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Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

nba.com dimemag.com ESPN.com Updated Aug 22 (6 days ago)
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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  • Wolves' Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    Wolves' Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    nba.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    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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  • 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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  • Valentine's heroics give Bulls Summer League title in crazy fin…

    Valentine's heroics give Bulls Summer League title in crazy finish

    yahoo.com Jul 19
    The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is more about the chance to see top draft picks and youngsters before real games start than about the competition itself. A few more games like Monday night’s tournament final between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Chic…
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  • The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Owner Doesn’t Think They’ll Trade R…

    The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Owner Doesn’t Think They’ll Trade Ricky Rubio

    dimemag.com Jul 18
    USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves are a bit overcrowded at the point guard position. They have Ricky Rubio, who has been with the T-Wolves since 2011, penciled in as the presumptive starter. However, the Wolves also drafted Providence star in …
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  • All Of Tyus Jones’ Best Highlights After He Won Summer League M…

    All Of Tyus Jones’ Best Highlights After He Won Summer League MVP

    The NBA’s Summer League championship game will go down on Monday as the unbeaten Chicago Bulls take on the underdog Minnesota Timberwolves. The T-Wolves entered the playoffs as the #24 seed, but have rattled off four-straight wins to reach the Finals, a…
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  • Recap: Timberwolves 93, Suns 83

    Recap: Timberwolves 93, Suns 83

    nba.com Jul 17
    Tyus Jones scored a game-high 29 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Phoenix Suns 93-83 Sunday to advance to the championship of the Las Vegas Summer League.
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  • Kevin Garnett might not be up to returning for his 22nd season

    Kevin Garnett might not be up to returning for his 22nd season

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    Will Kevin Garnett be back? (Getty Images) When the Minnesota Timberwolves dealt for Kevin Garnett back in 2015, it was initially assumed by most that the future Basketball Hall of Famer was taking one last farewell lap around the Target Center. That he…
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  • Why Tom Thibodeau Won’t Push Kevin Garnett To Make A Decision O…

    Why Tom Thibodeau Won’t Push Kevin Garnett To Make A Decision On Retirement

    dimemag.com Jul 14
    Getty Image Tom Thibodeau and Kevin Garnett seem to have a gene or two in common. The new Minnesota Timberwolves head coach and president shares with his franchise’s most storied player a ceaseless drive for defensive intensity and intangibles, a kinshi…
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  • Timberwolves waive Greg Smith

    Timberwolves waive Greg Smith

    nba.com Jun 30
    The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived forward/center Greg Smith.
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  • Wolves finalize addition of NBA's 1st Chinese minority owner

    Wolves finalize addition of NBA's 1st Chinese minority owner

    nba.com Jun 29
    The NBA has spent years making in-roads in basketball-loving China, installing offices there, bringing players stateside and playing exhibitions there to increase the league's presence in a country that can't get enough of it.
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  • Even the Minnesota Timberwolves are worth $1 billion now

    Even the Minnesota Timberwolves are worth $1 billion now

    yahoo.com Jun 27
    It's now well established that any NBA franchise, no matter the success of the team on the court or the size of the market, is worth a lot of money. The $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers in August 2014 set a new standard, and the $850 million …
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  • Report: Wolves adding NBA's first Chinese minority owner

    Report: Wolves adding NBA's first Chinese minority owner

    nba.com ESPN.com Jun 27
    Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is bringing in two new minority partners to his ownership group, including the NBA's first Chinese owner, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
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  • Bulls GM Gar Forman Strongly Denies Ever Talking To Anyone Abou…

    Bulls GM Gar Forman Strongly Denies Ever Talking To Anyone About A Jimmy Butler Trade

    dimemag.com Jun 24
    Getty Image As big as the Serge Ibaka-to-the-Magic deal might be, perhaps the biggest story of the 2016 NBA Draft was the deal that didn’t get made: a Jimmy Butler trade for Kris Dunn, either at the Celtics’ third overall pick or the Timberwolves’ fifth…
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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.