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Timberwolves’ Tom Thibodeau hasn’t found a trade he likes ‘at this point’

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Tom Thibodeau isn’t tipping his hand on the eve of the NBA trade deadline. The Timberwolves coach and president of basketball operations said he hasn’t seen any trades that would make Minnesota...
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Report: Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio one of ‘most likely players’ to be dealt by trade deadline

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Trade rumors have swirled about Timberwolves’ point guard Ricky Rubio for the past few years. They may finally be coming to fruition. ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst reported on...
  • 2 days ago
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Kevin Garnett still bitter about way things ended with Timberwolves

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Kevin Garnett told at least a piece of the story behind his departure from the Timberwolves organization. In an hour-long interview with former Gophers forward and Timberwolves’ executive...
  • 2 days ago

For young Timberwolves, all-star selections will come with wins

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins hasn’t shied away from his aspirations to be one of the game’s greats. In a Whistle Sports video filmed last summer, featuring the work Wiggins put in with...
  • 5 days ago
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Timberwolves’ owner Glen Taylor disappointed in team’s start, but not discouraged

TwinCities.com (Jon Krawczynski / Associated Press) — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves enter the All-Star break in 13th place in the muddled Western Conference, seemingly faced with two options.
  • 6 days ago
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Murphy: LeBron is King James, but Andrew Wiggins shows his princely side

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) — There was no Love in the house on Valentine’s Day, but dashing LeBron James and the high-octane NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers left hearts thumping Tuesday night at Target Center. Watching James...
  • 8 days ago
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LeBron James, Cavs top Timberwolves despite Wiggins’ 41 points

TwinCities.com (Jon Krawczynski / Associated Press) — LeBron James had 25 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds to turn back a charge from Andrew Wiggins and help the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 116-108 victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday night.  ...
  • 8 days ago
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Timberwolves’ Lance Stephenson’s ear blowing days are behind him

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — It was one moment that has defined Lance Stephenson for years. In Game 5 of the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals, Stephenson, charged with guarding LeBron James, went with an unusual tactic to slow...
  • 8 days ago
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Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio is shooting well, and no, he doesn’t want to talk about it

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Ricky Rubio is about as interested in talking about shooting as the average high school student is in taking an exam. Even when he’s shooting it well. For example, here are a few questions the...
  • 9 days ago
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Timberwolves suffering from pre-all-star slump

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Nearly every opposing player and coach who has walked into Target Center over the past couple of weeks has shared the same sentiment: These are the dog days of the NBA season. Everyone is...
  • 10 days ago
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Timberwolves easily dispose of depleted Bulls

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — For the second time in as many games, the Timberwolves hosted a team decimated by injuries. Only this time, they won. Minnesota easily disposed of Chicago 117-89 in front of a sellout crowd of...
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Maybe the Timberwolves just need seasoning to play defense

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has hounded Minnesota’s young stars – Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns and, before he was injured, Zach Lavine – all season about the importance of defense. It...
  • 11 days ago
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Timberwolves deliver atrocious performance in blowout loss to New Orleans

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — The MN Timberwolves lost 122-106 to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at Target Center. The Pelicans shot 60 percent from the field as the Wolves suffered their fifth loss in their last six...
  • 12 days ago
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Timberwolves’ Lance Stephenson’s last NBA coach delivers nothing but praise

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — MN Timberwolves guard Lance Stephenson has bounced around the NBA, but he impressed at his previous stop in New Orleans before going down with a groin injury.
  • 12 days ago
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Is Tyus Jones finally ready to crack Timberwolves’ lineup?

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has shown he’s willing to throw Tyus Jones into any situation at any time. The second-year point guard played the entire fourth quarter Wednesday night as the...
  • 13 days ago
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Unorthodox late lineup rallies Timberwolves to win over Toronto

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau turned to an unorthodox lineup late in Wednesday night’s game against Toronto at Target Center. With Minnesota trailing late in the fourth quarter, Thibodeau...
  • 14 days ago
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Timberwolves officially sign Lance Stephenson to 10-day contract

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — The Timberwolves finally filled their open roster spot. Minnesota announced the signing of free agent guard Lance Stephenson to a 10-day contact on Wednesday morning. The Timberwolves are...
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Timberwolves’ defensive silence has been deafening

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Gorgui Dieng has never been one to sugarcoat things, so when asked Tuesday about the Timberwolves’ recent defensive struggles, he let loose. “Our defensive game is terrible lately,” he said. The...
  • 15 days ago
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Timberwolves’ Adreian Payne out indefinitely with low platelet count

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Timberwolves forward Adreian Payne is out indefinitely while being treated for a condition of low platelet count known as thrombocytopenia, the team announced Tuesday night. Payne is receiving...
  • 15 days ago
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Report: Timberwolves to sign Lance Stephenson to 10-day contract

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Minnesota appears to have finally filled an open roster spot. The Timberwolves are set to sign veteran wing Lance Stephenson to a 10-day contract, The Vertical’s Shams Charania reported....
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Blog Articles

Lance Stephenson's grade 2 ankle sprain complicates his future with the Timberwolves

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Newly signed Wolves guard Lance Stephenson likely will miss weeks because of a moderately sprained ankle
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Without any Love, all Cavaliers need is LeBron

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Defending champion Cleveland makes its only Target Center visit this season and will do so without injured Kevin Love, the former Wolves star who underwent knee surgery Tuesday and is out for six...
  • 9 days ago
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Wolves prep for a Cleveland team all out of Love again

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Former Wolves star Kevin Love will miss second game in two weeks against his former team during defending NBA champ Cleveland's only Target Center visit this season on Tuesday
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Butler, Wade, Mirotic out for Bulls today vs. Wolves

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Bulls missing starters Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade and key reserve Nikola Mitoric for today's matinee at Target Center.
  • 11 days ago
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Pelicans' Gentry on new Wolf: "He deserves to be in the league."

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — New Timberwolves guard Lance Stephenson started the season in New Orleans, but was waived after six games because of a groin injury.
  • 13 days ago
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Dunn hopes to return before All Star break

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Dunn has missed the last four games with a sore right hand
  • 14 days ago
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Stephenson signed, expects to play vs. Toronto tonight

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Timberwolves newly signed guard Lance Stephenson joined his team for shootaround this morning and said he's ready to play some tonight at Target Center
  • 15 days ago
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Wolves signing Lance Stephenson to 10-day contract

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Three seasons after he starred for Indiana, 26-year-old Lance Stephenson has found work for next 10 days with the Timberwolves.
  • 16 days ago
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Patriots' Super Bowl comeback gives hot Heat a flashback

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Winners of 10 consecutive games, the Miami Heat gathered Sunday in Minneapolis for a Super Bowl party that brought back memories of its 2013 NBA title.
  • 17 days ago
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Wolves visit the Palace for final time tonight, face Pistons

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — The Wolves finish their two-game season series after losing 117-90 to the Pistons at Target Center in December.
  • 20 days ago
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Wolves, Wiggins face a Cleveland team all out of Love

StarTribune.com (Jerry Zgoda) — Wolves face the defending NBA champions, who will play tonight with out injured Kevin Love
  • 22 days ago
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Wolves win despite not being at their best

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Victory over Orlando is Wolves' second straight and fifth in six games
  • 23 days ago
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Gorgui Dieng cautious on subject of travel ban

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Towns feels better after playing with a nasty cold Saturday
  • 24 days ago
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Karl-Anthony Towns, playing despite a bad cold, leads Wolves to victory

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Towns scored 37 points to lead six Wolves in double figures
  • 25 days ago
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Thibodeau: Wolves can't underestimate struggling Nets

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Game features two top big men in Brook Lopez and Karl-Anthony Towns
  • 26 days ago
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