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September 29, 2015
NBA: Wolves considering D-League for Tyus Jones
Tyus Jones was preparing for his freshman season at Duke a year ago, and now he’s trying to make an even bigger transition as a rookie in the...
September 29, 2015 - 10:53pm
September 16, 2015
NBA: Jones says Saunders ‘in good spirits’
Tyus Jones said news that Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders was taking a leave for cancer treatment hit him hard. But Jones, a former Apple Valley and Duke standout, has been in contact with Saunders and said his coach is “fighting it” and “in good spirits.” Jones spoke Wednesday...
September 16, 2015 - 10:33pm
September 11, 2015
NBA: Saunders takes leave of absence
Minnesota Timberwolves coach and president Flip Saunders is taking a leave of absence from the team as he remains hospitalized from complications related to his cancer treatments. The team announced Friday that Sam Mitchell will serve as the Timberwolves’ interim coach. In Saunders’...
September 11, 2015 - 11:35pm
September 10, 2015
NBA: Report: Mitchell to sub for Saunders
Sam Mitchell will take over as Minnesota Timberwolves interim head coach while Flip Saunders is being treated for cancer, according to multiple reports on Thursday. Saunders, the Timberwolves’ head coach and president, announced during the summer that he has Hodgkin’s lymphoma....
September 10, 2015 - 10:35pm
August 13, 2015
NBA: Wolves, Tayshaun Prince agree to deal
Longtime NBA forward Tayshaun Price has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, reuniting the veteran with his former coach, according to a report Thursday. Prince will receive the veteran’s minimum contract, Yahoo Sports reported, to play for...
August 13, 2015 - 10:39pm
August 11, 2015
Wolves’ Saunders diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
As Flip Saunders prepared for the franchise’s first-ever No. 1 pick in June’s NBA draft, the Timberwolves’ president of basketball operations...
August 11, 2015 - 11:47pm
July 30, 2015
NBA: Wolves’ Dieng teaching, and learning, on NBA Africa trip
Gorgui Dieng always wanted to work out with Hakeem Olajuwon. The Minnesota Timberwolves center finally got an opportunity after meeting the Hall of Fame center this week while participating in the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders Africa in Johannesburg.
July 30, 2015 - 10:41pm
July 15, 2015
Wolves’ Bjelica brings versatility, double 8’s
MINNEAPOLIS — The first thing fans will recognize about newly signed Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica is his unusual jersey number: 88. Bjelica, the 2015 Euroleague Most Valuable Player who was officially introduced by the Wolves on Wednesday afternoon, said he wanted to...
July 15, 2015 - 11:13pm
July 14, 2015
Timberwolves sign Euroleague MVP to three-year deal
MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves reached an agreement Monday on a three-year, $11.7 million contract with Euroleague most valuable player Nemanja Bjelica, according to the Associated Press. Bjelica, 27, was a second-round draft pick by Minnesota in 2010. “I’m excited to...
July 14, 2015 - 11:50pm
July 12, 2015
Timberwolves trade Budinger to Pacers
The Indiana Pacers acquired forward Chase Budinger from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for forward Damjan Rudez. The 6-foot-7, 218-pound Budinger has six seasons of NBA experience. He was originally drafted by Detroit in the second round (44th overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft....
July 12, 2015 - 11:17pm
July 9, 2015
First two NBA Draft picks face off Friday in Las Vegas
By Marcus R. Fuller St. Paul Pioneer Press Timberwolves assistant Ryan Saunders was among hundreds of spectators who couldn’t get into...
July 9, 2015 - 11:49pm
July 7, 2015
Garnett returning to Wolves; Towns, Jones also sign
MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Garnett played in only five games in his return to the Timberwolves last season, but the veteran forward will return to Minnesota for his 21st NBA season in 2015-16, according to the Associated Press. Citing a person with direct knowledge of the discussions,...
July 7, 2015 - 11:47pm
June 26, 2015
Did Wolves finally hit mother lode?
It was with immense pleasure that Minnesota Timberwolves fans watched the New York Knicks’ faithful booing and crying — while taking selfies of themselves crying, of course — when Phil Jackson drafted Kristaps Porzingis at No. 4 during Thursday’s 2015 NBA Draft. Poor babies. Porzingis...
June 26, 2015 - 11:51pm
Jones: Trade to Wolves like a dream come true
MINNEAPOLIS — It was already a crazy atmosphere at 508 Bar and Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis on Thursday night when Tyus Jones found out...
June 26, 2015 - 11:50pm
NBA: Towns pick is fine at No. 1, but Russell could be better
When we look back at Thursday night’s NBA draft five or six years from now, if Karl-Anthony Towns isn’t the clear-cut, no-question, hands-down...
June 26, 2015 - 11:48pm