In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.Upvote Share Tweet
It will come as no surprise that Rick Adelman stepped down as Minnesota Timberwolves coach on Monday, the longtime successful NBA sideline stalker was rumored to be considering a move along those lines last season, and the wear of losing seasons and ina…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Apr 17The Minnesota Timberwolves finished exactly where many expected this season: on the outside looking in for a final playoff spot in the brutal Western Conference. They were one loss to the Jazz in their finale from going 41-41 on the year, but that recor…Upvote Share Tweet
Snow Falls in Minneapolis, Wolves Fall to Jazz; 130-136timberpups.com Apr 17Well, it’s over now. Last night, the Minnesota Timberwolves dropped the season finale to the Utah Jazz, at home, and it was possibly Rick Adelman’s last game as an NBA Head Coach. What you would think would be a passionate, emotional, send-off type of p…Upvote Share Tweet
Ricky Rubio Behind-The-Back Dime For The Dieng Dunkdimemag.com Apr 16Ricky Rubio might be shooting 38 percent on the season, which is actually higher than his first two seasons. His shooting distress might make him a liability at the point guard position, and he might gamble a little too much for steals and lack the size…Upvote Share TweetAs the clock ticks down on the Minnesota Timberwolves' regular season finale on Wednesday night, one of the most quietly successful coaching careers the NBA has ever seen could be coming to a close right with it.Upvote Share TweetEntering Monday night’s game against the Warriors, the Minnesota Timberwolves sat on the .500 hump with two games remaining in the season. Their final opponent, the Utah Jazz, will venture to Target Center and face the Wolves on fan appreciation night. …Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Curry Outduels Kevin Love As Warriors Secure The 6 Seeddimemag.com Apr 15Kevin Love was 7-for-11 for 22 points in the first quarter Monday night, but Stephen Curry was right there with him, pouring in 15 points on 4-for-6 shooting. For the night, Love finished with 40 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists, but he had 26 of th…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Love Gives Us One More Gorgeous Outlet Passdeadspin.com Apr 15The Minnesota Timberwolves' season has been a big disappointment, and Kevin Love lost his spirit a long time ago . But Love played balls-out in a duel against Stephen Curry and the Warriors last night, posting a 40-14-9 stat line and launching another o…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewer’s 51: Basketball as it was meant to behowlintwolf.com Apr 15Credit: Unknown. I know this is late. Like, five days late. But I still wanted to do something on the Rockets-Timberwolves game from Friday night. It was one of the weirdest games I had ever witnessed, and I was there for it no less. As weird as it was,…Upvote Share Tweet
Kings Overcome Love’s 43 points, Defeat Wolves 106-103timberpups.com Apr 14The Kings held off a tremendous individual performance by Kevin Love and went on to defeat the Wolves in Sacramento, thanks largely to the play of their man in the middle, DeMarcus Cousins. Despite leading by as many as 11 in the third quarter and getti…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 14Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins entered Sunday's matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves sitting on 15 technical fouls for the season. On one hand, that's a lot — more than anyone else in the league except Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. On the…Upvote Share Tweet
What The 2014 NBA Playoffs Would Look Like With The Best 16 Teamsdimemag.com Apr 14The playoffs are starting soon, and most teams have only one or two games left before the regular season ends on Wednesday, April 16. But the Conferences are still lopsided: a .500 team, the 40-40 ‘Wolves, would be the 8 seed in the East and challenging…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberpups Weekly Preview 2014 – Final Weektimberpups.com Apr 13Setting the stage: Well, the end is near for our Timberpups. The Wolves will not advance to the NBA Playoffs for the tenth straight season. This is turning into quite the rebuild huh? The Wolves have three games this week counting tonight’s match-up in …Upvote Share TweetTimberwolves wing Corey Brewer isn’t exactly a dominant scorer. He’s averaging 12.2 points in 32.2 minutes a night this season (he was at 11.7 PPG before his outburst) and he’s never averaged more than 13 PPG in his career. That’s what made his 51-point…Upvote Share TweetMinnesota forward Kevin Love missed the Timberwolves' game against Houston on Friday night because of a hyperextended right elbow.Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves Fall to Bulls at Home 102-87timberpups.com Apr 11With only 5 games remaining in their 2013-14 campaign and the playoffs out of reach, the Wolves hosted the Bulls on Wednesday night. Led by Joakim Noah‘s fourth triple-double of the season, Chicago had little difficulty putting away a lackadaisical Wolv…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 11On Wednesday, the Rick Adelman-led Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Chicago Bulls by a 102-87 score. The loss dropped the Wolves to .500, a record that in most years prior to the post-Jordan era would earn a Western Conference team a playoff berth, an…Upvote Share Tweet
Saunders On Timberwolves' Coaching JobApr 23Flip Saunders talks to "Mike & Mike" about the rumors that he might return to the Timberwolves' bench after the retirement of Rick Adelman.
Adelman Announces RetirementApr 21ESPN senior NBA writer Marc Stein comments on Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman's retirement and the early indications of who may take his place.
Timberwolves' Adelman RetiresApr 21Brian Windhorst discusses retired coach Rick Adelman's NBA legacy.
Will Wade, Nowitzki, or Duncan Fade First?Apr 17Jalen Rose insists that Kobe Bryant be discussed as he and Bill Simmons answer the question "Dwyane Wade, Tim Duncan or Dirk Nowitzki - which star is the closest to not being a star anymore?"
2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard says Frank Vogel is safeApr 24Frank Vogel's job as coach of the Indiana Pacers is "safe," according to general manager Kevin Pritchard.
2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard tweets about Frank Vogel's …Apr 24Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard moved to ease the pressure on coach Frank Vogel by sending out a tweet Thursday saying Vogel's job is "safe."
2014 NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant not nice about Tony Allen matchupApr 24Kevin Durant is not buying the impact Tony Allen's defense has on his game.
LeBron James of Miami Heat joins Williams Morris Endeavor for film project…Apr 23LeBron James has signed with Hollywood talent agency Williams Morris Endeavor to develop film and entertainment projects, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN.com.