Minnesota Timberwolves News and Rumors

  • Wolves' Pekovic (ankle) out for season

    Wolves' Pekovic (ankle) out for season

    nba.com Updated 10 hours ago
    MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that center Nikola Pekovic will miss the entire 2016-17 season due to recurring right ankle pain. A determination about future seasons will be made at a later date.
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  • Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

    Timberwolves announce coaching, front office hires

    nba.com 10 hours ago
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced a number of additions to their front office and coaching staffs, including assistant general manager Noah Croom and director of player personnel Brian Pauga.
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  • Karl-Anthony Towns Will ‘Take It From Here’ For The Wolves Foll…

    Karl-Anthony Towns Will ‘Take It From Here’ For The Wolves Following Kevin Garnett’s Retirement

    Karl-Anthony Towns is the future of the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise and it certainly appears that he received valuable instruction and mentoring from Kevin Garnett. Garnett officially announced his retirement on Friday and, as you may expect, the N…
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  • Shabazz Muhammad Tells Us About Tom Thibodeau’s Plans And Kevin…

    Shabazz Muhammad Tells Us About Tom Thibodeau’s Plans And Kevin Garnett’s Pre-Tip Intensity

    dimemag.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image Shabazz Nagee Muhammad was in a car on the way to the airport to catch the next flight out to Minnesota to meet up with his teammates to start some pre-training camp workouts when he decided to hop on the phone to talk with Dime. Muhammad, 2…
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  • Report: Timberwolves working on Garnett buyout

    Report: Timberwolves working on Garnett buyout

    nba.com dimemag.com Sep 21 (4 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves are preparing for life without Kevin Garnett as training camp approaches.
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  • The Timberwolves Still Aren’t Sure If Kevin Garnett Is Playing …

    The Timberwolves Still Aren’t Sure If Kevin Garnett Is Playing Next Season

    dimemag.com Sep 9
    Getty Image The Minnesota Timberwolves are high on every basketball fan’s list of most exciting teams to watch, primarily because of their skilled young talent. Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine are good enough and young enough to make …
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  • Sam Mitchell is not happy with the way he was let go by Minneso…

    Sam Mitchell is not happy with the way he was let go by Minnesota

    yahoo.com Sep 8
    Sam Mitchell wants time. (Getty Images) If Kevin Garnett is “Mr. Timberwolves,” then Sam Mitchell at the very least would have to be “Mr. T-Wolves.” (The Timberwolves hate it when you shorten the team name to “T-Wolves,” by the way, as they prefer “Wolv…
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  • LeBron James Serenades Kevin Love With A Heartfelt, Off-Key Ren…

    LeBron James Serenades Kevin Love With A Heartfelt, Off-Key Rendition Of ‘Happy Birthday’

    dimemag.com Sep 7
    The relationship between LeBron James and Kevin Love has been the subject of much scrutiny and dissection since the summer of 2014, when James went home to the Cavaliers and was followed by Love after a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Much of the…
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  • Sam Mitchell Says He Doesn’t ‘Dwell’ On Being Replaced But Can’…

    Sam Mitchell Says He Doesn’t ‘Dwell’ On Being Replaced But Can’t Stop Criticizing The Wolves

    dimemag.com Sep 6
    USA TODAY Sports When Timberwolves coach and president Flip Saunders died tragically before the beginning of last season, the front office pegged assistant coach Sam Mitchell to step in and shepherd their young core through the 2015-2016 campaign on an …
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  • Karl-Anthony Towns May Have Just Leaked The Timberwolves’ Absur…

    Karl-Anthony Towns May Have Just Leaked The Timberwolves’ Absurdly High ‘NBA 2K17’ Rating

    dimemag.com Aug 31
    USA TODAY Sports With NBA 2K17 set to be released on September 20, a handful of players are getting advance copies, and they’re sharing photos of themselves playing the game on social media, as one does. One of those players is Karl-Anthony Towns, the r…
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  • T-Wolves' Dunn favorite to win Rookie of the Year

    T-Wolves' Dunn favorite to win Rookie of the Year

    ESPN.com Aug 30
    T-Wolves' Dunn favorite to win Rookie of the Year
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  • Wolves' Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    Wolves' Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    nba.com Aug 24
    Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.
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  • Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

    Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

    When Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden were hired to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves, the expectation within in the organization and around the NBA was that they were coming in to make significant changes to a franchise with the longest-running playof…
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  • The Kings Are Reportedly Interested In Ricky Rubio, But How Do …

    The Kings Are Reportedly Interested In Ricky Rubio, But How Do They Get Him?

    dimemag.com Aug 17
    Are the Minnesota Timberwolves going to trade Ricky Rubio? The constantly swirling rumors seem to indicate this will be the case. Rubio is a good player who is still only 25 years old. He plays excellent defense and is a great passer. He also can’t shoo…
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  • Is Andrew Wiggins Right When He Declares The Timberwolves ‘Can …

    Is Andrew Wiggins Right When He Declares The Timberwolves ‘Can Make The Playoffs’?

    dimemag.com Aug 12
    USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the most exciting young teams in the NBA. They boast the past two Rookie of the Year winners (and No. 1 overall picks) in Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony towns, a supremely-gifted athlete in reignin…
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  • Ricky Rubio Has Never Successfully Dunked In An NBA Game, But H…

    Ricky Rubio Has Never Successfully Dunked In An NBA Game, But He Did It In The Rio Olympics

    dimemag.com Aug 12
    Ricky Rubio steal and dunk @cjzero #Timberwolves #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/f3k9ncz4pd — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) August 12, 2016 There are a lot of things Ricky Rubio does well on a basketball court. He’s an amazing passer. He’s an extremely underrated d…
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  • Summer Forecast: Better days ahead for Wolves in 2016-17

    Summer Forecast: Better days ahead for Wolves in 2016-17

    ESPN.com Jul 31
    Summer Forecast: Better days ahead for Wolves in 2016-17
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  • Andrew Wiggins Wants Spain To Win Gold In Rio, Which Is Totally…

    Andrew Wiggins Wants Spain To Win Gold In Rio, Which Is Totally OK Because He’s Canadian

    dimemag.com Jul 29
    USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves aren’t sneaking up on anyone this season. A popular League Pass team from a year ago, with reigning Rookie Of The Year Karl-Anthony Towns, back-to-back Dunk Contest winner Zach LaVine, lottery pick Kris Dunn, …
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  • Timberwolves sign Jordan Hill to two-year deal

    Timberwolves sign Jordan Hill to two-year deal

    nba.com Jul 20
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed veteran big man Jordan Hill to a two-year contract.
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  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:54

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 19
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Archie Goodwin's big dunk.
  • Video - Wolves Top Knicks In OT 00:58

    Wolves Top Knicks In OT

    Mar 19
    Kevin Martin, Zach LaVine, Andrew Wiggins and Gorgui Dieng combined to score 81 of the Timberwolves' 95 points in an overtime win over the Knicks.
  • Video - Ginobili Won't Be Rushed Back 00:36

    Ginobili Won't Be Rushed Back

    Mar 16
    ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard discusses why coach Gregg Popovich won't rush Manu Ginobili back, who sprained his right ankle during the Spurs' win over the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Ginobili Isn't Ready 00:11

    Ginobili Isn't Ready

    Mar 15
    As San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili was preparing for a free throw, the referee passed him the ball unexpectedly and it bounced and hit Ginobili in the face.