Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Olynyk powers Celtics past Wolves, 114-98

    CSN New England "The post-Rajon Rondo era began with a strong 114-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kelly Olynyk continues to move his way up the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year ladder with yet another strong game as he led the Celtics (10-14) with 21 points and eight rebounds off the bench. All five..." December 20

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Flip tells the media that Mo Williams went through shootaround this am and is a game time decision for tonight. #Twolves

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Three-way Corey Brewer deal taking shape: Ronny Turiaf to 76ers with a second-round pick. Sixers send Alexey Shved to Rockets.

  • Sources: Rockets acquire Corey Brewer from Timberwolves

    Yahoo! Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Houston will send guard Troy Daniels to Minnesota as part of the Brewer deal, sources said. The Rockets will also give Minnesota a 2015 second-round pick – via Sacramento – and..." December 19

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Flip said Anthony Bennett's 6 mins played in DC was due to painful blister under callus on his foot, didn't do much today in practice

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Mo Williams not with team today for practice in Boston, went to get another opinion on his back, expected to rejoin by tomorrow

  • Darko Milicic will make his kickboxing debut on December 18

    Sportando "Milicic will fight against Radovan Radojcin in a “prestige fight” during the “Soul Night of Champions” event Darko Milicic will make his kickboxing debut on December 18 in Novi Sad, Serbia. The Serbian big man born in 1985 was selected by the Detroit Pistons as the second overall pick in..." December 18

  • Wall, Butler lead Wizards past Timberwolves to 9th win in 10 games

    CSN Washington "If it weren't for John Wall, the Wizards might've had their winning streak come to an end. If it weren't for Thaddeus Young, the Minnesota Timberwolves might've lost by 40. Wall scored 21 points and tied a career high with 17 assists to lead the Wizards (18-6), and his behind-the-back dribble..." December 17

  • Wolves reshopping Corey Brewer

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that the Timberwolves, beset with injuries and mired at the foot of the Western Conference with a record of 5-19, are again engaging contending teams..." December 17

  • Ronny Turiaf To Undergo Hip Surgery; Out Indefinitely

    Canis Hoopus "Wolves center Ronny Turiaf, who has missed all but two games this season, will undergo hip surgery and may miss the rest of the season. Ronny Turiaf, who has only appeared in two games this season, is set to undergo hip surgery in New York on Tuesday. Turiaf has been suffering from hip soreness..." December 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.

  • Kobe Bryant says he sees reflection of himself in Andrew Wiggins

    Pro Basketball Talk "On one side you saw one of the game’s all-time greats reaching a new milestone and not letting up. Kobe Bryant is still performing, still putting up impressive numbers at age 36 (coming off two major surgeries) and in passing Michel Jordan on the all-time scoring list he is a testament to getting..." December 15

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    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    #TSRInjuryReport: Rubio (ankle), Martin (wrist), Pekovic (wrist) and Turiaf (hip) are out. Williams (back spasms) is questionable.

  • Russell Westbrook's 34 points help OKC beat Timberwolves

    The Oklahoman "After a dominant run through last season’s Western Conference playoffs — outplaying Mike Conley, Chris Paul and Tony Parker along the way — Russell Westbrook popped Damian Lillard and the Blazers for 38 points in this season’s opener. Coach Scott Brooks had called him the league’s best point..." December 13

  • Teen Wolves Wiggins, LaVine have growth spurt in win over Blazers

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Fellow first-round draft picks Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine remain teenagers even after Wednesday’s 90-82 victory over Portland, but both they and their Timberwolves teammates just might not be the same as they were before the night began at Target Center. Losers of six consecutive games, the..." December 11

  • Injured veterans cause Saunders to flip switch on Wolves season

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Twenty games into his first year as both Wolves coach and executive decision-maker, Flip Saunders on Tuesday changed the narrative on a season that has started with only four victories and a current six-game losing streak. Mostly mum on the subject in recent weeks, Saunders acknowledged injured..." December 10

  • Warriors beat T'Wolves, run streak to 13

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors won their 13th consecutive game Monday night, putting away the Timberwolves 102-86 at Target Center in Minneapolis. Five Warriors scored in double figures, led by 21 points each from Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Shaun Livingston and Marreese Speights each put in 12, while..." December 09

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    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    #TSRInjuryReport: Ricky Rubio (ankle), Kevin Martin (wrist), Nikola Pekovic (wrist), Ronny Turiaf (right hip) & Mo Williams (back) are out.

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    Jon Krawczynski @APkrawczynski

    Small light at end of long tunnel for Wolves: Ricky Rubio is off crutches and out of walking boot. Seems to be making real progress

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Looking at another 4-5 wks for Rubio - miss his defense badly - & Pek should do some stuff soon. Told he'll play again this season. #twolves

  • Sixers (1-17) beat Timberwolves to avoid dubious history

    CSN Philly "The wait is over. It took the Sixers 18 games over 35 days to get their first victory, 85-77, over the Minnesota Timberwolves. They did not tie the Nets' record 18-game losing streak to start the season in 2009. They did feel rewarded for staying the course, despite their woes becoming a..." December 04

  • Brett Brown 'expected' the Sixers to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas

    CBSSports.com "Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown said this week, before the Sixers finally mercifully got a win, that before the lottery he had expected the team to draft Andrew Wiggins and Nik Stauskas. Instead, the Sixers fell, and Sam Hinkie punted on the best draft in seven years, getting Joel Embiid (out..." December 04

  • Pelicans sign forward Dante Cunningham

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The Pelicans announced on Thursday morning they have signed forward Dante Cunningham to a contract. He worked out with the team last weekend and fills the need for a proven veteran player that can play small forward. In a surprise move this past Sunday, the Pelicans waived third-year small..." December 04

  • Clippers keep fires burning at home with 127-101 rout of Timberwolves

    Los Angeles Times "The Clippers returned from one of the best trips in franchise history with something to prove. They needed to show they could sustain that kind of success at home. An entire month had passed with the Clippers somehow posting a far better record outside of Staples Center than within..." December 02

  • Trail Blazers bounce back with 107-93 win over Timberwolves

    Oregonian "The Portland Trail Blazers bounced back from a streak-snapping home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies Friday, moving to 13-4 on the season with a 107-93 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday night at the Moda Center. LaMarcus Aldridge led all scorers with 26 points and pulled down 15 rebounds..." December 01

  • Brandon Knight finishes strong as Bucks pull away from Timberwolves

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A struggling Brandon Knight scored just two points and missed seven of eight shots in the first three quarters Wednesday night at the Target Center. But the Milwaukee Bucks point guard showed a finishing touch. Knight used his savvy, speed and skill to get to the free throw line in the..." November 27

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    Flip tells the media that Mo Williams (illness) will not play tonight. Zach LaVine will get the start tonight. #Twolves

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    canishoopus @canishoopus

    Timberwolves Guard Kevin Martin Undergoes Wrist Surgery, Out 6-8 Weeks http://t.co/lAzZdQvSBU

  • Cousins powers Kings past T'Wolves 113-101

    CSN Bay Area "The consistency the Kings are seeking was elusive in the first half but Sacramento bounced back in the second half to capture the first game of their four-game road trip with a 113-101 win in over the Timberwolves on Saturday. Sacramento lead 84-77 entering the fourth quarter but Minnesota cut..." November 23

  • Wolves' latest bad break sees Martin sidelined by broken hand

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Just as he was very late Tuesday night, Flip Saunders claimed he was awake until the wee hours before Friday’s game against San Antonio. Only this time, he was doing more than just trying to calculate how his team might reach 80 points in a game. The Timberwolves president and coach worked the..." November 22

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Wolves annouce that Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured wrist

  • Victory over Knicks is good for what ails Timberwolves

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Hours after they lived through what each called one of the worst nights of his life, Timberwolves teammates and summertime workout buddies Kevin Martin and Corey Brewer delivered their most influential performances of this young season in Wednesday’s 115-99 victory over New York at Target..." November 20

  • Saunders Believes Corey Brewer 'Too Vauable' To Trade

    Real GM Basketball "Flip Saunders appeared to be backtracking on the Minnesota Timberwolves' reported trade talks involving Corey Brewer. "He's just too valuable to us to move," Saunders said." November 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Things are fluid, as always in trade talks, but latest word is Houston more likely than Cleveland as landing spot via trade for Corey Brewer

  • Dieng to see more minutes because of Pekovic wrist injury

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves second-year center Gorgui Dieng’s accelerated path to a starter’s job someday just got accelerated. Wolves coach Flip Saunders increased Dieng’s playing time in the season’s opening weeks, both in an attempt to keep starter Nikola Pekovic healthy and to accommodate the development..." November 19

  • Wolves shopping Corey Brewer

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves, fresh off heavy back-to-back losses in New Orleans and Dallas and in the latest indication of their growing focus on the future, are in active trade discussions with multiple contending teams pursuing veteran swingman Corey Brewer, according to league..." November 17

  • In 131-117 win over Wolves, Mavs duplicate a feat from title season

    Dallas Morning News "With nine new players on his roster, three of them starters, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle kept saying it would take 10 games before anyone could have meaningful conversations about this team. Game No. 10 occurred Saturday night at American Airlines Center. Taken by itself, Dallas’ 131-117..." November 16

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    Basketball Monster @BaskMonster

    Lineup note: Gorgui Dieng will start at PF with Thaddeus Young away from the team for personal reasons.

  • New Orleans Pelicans set nine offensive records in 139-91 victory against Timberwolves

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In the opening minute of Friday night's game, New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday bolted from the right side and easily made an open 10-foot jumper. It was the beginning of a record-setting offensive attack that virtually left the Minnesota Timberwolves staggered by halftime. Anthony..." November 15

  • Kevin Garnett interested in buying Timberwolves

    Yahoo! Sports "Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett doesn't want to be an NBA general manager or coach when his playing days are over. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ all-time leading scorer has his eye on an even higher position with his former NBA franchise. Garnett told Yahoo Sports he wants to one day own the..." November 15

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    Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR

    The following statement was just released by the Timberwolves on the passing of Lula Hall, Thad Young's mother pic.twitter.com/sZDNQI0lqO

  • Rockets put on a show in Mexico City while dismantling Timberwolves

    Houston Chronicle "Zach LaVine jumped out of the gym. Andrew Wiggins showed glimpses of the talent that made him the first pick of the draft and the key to rebuilding the Timberwolves without Kevin Love. Both will no doubt light up New York on All Star weekend. The Rockets, however, had Kostas Papanikolaou and..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Zach LaVine approaches surprise point guard role with confidence

    CBSSports.com "Prior to making his first start in the NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves' rookie Zach LaVine had logged exactly 12 minutes and 55 seconds of NBA basketball. He was being thrust into the starting point guard role over 12-year veteran Mo Williams, even though the Wolves were on the road on a back-to-back..." November 12

  • Anthony Bennett says he couldn't see last season

    SB Nation "The former No. 1 pick says that last year he couldn't see the plays his coaches were calling last year. That's fixed after offseason LASIK surgery. His numbers don't look much different than last year, but Anthony Bennett says he feels better than he ever did while playing for the Cavaliers...." November 11

  • Defense, Wade step up in Heat 102-92 victory over Timberwolves

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For three days the Miami Heat drilled on one end of the court. Over and over and over. Including during Saturday morning's shootaround. "Repetitive things," center Chris Bosh said, "so guys can just react without having to really think about it too much." Tired of having to be defensive..." November 09

  • Rubio has 'significant' ankle sprain, out indefinitely

    Fox Sports North "Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio will be sidelined indefinitely after an MRI confirmed he has a "significant" sprain in his left ankle, the team announced Saturday. Rubio rolled the ankle sideways driving to the rim against Orlando's Willie Green with 2:28 left in the second quarter of..." November 09

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    While Timberwolves announced G Ricky Rubio is out indefinitely with a significantly sprained left ankle, I'm told he could miss 7-8 weeks.

  • Aaron Gordon and Elfrid Payton lead Magic to 112-103 OT win over 'Wolves

    Orlando Sentinel "Aaron Gordon stood alone in the right corner, slightly bent at the knees and waist in case a teammate hurled the ball to him. Tobias Harris drove along the right edge of the lane, collided with a Minnesota Timberwolves player and threw the basketball to Gordon. In one smooth motion, Gordon..." November 08