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Former Timberwolf Dante Cunningham struggles to clear name

TwinCities.com (Jon Krawczynski Associated Press) — MINNEAPOLIS -- It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him.
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Timberwolves roll past Bucks behind Muhammad, Pekovic

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — MILWAUKEE -- Shabazz Muhammad scored 19 points and Nikola Pekovic had 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday in an NBA exhibition game.
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Timberwolves 107, Pacers 89: Chase Budinger makes the most of expanded minutes in exhibition win

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — With Andrew Wiggins sitting out the Timberwolves' 107-89 preseason win Tuesday over Indiana, more opportunities were available for reserves wings Chase Budinger and Shabazz Muhammad.
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Timberwolves: Mo Williams leads win over Thunder

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — TULSA, Okla. -- Mo Williams scored 19 points in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 112-94 exhibition victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.
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Timberwolves: Local coaches appreciate Flip Saunders' open-door policy

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — In 14 years as men's basketball coach at Minnesota State Mankato, Matt Margenthaler has never had better access to watch a Timberwolves training camp.
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Bucks 105, Timberwolves 98: Jabari Parker leads Milwaukee

TwinCities.com (Luke Meredith Associated Press) — CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Rookie Jabari Parker had 21 points and 11 rebounds, O.J. Mayo scored 19 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-98 on Friday night.
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Timberwolves: Kevin Martin, Shabazz Muhammad close to return

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Guard Kevin Martin and forward Shabazz Muhammad returned to practice this week, but probably won't play Friday against Milwaukee in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Timberwolves' goals for third preseason game: play young guys, avoid injuries

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders said his goals are simple for Friday's third preseason game against Milwaukee in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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Timberwolves' Chase Budinger could be on trade market

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — The Timberwolves have an odd man out, and it could be forward Chase Budinger.
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Timberwolves: Zach LaVine's hard work comes from necessity

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine has been credited for his work ethic on multiple occasions.
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Timberwolves: Ricky Rubio, Thaddeus Young and Corey Brewer aim for measured mayhem

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — In Friday's preseason game summary from the Wolves' 116-110 win over Philadelphia, a play read "(Henry) Sims Bad Pass Turnover."
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Timberwolves run past 76ers in preseason home opener

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — As the Philadelphia 76ers lost 26 straight games last season -- one of the longest losing steaks in pro sports history -- Thaddeus Young "handled himself like a true gentleman," coach Brett Brown...
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Timberwolves: Nikola Pekovic says sore ankle 'better'

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic said he had "little procedures" done in the offseason with plasma cells injected into his troublesome right ankle.
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Timberwolves: For Alexey Shved, it's always sunny in Philadelphia

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — With a fresh start in Philadelphia, Alexey Shved believes he will get more opportunities than he had in his two seasons with the Timberwolves.
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Timberwolves' Ronny Turiaf feeling like new man after workouts

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Pull-ups became a workout of the past once Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf had open-heart surgery to fix an enlarged aorta in 2005.
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Timberwolves: Saunders says plenty of reasons for bad shooting

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders gave plenty of reasons for his team's 37 percent field-goal shooting in the preseason-opening, 103-90 loss Tuesday at Indiana.
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Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng happy to tutor Gophers big man Bakary Konate

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — When Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng wasn't playing for Senegal in the FIBA World Cup this summer, he worked out at the University of Minnesota.
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Soccer: Twins, Wolves owners join MLS meeting

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — The two groups competing to bring Major League Soccer to Minnesota held separate, private meetings with league officials in the Twin Cities about two weeks ago, according to a source with direct...
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Minnesota Timberwolves lose preseason opener to Pacers

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — INDIANAPOLIS -- George Hill had 17 points and seven assists, Shayne Whittington scored all of his 11 points in the second half, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-90 in the...
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Two young Timberwolves hope intense training regime helps reshape careers

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Shabazz Muhammad, a 6-foot-6 Timberwolves forward, found himself struggling to dunk during practice in the NBA summer league in July.
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Blog Articles

Resting the vets for tonight's game in Milwaukee

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Rookie Wiggins and veterans Brewer, Martin, Turiaf and Williams all sitting out tonight's game
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Timberwolves 107, Pacers 89: Happy Birthday, Ricky Rubio!

A Wolf Among Wolves (William Bohl) — S/o to the rookies for singing me “happy bday” after a great win against #Pacers. @heslip @glennrob3 @zachlavine8 @22wiggins A video posted by Ricky Rubio (@ruuufio) on Oct 10, 2014 at...
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Bennett, Budinger shine in preseason victory

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Andrew Wiggins was held out due to soreness and swelling resulting from a fall in Sunday's game
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Staying healthy remains Flip Saunders' No. 1 goal

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Shabazz Muhammad will return to action after missing three games with a heel injury
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New Impressions of an Old Offense

A Wolf Among Wolves (William Bohl) —   As soon as Flip Saunders’ Cheney-esque search for a head coach resulted in naming himself for the job, observers began to speculate about whether his offensive style fit the modern...
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Wolves waive Fesenko to get roster down to 17 players

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Wolves must make two more roster moves to get down to maximum 15-man roster by Oct. 29 opener
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Pregame: Saunders starts usual lineup for preseason game vs. Thunder

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Wolves start unusual lineup based on Saturday's practice performance
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Strange Preseason Schedules, Featuring the Timberwolves

A Wolf Among Wolves (William Bohl) — So, it’s probably not something to get up in arms about or anything, but most NBA preseason schedules don’t make a whole lot of sense. It’s odd that they don’t make a whole...
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Pregame: Wolves' Rubio gets a rest in Cedar Rapids

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Rookie Zach LaVine will start at point guard while Ricky Rubio gets the night off for the Wolves, who play a preseason game against Milwaukee in Cedar Rapids.
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Report: Wolves Shopping Chase Budinger?

A Wolf Among Wolves (Tim Faklis) — According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Flip Saunders and the Timberwolves are in the midst of shopping Chase Budinger. Talks with several teams, according to Woj, have made their interest...
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Martin, Muhammad both ruled out of Friday's preseason game

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Timberwolves head to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to play the Bucks
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Wolves proceed with caution with Shabazz, KMartin

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Wolves put Muhammad in protective boot, likely won't play Friday at Cedar Rapids against Bucks
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Saunders stresses team defense

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Martin and Muhammad were held out of practice Saturday
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Wolves Beat Sixers 116-110: A Preseason Recap

A Wolf Among Wolves (Tim Faklis) — Because it’s the preseason, and the actual storyline behind the game itself isn’t actually all that important, we’ll keep this recap short. Despite some poor interior defense,...
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Bennett could make preseason debut Friday

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Wolves play first of two preseason games at Target Center vs. Philadelphia Friday night.
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Bennett could make preseason debut Friday

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Wolves play first of two preseason games at Target Center vs. Philadelphia Friday night.
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Wolves missing four players to start preseason schedule at Indiana

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Wolves will play with Martin, Bennett, Pekovic and Mo Williams
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Depth and the Double-Edged Sword

A Wolf Among Wolves (William Bohl) — “Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.” -Hebrews, 4:12 I...
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Youth to be served in preseason opener

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Coach Flip Saunders will give most of the minutes to younger players when the team opens the preseason Tuesday night in Indiana
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Missing injured Kevin Martin, Flip plots a plan for preseason opener

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Coach intends to play about 10 players -- and rest a number of his veterans -- Tuesday at Indiana
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