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 >>
At halftime of the New York Knicks' eventual Wednesday night victory over the Timberwolves, Knicks center Tyson Chandler was asked how he planned to approach his matchup with Kevin Love in the second half.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio runs K-Love "Love Dial" in awesome new ESPN promo [VIDEO]"Oh, go at ... 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 >>
Just days after having surgery to repair her torn ACL and MCL ligaments, Lindsey Vonn posted a photo of her injured right leg on social media.SEE ALSO: Lindsey Vonn exposes almost everything in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue And suffice it to say that if you're in the middle of breakfast, you mig ... 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 >>
On Friday night, Kevin McHale and Kevin Garnett shared one of the most touching moments in NBA history.SEE ALSO: Ricky Rubio, facing recovery from devastating injury, displays wisdom beyond his years As the final seconds ticked off the clock during the Houston's win over visiting Boston, Garnett wal ... More >>
Yesterday's late-breaking news that Christian Ponder and Samantha Steele are engaged turned Twitter into a forum for Twin Cities media personalities to do their best comedian impressions just in time for happy hour.FROM SEPTEMBER: Star Tribune's C.J. grills Vikings' Christian Ponder about his bereft ... 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 >>
Mardy Fish is the best Minnesota athlete you've probably never heard of.Unheralded for most of his career, Fish, 30, has emerged as a singles threat during the last five years. He's currently ranked 12th in the world, the second-best ranking for any American behind 10th-ranked John Isner. And his pa ... 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 >>
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 >>
Things have taken a turn toward the ugly for the 2012 Minnesota Timberwolves.Just a week after being in pole position for a playoff birth, the Wolves have now dropped three straight games and sit two games back of eighth-place Houston. Overall, the team has played terrible defense while dropping ... More >>
It was a scene reminiscent of the late Malik Sealy's defining NBA moment: a banked-in 3-pointer lifting the Wolves to a stunning last-second, one-point victory over Indiana at the Target Center back in December 1999.Last night, with a .500 record on the line, Luke Ridnour's picture-perfect floate ... 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 >>
Forbes quantified the pain Wolves fans have felt since KG was traded.These days, things are finally looking up for the Timberwolves.The team just signed all-star forward Kevin Love to a 4-year extension, Ricky Rubio has been as good as anyone could've hoped, and after a road win last night agains ... More >>
K-Love is excited to see you when he gets back to MPLS.Just hours before a deadline that would've allowed him to become a restricted free agent next summer, Kevin Love and the Timberwolves have agreed to a compromise, reports ESPN.According to Marc Stein and Chris Broussard, later today K-Love wi ... 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 >>
Not only can local pro hoops fans finally rejoice that the lengthy NBA strike has at long last been settled, and the restocked and recharged (but still substandard, apparently) Minnesota Timberwolves can decisively take to the court again. But they can also take some pride in knowing that loca ... More >>
Derrick Williams is looking at the NBA lockout -- and a map of Europe.Derrick Williams, the Timberwolves' high-flying, high-scoring No. 2 pick in last year's NBA draft, might not stick around to wait for the basketball lockout to end.In an interview with a site that follows the University of Ariz ... 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 >>
The champs dish on the chumps.
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Milicic may prove the 'Wolves finest foreign-born player in team history.
A slow start portends the expected.
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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 T-Wolves get bloody. Plus, Antoine Walker is broke and Lebron James could be king of this chilly little town.
The former Lakers assistant coach takes the reigns of an inexperienced--yet potentially exciting--Wolves team.