Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • Wolves, Bulls ganging up on Cavs to weaken Cleveland's supporting cast?

    CBSSports.com "Turns out we've been looking at this Kevin Love deal all wrong, because to date we've been looking mostly at the Cleveland Cavaliers -- the team that would have to part with rookie Andrew Wiggins to get Love. Should the Cavs trade Wiggins? Should they not? That's been the debate and focus, but..." July 25

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Continue to hear, despite Andrew Wiggins' name likely coming up in talks, Cavs have not offered him in any trade proposal.

  • LaVine delivers more than dunks in Vegas

    NBA.com "Zach LaVine jumps really high and talks really fast. He exudes a brash confidence like Russell Westbrook and plays with a chip on his shoulder the size of Bill Walton. This latest UCLA product is headed either for a stunning rookie season with the Minnesota Timberwolves or cold, hard NBA..." July 23

  • Bulls have offered Gibson, McDermott and Mirotic for Love

    Sheridan Hoops "The Chicago Bulls have offered a package of Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic to the Minnesota Timberwolves for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a league source told SheridanHoops.com on Wednesday. The package is extremely intriguing to the Timberwolves, but there is a catch;..." July 23

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Report: 76ers, Nuggets, Celtics could be third team in Love trade

    CBSSports.com "The Sporting News reports that teams are "lining up" to try and be the third team in a potential Kevin Love deal, no matter who gets Love. The Nuggets, 76ers, and Boston are mentioned as potential landing spots for extra assets in a Love deal. "When a deal like this takes a long time, there..." July 23

  • Sources: C's ready to move on from Love

    CSN New England "There's no waiving of the white flag just yet, but the Boston Celtics appear to be ready to move on from their pursuit of Minnesota star Kevin Love, league sources tell CSNNE.com. "The more teams step up and show interest in Love, the further Boston falls in the pack," a source said on..." July 23

  • Cavaliers have to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love

    SB Nation "In normal circumstances, Cleveland ought to cling tightly to Andrew Wiggins, much as it clung tightly to Kyrie Irving over the past three years. Usually, you keep the potential superstar on a rookie deal instead of chasing an older superstar on a hefty contract. It's pretty basic fare in NBA..." July 23

  • Report: Kevin Love Trade To Cavs ‘Deal Is Done’; No Timetable Given

    NESN "Anyone is capable of landing a big news scoop, not just the usual suspects at the major outlets. So when somebody claims to have inside information before anyone else, it is worth noting — just take it with a sizable grain of salt. A trade that would send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers..." July 23

  • Cavs' summer of Love, and LeBron, already one wild ride

    Fox Sports Ohio "Random thoughts on the Cavaliers' never-ending run of fun and fury: 1. It's been insane. That's really the only way to explain the Cavs' offseason. But when you consider the past four years, and the fact LeBron James has returned to Cleveland, it's been crazy in a good (even great) way. 2...." July 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Minnesota's been determined to unload Kevin Martin and JJ Barea in a Love deal -- no easy task for Cavs to make work without a third team.

  • Bulls making push for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com the Cavs are increasingly optimistic that they are..." July 22

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Coach K: "Not one second of hesitancy, I'd trade (Wiggins) for Kevin Love"

    CBSSports.com "In an interview with John Feinstein on CBS Sports radio, Duke and Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down what he would do in the Cleveland Cavaliers' position of trying to decide whether to trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. The verdict? He'd trade for Love. Click here to listen to the..." July 21

  • Defense the reason Warriors won’t include Klay Thompson in trade for Kevin Love

    USA Today "Kevin Love and Stephen Curry will be teammates soon enough, but not in the sense that so many have expected. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward who wants to wear a new jersey will suit up for Team USA later this month, as will the Golden State Warriors point guard whose team has been debating..." July 20

  • LeBron James has reached out to Kevin Love about Cavaliers

    CBSSports.com "Yahoo Sports reports that LeBron James has reached out to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love to tell him he wants him to join the Cavaliers. This follows word from Thursday afternoon that the Cavs are suddenly open to the possibility of trading Andrew Wiggins for Love, as it seems..." July 19

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    Probasketballdraft @Probballdraft

    Not to burst Cavs fans bubble but if Warriors are willing to include Thompson that trumps Cavs. Wolves prefer Klay bc more ready per source.

  • Cavaliers Offering Wiggins, Bennett For Love

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN. In an attempt to add Love, a three-time All-Star, the Cavaliers are willing to part with Andrew Wiggins and..." July 18

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Andrew Wiggins has not been offered for Kevin Love. Klay Thompson has not been offered for Kevin Love. This is where things stand.

  • Love Willing to Exercise Option if Traded to Warriors

    Basketball Insiders "According to a source with knowledge of the situation the Golden State Warriors are increasing their efforts to land Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Kevin Love. Love has recently been linked to trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has even reached out and voiced his..." July 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James has reached to tell Kevin Love of his desire for them to play together with the Cavaliers, front office sources tell Yahoo.

  • Cavs now willing to include Wiggins in Kevin Love deal

    The Morning Journal "Ever since LeBron James returned to Cleveland, talks have intensified for All-Star power forward Kevin Love. Rumors have surfaced that the Cavaliers wouldn’t include rookie swingman Andrew Wiggins in any possible deal for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star. A league source said on July 17 that..." July 17

  • Timberwolves' Owner: I want Kevin Love with team this season

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is in Las Vegas. He's been dealt a hand in a game similar to poker, and Kevin Love is the high card. In an NBA TV interview during a Wolves summer league game Wednesday, Taylor said he wants the all-star power forward to play in Minnesota this season despite..." July 17

  • Cavs need to take next step, get Kevin Love

    Chronicle-Telegram "If I were Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, I’d do everything in my power to acquire Minnesota power forward Kevin Love — without trading 2014 No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins. But if I absolutely had to trade Wiggins, I would — at a later date. How’s that for straddling the..." July 17

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Since arriving at summer league, #TWolves and #Warriors have re-engaged in trade discussions for Kevin Love, I'm told.

  • Ricky Rubio Seeks Five-Year Max Deal

    Hoops Rumors "Dan Fegan is aiming high for client Ricky Rubio in rookie scale extension talks with the Timberwolves, asking for a five-year, maximum-salary deal, reports Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities (Twitter link). It’s unclear how steadfastly Fegan will stick to that price, but it seems an..." July 15

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN.

  • 11d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    So look for Rockets to re-enter trade game for longtime Houston target Rajon Rondo as well as try to work their way into mix for Kevin Love

  • Kevin Love 'intrigued' by Cavaliers

    ESPN.com "Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is "intrigued" by the idea of being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and would commit long term to the team, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. The Cavaliers have opened talks by offering guard Dion Waiters, forward Anthony..." July 12

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Source close to situation says Kevin Love indeed "intrigued" by idea of being dealt to Cavs and would commit long there if traded there

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

  • Evan Turner among Wolves priorities in NBA free agency

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Consider the Timberwolves recent history with second overall draft choices: Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley and Darko Milicic. It's not pretty. But if they get their way, they'll have one more recent No. 2. A source tells 1500espn.com that the Wolves are targeting former Sixers and Pacers..." July 10

  • Wiggins' reps told no trade with Wolves including Love coming

    CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10

  • Timberwolves sign first-round draft pick Zach LaVine

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Timberwolves announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Zach LaVine has signed a contract with the franchise. LaVine, a 6-foot-5 combo guard out of UCLA, was the 13th overall pick in the June 26 draft. Terms of his rookie contract were not released by the franchise. LaVine, 19, is in..." July 09

  • Cavs discussed Kevin Love deal with LeBron's agent

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James' agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal "would not be easy,"..." July 09

  • Danny Ainge still working on Kevin Love deal

    Boston Globe "On the opening night of free agency, the Celtics reached out to more than two dozen players, getting caught up in the open-market frenzy, expressing their admiration for players, many of whom they realized they never would sign. A week later, the Celtics are eerily quiet. They only have signed..." July 08

  • LaVine, Muhammad, Dieng, Shved highlight summer-league roster

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves' summer-league team reports for four days of workouts starting tomorrow at Target Center before it flies to Las Vegas. Games there in the Vegas Summer League begin on Saturday. Here's the roster, highlighting from this summer's draft picks Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III and..." July 07

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Told Budinger (knee, ankle) has full clearance heading into Monday's training camp. Curious to see how he is after 3 grueling days. #Twolves

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Yes, there's been dialogue w/ Rubio's camp. Eligible to sign extension this summer. Won't be an easy negotiation. Agent also has Parsons.

  • Timberwolves waiting for teams that miss out on LeBron, Carmelo to come calling about Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love is not a free agent until the summer of 2015, so his name has been absent from the frenzy of activity that occurred in the early hours of free agency on Tuesday. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t be changing teams before next season begins. Love has made it clear that he..." July 01

  • Timberwolves Hummel, Jeffers Become Free Agents Tuesday

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that the team will not extending qualifying offers to forwards Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers. Monday is the NBA’s deadline to do so, and it means both Hummel and Jeffers will become unrestricted free agents July 1. That does not rule out the..." June 30

  • Love could ease LaVine transition to NBA

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford said in a conference call Friday that when guard Zach LaVine came to the Bruins last summer, he had no idea the player would be a lottery pick after only one season of college basketball. He was taken No. 13 overall by the Timberwolves in Thursday’s NBA..." June 29

  • Chandler Parsons' suitors could include T'wolves, Lakers, Bulls, Mavs, along with Rockets

    Yahoo! Sports "Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, one of the NBA's most underpaid players, can expect to land a big payday after he becomes a restricted free agent next week. The Rockets will decline the $964,750 option on Parsons' rookie contract. As a restricted free agent, Parsons won't lack for..." June 29

  • Wolves' top pick comfortable on the big stage

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "While Zach LaVine is probably used to camera flashes blinding him by now, the Timberwolves’ first-round draft choice could have been the subject of photos for a very different reason. Before becoming a standout guard on the basketball court, LaVine braved a rather short-lived modeling career..." June 28

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    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    The Timberwolves select Zach LaVine with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft! #WolvesDraft

    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    #Twolves been in meetings the last 4+ hours. As stated, talks w/ #Warriors have always been alive. Won't be shocked if we have news tonight.

  • Warriors could try to acquire both Kevin Love and LeBron James

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors are still looking to trade for Kevin Love in order to set themselves up to make a run for free agent-to-be LeBron James, ESPN’s Chad Ford told ESPN LA 710 AM on Wednesday. “At the end of the day, I don’t think there’s a better Kevin Love deal for the Wolves than what the Warriors..." June 25

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