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Before He Tweaked His Knee, Kevin Love Became The Worst 2-Point…

Before He Tweaked His Knee, Kevin Love Became The Worst 2-Point Shooter In NBA Playoff History

dimemag.com Updated May 24
Getty Image At the peak of Kevin Love’s Minnesota Timberwolves career, he was an all-around offensive monster, capable of scoring effectively in the low post just as well as from the three-point line. Like Chris Bosh before him, Love’s addition as the t…
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  • Wolves guard Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

    Wolves guard Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

    nba.com May 25 (6 days ago)
    Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer.
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  • Timberwolves execute sweeping front office shakeup

    Timberwolves execute sweeping front office shakeup

    nba.com May 20
    When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor decided to hire Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations and Scott Layden as general manager, many in the organization braced for sweeping changes to the front office and coaching staff.
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  • Wolves' Towns, Knicks' Porzingis lead 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie te…

    Wolves' Towns, Knicks' Porzingis lead 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie teams

    nba.com May 19
    Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks have been unanimously selected to the 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Both players received all 130 Fir…
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  • Timberwolves' Towns to bring Saunders' ring for lottery luck

    Timberwolves' Towns to bring Saunders' ring for lottery luck

    nba.com ESPN.com May 16
    The Minnesota Timberwolves will send Karl-Anthony Towns as their representative to the NBA draft lottery, hoping for the same fortune that brought them the NBA Rookie of the Year.
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  • Tom Thibodeau Used To Be A Stud With A Gorgeous Mullet

    Tom Thibodeau Used To Be A Stud With A Gorgeous Mullet

    deadspin.com Apr 27
    Tom Thibodeau is the new president/coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, but it’s not the first time he’s worked with the team. In 1989, he took a job with the T-Wolves as an assistant coach under Bill Musselman. At that time, Thibs also had some gloriou…
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  • Thibodeau's role with Wolves: 'It's about alignment, not power'

    Thibodeau's role with Wolves: 'It's about alignment, not power'

    nba.com Apr 27
    Tom Thibodeau came to Minnesota for the impressive young core of talent assembled.
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  • Tom Thibodeau Is The Perfect Coach For The Young Timberwolves

    Tom Thibodeau Is The Perfect Coach For The Young Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have been flirting with mere mediocrity since Kevin Garnett left town nearly a decade ago. Their highest finish in the Western Conference in the past ten years was a tenth place in 2014, after which they traded Kevin Love and …
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  • Report: Wolves to interview Jackson for coaching positon

    Report: Wolves to interview Jackson for coaching positon

    nba.com Apr 19
    After interviewing Tom Thibodeau and Jeff Van Gundy for their head coaching vacancy, the Minnesota Timberwolves plan to meet with Mark Jackson to continue the search, a person with knowledge of the process told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
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  • The Wolves Have Reportedly Narrowed Their Coaching Search To To…

    The Wolves Have Reportedly Narrowed Their Coaching Search To Tom Thibodeau And Jeff Van Gundy

    Getty Image Focus of the NBA world has almost fully shifted to teams competing for the Larry O’Brien Trophy. And if the Minnesota Timberwolves get their man, Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, and company could be in the postseason spotlight as soon as…
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  • Powell, Towns named Kia Rookies of Month for April

    Powell, Towns named Kia Rookies of Month for April

    nba.com Apr 15
    The Toronto Raptors' Norman Powell 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 April.
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves Launch Search for Head Coach and Head of…

    Minnesota Timberwolves Launch Search for Head Coach and Head of Basketball Operations

    nba.com ESPN.com Apr 14
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced Sam Mitchell has been relieved of his interim head coaching duties, effective immediately, and the team will initiate a search for both a new head coach and a new head of basketball operations. Due to the sudden…
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  • The Wolves Officially Relieve Sam Mitchell Of Coaching Duties A…

    The Wolves Officially Relieve Sam Mitchell Of Coaching Duties And Set Their Sights On Big Names

    dimemag.com Apr 13
    USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves’ season came to an end on Wednesday night with the team’s blindingly bright future on full display in a 144-109 drubbing of the New Orleans Pelicans. Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 14 rebounds, while And…
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  • Zach LaVine Saved His Best In-Game Dunk Of The Season For Its L…

    Zach LaVine Saved His Best In-Game Dunk Of The Season For Its Last Game

    dimemag.com Apr 13
    Our favorite aspect of this crazy alley-oop jam by Zach LaVine? That the two-time reigning Slam Dunk Contest champion leapt off 2 feet. For each of his insane slams at All-Star Weekend over the past two years, the Minnesota Timberwolves guard jumped off…
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  • Karl-Anthony Towns Might Be The Only Seven-Footer Capable Of Th…

    Karl-Anthony Towns Might Be The Only Seven-Footer Capable Of This Crazy Coast-To-Coast Take

    dimemag.com Apr 13
    What else is there to say about Karl-Anthony Towns? The Minnesota Timberwolves big man and Rookie of the Year shoo-in had already drained a pair of triples against the New Orleans Pelicans before busting out his handle on this coast-to-coast take. Is th…
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  • Dwight Howard gets involved as the Rockets beat Timberwolves

    Dwight Howard gets involved as the Rockets beat Timberwolves

    ESPN.com Apr 12
    Dwight Howard gets involved as the Rockets beat Timberwolves
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  • Hawks' Millsap, Wolves' Towns named Players of Week

    Hawks' Millsap, Wolves' Towns named Players of Week

    nba.com Apr 11
    The Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 4 through Sunday, April 10.
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  • Rookie of the Year: Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves

    Rookie of the Year: Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves

    ESPN.com Apr 9
    Rookie of the Year: Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves
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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.