After a brilliant season at Iowa State, Royce White -- a former Minnesota Mr. Basketball and two-time state high school champion, once with DeLeSalle and once with Hopkins -- was a first-round draft selection of the Kevin McHale-led Houston Rockets last June.SEE ALSO:-- Gophers' Royce White says he' ... 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 >>
SEE ALSO:-- Adrian Peterson doesn't look "heavily intoxicated" in his mugshot [PHOTO]-- Adrian Peterson arrested in HoustonIf you thought Adrian Peterson would simply plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest and move on with his life, think again.AP has hired superstar defense attorn ... 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 >>
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 >>
Scola spiked the ball off Love's balls days before he got stomped.Just as the Timberwolves hit the .500 mark for the first time in over a half-decade, the team will have to play two games without its best player.Kevin Love has been suspended two games without pay by the NBA for stepping on Luis S ... More >>
Rick Adelman is coming to save us!Rick Adelman is about to be named the new coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, a bad basketball team that loses money in a sport that loses money, and is locked out, and might not even play any games this year.Welcome to Minnesota, Rick!The naming of Adelman is n ... 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 >>
AP stands by its tweet.It looks like Minnesota AP sportswriter Jon Krawczynski's lawyers are arguing that NBA referee Bill Spooner really did tell Timberwolves head coach Kurt Rambis he'd get points back after a lousy foul call in a game against the Houston Rockets in January.
And since Kra ... More >>
Spooner wants $75K and an apology.The way the NBA looks at it, referee Bill Spooner is wasting his time suing Minnesota AP sportswriter Jon Krawczynski for defamation. The league doesn't think he has a case.
In case you missed it, Spooner accuses Krawczynski put words in his mouth via Twitte ... More >>
TwitterJon Krawczynski covers Minnesota pro sports for the Associated Press.There isn't a sports fan alive who hasn't griped about lousy referees and umpires screwing up calls and entire games. But NBA ref Bill Spooner says local Associated Press sportswriter Jon Krawczynski went too far -- on Tw ... More >>