Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • 1d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    #Twolves still hope to move Barea. But told they are open to buying him out.

  • 1d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Glenn Robinson III has agreed to a guaranteed deal with Minnesota, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Robinson was 40th pick in 2014 Draft.

  • Ricky Rubio never talked to Kevin Love about staying with Timberwolves

    Yahoo! Sports "As the hours lurched to the gold-medal game on Sunday night, Ricky Rubio still wondered whether he could bring himself to a television for United States-Serbia. For weeks, there had been a sure, steady beat of anticipation of Spain reaching these World Cup of Basketball Finals, only to witness..." September 15

  • Broken up with Wolves, Love talks commitment with Cavs

    Fox Sports North "The world's best, rather than a mess. Instead of Brew, Uncle Drew. Promises and affinity, rather than discourse and remorse. At its outset, Kevin Love's Cleveland tenure resembles everything his time in the Twin Cities wasn't. New hope abounds in the Land of 10,000 Lakes after the blockbuster..." September 09

  • Thad Young on Sixers rebuild: ‘They were getting rid of everybody and getting worse’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Sixers traded their last remaining skilled veteran this summer, when they jumped into the Kevin Love trade between the Timberwolves and Cavaliers to send Thaddeus Young to Minnesota, while taking on lesser players and obtaining a future first round draft pick for their willing..." September 01

  • Report: Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade great for Wolves ticket sales

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have discovered a new, exciting formula for selling season tickets: 1. Trade superstar for Canadians 2. Bring Canadians to state fair 3. Profit! After sending Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-way trade that returned Andrew Wiggins, Anthony..." August 31

  • Experienced Young brings athleticism, high character to Wolves

    Fox Sports North "Now that he's arrived in the Twin Cities, Thaddeus Young would like to clear up any misconceptions. He's not a "grizzled, old" veteran, he said. His seven years of NBA service are a product of coming out of Georgia Tech as a 19-year-old and becoming a pillar player in Philadelphia. "I feel..." August 28

  • Love to Wolves owner: Focus on your team

    ESPN.com "New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and focus on your team instead. Love, appearing on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" on Wednesday morning, responded to comments made by Taylor, who said Tuesday that the..." August 27

  • Glen Taylor is the biggest reason the Timberwolves keep losing

    SB Nation "On Tuesday, Timberwolves franchisee* Glen Taylor held court at the Minnesota State Fair as the newest hopes of the team were introduced. As he is wont to do, he openly discussed his feelings with the media. Kudos to him for that. Without franchisees, players, coaches and GMs spouting off,..." August 27

  • Timberwolves owner rips Kevin Love following trade to Cleveland

    SB Nation "Taylor says he never wanted to trade Love, but he's quite happy with the return on the deal. Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor spoke out about the recent trade of franchise star Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers. More than that, he used it as a opportunity to criticize the three-time..." August 26

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • Report: Wolves tried and failed to trade J.J. Barea to Sixers

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves want to cut ties with point guard J.J. Barea and failed to trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Zgoda added that he thinks Barea will be waived if Minnesota can't move him. The writing was on the wall for this..." August 26

  • Saunders has high hopes for newest Wolves

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "While most of the local media attention in the Timberwolves’ trade of Kevin Love to the Cavaliers has focused on the arrival of No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins, Flip Saunders believes that Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young will play crucial roles with the team, as well. Bennett was the No. 1..." August 26

  • Wiggins’ HS coach: ‘Andrew could care less what LeBron thinks of him’

    NBA.com "That’s the message delivered by the last two men who coached the No. 1 Draft pick. When the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shipped Wiggins — shunned by LeBron James since the day the King announced his return to Cleveland six weeks ago — to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love on Saturday, he..." August 25

  • 24d
    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Flip is confident they can manage Pek's injury threat after summer when they've had him fitted for a new shoe & has him working w/ trainers

  • 24d
    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Flip also said team will hire a shooting coach for this season. Rubio, Budinger & others have been working w/ one based on LA

  • Love traded to Cavs, Wiggins headed to Minnesota

    Pro Basketball Talk "We’ve known this was coming, now the waiting is over. It didn’t take long on the first day Andrew Wiggins could be traded for the deal to go down — he is headed to Minnesota as part of a three-team trade that forms a super team in Cleveland with Kevin Love joining LeBron James and Kyrie..." August 24

  • 24d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Minnesota's Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved and Miami's 2015 first-round pick remains the package to Philadelphia for Thaddeus Young.

  • 25d
    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Flip says scouted Wiggins as most ready-made two-way player in draft.

  • 25d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    For those asking, word is jersey No. 22 for Wiggins. #twolves

  • 25d
    LeBron James @KingJames

    Welcome to the Land @kevinlove!

  • 25d
    Andy Greder @twolvesnow

    #Twolves Flip Saunders called addition of Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young with Zach LaVine a "point guard's delight."

  • 25d
    John Shipley @johnDshipley

    #twolves release trade details in ad, guessing in both papers. This from today's early @PioneerPress Sunday edition pic.twitter.com/Y3P8MK7q7c

  • Suns make late Kevin Love pitch

    ESPN.com "With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Phoenix Suns reached out to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for guard Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com. The..." August 23

  • Sources: Love to Cavs deal done

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, according to sources with knowledge of the teams' deal..." August 23

  • 26d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Source close to K-Love talks says Cavs/Wolves/Sixers are planning three-team trade as opposed to separate deals ... barring any late tweaks

  • Wolves will keep Bennett, not trade him to Sixers

    CBSSports.com "Contrary to an earlier report, it looks like Anthony Bennett will spend next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Multiple reports indicate that Minnesota wants to keep the 2013 No. 1 overall pick, rather than trading him to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Thaddeus Young. Trading Bennett..." August 22

  • Wolves to acquire Thaddeus Young and trade pick, Shved, Mbah a Moute

    CBSSports.com "Let's clear things up with regards to the moving parts in the Kevin Love-Andrew Wiggins trade that can be completed on Saturday. Anthony Bennett is reportedly staying with the Minnesota Timberwolves, not going to the Philadelphia 76ers. Thaddeus Young is reportedly going to Minnesota, with the..." August 22

  • 28d
    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Agent Joel Bell tells AP that Dante Cunningham plans a civil suit against his accuser for making false claims against him

  • Dante Cunningham has all charges against him in domestic case dismissed. Now he tries to find team

    Pro Basketball Talk "When you’re a free agent trying to latch on to a bench role on a team, a very public arrest and court case is going to keep teams away from you. That is what Dante Cunningham faced. The free agent who played with Minnesota last year had been arrested on some ugly domestic violence charges..." August 19

  • 30d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    All charges against Dante Cunningham have been dismissed, per source. #twolves

  • Bryant Says Cavs Are Making Mistake Trading Wiggins

    Dime Magazine "During the 1996 NBA Draft, Kobe Bryant was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th pick, and promptly traded to the Lakers for center Vlade Divac. At the time, it seemed like a big win for the Hornets, since Divac was one of the better big men in the league and Kobe was coming out of Lower..." August 17

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

  • 76ers' Young could fill Wolves' void at power forward

    Fox Sports North "The void goes beyond severing the heartstrings of folks who once thought Kevin Love was the answer to the Timberwolves' post-Garnett decline. The sheer frustration that accompanies losing yet another upset superstar is palpable in the Twin Cities. But if Love heads to Cleveland, as he..." August 12

  • Another Love lost for Minnesota

    ESPN.com "We knew this was coming. Minnesota sports fans always know it’s coming. Watch one of the local teams long enough, and you'll see it: the bitter departure of a franchise superstar to a better, more functional team. Every market has its losers -- look at the Knicks -- but in Minnesota, we've come..." August 12

  • Andrew Wiggins said he wanted trade to Wolves

    CBSSports.com "Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self said that No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins told him he'd welcome a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves, via the Associated Press: ''When all this trade stuff started, I talked to Andrew and Andrew told me, ''I hope I get..." August 11

  • 38d
    Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA

    .@Aaron_88: Chances NBA blocks the Kevin Love trade? ---> Fairly low... I expect all parties to deny the level of future contract talk.

  • Company hedged its Wiggins bets

    ESPN.com "The nation's largest online licensed sports retailer saved itself from being caught with a glut of Andrew Wiggins Cavaliers replica jerseys and fans from the hassle of returning them. A spokesman for Fanatics, which also services the NBA's online store, said Thursday that the company -- which..." August 10

  • NBA could block Kevin Love trade

    ESPN.com "Carmelo Anthony went on a tour of sorts as a free agent this summer, and while he had said initially that winning was the priority, in the end he chose to take as much money as possible to remain with a Knicks team that finished outside of the playoff picture in the woeful Eastern Conference last..." August 10

  • Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett may be better off with Timberwolves

    USA Today "LeBron James is the ideal teammate, but ... ... Andrew Wiggins has a team that wants him. ... Anthony Bennett might start. ... Wiggins won't be forced to play shooting guard. ... Bennett can test himself in different roles at either forward spot. ... Wiggins and Bennett won't face immediate..." August 09

  • Source: Sixers in Cavs-Wolves trade

    Philly.com "WHILE NEWS CAME out yesterday that Minnesota and Cleveland had agreed in principle to a trade that will send All-Star Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round draft pick, the Daily News has learned that the Sixers will, indeed, be involved in the deal. A..." August 09

  • 40d
    Alexander Chernykh @chernykh

    Alexey Shved is likely to miss the Eurobasket qualifiers, head coach Evgeny Pashutin told R-Sport. Still didn't recover from groin injury.

  • Report: 'No indication' Wolves want to trade Kevin Martin, Corey Brewer

    CBSSports.com "With Kevin Love on the verge of being shipped to Cleveland for the last two No. 1 overall draft picks, Minnesota Timberwolves president and head coach Flip Saunders want to keep veterans like Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer around, according to Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It had..." August 08

  • 40d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    USA Basketball's Jerry Colangelo says there is still no plans to add Kevin Love to the roster.

  • Report: Timberwolves trying to trade J.J. Barea, Luc Mbah a Moute, Alexey Shved

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves will get a great package if the Kevin Love trade goes through as reported. I would have dealt Love for just Andrew Wiggins if it were allowed and all I could get, but Anthony Bennett and a future first rounder are nice assets, too. Minnesota did really well for itself, no..." August 08

  • 40d
    Jake Fischer @JakeLFischer

    The Wolves and Sixers have not stopped talking a deal for Thaddeus Young. There are still 16 days left before anything can become official.

  • Sources: Cavs have agreement to acquire Love, including contract commitment

    Yahoo! Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Cleveland is making the deal with Minnesota with a..." August 08

  • Sixers not included in reported Kevin Love deal

    CSN Philly "Well, looks like this one might be passing us by as well. The Sixers were reportedly in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwovles to play facilitator in the blockbuster deal between the two teams, in which star forward Kevin Love and top prospect Andrew Wiggins were to swap..." August 07

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    And yes, Shabazz attended this year's rookie session after he was sent home early from it last year

  • Love to Cavs, Wiggins and Young to the Wolves and Bennett to 76ers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Sixers are expected to be the third team involved in a trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN. Windhorst was less clear about what the Sixers would be receiving back,..." August 05

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