Excited to wear our new Adidas jersey tomorrow night. Come out to the @targetentermn to see them in person!! pic.twitter.com/WPR1INh6kj-- shabazz muhammad (@phenom15balla) November 27, 2013 One season after the Golden State Warriors became the first NBA team in modern history to wear sleeves, our&nb ... More >>
More than six years after the Timberwolves traded him to Boston for pennies on the dollar, Kevin Garnett will play what could be his last game at the arena he helped put on the NBA map.He's now 37 and in his 19th NBA season, and KG's numbers have declined precipitously during his first campaign with ... More >>
Three in the Key is Chris Koza's column exploring a musician's life as a basketball fanatic. The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter-composer leads the band Rogue Valley. Get him on the court, and he's trouble.First Ave and 7th Street. It's a loaded sentence because to anyone who follows sports o ... More >>
Three in the Key is Chris Koza's column exploring a musician's life as a basketball fanatic. The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter-composer leads the band Rogue Valley. Get him on the court, and he's trouble.Not all rivalries are created equal. The Rolling Stones versus the Beatles has a differ ... More >>
Twenty-three-year-old Target Center is one of the oldest venues in the NBA. Today, the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a long-awaited, $97 million plan to finance its renovation. See Also: - Timberwolves and Mpls officials unveil $100 million Target Center renovation plan
Following last night's impressive 109-100 victory over the Knicks in Madison Square Garden, the Timberwolves are still undefeated (3-0) and Kevin Love is the leading scorer in the NBA at 29.7 points per game. RELATED: Kevin Love makes City Pages blogger look like a fool [VIDEO] In other words... ... More >>
With 10 seconds left in last night's season opening tilt, sure it looked like the hometown Timberwolves were headed for a disappointing defeat.After leading for basically the entire game, the T-Wolves let a team widely expected to be one of the worst in the NBA -- the Orlando Magic -- surge past the ... More >>
This morning, Timberwolves and Minneapolis officials finally unveiled their long-promised plan to renovate the Target Center.SEE ALSO: Timberwolves reportedly eyeing Block E for new practice facility The $97 million plan includes a $48.5 million contribution from the city, $43 million from the Timbe ... More >>
For rock 'n' roll road trippers, Rolling Stone has assembled a list of spots around the country that are worth a peek. This is everything from Chess Records in Chicago to Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit to the Park Hill Houses in Staten Island, where the Wu-Tang Clan formed.As you might expect, a trio o ... More >>
Earlier this year, St. Lunatic rapper and businessman Nelly was spotted in the Twin Cities. He took in a Timberwolves game, ate some decadent dessert, and spent some quality time at General Mills.It wasn't too much of a stretch to imagine that he'd be here developing an ad campaign for Honey Nut Che ... More >>
When Brandon Roy signed with the Timberwolves last summer, fans were optimistic. Though the 27-year-old superstar had retired less than a year earlier, citing incurable problems with his degenerative knees, he reportedly looked good while hoopin' with fellow NBA players over the summer and said all ... More >>
When the Timberwolves' tragi-comical string of injuries continued with forward Josh Howard blowing out his ACL last month, they signed a familiar face to replace him -- Lazar Hayward, who spent the 2010-11 season with the club.SEE ALSO: Call a whambulance: Kevin Love blasts T-Wolves management in in ... More >>
An as of yet unnamed 23-year-old Minnesota man is dead after falling in the Intercontinental Hotel building's chimney this morning in downtown Chicago.SEE ALSO: Medard Prosper's promising life cut short after he runs himself over with car He was trying to take photos atop the 42-story building when ... More >>
Less than a year after signing a four-year, $62-million contract extension (well, really three years, with an option for a fourth), Timberwolves superstar Kevin Love is already hinting he wants out.SEE ALSO:-- T-Wolves' 'Cream Team' roster is about selling tickets to white fans, black council leader ... More >>
Last night, the Timberwolves hosted Maccabi Haifa B.C., a professional basketball team from Haifa, Israel, for an exhibition game at the Target Center.SEE ALSO: Andrew Zimmern and Sameh Wadi in political Twitter spatMinutes into the game, pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel (or perhaps more accurately, ... 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 >>
Tonight, Kevin Garnett plays in Minneapolis for what may be the final time.The man who made NBA basketball relevant in Minnesota will soon be 36 and is in his 16th NBA season. With averages of 15.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game, KG's production is still solid, but nagging leg injuries have rob ... More >>
Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: #20-11Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.10. Babes in ToylandOrigin: Minneapolis | Active: 1987-2001 | Songs: "Bruise Violet" and "Sweet 69" Kat Bjelland is one of the nastiest female vocalists, period. Although the woman who adeptl ... More >>
A couple blasts from the past will be in town this week as the Minnesota Timberwolves play host to the Boston Celtics (featuring our old "buddy" Kevin Garnett) and '90s pop superstar Vanilla Ice. The rapper will perform at halftime of Friday's contest at Target Center.Although "Ice Ice Baby" is n ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan dons a conrnrow wig in a Saturday Night Live skit about a fictional B108 hip-hop radio station based in Shakopee, Minnesota. Alhough it's a concept delivered with plenty of amusing local color -- anyone who remembers waiting expectantly in their youth for school closings to be annou ... More >>
Right now is a great time to be a Minnesota Timberwolves fan.Last night, the Wolves pulled off what may be their most impressive win of the season, a 109-97 triumph over the Clippers in Los Angeles. Rookie Derrick Williams had the best game of his young career with 27 points, and Michael Beasley ... More >>
Rogue Valley's tour diaries are written by frontman Chris Koza and edited by bandmate Peter Sieve. You can read their first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth installments. Atalesca: 72 degrees. Pismo Beach: 62 degrees. Ventura: 65 degrees. It was as perfect a day as one could expect ... More >>
Needing a 3-pointer, Webster opted for a meaningless dunk. Doh!Martell Webster has an epic mohawk. So epic, in fact, that it might be impinging on his brain.Last night in Denver, the Timberwolves found themselves trailing the Nuggets 102-99 with just 4.9 seconds left in overtime. Denver was inbou ... More >>
Yesterday, we brought you the story of the TimberTrolls, the hottest thing to hit Minnesota Timberwolves' online fanbase since... well, they're probably the hottest thing to ever hit the Wolves' online fanbase.And while they've only been at it for about a month, the Spaniards have already account ... More >>
It turns out Ricky Rubio's Minnesota arrival reinvigorated the Timberwolves in more ways than one. We expected Ricky to draw some Spanish fans to the team -- but nobody saw the Minnesota TimberTrolls coming. The TimberTrolls are a group of Spaniards who watched a T-Wolves game or two because of R ... 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 >>
The Timberwolves announced today that they will wear retro 1967-68 Minnesota Muskies uniforms for six home games this season.The jerseys are an homage to the ABA team that only played one season in Minneapolis before moving to Miami. Though the team will only wear the Muskies unis for a handful o ... More >>
After nearly a decade of ineptitude, this season's incarnation of the T-Wolves is generating some buzz.But last night's disappointing loss to Milwaukee dropped the team to 0-2 and featured the shoddy defense and ball-handling characteristic of the horrible Kurt Rambis teams fans are so eager to f ... More >>
Are the Timberwolves on their way out?Alright, let's face it. The Timberwolves are awful. Statistically, they're one of the worst teams in the NBA. And ever since Kevin Garnett left, we haven't seen a whole lot to give us hope that they're getting any better. But, aside from their terrible ... More >>
This is what jobs see as they come to our fine state.No one in America found a job last month. Not one person. But in Minnesota, the job vacancies listings have shot up in recent months.This leads to some pretty interesting possibilities. Could it be that Minnesota is not part of the United State ... More >>
Photo via the Milwaukee BucksAside from a few late-night TV stops, Bon Iver has yet to christen their sophomore album, the much lauded and hotly debated Bon Iver, Bon Iver, with a proper live show. That will all change this weekend when the band takes up a two-night residency at the Riverside The ... 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 >>
Hey Ricky, how do you say "lockout" in Spanish?The Minnesota state government wasn't the only thing that shut down at midnight last night. An hour earlier, at 12:01 Eastern time, the NBA entered a lockout that could postpone next season, if not cancel it altogether. As the existing collecti ... More >>
Ricky Rubio: Caution, savior at work.Ricky Rubio has arrived in Minnesota with all the fanfare of a rock star, and now has the not-so-enviable task of trying to help the Minnesota Timberwolves earn the respect of their fans rather than ridicule.So in honor of Rubio's arrival, let's look back at f ... More >>
Rubio's still tweeting under his Barcelona colors. Let's get some Wolves garb on this kid, stat.Ricky Rubio is finally in the house. The hoped-for savior of the Minnesota Timberwolves is scheduled for a media roll out this afternoon, fresh off the plane from Barcelona, and he's tweeting his a ... More >>
Let's consider trading places.This news makes us want to go out and rent "Trading Places" all over again. Forbes is out with its list of the world's most wildly wealthy tycoons. Itfigures there are 1,210 billionaires in the world, worth a total of $4.5 trillion -- a figure that beats the gro ... More >>
The champs dish on the chumps.
A few ideas to better the event.
The Target Center could look this good.Out of the blue, we need to renovate the city-owned 21-year-old Target Center to the tune of $155 million? More seating options for sports and concerts, fancier entries, a few restaurants, and better accommodations for traveling acts are desperately needed ... More >>
A history of NBA glass.
Friends say Mike is a playful kid at heart
No teeth.The Timberwolves began the season with another revamped roster, promises of "progress," and early signs of hope. We figure that at this point, Kevin Love alone is worthy of being an All-Star. But the T-Wolves now own the NBA's second-worst record with the season more than a third g ... More >>
Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
Finally! After tons of build-up, Kanye's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is out in stores today. Here are eight reasons you should buy it immediately.
A slow start portends the expected.
A new season opens for the 'Wolves and sixth straight losing campaign appears inevitable.
Image via Sanford HealthWhat you'll see along with Target, Budweiser and other branding.Let's see if we have this right. The Minnesota Twins play at Target Field underneath a gargantuan Budweiser sign visible from the the entire neighborhood. They are surrounded by advertising logos inside ... More >>
The new Timberwolves uniformsThe Minnesota Timberwolves have unveiled their new uniforms and branding. The changes are minimal; maybe the biggest difference the fans will see will be a return to a traditional font for the jersey numbers. The green trim around the collar is also gone. All of w ... More >>
Via WikipediaReal estate tycoonFormer Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett, currently trying to help his fellow Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA finals, has sold his $3 million Orono mansion for $3 million. Let's hope whomever bought it has a "G" in their initials, becaus ... More >>