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Minnesota Timberwolves Offseason: Loved It/Liked It/Hated It

(June 24, 2015 – Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Minnesota Timberwolves were bottom feeders last season. However, they have a young core with lots of potential, which they added to this offseason. The moves they made helped the team go in the right direction, and are directed at balancing the young talent with veteran...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Injured Hip In 2004 Playoffs Doing Big Balls Dance

The Minnesota Timberwolves' best chance of reaching the Finals with Kevin Garnett came in 2004, but Sam Cassell injured his hip before the start of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers defeated the Wolves and played the Detroit Pistons in the Finals. "All the time," said Flip Saunders about Cassell's injury. "It was his hip. He made a shot out...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Will Start For Wolves At Power Forward

Kevin Garnett will start at power forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves to begin the 15-16 season. "He’s gonna start," said Flip Saunders. "That’s who he is. KG is a starter. He’s the best power forward on our team, actually. No one rebounds better. He’s the best help defender. No one communicates better. He knows the offense, and he can pass it." The Wolves also have Karl...
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saunders Hadn't Given Up On Re-Signing Love Before Wiggins' Trade

Flip Saunders was entirely prepared to keep Kevin Love as he entered free agency in 2015 until the Cleveland Cavaliers approached the Minnesota Timberwolves with the Andrew Wiggins' trade. "I didn’t have a problem keeping Kevin into the final year of his deal and coaching him," said Saunders. "Guys just don’t turn down the extra year and $30 million. Even though he maybe wanted...
Via RealGM
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves sign Andre Miller

Playing 16 years in the NBA is, in a word, sweet, but for Andre Miller, seventeen years would be a more satisfying ending. Apparently, the Minnesota Timberwolves feel the same way. In a message relayed by his agent to the Associated Press, Miller has agreed to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves on a one-year deal worth the veteran’s minimum. While the addition of Miller brings...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Andre Miller Signing Grade

  (Source: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: One season, minimum The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran point guard Andre Miller to a one season contract. It is odd to me for a re-building team to sign a point guard who is 39, as I think they should be trying and get as young as they can, but I like this...
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Former NBAer Vin Baker now works at Starbucks

At one time, Vin Baker was an all-star and averaging a double-double in the NBA. Now, the No. 8 overall pick in the 1993 draft earns money in a decidedly different way. Baker made millions while playing in the NBA but, unfortunately, does not have much left of it. A battle with alcoholism during his...Read More
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Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with veteran PG Andre Miller

  Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves hosted Miller for a visit to the team's facility on Wednesday. A few hours later, he reached agreement, agent Andy Miller says. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. With Ricky Rubio coming off of ankle surgery and rookie Tyus Jones as the backup...
Via AP on Fox
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Wolves agree to terms with veteran guard Miller

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves hosted Miller for a visit to the team's facility on Wednesday. A few hours later, he reached agreement, agent Andy Miller says. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. With Ricky Rubio coming off of ankle surgery and rookie Tyus Jones...
Via AP on Fox
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Wolves agree to terms with veteran guard Miller

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves hosted Miller for a visit to the team's facility on Wednesday. A few hours later, he reached agreement, agent Andy Miller says. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. With Ricky Rubio coming off of ankle surgery and rookie Tyus Jones...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves reach agreement with Andre Miller

The Minnesota Timberwolves and free agent point guard Andre Miller have agreed to terms on a deal. Free agent Andre Miller has reached agreement on a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources tell RealGM. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 29, 2015 Miller was in Minnesota today meeting with President of Basketball Operations and head coach Flip Saunders today...
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Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with Andre Miller

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves hosted Miller for a visit to the team's facility on Wednesday. A few hours later, he reached agreement, agent Andy Miller says. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. With Ricky Rubio coming off of ankle surgery and rookie Tyus Jones...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Timberwolves bring Andre Miller in for a meeting

The Minnesota Timberwolves have Ricky Rubio and Tyus Jones as their two point guards right now. That's not bad, but it doesn't mean they aren't in the market for a third option who can come in and run an offense until Jones is ready, or in the event Rubio gets hurt. Enter Andre Miller?Miller is 39 years old and turns 40 in March—not the ideal age for an NBA free agent. But his...
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Ronny Turiaf says Lakers paid for his heart surgery despite no obligation

NBA veteran Ronny Turiaf is looking for another shot in the NBA after missing most of last season due to a hip injury. But Turiaf is grateful for every opportunity he gets after open-heart surgery for an enlarged aortic valve in 2005 nearly derailed his career. And the Los Angeles Lakers will always hold a special place in Turiaf's life.Turiaf spoke at length about his surgery, his...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Offseason Grade

The Minnesota Timberwolves spent the 2015 offseason performing the real life equivalent of my NBA2k team. Essentially, they cut some salary and roster spots to make room for a coveted draft pick, re-signed the greatest Timberwolf of all time, a local kid returned home via draft night trade and snagged some European potential. In: Kevin Garnett – Re-signed Damjan Rudez – Traded...
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The Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns sang "Stay with Me" with B&C

Minnesota Timberwolves Karl-Anthony Towns joins Boomer & Carton as they sing 'Stay with Me' from Sam Smith.Back in 360p...how long until CBS sets it to private?Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Karl-Anthony Towns: Kevin Garnett is 'going to be huge'

Karl-Anthony Towns is destined for great things. But it won't come right away. Before he can become the player most expect him to be, Towns must learn the ins and outs of NBA basketball and NBA life. There's probably no better person to teach him everything he needs to know than Kevin Garnett, his first-ball Hall of Fame teammate.Here's what Towns recently told the Washington Post...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What type of season is Ricky Rubio about to have?

Ricky Rubio is, somehow, the forgotten puzzle piece on a Minnesota Timberwolves team that's rebuilding. He stands in the shadow of the draft's past two No. 1 overall picks: Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns.But Rubio is arguably the most important player on next year's team, the starting point guard who plays like a wizard and makes everyone around him better. Here's a look...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett’s On-Court Intensity Inspired Artist’s Bold Style (Photos)

The first thing most fans notice when they see Kevin Garnett play basketball is his passion. While most people just watch and admire, for Muideen Ogunmola witnessing KG in action at TD Garden was life-changing. The Boston-based artist known as “Block Nation” was inspired to recreate Garnett’s intensity in an aggressive illustration that would become his signature style....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Minnesota Timberwolves interested in Kendall Marshall?

The Minnesota Timberwolves are very talented at the point guard position, with Ricky Rubio and Tyus Jones set to be their starter and backup next season.But, barring Zach LaVine's return to a role he clearly isn't suited for, the buck stops there, leaving Minnesota a bit thin at one of the sport's most important positions. Enter: Kendall Marshall? The former lottery pick has played...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine dunk a free-throw

Everyone knows Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine can dunk. He's one of the most creative players in the league when it comes to elevating above the rim. During a recent game at the Seattle Pro Am, LaVine took his skills to the next level, passing off the backboard to himself instead of taking a traditional free throw. Watch below:This was obviously awesome, but unfortunately...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves' Bennett helps lead Canada to silver medal at Pan Am Games

The Canadian men's basketball team won its first Pan American Games medal, and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Bennett played a big role in that accomplishment. Canada took the silver, losing 86-71 to Brazil in Saturday's final, but it was the country's best finish at the Games, which it hosted this year. Bennett, the 22-year-old Toronto native whom the Wolves acquired from...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Looking at Kendall Marshall

With the NBA season looming in the not-so-far distant future the Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking to expand their roster to best compete this upcoming season. Now we all know that The Timberwolves seem to be pretty stacked for the approaching season, especially with players like Andrew Wiggins, and Karls Anthony-Towns but it’s always nice to have some veteran presence. The team...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine Resorts To Dunking Free Throws At Pro-Am

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine burst into mainstream consciousness by dunking his way into our hearts during last season’s NBA slam dunk contest: His overall game still hasn’t caught up to his dunking skills yet, but LaVine is still an NBA League Pass all-star in our minds. You just never know when he’s going to [&hellip The post Timberwolves Youngster Zach LaVine...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Big Name NBA Players That Could Still Be Traded

  (April 12, 2015 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1/2/3. Nikola Pekovic/Kevin Martin/Anthony Bennett- Minnesota Timberwolves The Minnesota Timberwolves have maybe the best young roster in the NBA with Karl-Anthony Towns, Ricky Rubio, Andrew Wiggins, Shabazz Muhammad, Adreian Payne, Gorgui Dieng, Zach LaVine and...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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