half ago, he bested his younger sister, Laia -- a sensational Spanish basketball player in her own right -- and mother, Tona...
Via Fox Sports North
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wolves interested in Thaddeus Young

Photo Credit: dimemag.com   The Minnesota Timberwolves have their sights set on Thaddeus Young, if they do eventually move Kevin Love.   RT @ESPNNBA: Sources: Wolves eye Thaddeus Young as potential Kevin Love replacement (via @ESPNSteinLine) – http://t.co/6usZo6x2gA — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 28, 2014   The Wolves have held talks with the Sixers about possible trade...
Via Pass The Pill
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How the Celtics could still benefit from a Kevin Love to Cleveland deal

Last week I posted about how the Celtics have begun to accept that they're no longer in the Kevin Love race, as when all the dust is settled, there's not a truly compelling argument for either side to say 'no' in a potential Wiggins for Love trade. However, the Celtics could potentially benefit in the trade as a facilitator, as they're uniquely equipped with two...
Via Celtics Life
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mo Williams Joins The Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed free agent Mo Williams to a one-year, $3.75 deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Williams averaged 9.7 points, 4.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 24.8 minutes per game for the Blazers last season. The Wolves are interested in acquiring Thaddeus Young to replace Kevin Love, according... The post Mo Williams Joins The Minnesota...
Via Hoops-Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Three Team Kevin Love Blockbuster Trade

A Three Team Kevin Love Blockbuster Trade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… It seems that for a Kevin Love to Cleveland trade to be made, a 3rd team will have to be brought in to take on players and contracts and Philadelphia is the team most talked about as that 3rd team, as they are willing to take on salary if they are going to receive assets and the Timberwolves...
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Mo Williams signs with the Timberwolves

  Mo Williams will be playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves next season.Courtesy: http://www.oregonlive.com According to multiple reports the Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran, Mo Williams to a one year, $3.75 million contract. Williams played for the Portland Trailblazers last season, averaging 9.7 PPG and 4.3 APG.  The 11-year-veteran was a key component in the...
Via KC Sports Ninja
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Report: Timberwolves Eye Thaddeus Young As Potential Kevin Love Replacement

With constant Kevin Love trade rumors swirling around the NBA world, the Minnesota Timberwolves are proactively searching for someone who will replace the coveted big man in a trade. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that one player the Wolves are eying is Thaddeus Young of the Philadelphia 76ers. Minnesota would reportedly try to obtain Young either in an expanded trade that involves...
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Former Cavalier Mo Williams to Minnesota doesn’t make the most sense

Former Cavaliers all-star point guard Mo Williams signed a deal with Minnesota today. The deal is smallish for one year and $3.75 million. CBS’ James Herbert notes that it’s not the most obvious fit for the Minnesota Timberwolves which obviously has me thinking. The cynical view here is that Minnesota doesn’t need a 31-year-old backup guard. The team probably isn’t going...
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Free-agent guard Williams lands one-year deal with Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves' 2014-15 guard rotation -- and the franchise's future as a whole -- continued to take shape Monday with the free-agent landing of veteran Mo Williams. The team reached an agreement with the 11-year combo guard, an unrestricted free agent who spent last season in Portland and joins his fifth team in the past five seasons. According to agent...
Via Fox Sports North
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Could Thaddeus Young Be The Replacement For Kevin Love?

By now, you’ve heard the rumors. Could Minnesota be the next stop for Thaddeus? Whispers of a possible Kevin Love trade to Cleveland, Golden State, Chicago, Boston, have headlined the NBA tabloids for the past month, however we have yet to witness the striking of a deal. This development, however, provides reason for optimism on the Love front. The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed...
Via The League News
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Report: Mo Williams agrees to one-year deal with Timberwolves

Free agent Mo Williams has agreed to a one-year, $3.75 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Mo Williams has agreed to a one year, $3.75M deal with the Timberwolves, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 28, 2014 Happy to announce a big congrats to our guy @mowilliams on joining the @MNTimberwolves...
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NBA guard Mo Williams agrees to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip According to Adrian Wojnarowski, free agent NBA guard Mo Williams has agreed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves... NBA guard Mo Williams agrees to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves
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Minnesota Timberwolves: What’s the best they can get for Kevin Love?

At this point it is common knowledge that Kevin Love plans to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves through free agency after this season. Love, being one of the best players in the league, is a prime trade target for many teams, with the best offers coming from the Chicago Bulls, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. The Boston Celtics were in the mix before this week...
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Minnesota eyes Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves have expressed interest in Philadelphia 76ers power forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Wolves, while continuing to discuss trade proposals that would send Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers, have been exploring their options for acquiring Young from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Brewer, Turiaf to join Wolves' fan-friendly 2014 Summer Caravan

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves' annual offseason fan-outreach sojourn, despite a topsy-turvy offseason for the franchise, is sure to elicit some laughter. Perhaps the club's two most boisterous personalities, Corey Brewer and Ronny Turiaf, will be on hand for Minnesota's 2014 Summer Caravan, the team announced Monday. This year's caravan will make stops Wednesday...
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Zach LaVine stars at Seattle Pro-Am with amazing slam dunks

One of the exciting rookies to come from this 2014 NBA Draft class has to be Minnesota Timberwolves Zach LaVine and over the weekend, he dazzled fans at the Seattle Pro-Am. When a slam dunk contest was featured during the Pro-Am, LaVine showed off his incredible athleticism with some amazing slam dunks including a free-throw line jam that you need to see to believe. Check out the...
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Zach LaVine Unleashes Monster Jams During Seattle Dunk Contest (Video)

Zach LaVine is really athletic. That much was already known when the Minnesota Timberwolves’ first-round draft pick and former UCLA star took the court for a dunk contest at the Seattle Pro Am this weekend. Still, LaVine’s aerial display as he threw down a series of acrobatic dunks was a sight to behold. Luckily for us, the basketball website Hoopmixtape.com was on hand to document...
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Wolves rookie LaVine shows off array of amazing dunks

Amidst ongoing rumors the Timberwolves are going to trade away their best player, the team's youngest player is trying to give Minnesota fans a reason to be excited about next season. Rookie Zach LaVine put on an awe-inspiring, gravity-defying dunk show at the Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game on Sunday. LaVine's array of high-flying flushes, including through-the-legs windmills...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Love may not choose to opt into contract with Cavs

While many continue to debate the merits of players involved in a deal for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, the great unknown continues to be how long Love would call Cleveland home. There are rumors that he’s demanding a trade to Cleveland and wants to play alongside LeBron James; Cleveland would be the only place he would commit to in the way of a long-term deal, starting...
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Zach LaVine Absolutely Shut Down The Seattle Pro-Am Dunk Contest

Former UCLA standout Zach LaVine went 13th overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves at the NBA Draft this summer. He may or may not have been happy about it, but T-Wolves fans should be pretty excited based on the LaVine’s athleticism alone. The 19-year old absolutely dominated the Seattle Pro-Am Dunk Contest over the weekend. You can check out his dunks above, all of which were scored...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: T'Wolves rookie takes flight at Seattle Pro-Am

Rookie Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves is one of the most intriguing rookies entering the NBA season. LaVine had a great summer league, and he will look to continue that trend in the regular season. LaVine put on a show this weekend in the Seattle Pro-Am with an arsenal of dunks. It should be a very exciting All-Star Weekend if LaVine faces off against Andrew Wiggins in...
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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