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Charley Walters: Ricky Rubio’s days with Wolves are likely numbered

TwinCities.com (Charley Walters) — Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio’s days in Minnesota were limited even before the team drafted point guard Kris Dunn last week. Among the reasons: Rubio’s inadequate outside shooting. He is...
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Tom Powers: Have Timberwolves hit mother lode two years in a row?

TwinCities.com (Tom Powers) — It’s too bad the Wild didn’t draft Providence College point guard Kris Dunn. They could use his toughness. On the other hand, the Timberwolves appeared to do very well for themselves by choosing...
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Wolves didn’t address shooting needs in draft; will they in free agency?

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Shooting figured to be the Timberwolves’ biggest area of need entering the offseason. The Wolves were tied for 25th in the league in three-point shooting percentage last season (33.8 percent) and...
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Kris Dunn’s rough beginning bred toughness Timberwolves loved

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Kris Dunn shed tears on national television on Thursday night, minutes after he had been selected by the Timberwolves with the fifth pick of the NBA draft. His brother John Dunn cried harder. “I...
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Basketball over football: Did Kris Dunn make the right choice?

TwinCities.com (Jace Frederick) — Minnesota’s selection of Providence point guard Kris Dunn with the fifth pick in Thursday’s NBA draft was made possible thanks to a decision Dunn made as a freshman in high school. Dunn, who...
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Kris Dunn and Ricky Rubio playing together? Thibodeau noncommittal

TwinCities.com (Marcus R. Fuller) — With the Timberwolves picking Providence point guard Kris Dunn at No. 5 in Thursday’s NBA draft, it certainly seems like it could mean Ricky Rubio’s days are numbered in Minnesota....
  • 2 days ago

Jimmy Butler in? Ricky Rubio out? Rumors dominate Timberwolves’ draft night

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — Providence point guard Kris Dunn is your newest Minnesota Timberwolf. Probably. For now. New head coach and president Tom Thibodeau reportedly coveted Dunn. Apparently, he wasn’t alone. When...
  • 2 days ago

Timberwolves draft Kris Dunn with No. 5 pick amid trade rumors

TwinCities.com (Marcus R. Fuller) — Things started to fall into place for the Timberwolves to get the top player on their board after the Boston Celtics selected Jaylen Brown with the No. 3 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft....
  • 2 days ago

Our NBA mock draft has Timberwolves taking Jamal Murray at No. 5

TwinCities.com (Marcus R. Fuller) — Two players stand head and shoulders above the rest in this year’s NBA draft. And that’s nothing new. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are the clear choices for the Nos. 1 and 2 picks in...
  • 3 days ago

Timberwolves’ draft decision: trade No. 5 pick or keep it

TwinCities.com (Marcus R. Fuller) — Tom Thibodeau’s first big decision as Timberwolves coach and president will come during Thursday night’s NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. With the No. 5 pick,...
  • 3 days ago

Will Jamal Murray be Timberwolves’ draft pick? He hopes so

TwinCities.com (Marcus R. Fuller) — As last year’s NBA draft approached, Karl-Anthony Towns made it clear he wanted to be picked first overall by the Timberwolves. And he was. Another player from the University of Kentucky...
  • 4 days ago

Can this Cavs fan’s 23-year-old candy bar stunt pave the way for a Minnesota win?

TwinCities.com (John Shipley) — It was a year ago that my friend Tim Brady went to his refrigerator, retrieved the 22-year-old Mark Price Bar from his freezer and vowed to eat it if the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA...
  • 4 days ago

Karl-Anthony Towns on Cleveland’s NBA title: “I need that feeling”

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — As LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers let euphoria take hold Sunday night after beating Golden State to win the NBA championship, young Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns had one thing on...
  • 6 days ago
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Just how good is Jimmy Butler, and who would you trade to get him?

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — The Jimmy Butler-to-the-Timberwolves chatter got a lot louder this week with an ESPN report the Wolves were dangling the No. 5 pick in the NBA draft in a bid for the Bulls guard. The pick alone...
  • 10 days ago
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Report: Timberwolves targeting Bulls star Jimmy Butler

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — Tom Thibodeau’s winning ways aren’t the only thing he’s trying to bring from Chicago to Minnesota, if the latest NBA rumors are to be believed. According to an ESPN report that...
  • 12 days ago
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Fraud case against Timberwolves heads to court

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder) — The law firm representing two Timberwolves season-ticket holders will tell a Hennepin County District Court judge on Tuesday that their plaintiffs were victims of consumer fraud as a result of the...
  • 12 days ago
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Andrew Wiggins out for Canada’s Olympic qualifiers

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder) — Toronto native Andrew Wiggins said he wants to focus on the upcoming Timberwolves season and will not play on Canada’s national team in Olympic qualifying games in July. “As my third...
  • 15 days ago
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It’s hard to play as long as Ricky Rubio and not make the playoffs

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — An interview Ricky Rubio did with a Spanish radio station last month made the rounds this week — chiefly for the translated nugget that he’s tired of missing the playoffs and if the...
  • 16 days ago
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Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine picked to practice with Team USA

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder) — Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine was named Tuesday to the U.S. select team, which will train with the U.S. men’s national team before it heads to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August....
  • 18 days ago
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Karl-Anthony Towns tried a $1M full-court shot on ‘Jimmy Kimmel.’ Did he make it?

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher) — No, he did not. But it was pretty close! The NBA Rookie of the Year was on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Sunday night, and partook in a high-stakes game of HORSE of sorts. If he could make a...
  • 19 days ago
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Blog Articles

Wolves announce a third preseason game

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — Team will play Denver Oct. 12 in Lincoln, Neb.
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Jamal Murray wants to play for the Timberwolves

StarTribune.com (Kent Youngblood) — In a national conference call, Kentucky coach John Calipari said his star guard wants to come to Minnesota
  • 4 days ago

Andrew Wiggins will skip Olympics

StarTribune.com The Wolves forward said in a statement that his total focus had to be on helping Minnesota.
  • 15 days ago
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