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GIF: Andrew Wiggins Shows Off Unreal Hang-Time With And-1 Finis…

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Shows Off Unreal Hang-Time With And-1 Finish

dimemag.com Updated 9 hours ago
Andrew Wiggins weighs 200 pounds soaking wet. The 19 year-old shouldn’t be able to power through a veteran big man like Joel Anthony with such ease, but elite athletes like Wiggins routinely make the unrealistic otherwise. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolv…
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  • Sources: Wolves extend Rubio 4 years, $56M

    Sources: Wolves extend Rubio 4 years, $56M

    ESPN.com 20 minutes ago
    With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a contract extension, according to his agent.
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  • Wolves extend Rubio for $56 million over four years

    Wolves extend Rubio for $56 million over four years

    nba.com 24 minutes ago
    Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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  • Wolves survive Pistons, win 97-91

    Wolves survive Pistons, win 97-91

    howlintwolf.com 11 hours ago
    One of the biggest PR pushes by the Timberwolves this year has been their “Eyes on the Rise” campaign, and it has built up a lot of excitement thus far. To open up the Target Center for what seems like the hundredth year in a row, the Timberwolves annou…
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  • Wolves Cruise Past Pistons In Home Opener

    Wolves Cruise Past Pistons In Home Opener

    timberpups.com yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    On Thursday night, an electric Target Center crowd welcomed the Timberwolves for their home opener against Detroit. It proved another up-and-down contest for the Wolves, but they delivered a 30-point third quarter that enabled them to push past the Pist…
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  • Kevin Love's Outlet Passing Already In Midseason Form

    Kevin Love's Outlet Passing Already In Midseason Form

    deadspin.com 24 hours ago
    Kevin Love is the best outlet passer in the NBA, as he has demonstrated time and time again. Now that he's not on the craptastic Timberwolves, we're likely to see even more gorgeous outlet passes this year! Here's his first (of many, surely) full court …
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  • Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.

    Anyone Want This Timberwolves Ticket? No? OK.

    deadspin.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    This photo, taken by Reddit user SmoothWay, appears to show a free ticket, face value of $40 or so, for tonight's T-Wolves home opener, if anyone wants it. Does anyone want it? Has it been taken yet? Is there any excitement for a team that has the last …
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  • Timberwolves Come Up Short Against Grizzlies in Season Opener

    Timberwolves Come Up Short Against Grizzlies in Season Opener

    timberpups.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    The Timberwolves kicked off their new-look season on the road, facing Zach Randolph and the rest of the Grizzlies squad in Memphis. Thaddeus Young led the Wolves with 26 points, followed by Mo Williams with 18 points. Unfortunately, however, Minnesota c…
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  • The Year of the Rubio

    The Year of the Rubio

    howlintwolf.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    In 2011, the Timberwolves fan base was revitalized in a big way. The proclaimed Spanish wizard was set to come overseas to join the Wolves since being drafted in 2009. It was an exciting time for the team in general because of Kevin Love’s sudden emerge…
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  • Randolph, Gasol just too good; Wolves lose 105-101

    Randolph, Gasol just too good; Wolves lose 105-101

    howlintwolf.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Timberwolves opened up the 2014 season in Memphis, bracing for a tough test starring the league’s best front court combo, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. Giving it all they could, especially grinding on the glass, but it didn’t take much for the duo t…
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  • Barea rejoins Mavs after being cut by Wolves

    Barea rejoins Mavs after being cut by Wolves

    nba.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)
    J.J. Barea is the latest to join the championship reunion for the Dallas Mavericks.
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  • Love Loss or Love Less: A 2014 Preview of the Minnesota Timberw…

    Love Loss or Love Less: A 2014 Preview of the Minnesota Timberwolves

    howlintwolf.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)
    By: Rob Hess (@TheSportsminn) Here we are on the precipice of a new Timberwolves season, and unlike in years past, this season is considered by most as yet another lost or rebuilding year. But I take a closer look, and I see a reimagining of what we had…
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  • Wolves reach buyout agreement with Barea

    Wolves reach buyout agreement with Barea

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached a buyout agreement with veteran guard J.J. Barea to get down to the roster limit of 15 players.
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  • Should I stay or should I go now?

    Should I stay or should I go now?

    howlintwolf.com Oct 26 (5 days ago)
    By: Jonah Steinmeyer, Carter Schimke, Aaron Groshong & Zach Toedter The Wolves are faced with a big decision coming up. With the roster currently sitting at 16, the Wolves have to free themselves via trading or waiving at least one player by Monday …
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  • Timberpups Weekly Preview – Week 1 of 2014/15

    Timberpups Weekly Preview – Week 1 of 2014/15

    timberpups.com Oct 26 (6 days ago)
    Setting the stage: The Timberwolves are back and fans have their #EyesOnTheRise! Welcome to the start of the 2014/15 NBA season and our weekly preview here at Timberpups.com. While this is very likely to be a year of transition, there is a light at the …
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  • 2014 Wolves Preseason in Review — The Final Report Card

    2014 Wolves Preseason in Review — The Final Report Card

    howlintwolf.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)
    The NBA preseason is all about shaking the rust and trying to get your legs back underneath you. Of course it’s not nearly long enough to get into real game shape, which means there’s still some more ugly basketball ahead in our future. As fans of a tea…
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  • Watch Derrick Rose Continue Dominating With 27 Points Versus ‘W…

    Watch Derrick Rose Continue Dominating With 27 Points Versus ‘Wolves

    dimemag.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)
    Make that 57 points in the last two games for Derrick Rose. As the Chicago Bulls superstar plays like he did against the Cleveland Cavaliers a few days ago and Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, it’s easy to believe that he’s capable of leading his…
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  • Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bulls

    Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bulls

    howlintwolf.com Oct 25 (7 days ago)
    Through the preseason, we’re going to keep track of the Wolves on an individual basis since the game itself has no meaning. And as the educator I am, we’re going to run this down report card style, and then average out the grades once the preseason is o…
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  • GIF: ‘Wolves High-Flyer Zach LaVine Gets Loose For Huge Tomahaw…

    GIF: ‘Wolves High-Flyer Zach LaVine Gets Loose For Huge Tomahawk Slam

    dimemag.com Oct 25 (7 days ago)
    There may not be much winning for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2014-2015, but there will definitely be lots of dunking. Rookie Zach LaVine – one half of the “Bounce Brothers” – gave us a preview of what’s to come during the regular season by getting lo…
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  • GIF: Watch Nate Wolters Walk To Sideline, Fake Timeout, Get Eas…

    GIF: Watch Nate Wolters Walk To Sideline, Fake Timeout, Get Easy Layup

    dimemag.com Oct 24
    This is a heady play by Nate Wolters. But why bust it out in a meaningless exhibition game? After the bench prompted the Milwaukee Bucks point guard to call timeout, he lulled the Minnesota Timberwolves to sleep by dribbling slowly to the sideline befor…
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  • A Wolves Perspective On The (shot down) Lottery Reform

    A Wolves Perspective On The (shot down) Lottery Reform

    By: Rob Hess (@TheSportsminn) The Timberwolves are very well known for many negative things, but one of the most popular is their historic bad luck in the lottery. Since their first lottery in 1990, the Wolves have never actually “moved up” in lottery t…
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  • Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' righ…

    Kevin Love rightfully trashes the idea of an 'empty stat,' rightfully wants more low post touches

    yahoo.com Oct 23
    Few NBA stars are as divisive as Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, and that’s saying something as we work our way through “Should We All Hate Kobe Bryant Week.” The former Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star was finally granted a reprieve from the tea…
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  • Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Player…

    Kevin Love Thanks ‘Wolves Fans, Talks Drive For Title In Players’ Tribune Post

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    Kevin Love opens his exceptional debut for The Players’ Tribune in wholly surprising fashion – by lauding Andrew Wiggins. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ superstar is similarly contrite, insightful, and forthcoming as his article unfolds, thanking the fans of …
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  • Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bucks

    Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bucks

    Through the preseason, we’re going to keep track of the Wolves on an individual basis since the game itself has no meaning. And as the educator I am, we’re going to run this down report card style, and then average out the grades once the preseason is o…
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  • Video - Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves 01:06

    Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, Timberwolves

    Oct 29
    Marc Gasol led all scorers with 32 points as Memphis beat Minnesota 105-101. Andrew Wiggins scored six points in his season debut for the Timberwolves.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Return Of The King 04:21

    Mint Condition: Return Of The King

    Oct 29
    Cardboard Connection's Trey Treutel breaks down the impact of LeBron James' return to Cleveland on his trading card market, the veteran player due for a breakout year in trading cards and the rookies generating the most interest among collectors.
  • Video - NBA Offseason In 150 Seconds 02:30

    NBA Offseason In 150 Seconds

    Oct 27
    On the eve the NBA season, the long offseason is summed up in 150 seconds.
  • Video - Timberwolves Edge Bulls 01:08

    Timberwolves Edge Bulls

    Oct 24
    Derrick Rose scored 27 points in the Bulls' 113-112 preseason loss to the Timberwolves.

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    Oct 31
    The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
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    Oct 31
    The Utah Jazz have agreed to a contract extension with guard Alec Burks worth $42 million over four years, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Windhorst: Cavs fall flat in LeBron's return

    Oct 31
    The Cavs fell flat in their opener after months of hype. But LeBron and Co. were glad to just get it over with, writes Brian Windhorst.
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    Oct 31
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