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Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bulls

Preseason Report Card: Wolves vs. Bulls

howlintwolf.com Updated 9 hours 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 9 hours 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 15 hours ago
    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

    howlintwolf.com 19 hours ago
    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 (yesterday)
    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 (yesterday)
    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

    howlintwolf.com Oct 23 (2 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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  • Watch Andrew Wiggins, ‘Wolves Rookies Sing Happy Birthday To Ri…

    Watch Andrew Wiggins, ‘Wolves Rookies Sing Happy Birthday To Ricky Rubio

    dimemag.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    Now this is the type of rookie hazing we can definitely get behind. After the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Indiana Pacers last night, the team’s rookies beautifully serenaded Ricky Rubio in celebration of his 24th birthday. S/o to the rookies for sin…
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  • Prepare for the Wolves season with 'Beverly Hills 90210' mash-u…

    Prepare for the Wolves season with 'Beverly Hills 90210' mash-ups, Andrew Wiggins tribute songs (Videos)

    yahoo.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    When your favorite team's staring down the barrel of a bad season, it's important to celebrate whatever reasons you can find to smile, laugh and enjoy the loss-producing chaos as it swirls around you. In the case of the Minnesota Timberwolves — whom we …
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  • ‘Wolves Exhibition Struggles With Ricky Rubio On Bench Suggest …

    ‘Wolves Exhibition Struggles With Ricky Rubio On Bench Suggest His Value

    dimemag.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    We know what you’re thinking: What team wouldn’t struggle without its starting point guard on the floor during preseason play? And while there’s certainly merit to that assessment, it belies specific context that’s so important to the present and future…
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  • 10 Bold Predictions for Wolves Season

    10 Bold Predictions for Wolves Season

    howlintwolf.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    The 2014-2015 season has tons of storylines for the Wolves. How are they going to cope without the league’s best power forward to rely on any more? How are all the rookies going to react being thrown into some big minutes early on? How are the rotations…
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  • More Evidence Zach LaVine Should Be In Dunk Contest (Video)

    More Evidence Zach LaVine Should Be In Dunk Contest (Video)

    dimemag.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    As part of Minnesota Timberwolves fans’ #EyesOnTheRise campaign, the team’s PR Twitter account sent out a vine video of UCLA rookie Zach LaVine showing off his hops…yet again. One half of the self-dubbed Bounce Brothers, it’s clear LaVine needs to be in…
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  • Timberwolves waive center Fesenko

    Timberwolves waive center Fesenko

    nba.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have waived Ukrainian center Kyrylo Fesenko.
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  • Wolves exercise options on Bennett, Dieng, Muhammad

    Wolves exercise options on Bennett, Dieng, Muhammad

    nba.com Oct 19 (6 days ago)
    The Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday announced that the team has exercised the third-year options on forward Anthony Bennett, center Gorgui Dieng and forward Shabazz Muhammad.
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  • Watch Jabari Parker Seal His Team’s Win With Sick Spin And Dunk…

    Watch Jabari Parker Seal His Team’s Win With Sick Spin And Dunk In Crunch Time

    dimemag.com Oct 18 (7 days ago)
    Top picks of the NBA draft Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker faced-off for the first time last night, but you probably don’t know it. For reasons that continue to leave us baffled, Friday night’s preseason match-up between the Minnesota Timberwolves and …
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  • Timberwolves Trade Rumors: Should Minnesota Keep or Deal Chase …

    Timberwolves Trade Rumors: Should Minnesota Keep or Deal Chase Budinger?

    According to a Yahoo! Sports article posted on Oct. 16, the Minnesota Timberwolves are shopping around small forward Chase Budinger. Adrian Wojnarowski reported that two teams possibly interested in working out a deal are Detroit and Houston. The Piston…
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  • #TwolfRank: No. 1 Thaddeus Young

    #TwolfRank: No. 1 Thaddeus Young

    In conjunction with ESPN’s #NBARank, we’re unveiling the third installation of our very own #TwolfRank. This year we have more opinions from HTW as well as around the web, thanks to your undying support of the Wolves. For the next few weeks, we’re going…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Minnesota Timberwolves

    yahoo.com Oct 15
    Questions are rightfully being reviewed as to how, exactly, we should be expecting team to handle their young superstars. Knockout, ready-to-contribute lottery performers are often given the run of the box score minutes because their talent and eventual…
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  • Minnesota Timberwolves Are Trying To Push Andrew Wiggins To Gre…

    Minnesota Timberwolves Are Trying To Push Andrew Wiggins To Greatness

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    For a number one pick of the most ballyhooed NBA draft in over a decade, Andrew Wiggins faced an outsized amount of scrutiny leading up to it. Even louder than questions that his relatively raw package of his skills would never catch up this supreme ath…
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  • #TwolfRank: No. 3 Nikola Pekovic

    #TwolfRank: No. 3 Nikola Pekovic

    In conjunction with ESPN’s #NBARank, we’re unveiling the third installation of our very own #TwolfRank. This year we have more opinions from HTW as well as around the web, thanks to your undying support of the Wolves. For the next few weeks, we’re going…
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  • Rubio embracing new role as Wolves' leader

    Rubio embracing new role as Wolves' leader

    nba.com Oct 14
    Ricky Rubio, believe it or not, was 13 years old and on the verge of turning pro in Spain when the Minnesota Timberwolves last made the playoffs.
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  • #TWolfRank: No. 4 Andrew Wiggins

    #TWolfRank: No. 4 Andrew Wiggins

    In conjunction with ESPN’s #NBARank, we’re unveiling the third installation of our very own #TwolfRank. This year we have more opinions from HTW as well as around the web, thanks to your undying support of the Wolves. For the next few weeks, we’re going…
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  • Timberpups 2014-15 Season Preview

    Timberpups 2014-15 Season Preview

    The NBA season is upon us Wolves’ fans! With that in mind, we have put together an internal roundtable discussion on several hot topics with the 2014-15 Timberwolves. As we look towards the season ahead, which Wolves’ players will make the leap, how wil…
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  • A new era should mean a whole new brand for Wolves

    A new era should mean a whole new brand for Wolves

    If you didn’t already know, I’m a huge proponent of a change in the Wolves overall brand. From the court layout to a potential change on the logo to brand new jerseys, making some minor — or maybe major — changes would be greatly beneficial for a franch…
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  • #TwolfRank: No. 5 Kevin Martin

    #TwolfRank: No. 5 Kevin Martin

    Last summer, when the Wolves announced the signing of Kevin Martin, I was a little excited. It was beyond the fact that they actually convinced a solid free agent to come to Minnesota, albeit by overpaying him with too much money and years. The thought …
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  • Preseason Report Card: 76ers vs. Wolves

    Preseason Report Card: 76ers vs. Wolves

    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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  • Ricky Rubio Finds Andrew Wiggins On The Break For Huge, Two-Han…

    Ricky Rubio Finds Andrew Wiggins On The Break For Huge, Two-Handed Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Oct 10
    This is the first of many alley-oops from Ricky Rubio to Andrew Wiggins that will take place at Target Center over the next few years. Man. There isn’t a more effortless leaper in basketball than Wiggins. What fun it will be to watch him play with a pas…
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  • Aaron Groshong joins Sports Talk on KWSN

    Aaron Groshong joins Sports Talk on KWSN

    One of our contributors, Aaron Groshong, joined Craig and Chris from KWSN – Sioux Falls on Sports Talk to talk a little Wolves action. He reviews that crazy offseason that was the “Season of Love” as well as the outlook for the upcoming season and beyon…
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  • 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.
  • Video - Gravity 101 03:03

    Gravity 101

    Oct 22
    Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton introduce the concept of gravity and identify some of the NBA's top floor-spacers.
  • Video - Wolves Dominate Bucks 00:59

    Wolves Dominate Bucks

    Oct 22
    Six Minnesota players scored in double figures in the Wolves' 110-91 win over the Bucks.
  • Video - Wolves Fall To Pacers 01:17

    Wolves Fall To Pacers

    Oct 7
    Andrew Wiggins scored a game-high 18 points in the Wolves' 103-90 loss to the Pacers.

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