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Bulls GM Gar Forman Strongly Denies Ever Talking To Anyone Abou…

Bulls GM Gar Forman Strongly Denies Ever Talking To Anyone About A Jimmy Butler Trade

dimemag.com ESPN.com Updated 22 hours ago
Getty Image As big as the Serge Ibaka-to-the-Magic deal might be, perhaps the biggest story of the 2016 NBA Draft was the deal that didn’t get made: a Jimmy Butler trade for Kris Dunn, either at the Celtics’ third overall pick or the Timberwolves’ fifth…
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  • Kris Dunn Gave An Emotional, Tear-Filled Interview After Gettin…

    Kris Dunn Gave An Emotional, Tear-Filled Interview After Getting Drafted

    deadspin.com dimemag.com Jun 23 (yesterday)
    Kris Dunn, who was picked fifth overall by the Timberwolves this evening, had an incredibly hard life growing up. He and his brother lived in Alexandria, Virginia with their mother as children, and often had to fend for themselves while she was in priso…
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  • Longtime Timberwolves CEO Moor steps down

    Longtime Timberwolves CEO Moor steps down

    nba.com Jun 17
    Rob Moor, the longtime CEO of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, is stepping down, owner Glen Taylor announced on Friday.
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  • The Timberwolves’ Owner Might Have Been Right About Kevin Love,…

    The Timberwolves’ Owner Might Have Been Right About Kevin Love, But He Was Still Wrong To Say It

    dimemag.com Jun 16
    Getty Image Kevin Love’s time with the Cavaliers has been fraught with uncertainty. Love was supposed to be the final piece to the Cavalier’s championship puzzle, but he’s never quite found his Minnesota magic in Cleveland. On the biggest stage, where L…
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  • What Could The Bulls Even Get Back In A Potential Derrick Rose …

    What Could The Bulls Even Get Back In A Potential Derrick Rose Trade?

    dimemag.com Jun 15
    Getty Image On Tuesday, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves were trying to put together a deal that would send the No. 5 pick in this draft to Chicago in exchange for Jimmy Butler. It sounded far-fetched from the beginning, and it…
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  • The Timberwolves Shouldn’t Give Up Andrew Wiggins And The No. 5…

    The Timberwolves Shouldn’t Give Up Andrew Wiggins And The No. 5 Pick For Jimmy Butler

    Getty Image There’s been a lot of chatter today about a potential reunion between Tom Thibodeau and his former All-Star guard Jimmy Butler. As coach and team president, Thibs is reportedly willing to part with the ‘Wolves’ No. 5 pick in this summer’s dr…
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  • Wolves' Wiggins pulls out of Olympic qualifying

    Wolves' Wiggins pulls out of Olympic qualifying

    ESPN.com nba.com Jun 10
    Wolves' Wiggins pulls out of Olympic qualifying
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  • Tom Thibodeau And The Timberwolves Are Reportedly Targeting Joa…

    Tom Thibodeau And The Timberwolves Are Reportedly Targeting Joakim Noah In Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 6
    Getty Image Joakim Noah is an unrestricted free agent this offseason, but unfortunately for him, his market is not what it once was. Noah came off the bench for the Bulls this season in the 29 games he was able to play and had the worst statistical seas…
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  • Did Ricky Rubio Just Deliver A Playoffs Ultimatum To The Minnes…

    Did Ricky Rubio Just Deliver A Playoffs Ultimatum To The Minnesota Timberwolves?

    dimemag.com Jun 5
    Getty Image The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the throes of change, but it remains to be seen whether their fortunes will turn for the better. After a terrific rookie season from Karl-Anthony Towns, the Timberwolves installed Tom Thibodeau, former archi…
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  • Mock Draft 8.0 (Insider)

    Mock Draft 8.0 (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 3
    Chad Ford still has the Lakers drafting Duke's Brandon Ingram with the No. 2 overall pick in his latest mock draft. Ingram's versatility on defense co...
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  • Wolves guard Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

    Wolves guard Rubio's mom dies at 56 of lung cancer

    nba.com May 25
    Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio's mother has died after a long battle with lung cancer.
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  • Before He Tweaked His Knee, Kevin Love Became The Worst 2-Point…

    Before He Tweaked His Knee, Kevin Love Became The Worst 2-Point Shooter In NBA Playoff History

    dimemag.com May 24
    Getty Image At the peak of Kevin Love’s Minnesota Timberwolves career, he was an all-around offensive monster, capable of scoring effectively in the low post just as well as from the three-point line. Like Chris Bosh before him, Love’s addition as the t…
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  • Timberwolves execute sweeping front office shakeup

    Timberwolves execute sweeping front office shakeup

    nba.com May 20
    When Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor decided to hire Tom Thibodeau as coach and president of basketball operations and Scott Layden as general manager, many in the organization braced for sweeping changes to the front office and coaching staff.
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  • Wolves' Towns, Knicks' Porzingis lead 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie te…

    Wolves' Towns, Knicks' Porzingis lead 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie teams

    nba.com May 19
    Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks have been unanimously selected to the 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today. Both players received all 130 Fir…
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  • Timberwolves' Towns to bring Saunders' ring for lottery luck

    Timberwolves' Towns to bring Saunders' ring for lottery luck

    nba.com ESPN.com May 16
    The Minnesota Timberwolves will send Karl-Anthony Towns as their representative to the NBA draft lottery, hoping for the same fortune that brought them the NBA Rookie of the Year.
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  • Tom Thibodeau Used To Be A Stud With A Gorgeous Mullet

    Tom Thibodeau Used To Be A Stud With A Gorgeous Mullet

    deadspin.com Apr 27
    Tom Thibodeau is the new president/coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, but it’s not the first time he’s worked with the team. In 1989, he took a job with the T-Wolves as an assistant coach under Bill Musselman. At that time, Thibs also had some gloriou…
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  • Thibodeau's role with Wolves: 'It's about alignment, not power'

    Thibodeau's role with Wolves: 'It's about alignment, not power'

    nba.com Apr 27
    Tom Thibodeau came to Minnesota for the impressive young core of talent assembled.
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  • Tom Thibodeau Is The Perfect Coach For The Young Timberwolves

    Tom Thibodeau Is The Perfect Coach For The Young Timberwolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have been flirting with mere mediocrity since Kevin Garnett left town nearly a decade ago. Their highest finish in the Western Conference in the past ten years was a tenth place in 2014, after which they traded Kevin Love and …
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  • Report: Wolves to interview Jackson for coaching positon

    Report: Wolves to interview Jackson for coaching positon

    nba.com Apr 19
    After interviewing Tom Thibodeau and Jeff Van Gundy for their head coaching vacancy, the Minnesota Timberwolves plan to meet with Mark Jackson to continue the search, a person with knowledge of the process told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
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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.