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Future Timberwolves: Jahlil Okafor

Future Timberwolves: Jahlil Okafor

howlintwolf.com Updated 17 hours ago
Welcome to HTW Draft Central. In an offseason as important as ever, the Wolves hold the number one overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. We’re going to evaluate who the potential candidates are for that pick and break them down one step at a time. Visit b…
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  • Finally #1! Joey’s Curse Ends

    Finally #1! Joey’s Curse Ends

    timberpups.com May 21 (yesterday)
    It finally happened! After years of being in the mix, the Wolves finally had the ping-pong balls bounce their way. I joined the fans at Target Center to witness the event with the Wolves and Wolves fans. What a night! The entire time, I had one question…
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  • Wolves owner on prez/coach Flip Saunders: 'I think eventually I…

    Wolves owner on prez/coach Flip Saunders: 'I think eventually I want a different coach'

    yahoo.com May 20 (3 days ago)
    After winning Tuesday's 2015 NBA draft lottery, the Minnesota Timberwolves will enter June's draft with the No. 1 overall pick and the opportunity to add another top-flight talent to a young core that already includes reigning Rookie of the Year Andrew …
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  • Timberwolves win the lottery; What’s next?

    Timberwolves win the lottery; What’s next?

    What a fantastic night! And what a fascinating position to be in heading in to the NBA Draft in June! The Timberwolves made history Tuesday night by winning the NBA’s Draft Lottery. Honored with the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Timberwo…
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  • Phil Jackson says the Lakers had 'a handshake agreement' to lan…

    Phil Jackson says the Lakers had 'a handshake agreement' to land Kevin Garnett in 2007

    yahoo.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    The NBA as a whole giddily rubbed its hands together when it became more and more obvious that Kevin Garnett was available on the trade market in 2007. KG, for a few years by then, had always technically been available, but his loyalty toward the Minnes…
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  • Top rookie Wiggins headlines NBA All-Rookie team

    Top rookie Wiggins headlines NBA All-Rookie team

    nba.com May 18 (5 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, the 2014-15 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, headlines the 2014-15 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Wiggins was the lone unanimous choice, receiving 130 First Team votes from a panel of sportswri…
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  • Why “Oilers win draft lottery” Matters to Wolves Fans

    Why “Oilers win draft lottery” Matters to Wolves Fans

    You probably missed the small article a couple Sundays ago. The headline was about who won the NHL lottery, but the third paragraph hit home: “At 20 percent, Buffalo had the best odds to win, followed by Arizona at 13.5″ (Associated Press). In the NHL, …
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  • Exit Interviews: Nikola Pekovic

    Exit Interviews: Nikola Pekovic

    Worst. Contract. Ever. You cant even be mad at Pek for this, the loveable giant has been nothing but loyal to the Timberwolves. Hell, he doesn’t even leave the state on All-Star break; he just goes ice fishing for a week. Loyalty is something that is fa…
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  • Exit Interviews: Adreian Payne

    Exit Interviews: Adreian Payne

    In a season with tons of roster movement, Adreian Payne had many Timberwolves fans split on whether or not they were in favor of the mid-season acquisition. The lengthy power forward from Michigan State was part of a mid-season trade with the Atlanta Ha…
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  • Wolves' Andrew Wiggins named Kia Rookie of the Year

    Wolves' Andrew Wiggins named Kia Rookie of the Year

    Dressed in a Navy blue tuxedo with shiny black lapels, Andrew Wiggins certainly looked the part while collecting his Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award Thursday.
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  • Exit Interviews: Zach LaVine

    Exit Interviews: Zach LaVine

    Zach LaVine’s rookie numbers were nothing special if you look at the grand scale of the NBA. His season was a roller coaster, but then again so was the season for all Wolves’ fans and players alike. LaVine has not played much at his natural position yet…
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  • Exit Interviews: Justin Hamilton

    Exit Interviews: Justin Hamilton

    I have to admit, I was awfully salty when the Wolves first claimed Justin Hamilton off waivers back in early March. Not because of Hamilton himself but because the Wolves had to toss 2014 second round pick Glenn Robinson III aside just to make room. I w…
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  • The Timberwolves hope Kevin Garnett holds off retirement for on…

    The Timberwolves hope Kevin Garnett holds off retirement for one more year

    yahoo.com Apr 22
    Due to injury and illness, Minnesota Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett played in only five games with the Wolves this season, following the February trade that dealt him back to the Twin Cities. Garnett, who played with Minnesota from 1995 to 2007, surp…
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  • Exit Interview: Gorgui Dieng

    Exit Interview: Gorgui Dieng

    Up next in our alphabetical escapade of the Wolves’ roster is none other than the big man, Gorgui Dieng. While our last three articles have dealt with players that will be question marks heading into the future (See Anthony Bennett, Lorenzo Brown, Chase…
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  • Exit Interviews: Chase Budinger

    Exit Interviews: Chase Budinger

    Acquiring Chase Budinger in the 2012-2013 season was something many Wolves fans were honestly pretty pumped about. He had just come off his first three seasons in Houston, where he averaged nearly 10 points per game each year. It was a very solid free a…
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  • Saunders: 'I'm the coach until I say I'm not'

    Saunders: 'I'm the coach until I say I'm not'

    nba.com Apr 20
    As president, coach and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders holds as much influence with the franchise as any coach in the NBA.
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  • 2014-2015 Timberwolves Season Review In Numbers

    2014-2015 Timberwolves Season Review In Numbers

    This is a 2014-2015 season review of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Obviously things didn’t go according to plan — based on your goals of this season. So to somewhat keep the ill-feelings out of it, here’s a review of the season by the numbers. Let’s start…
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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.

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    May 22
    Kent Bazemore made an attempt to give the Atlanta Hawks some badly needed confidence with some brash statements Friday, after his team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.
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