With the blockbuster trade now finalized, there will be plenty of time to get excited about the new batch of young, athletic Timberwolves, headlined by top draft choice Andrew Wiggins, who will be publicly introduced to Minnesota by Flip Saunders during a press conference at the State Fair tomorrow. ... More >>
As Roger Daltrey of The Who once said, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss..."Yesterday, Flip Saunders -- the winningest, longest-tenured coach in Timberwolves history -- hired himself to become the new-old coach of the team. That's possible because Saunders was hired last summer by Glen Taylor ... More >>
Unceasing speculation about Kevin Love's long-term future in Minnesota has been ongoing at least since January 2012, when Love signed a less-than-maximum four-year contract extension with an option to walk away after the third year.In the months that followed, reports emerged that Love wasn't happy ... More >>
In this episode of the Wolves Podcast, yours truly and fellow Timberwolves diehard William Davis look at how draft bust Wes Johnson continues to negatively impact the organization two years after his departure.SEE ALSO: David Kahn exit interview: He takes full responsibility, blames everyone else [A ... More >>
Most Timberwolves fans are wailing and gnashing their teeth this morning over the way Flip Saunders handled his first draft as the team's top front office decision-maker. SEE ALSO: David Kahn exit interview: He takes full responsibility, blames everyone else [AUDIO] With all his coveted players off ... More >>
What was first reported last week became official yesterday: David Kahn is out as the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations after a mostly disappointing four years on the job.SEE ALSO: Kevin Garnett takes a shot at T-Wolves management, and who can blame him? Right around the same time the ... More >>
The David KAAAAHN! era is over. Somewhere, Bill Simmons is weeping.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio, facing recovery from devastating injury, displays wisdom beyond his years The man reportedly set to replace Kahn as Timberwolves president of basketball operations is a familiar face -- former T-Wolves coach Fl ... More >>
-- Original post published Friday afternoon; update at bottom -- Sure, you have to take everything "The Common Man" Dan Cole says during his KFAN show with a grain of salt, but his sources when it comes to University of Minnesota men's basketball have been solid.SEE ALSO: DFL Rep. Gene Pelowski: Tub ... More >>
Seventeen games under .500 and 10 games out of a playoff berth, it's been a bitterly disappointing year for the Timberwolves. But one undeniable bright spot has been Ricky Rubio's stellar play now that he looks to be fully recovered from last season's knee injury.SEE ALSO:-- Ricky Rubio's in-game pe ... More >>
Did you know that during his rehab from knee injury, Ricky Rubio became an avid backyard wrestler?RUBIO RISES FROM THE ASHES:-- Ricky Rubio, facing recovery from devastating injury, displays wisdom beyond his years-- Ricky Rubio tears ACL, the basketball world grieves [VIDEO]The video evidence is ri ... More >>
In a piece published over the weekend, the Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda and Dennis Brackin went there -- they wrote a story about the Timberwolves' historically white roster, which has been dubbed the 'Cream Team.'SEE ALSO:-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Co ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Kevin Love: "My patience is not high" with T-Wolves-- Kevin Love suspended for Scola face-stomp [VIDEO]-- David Kahn silenced Kevin Love's TwitteringKevin Love has always been remarkably media savvy -- he was breaking news on Twitter before communicating in 140 characters was cool, he st ... More >>
SEE ALSO-- Zach Parise: New Minnesota Wild star's top 10 goals [VIDEOS]-- David Kahn is far and away the worst drafting GM in the NBA, according to CBS Sports study-- Wolves acquire Chase Budinger, white guy who jumped over P. Diddy at Dunk Contest [VIDEO]Yesterday, after clearing salary cap room by ... More >>
While Kevin Love deserves to be on Team USA's roster as much as the next big-name forward in the NBA, he said he feels like he's missing something that the rest of the star-studded Olympic roster has. "It's tough seeing all these guys that are young and older who have all played in the playoffs," Lo ... More >>
On Tuesday, the Timberwolves traded away the 18th overall selection in tonight's NBA draft to Houston for a relatively unheralded white guy named Chase Budinger.Some fans were critical of the trade, saying Wolves management would've been better off taking their chances with a mid first-round pick in ... More >>
Throw those prospect ranking boards away, Timberwolves fans. Two days before the draft, the Wolves traded the 18th overall pick for small forward Chase Budinger.Budinger, a 24 year old who starred during his three years at the University of Arizona, is a solid but unspectacular three-year veteran wh ... More >>
Life can be a cruel, cruel journey sometimes.Friday night, Ricky Rubio planted his leg while defending Kobe Bryant, and his left knee buckled. Initially, it looked like Bryant and Rubio had just bumped knees, but concern about Ricky's injury quickly mounted when he couldn't put any weight on his ... More >>
A year ago, the David Kahn Era had gone so negative that ESPN's Bill Simmons successfully turned Kahn's last name into a punchline. Now, Kahn is laughing all the way to the bank. The PiPress' Charley Walters reports that Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor plans to bring Kahn back for at least one mor ... More >>
Before a national TV audience on Friday night, Kevin Love shot the Timberwolves back into relevance after years of being regarded as the NBA's Siberia. As the buzzer sounded, Love drained one of the most dramatic game-winning three-point shots in franchise history, pushing the T-Wolves past an up ... More >>
WikipediaRambis took a bad situation and made it worse.Like a wounded deer limping around the forest, Kurt Rambis was finally put out of his misery -- appropriately, by Timberwolves.The T-Wolves fired Rambis this morning, ending his reign at the helm of one of the league's worst teams. "I want t ... More >>
Michael Beasley, living up to dreadlock stereotypes. Looks like Michael Beasley's long love affair with weed is not over yet. Beasley was pulled over for speeding at around 3 a.m. on June 26. When police searched his vehicle they found a little more than a half-ounce of dope under the driver's se ... More >>
wikipediaRambis is looking for a new gig.Timberwolves coach Kurt Rambis didn't put in an appearance at the Ricky Rubio rock star welcome at MSP earlier this week, and he won't be coaching Rubio either. The Timberwolves have decided to fire him, and plan to announce their decision after toni ... More >>
wikiKurt Rambis: Should he stay or should he go?Maybe this is being overly optimistic, but the only good thing about ending the season with the worst record in the National Basketball League may be that the Timberwolves now have nowhere to go but up. After a 121-102 drubbing at the hands of ... More >>
A new season opens for the 'Wolves and sixth straight losing campaign appears inevitable.
The Wolves gird for a massive off-season. Prepare to harness your hopes.
The Wolves are slashing ticket prices and filling seats. Unfortunately, they're also nearly unwatchable.
Kahn assures us that the young Spaniard is psyched about coming to Minnesota 18 months from now.
Disappointing efforts against Detroit and Washington. Plus, the Wolves trade Brian Cardinal for Darko Milicic.
Ruminations on the T-Wolves season as the All-Star Game looms.
The Wolves win won at home, then lose one in Chicago. Plus, did David Kahn try to trade Al Jefferson?
The Wolves GM says he never proposed a deal with the Pacers.
The Twin Cities dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away
The dirty dozen we're thankful to see go away.
Everything is strange and new.
Sorry, Wolves fans. Best case: you'll have to wait two seaons to see the teen phenom in a Timberwolves uniform.
ESPN.com describes the franchise's on-going wheeling-and-dealing as "one of the most profound and rapid rebuilds the NBA has ever seen." So when will that translate into wins? Patience, childrens. Patience.
The former Lakers assistant coach takes the reigns of an inexperienced--yet potentially exciting--Wolves team.
The Wolves send Mark Madsen, Sebastian Telfair, and Craig Smith to Clippers in exchange for the brawny swingman. Plus: Kevin Love tweets about trade, doesn't sound too happy.
Timberwolves President David Kahn met with Rubio's Spanish team this week to figure out a way to bring the game's most electric young star to the Target Center next season.
Or at least, Kevin Love thinks so...
Mama here comes that man! (Maybe).
The AP reports that the former Celtic will not return next season... much to the chagrin of his players.