Happy Birthday Crunch – Wolves Lose to Pelicans 92-84
timberpups.com Updated Jan 23 (yesterday)
The 7-34 Minnesota Timberwolves completed their brief homestand on Friday night against the 21-21 New Orleans Pelicans. Both teams reside at the bottom of their respective divisions but one is clearly still playing for something this season while the ot…Upvote Share Tweet
Fly like a Pelican; Minnesota loses to New Orleans 84-92howlintwolf.com Jan 24 (yesterday)The last time the Wolves faced New Orleans it was unbearable to watch. They were coming off the loss of Ricky Rubio, and they didn’t know how to function. This time the game was much better for Wolves fans to fathom, but the final result was the same. A…Upvote Share TweetThe New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of swelling and soreness in both ankles.Upvote Share TweetThe Minnesota Timberwolves were never in line for a particularly great season in 2014-15, but things got a lot tougher for them when point guard Ricky Rubio went down with a high ankle sprain way back on November 7. While initial prognoses had Rubio out…Upvote Share Tweet
That's A Bad Tweet, Timberwolvesdeadspin.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)A few players from the Minnesota Timberwolves hung out with sick children at the Mall of America today, and the team's PR account documented the event. The 140-character limit can cause users to compress their thoughts, sometimes poorly. That's how you …Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs crush Wolves in Godfather’s return, 98-75howlintwolf.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)After missing 31 consecutive games, the mighty Nikola Pekovic returned to action for the Wolves on Wednesday night for the first time since November 15, 2014. In a pre-game interview, Pek said that he hopes to stay healthy and play for the remainder of …Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Rajon Rondo’s Trademark Behind-The-Back Pass Fake For The Layupdimemag.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)Those hands. Those gigantic Rajon Rondo hands that look like something out of a Steven Speilberg daydream than actual phalanges. That’s how Rondo is able to palm the ball off the dribble. It’s also why the behind-the-back pass fake he unleashed on the T…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberwolves Drop Brutal Game to Dallas, Fall to 7-34timberpups.com Jan 21 (4 days ago)The Timberwolves started out strong against Dallas, but gradually the well-oiled Mavericks pulled away and took control of the game. Despite having a healthy Nikola Pekovic back in the huddle, the Wolves came up on the short end of the 98-75 final score…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberwolves Rookie Zach LaVine to Compete in 2015 NBA Dunk Contesttimberpups.com Jan 21 (4 days ago)According to sources, Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine is one anticipated contestant for the 2015 NBA Dunk Contest. Several fans also hoped that fellow rookie Andrew Wiggins would also participate, but it appears that LaVine will be the only Wolves rep i…Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves’ Way: “How on earth do you survive the cold?” When …howlintwolf.com Jan 20 (5 days ago)“How on earth do you survive the cold?” When you live farther north than certain parts of Canada, this question tends to come up often, especially from the mouths of our softer southern family and friends. Answers usually range from “I don’t know,” to “…Upvote Share Tweet
Wolves Stung by Hornets: Lose 80-105howlintwolf.com Jan 20 (5 days ago)The Hornets were happy to share the ball in the first 15-minutes of basketball; 9-of-10 Hornets managed to register points in the quarter. However, at the end of the first quarter the Timberwolves were 10-of-12 from the free throw line and saw half of t…Upvote Share Tweet
Timberwolves Big Men Have Off Day in Loss to Hornetstimberpups.com Jan 20 (5 days ago)The Timberwolves had two quarters in which they failed to reach 20 points, and that sort of offense is not enough to defeat the Charlotte Hornets—especially a Charlotte Hornets squad with Al Jefferson in back in the lineup. The center returned from a gr…Upvote Share Tweet
Horford, Williams named Players of the Weeknba.com Jan 19 (6 days ago)The Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Mo Williams on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 12, through Sunday, Jan. 18.Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets' Walker out, Jefferson back vs. Wolvesnba.com Jan 19 (6 days ago)Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford said center Al Jefferson has been cleared by doctors and will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves.Upvote Share Tweet
We’re Going Streaking! – Timberpups Week 13 Previewtimberpups.com Jan 19 (7 days ago)Setting the Stage: It’s fair to say that Week 12 was a successful one for the young pups. On Tuesday, the Wolves ended an excruciating 15 game losing streak with a win in Indianapolis over the Pacers. Most notable from that game was the play of Maurice …Upvote Share TweetIt’s getting really hard not to get ahead of myself while watching Andrew Wiggins and the Wolves play anymore. I imagine an extremely bright future, a new era led by another teenager through some wildly fun years. I imagine Wiggins vying for MVP awards …Upvote Share Tweet
Back to losing ways; undersized Wolves fall, 110-99howlintwolf.com Jan 17In a consistent effort to remain positive about the Wolves in some way or another, Friday night’s showdown in Phoenix brought the excitement of Minnesota potentially winning back-to-back games for the first time since April, 2014. It’s been a little ove…Upvote Share Tweettimberpups.com Jan 16The Minnesota Timberwolves returned to action on Friday night after breaking their 15 game losing streak this past Tuesday in Indianapolis against the Pacers. The story of the night was of course Mo Williams’ 52 point effort. Could the Pups ride the ‘wa…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Andrew Wiggins To Participate In Sprite Slam Dunk Contestdimemag.com Jan 14The 2014 Slam Dunk Contest hardly lacked star power. Paul George, Damian Lillard, and eventual champion John Wall highlighted a young, high-flying sextet that promised to bring All-Star weekend’s former marquee event back to its past glory. But the newl…Upvote Share TweetIf there’s a better way to end a 15 game losing streak, I sure can’t think of it. Making their only visit to Indiana this season, the Wolves struggled in the early going. A combination of sloppy shooting and careless defense meant the Wolves would go to…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Andrew Wiggins Hits Dee Brown-Esque Floater While Covering His Own Eyesdimemag.com Jan 14Andrew Wiggins is the answer to the future trivia question: who had the second-most points for Minney the night Mo Williams set a Timberwolves franchise scoring record with 52 points. Wiggins finished with 20 points on Mo’s record-setting night, but non…Upvote Share Tweet
Pelicans Edge WolvesJan 23Anthony Davis scored a game-high 21 points in the Pelicans' 92-84 win over the Wolves.
Parsons, Mavs Soar Past WolvesJan 21Chandler Parsons scored 22 points as the Mavs topped the Wolves 98-75 for their third straight win.
Hornets Crush Timberwolves In Jefferson's ReturnJan 19Five players scored in double figures as the Hornets routed the Timberwolves 105-80 in Al Jefferson's return from a nine-game absence.
Wiggins Shines In T-Wolves WinJan 17Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points to go along with nine rebounds and four assists in Minnesota's 113-105 win over Denver.
Wilbon: Banks tops list of Chicago athletic idolsJan 23Nobody represented his city or team more joyously, or more admirably, than did Mr. Cub, who died Friday at age 83, Michael Wilbon writes.
Chicago Bulls must evolve with NBA on health issues to be serious contende…Jan 23The Bulls must evolve with the NBA on health issues to stay fresh and be a serious title contender.
ESPN NowJan 22According to Dave McMenamin, while in Miami recently to rehab injuries, LeBron James met with Ray Allen with the hope of convincing him to sign with t...
LeBron James' company to create primetime game showJan 21LeBron James is getting into the game show business.