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Karl-Anthony Towns Tells Us About Kevin Garnett’s Work Ethic An…

Karl-Anthony Towns Tells Us About Kevin Garnett’s Work Ethic And Why ‘Stats Don’t Matter’

dimemag.com Updated Feb 4 (yesterday)
USA TODAY Sports This is just the beginning for Karl-Anthony Towns. With every soaring block, splashed jumper, and canny interior finish, it’s hard to believe that the Minnesota Timberwolves big man is just a rookie. He defies all expectations of what a…
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  • Zach LaVine, Andre Drummond headline 2016 dunk contest field

    Zach LaVine, Andre Drummond headline 2016 dunk contest field

    yahoo.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    The run-up 2016 dunk contest at All-Star Saturday Night in Toronto figures to be dominated by the player who eclipsed the field last year in Brooklyn. Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine will defend his 2015 title at the Verizon Slam Dunk at the Ai…
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  • Are the Timberwolves getting rebuilding all wrong, again?

    Are the Timberwolves getting rebuilding all wrong, again?

    yahoo.com Feb 3 (yesterday)
    You’re probably supposed to take it easy on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The team was picked, after drafting yet another teenager at the top of the draft, by many to act as the worst team in the Western Conference. Of sadder concern was the loss of team …
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  • Andrew Wiggins Drains A Fadeaway Over Kobe Bryant And Tells Mam…

    Andrew Wiggins Drains A Fadeaway Over Kobe Bryant And Tells Mamba ‘I Got It From You’

    dimemag.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    For one night, at least, Kobe Bryant was his old self. The Los Angeles Lakers legend poured in 38 points on 7-of-11 shooting from beyond the arc while leading his woebegone team to a 119-115 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Mayb…
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  • Watch Kobe Bryant Go Off For A Vintage 38 Points In A Win Over …

    Watch Kobe Bryant Go Off For A Vintage 38 Points In A Win Over The Timberwolves

    dimemag.com Feb 3 (3 days ago)
    Subscribe to UPROXX Treasure moments like last night, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 38 points on 10-21 shooting (and a scorching 7-11 from the 3-point line) to lead the Lakers to victory at home over the Minnesota Timberwolve…
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  • Garnett offers endorsement of interim coach Mitchell

    Garnett offers endorsement of interim coach Mitchell

    nba.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    As the losses keep piling up for the young Minnesota Timberwolves and the scrutiny increases on interim coach Sam Mitchell, franchise star Kevin Garnett is throwing his support behind his longtime friend.
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  • Porzingis, Towns named Kia Rookies of Month for January

    Porzingis, Towns named Kia Rookies of Month for January

    nba.com Feb 2 (3 days ago)
    The New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in January. Each player earned the honor for the …
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  • Watch Zach LaVine Burn The Thunder Again For 35 Points On 14-Of…

    Watch Zach LaVine Burn The Thunder Again For 35 Points On 14-Of-17 Shooting

    dimemag.com Jan 28
    Subscribe to UPROXX Zach LaVine has had an up and down second season, but the young Timberwolves guard balled out against the Thunder on Wednesday evening. LaVine threw up 35 points on 14-17 from the field with an array of hotly contested jumpers. This …
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  • Andrew Wiggins Euro-Steps Through Kevin Durant For The Two-Hand…

    Andrew Wiggins Euro-Steps Through Kevin Durant For The Two-Handed Flush

    dimemag.com Jan 27
    With the Minnesota Timberwolves up 82-80 over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the third quarter Wednesday night, Andrew Wiggins got loose on the fast-break, then put a nice Euro-step move on Kevin Durant before rising up for a monster jam.
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  • Wiggins, Porzingis among 20 players picked for BBVA Compass Ris…

    Wiggins, Porzingis among 20 players picked for BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

    nba.com Jan 27
    The Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, last season's Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, and teammate Karl-Anthony Towns, who has won two straight Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month awards, highlight the list of 20 players selected to play in t…
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  • Minnesota's Mitchell challenges young Wolves

    Minnesota's Mitchell challenges young Wolves

    nba.com Jan 27
    In his first three months being coached by Sam Mitchell, Minnesota Timberwolves youngster Zach LaVine has endured it all. Position switches, benching, yelling, pushing, prodding, all methods Mitchell employs to mold a 20-year-old in his second season.
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  • Cavs look shaky again, hold off Wolves for Lue's 1st win as coa…

    Cavs look shaky again, hold off Wolves for Lue's 1st win as coach

    yahoo.com Jan 25
    Coming off a lackluster effort in their first game after the firing of head coach David Blatt, the Cleveland Cavaliers expected bigger and better things in Game 2 of the Tyronn Lue era. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of baske…
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  • Wolves' Garnett out with sore knee

    Wolves' Garnett out with sore knee

    Minnesota forward Kevin Garnett has been ruled out for the Timberwolves' game at Cleveland because of a sore right knee.
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  • Where does Love fit in Cavs' offense?

    Where does Love fit in Cavs' offense?

    nba.com Jan 21
    For Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, being named an All-Star has become common place. As for Kevin Love, making the move from Minnesota Timberwolves franchise player to a Cleveland Cavaliers core member has placed his All-Star status on hold.
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  • Nowitzki out Wednesday night for Mavericks

    Nowitzki out Wednesday night for Mavericks

    nba.com Jan 20
    Mavericks leading scorer Dirk Nowitzki is missing Dallas' game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night because of fluid on the knee.
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  • How Kevin Garnett Was Awarded Free Throws After Clotheslining R…

    How Kevin Garnett Was Awarded Free Throws After Clotheslining Ryan Anderson

    dimemag.com Jan 20
    Wily veteran Kevin Garnett continues to abuse opponents despite his advancing age. Not the abuse he unleashed during his MVP season with the Timberwolves in 2004, or his title-winning one with the Celtics in 2008. No, the type of abuse he reserves for D…
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  • Why Kevin Durant Really Needs To Stop Blaming The Media For Ove…

    Why Kevin Durant Really Needs To Stop Blaming The Media For Overlooking The Thunder

    dimemag.com Jan 16
    USA TODAY Sports The Oklahoma City Thunder are 29-12 after stomping the Minnesota Timberwolves on ESPN Friday night, 113-93. Russell Westbrook notched a triple-double, and KD scored a team-high 21 to go with seven boards and six dimes. Despite how well …
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  • Oh Look, Kevin Durant Is Complaining About The Media Again

    Oh Look, Kevin Durant Is Complaining About The Media Again

    deadspin.com Jan 16
    After Friday night’s easy win over the Timberwolves, ESPN reporter Royce Young asked Kevin Durant about the popular perception of the Thunder, based upon Michael Wilbon’s recent comments on PTI. Here’s what Wilbon said:Read more...
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  • Shabazz Muhammad Powers Through Kevin Durant For A Thunderous A…

    Shabazz Muhammad Powers Through Kevin Durant For A Thunderous And-1 Jam

    dimemag.com Jan 15
    The Minnesota Timberwolves got off to a slow start against the Oklahoma City Thunder Friday night, but Shabazz Muhammad capped off a 6-0 ‘Wolves run to bring them within 10 midway through the second quarter with this monster jam over Kevin Durant on the…
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  • Zach LaVine hits season's craziest shot ... and it doesn't coun…

    Zach LaVine hits season's craziest shot ... and it doesn't count

    Zach LaVine has been in an awfully rough slump of late, having missed three-quarters of his shots and 11 of his last 12 3-point tries since Christmas. When he broke out during the Minnesota Timberwolves' Tuesday tangle with the Oklahoma City Thunder, th…
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  • A long winter: Brian Windhorst describes a night in June 2011: …

    A long winter: Brian Windhorst describes a night in June 2011: "…

    ESPN.com Jan 13
    Brian Windhorst describes a night in June 2011: "In a 90-minute span, [GM David] Kahn would pull off five trades which saw a dizzying array of talent ...
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  • Hey, fans, don't touch Timofey Mozgov's butt

    Hey, fans, don't touch Timofey Mozgov's butt

    yahoo.com Jan 9
    There Timofey Mozgov was, just minding his own business and waiting to inbound the basketball during the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Friday night game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, when all of a sudden ... [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on…
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  • Timberwolves hold 90-minute meeting to clear air, regroup

    Timberwolves hold 90-minute meeting to clear air, regroup

    nba.com Jan 5
    The day after the Minnesota Timberwolves' most embarrassing performance of the season, the reeling group gathered at their practice facility ready to get back to work.
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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.