Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • Timberwolves trio went through weeks of hell with Navy SEAL trainer

    Fox Sports Ohio "The children are slipping down Shabazz Muhammad's back, inches away from falling into a pit of whitewater rapids and fire. As Muhammad gropes for another handhold, his entire weight and an additional 100 pounds of helpless youth suspended above the perils below, he falters. A pair of guiding..." September 30

  • Saunders and Rubio decline to dive into discussion on contract

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Both Flip Saunders and Ricky Rubio deflected questions Monday about the status of Rubio’s possible contract extension with the Timberwolves. “He has a contract right now,” said Saunders, the Wolves president of basketball operations and coach. “The future, as I’ve said about all rookies, they..." September 30

  • Timberwolves willing to wait on contract extension for Rubio if he won’t accept 4-year deal

    Twin Cities "Contract talks that could make Ricky Rubio the second-highest-paid Timberwolves player will take place in person this week, and both the 23-year-old point guard and the Wolves seem ready to make a deal. Rubio and Wolves owner Glen Taylor spoke several times by telephone last week, with each..." September 28

  • Timberwolves hire former Lakers player as shooting coach for Ricky Rubio

    Pro Basketball Talk "Now that Kevin Love has been traded to the Cavaliers, Ricky Rubio effectively takes over as the face of the Timberwolves franchise. Not that he’s necessarily ready for that responsibility, or even deserving of it from a pure statistical perspective. But as the team’s starting point guard, he..." September 26

  • Report: Wolves willing to extend Ricky Rubio for 4 years, $42 million

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to pay Ricky Rubio $42 million for four years, but his agents want the max and believe he can get more than what the Wolves are offering on the open market, per 1500ESPN's Darren Wolfson. CBSSports.com's Zach Harper covered the Rubio dilemma in detail and..." September 23

  • Ricky Rubio needs to learn from Rajon Rondo to get paid

    SB Nation "Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly at loggerheads over the point guard's early extension demands. Minnesota can lock in Rubio long-term before the end of October or let him become a restricted free agent in July 2015. This is not a unique situation -- few eligible youngsters..." September 22

  • Wolves, Ricky Rubio 'a good distance apart' on extension

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have until Oct. 31 to negotiate a contract extension, and the two sides are "a good distance apart," according to the St. Paul Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda. Wolves general manager Milt Newton told reporters Thursday that "we're not necessarily in a rush" to..." September 21

  • Wolves offer max deal to Eric Bledsoe

    ESPN.com "With just days before the start of training camp, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making a final push to acquire restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN.com. The Wolves are offering Bledsoe the four-year, $63 million maximum-level..." September 20

  • Timberwolves feel no rush to extend Ricky Rubio's contract

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton said he's optimistic the team and point guard Ricky Rubio will negotiate a contract extension but insisted there is no urgency. "If we can get something done sooner, great. If not, we're not necessarily in a rush," Newton said Thursday after a..." September 19

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    Andy Greder @twolvesnow

    Asked of #Twolves starters, Flip Saunders told @105theticket youngsters to be interspersed w/ vets. Noncommittal on Andrew Wiggins starting.

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Newton says he's optimistic on the Rubio extension front. But admitted they don't see eye-to-eye with Fegan on the $$. #twolves

  • 14d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

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

  • 14d
    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

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    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

  • 37d
    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

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    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.

  • 38d
    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

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

  • 38d
    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

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

  • 38d
    LeBron James @KingJames

    Welcome to the Land @kevinlove!

  • 38d
    Andy Greder @twolvesnow

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

  • 38d
    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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