Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for Wolves fans

    ESPN.com "Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota's next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team. The Timberwolves made the announcement on Sunday morning. They host the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. The freebies courtesy of the..." March 01

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Pek played 92 seconds in 2nd half because he's laboring again in too much pain with that troublesome ankle. They'll evaluate again Monday

  • Gasol spearheads late push past T-Wolves, 107-97

    Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies start slow, but Marc Gasol scores 27 and Mike Conley hits a big three late to lead the team to victory 101-97. So the Grizzlies played uglier than that shiner Nikola Pekovich's eye and that divot in Russell Westbrook's head. But they survived for the 101-97 win over the Minnesota..." March 01

  • Wolves stomp Washington in Garnett's return to Target Center

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Kevin Garnett has won an NBA championship, league MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards and is a 15-time All Star, but a career that someday will carry him to the Basketball Hall of Fame took him on Wednesday to places during the Timberwolves’ 97-77 victory over Washington that he has never..." February 26

  • Harden’s 4th career triple-double paces Rockets in win over Timberwolves

    Houston Chronicle "Terrence Jones put one last offensive rebound back in, turning the final minutes of a tight game into a rout, and then leaned his head back to shout to the rafters as he bopped his way back down the floor. With power forwards all over the Rockets’ rotation now that Jones was ready to play..." February 24

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    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    Shabazz Muhammad underwent successful surgery this morning to repair a ruptured ligament in his middle finger (left hand).

  • Ankle injury 'a blessing in disguise' for Rubio to work on shot

    Fox Sports North "Anyone wishing to precipitate upon Ricky Rubio's parade back to the active list need only point out the numbers. How despite the electrifying point guard's return from a severely sprained left ankle, the Timberwolves are still 12-42. How even though Rubio spent as much of the off time as he..." February 23

  • Kevin Garnett, Flip Saunders likely to pair up in bid to buy Timberwolves

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The contract extension Kevin Garnett, 38, will sign with the Timberwolves this summer will be for two years. During that period, Garnett and Wolves president-coach Flip Saunders are expected to try to form a group to buy the team from Glen Taylor. Garnett has amassed more than $325 million in..." February 23

  • Timberwolves’ Shabazz Muhammad to undergo surgery, will miss remainder of the season

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves aren’t going to the playoffs this year, so the loss of one of their regular rotation players may not seem all that important on the surface. But every game is a development opportunity for the team’s young players, and in that regard, losing Shabazz Muhammad for the remainder..." February 22

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    Kent Youngblood @BloodStrib

    Neither Bazz (finger) nor Bennett (lower leg) will travel to houston

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    Kent Youngblood @BloodStrib

    Bennett out a minimum of two weeks

  • 10d
    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source: Kevin Garnett agrees to trade, will go home to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young.

  • 10d
    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Hawks remain among 4-5 playoff teams pursuing trade for Gary Neal, sources say. Neal and coach Mike Budenholzer have history with Spurs.

  • 10d
    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    KG has known about Minny's interest in a reunion for weeks. He wasn't with it at that time.

  • 11d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Wolves and Nets have discussed deal to send Thad Young to Brooklyn in exchange for KG ... who of course has no-trade clause

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  • Kevin Garnett traded back to Timberwolves

    SB Nation "The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing back the best player in franchise history to finish his career with the team that drafted him. The Wolves have acquired 38-year-old Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for power forward Thaddeus Young, according to NBA.com's David..." February 19

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    Steve McPherson @steventurous

    Oh. RT @APkrawczynski: AP Source: The Timberwolves are not bringing KG back for just this year. They want to do a 2-year extension with him.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

  • Nets and Timberwolves talking Kevin Garnett trade

    New York Post "As the NBA moved into the final hours before Thursday’ trade deadline, which ends at 3 p.m. Eastern time, the Nets haven’t changed their thinking: unless they get a deal that helps them compete for a playoff spot this season, or if not gives them a high future return, they won’t be moving any of..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    KG situation fascinating. Ball, I'm told, largely in his court whether he wants to sign off on deal we reported last nite: Thad Young-for-KG

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Gary Neal is contractually obligated to be at practice tomorrow. So we should see him in #Twolves gear. Serious buyout talks yet to start.

  • Wiggins believes trade to Wolves was 'best move for me'

    National Post "Andrew Wiggins never got the opportunity to suit up with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team that selected him first overall in last year’s NBA draft. He was traded to Minnesota before his rookie season even started. But he’s never looked back. “I think it was the best move..." February 17

  • LaVine: Would beat LeBron in dunk contest

    ESPN.com "Zach LaVine is the NBA's new dunk king, but how would he stack up against King James? In an interview with "SportsCenter" after his All-Star Saturday night dunk competition win, LaVine said he'd take himself in a one-on-one dunk-off with LeBron James. "I never go against my own talent so..." February 16

  • Zach LaVine explodes on national stage, wins 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk

    Yahoo! Sports "Andrew Wiggins tried to warn us. "You guys are in for a surprise," said a smiling Wiggins after being named the Most Valuable Player of Friday night's BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge. "Trust me — it's going to be crazy. I can't say nothing. Just know: I almost fainted. I never seen a dunk..." February 15

  • Will Wolves veterans stay or will they go?

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The NBA’s trade deadline still is four days away and the Timberwolves already have sent away veterans Corey Brewer and Mo Williams while Kevin Martin and Thaddeus Young remain. So the question is … why? Wolves coach/chief executive Flip Saunders says he’ll listen to offers but doesn’t intend..." February 15

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: There's significant league interest for Gary Neal - including Hawks - but no substantive talks yet on contract buyout w/ Minnesota.

  • Flourishing Andrew Wiggins could end up haunting LeBron

    New York Post "While Kevin Love’s every move, shot and word is dissected endlessly in Cleveland, the player he was traded for, Andrew Wiggins, is thriving in Minnesota with Love’s former team. After a slow start, Wiggins hasn’t wasted much time showing everyone why he was considered for years a shoo-in to be..." February 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: There's significant league interest for Gary Neal - including Hawks - but no substantive talks yet on contract buyout w/ Minnesota.

  • 19d
    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Flip said they have no plans to buy out Gary Neal. Said they needed to get a shooter back in deal

  • Horford, Millsap bounce back in big Hawks win over Timberwolves

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It was indeed an anomaly. A night after Al Horford and Paul Millsap were held to season-low point totals, the Hawks big men bounced back in a big way en route to a 117-105 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center on Monday night. Horford and Millsap were two of five..." February 10

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Charlotte has acquired guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels for Gary Neal and a second-round pick, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Sources: Charlotte acquires Mo Williams as part of trade with Minnesota

    Yahoo! Sports "The Charlotte Hornets are determined to make the Eastern Conference playoffs and strengthened their roster Tuesday with a deal to acquire Minnesota guard Mo Williams, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Williams goes to the Hornets with guard Troy Daniels for veteran guard Gary Neal and a future..." February 10

  • Wolves trade for Hawks power forward Payne

    Fox Sports North "Shortly after cracking open a roster spot in the Mo Williams trade, the Timberwolves filled it with a guy they considered drafting this past summer. Minnesota has acquired Atlanta power forward Adreian Payne in exchange for a protected future first-round draft pick, the team announced Tuesday..." February 10

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    Phil Ervin @PhilErvin

    Flip says Pek won't play as many minutes as he did last night when he scored 29 points. But he will play.

  • Rubio-less Wolves make it three in a row, beat Pistons 112-101

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Late in Sunday’s game between the Timberwolves and Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy, near apoplexy much of the night, stood, yelled and was called for a technical foul. Now, ostensibly, Van Gundy was arguing a call. But here’s a suggestion: Maybe after seeing..." February 09

  • Williams thinks about trade rumors 'every day,' knows he can't control outcomes

    Fox Sports North "Dealing with eccentric AAU parents -- each with his or her own heavy-handed, individual interests in their child's career path -- has given Mo Williams an appreciation for the struggles of NBA front office life, the Timberwolves point guard says. So he's not one to give coaches and general..." February 09

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Charlotte had discussions on deal to acquire guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels, but talks with Minnesota stalled in recent days.

  • 22d
    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Flip tells the media that Shabazz will not play tomorrow, but barring any setbacks should be available Monday

  • 22d
    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Flip contemplating not playing Ricky, Pek, Bazz in back to backs. Best guess: Ricky plays home Mon, Pek Sun vs Det bigs. Bazz won't play Sun

  • 23d
    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    #TSRInjuryReport: Muhammad (oblique) & Hummel (hand) are out. Williams (hip) is questionable.

  • 23d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Zero surprise: when Lorenzo Brown gets to Target Center this a.m. for shoot-around he will sign another 10-day contract, I'm told. #twolves

  • Dazzle and defense on display as healthier Wolves scrap past Heat

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Already, in only two games, Wolves coach Flip Saunders is hearing it from over on the bench during a game. Ricky Rubio will do something and one of the Wolves youngsters will turn to him and ask, “How did he do that?” Slowly, steadily, the Timberwolves’ key injured players have trickled back..." February 05

  • Was Wiggins traded because he spurned LeBron's agency?

    Waiting For Next Year "As he always does when joining for a segment with Tony Rizzo and WKNR’s “Really Big Show,” ESPN.com basketball scribe Brian Windhorst provided some excellent insight in to the Cleveland Cavaliers and their current wart-filled winning streak. Windy discussed Kevin Love’s offensive struggles, the..." February 05

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Flip says that Zach LaVine (ankle) will be available tonight. #Twolves

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • While Rubio's passing boosts offense, 'tenacity' helps Wolves defense

    Fox Sports North "Thaddeus Young didn't see the basketball until it plopped into his oversized hands. He'd forgotten what it's like to receive a how-did-he-do-that pass from point guard Ricky Rubio. This one came in the second half of the Timberwolves' loss Monday at Dallas -- the Spanish point guard's first..." February 03

  • Dallas squeaks by Minnesota, 100-94

    Mavs Moneyball "After nearly blowing a 21-point lead, the Mavs secured a win against the scrappy Minnesota Timberwolves. The Mavs spoiled the return of Ricky Rubio with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves. Monta Ellis led the way with 23 points with Chandler Parsons chipping in 18 points as well. The Mavs..." February 03