Key Player: Timberwolves vs. Rockets

After a saddening loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Minnesota Timberwolves need clarity now more than ever. Our key player last game was, Tyus Jones. Jones desperately needed saving in the three-guard lineup that Tom Thibodeau kept sending out there on the court. This probably isn...
Via Dunking with Wolves
5 hours ago

The Derrick Rose saga comes full circle

I remember Derrick Rose going down with his ACL injury with little over a minute left against the Sixers in the Chicago Bulls' first playoff game in 2012. At the time, I wrote an article wondering if Rose would ever reach the heights he appeared capable of after becoming the youngest MVP in league history.It looks like we have the answer.Actually, we’ve had it for a long time now...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwest Notes: Exum's workload; Jerami Grant's emergence; Butler's progress

With Dante Exum just about ready to make his 2017/18 debut, Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune takes a look at what the Jazz should expect from the former No. 5 pick down the stretch. While Exum’s role will likely hinge on how he plays in his first couple games back, he has looked good in practice, according to head coach Quin Snyder (link via Eric Woodyard of The Deseret News)...
Via Hoops Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose says he is ‘big time’ motivated to prove doubters wrong

Derrick Rose is back in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he says he is on a mission.Rose signed with the Timberwolves on Thursday and will be with them for the rest of the season, though he will not be on the postseason roster.Rose began the season with the Cavaliers, battled injuries, and was ultimately traded on deadline day in February. He never found a fit with Cleveland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler breaks longtime Twitter silence to rip Jazz

The Timberwolves’ most recent game against the Jazz was chippy throughout the contest — so much so that Jimmy Butler felt compelled to weigh in about it on social media.Butler — who last posted a tweet back in 2016, didn’t play in the game — as he’s been recovering from a meniscus injury. He did, however, support his teammates on Twitter, and also took a shot at the Jazz in the process...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler posts first tweets in years to take shots at Jazz

Some might say that Jimmy Butler is making the most of his time on the shelf.The Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star swingman, who is currently sidelined with a meniscus injury in his right knee, posted his first tweets in years to take shots at the Utah Jazz, who played the Wolves on Friday night.The game, which the Jazz won 116-108, got particularly chippy in the fourth quarter when...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler has a Torn Meniscus

Last night, Minnesota’s Jimmy Butler would leave the game with a serious-looking knee injury. But it appears as though Butler is okay–kind of.“Jimmy Butler is expected to undergo surgery in coming days and could return within 4-to-6 weeks, league sources tell Yahoo. Final timetable will be set after procedure.”On the season, the Timberwolves are 36-26, placing them 11 games out of...
Via The Sports Post
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Leaves with Knee Injury

Friday night, the Minnesota Timberwolves would fall to the Houston Rockets–102-120. But suddenly, that’s the least of their worries. That’s because superstar Jimmy Butler would leave with a knee injury. But worse than that, it’s looks very serious. For now, it appears the curse of Tom Thibodeau lives on. But in all seriousness, assuming the worst, this is a major blow for the Timberwolves...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Noah, Hornacek altercation turned physical

Knicks center Joakim Noah got into a physical altercation with coach Jeff Hornacek that led to his leave of absence, according to Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News.Their long-running disagreement over playing time became heated at a practice following a January 23 game against the Warriors in which Noah logged just five minutes. They had to be separated after Hornacek shoved...
Via Hoops Rumors
29 days ago  |  Discuss

T-Wolves have no plans to sign Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is a free agent. Tom Thibodeau, his former head coach, is the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. But don’t bank on a reunion at this point. That’s because owner Glen Taylor isn’t thinking about filling a roster slot with Rose.“If we could find the right person to fit into our team and have some ability to play, get out there on the floor, we are certainly going...
Via The Sports Post
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

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