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Welp, they tried; Wolves lose 121-92

Welp, they tried; Wolves lose 121-92

howlintwolf.com timberpups.com Updated 22 hours ago
If you legitimately thought the Timberwolves had any glimmer of hope in beating the Spurs, the World Champs, then you might be legally crazy. Without four of their starters, Flip Saunders joked pregame that he was channeling his inner-Gregg Popovich by …
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  • LeBron James Says Kevin Love Needs To “Demand” The Ball On Bloc…

    LeBron James Says Kevin Love Needs To “Demand” The Ball On Block

    dimemag.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Ask and you might receive; demand and you shall. Apparently that’s LeBron James’ line of thinking when it comes to Kevin Love wanting more touches on the block. In wake of the former Minnesota Timberwolves go-to scorer admitting that he’s still “trying …
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  • Who’s the Timberwolves Most Consistent Player?

    Who’s the Timberwolves Most Consistent Player?

    howlintwolf.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Statistics are quite an amazing thing. Some swear by them as law. Some write them off because they never can calculate the skills or the substance of a player and why his production is what it is. For me, I land right in the middle. Obviously statistics…
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  • Wolves' Martin sidelined with fractured wrist

    Wolves' Martin sidelined with fractured wrist

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right wrist earlier this week, the team announced Friday.
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  • Wolves' Rubio (ankle) unsure on his return

    Wolves' Rubio (ankle) unsure on his return

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Almost two weeks after he severely sprained his right ankle, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he remains uncertain when he will return to the court.
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  • Wolves end skid, cruise to 115-99 win over Knicks

    Wolves end skid, cruise to 115-99 win over Knicks

    howlintwolf.com timberpups.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    So, this game was actually, dare I say, fun to watch. Now we know that, even without three of their top players, the Wolves can still beat some of the other bad teams in the NBA! Alright! Granted, the Knicks are still without guard José Calderón and one…
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  • Kevin Love On Role With Cavs: “I’m Just Trying To Find Myself I…

    Kevin Love On Role With Cavs: “I’m Just Trying To Find Myself In This Offense”

    dimemag.com Nov 20 (2 days ago)
    Lost in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ overall mediocrity to open the season have been Kevin Love’s struggles. The former Minnesota Timberwolves go-to guy knew he’d face an adjustment playing with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, but surely didn’t think it woul…
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  • Pekovic to miss at least 3 games with sprained wrist

    Pekovic to miss at least 3 games with sprained wrist

    nba.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic will miss at least the next three games because of a sprained right wrist.
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  • “Dear, Flip…” An Open Letter

    “Dear, Flip…” An Open Letter

    howlintwolf.com Nov 18 (4 days ago)
    The following is an open letter from a loyal fan to the face of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders. Kurt Johnson explores some of his thoughts and ideas through the early part of the season and suggests some things he’d like to see Flip change be…
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  • The Potential Return of the Big Ticket

    The Potential Return of the Big Ticket

    howlintwolf.com Nov 17 (5 days ago)
    Kevin Garnett’s time in Minnesota was much different than Kevin Love’s. His Wolves career lasted 12 years; he led the team to the playoffs nearly every year, and became a real part of the community. Unlike Love, he will always be loved in the Twin Citie…
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  • Report: Wolves shopping Brewer, Budinger

    Report: Wolves shopping Brewer, Budinger

    howlintwolf.com ESPN.com Nov 17 (6 days ago)
    ESPN’s Marc Stein was the first of then many to report that the Wolves are engaged in trade talks with teams, most notably the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets, to trade Corey Brewer. Story posting now: ESPN sources say Wolves in active trade dis…
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  • Ready to Come Home; Wolves trounced again, 131-117

    Ready to Come Home; Wolves trounced again, 131-117

    howlintwolf.com Nov 16 (6 days ago)
    Ya think this young, inexperienced team is feeling the grind of this long road trip yet? Anyways, the first observation was the addition of Anthony Bennett in the starting lineup instead of Gorgui Dieng, who Flip went with against New Orleans on Friday.…
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  • Timberpups Weekly Preview – Week 4

    Timberpups Weekly Preview – Week 4

    timberpups.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)
    Setting the stage: After competitive games through the first two weeks of the season, the loss of Ricky Rubio has proven to be a catastrophic loss for our Timberpups. The Wolves have lost five in a row, having last seen victory on Wednesday, 11/5 in Bro…
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  • Merciful Road Trip Comes to an End as Wolves Lose to Mavs

    Merciful Road Trip Comes to an End as Wolves Lose to Mavs

    timberpups.com Nov 16 (7 days ago)
    The Lakers and Clippers have their Grammy trip. The Spurs have their rodeo trip. This year, the Wolves had their own version; the Garth Brooks road trip. Brooks played a staggering 11 shows at Target Center, and the Wolves were forced to play six consec…
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  • GIFs: Jrue Holiday & Anthony Davis Throw A Lob Party In Rou…

    GIFs: Jrue Holiday & Anthony Davis Throw A Lob Party In Rout Of T-Wolves

    dimemag.com Nov 15
    Man, either the Pelicans are better than we thought — we actually think Brow makes them a fringe playoff contender in the West — or the Timberwolves just weren’t ready to play on Friday night at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans. Jrue Holiday and A…
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  • Pelicans Set Records; Demolish Wolves, 139-91

    Pelicans Set Records; Demolish Wolves, 139-91

    *sigh* Where to begin? The Wolves took on the Pelicans last night, as most of you know, and words unfortunately have to be written about the absolute annihilation the Pups experienced. I could tell you that the Wolves were down by 53 in the fourth quart…
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  • Pelicans set several records in 48-point rout

    Pelicans set several records in 48-point rout

    ESPN.com Nov 15
    Jrue Holiday missed one shot while scoring 24 points through three quarters, and the New Orleans Pelicans set several offensive franchise records in a 139-91 blowout of the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
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  • Timberwolves Crushed in the Bayou 139-91

    Timberwolves Crushed in the Bayou 139-91

    After dropping Wednesday night’s game in Mexico City, the 2-5 Timberwolves returned to action on Friday night to take on the 4-3 New Orleans Pelicans in the Bayou. Already with Ricky Rubio, the Wolves announced earlier on Friday that Thad Young would mi…
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  • Wolves' Young to miss time after death of mother

    Wolves' Young to miss time after death of mother

    nba.com Nov 14
    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young will miss at least the next two games because of his mother's death.
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  • KG envisions someday owning Timberwolves

    KG envisions someday owning Timberwolves

    ESPN.com Nov 14
    Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett has sky-high ambitions for his post-playing days, telling Yahoo! Sports Thursday that he would like to become the owner of his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the future.
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  • GIF: Dwight Howard Does Dikembe Mutombo’s Classic Finger-Wag

    GIF: Dwight Howard Does Dikembe Mutombo’s Classic Finger-Wag

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    Dikembe Mutombo is somewhere shaking his head in disgust. After Trevor Ariza was called for a blocking foul last night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwight Howard channeled his Houston Rockets paint-protecting predecessor by playfully waving his f…
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  • Don’t Discount Shabazz Muhammad

    Don’t Discount Shabazz Muhammad

    By: Rob Hess Photo By: Jonah Steinmeyer When looking at the Timberwolves current roster the names you hear about the most are of course Rubio and Wiggins. After that you move on to the likes of Anthony Bennett, Thad Young, Nikola Pekovic and so on. One …
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  • Timberwolves Visit Mexico City, Lose Third Straight Game

    Timberwolves Visit Mexico City, Lose Third Straight Game

    With Ricky Rubio sidelined indefinitely, the Timberwolves lost their third straight game Wednesday night. The final score was 113-101. The contest was technically listed as a home game for Minnesota but was played in Mexico City. The Wolves held their o…
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  • Los Rockets derotta a los Timberwolves, 113-101

    Los Rockets derotta a los Timberwolves, 113-101

    Minnesota has never been promoted so hard on ESPN, between the Gophers Pitino vs. Pitino game on Friday, the Gopher football game with Ohio State on Saturday, and the Wolves participating in the NBA Global Games. Last night was the second regular season…
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  • Watch Andrew Wiggins Block James Harden’s Layup, Blow By Him Fo…

    Watch Andrew Wiggins Block James Harden’s Layup, Blow By Him For Dunk

    dimemag.com Nov 12
    Andrew Wiggins is going toe-to-toe with Houston Rockets All-NBA guard James Harden in Mexico City. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie show off his crazy explosion by blocking Harden’s layup, then quickly beating him off the dribble for a baseline s…
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  • Video - Parker, Spurs Cruise In Minnesota 00:50

    Parker, Spurs Cruise In Minnesota

    Nov 21
    Tony Parker scored 28 points in the Spurs' 121-92 win over the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Wolves' Guard Has Fractured Wrist 02:31

    Wolves' Guard Has Fractured Wrist

    Nov 21
    Brian Windhorst discusses the broken right wrist suffered by Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin during Wednesday's game against the Knicks, and offers a potential timetable for Martin's return.
  • Video - Cavaliers, Rockets Interested In Brewer 01:40

    Cavaliers, Rockets Interested In Brewer

    Nov 19
    Marc Stein breaks down the Cavaliers and Rockets' interest in trading for Corey Brewer.
  • Video - Knicks In Trouble 01:38

    Knicks In Trouble

    Nov 19
    The "NBA Tonight" crew breakdown the Knicks' 115-99 loss to the Timberwolves.

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