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Happy Birthday Crunch – Wolves Lose to Pelicans 92-84

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…
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  • Fly like a Pelican; Minnesota loses to New Orleans 84-92

    Fly like a Pelican; Minnesota loses to New Orleans 84-92

    howlintwolf.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…
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  • Sore ankles to sideline Pelicans' Anderson vs. Wolves

    Sore ankles to sideline Pelicans' Anderson vs. Wolves

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 23 (2 days ago)
    The 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.
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  • Ricky Rubio's ankle injury is worse than previously thought

    Ricky Rubio's ankle injury is worse than previously thought

    yahoo.com dimemag.com ESPN.com nba.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)
    The 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…
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  • That's A Bad Tweet, Timberwolves

    That's A Bad Tweet, Timberwolves

    deadspin.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 …
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  • Mavs crush Wolves in Godfather’s return, 98-75

    Mavs crush Wolves in Godfather’s return, 98-75

    howlintwolf.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 …
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  • GIF: Rajon Rondo’s Trademark Behind-The-Back Pass Fake For The …

    GIF: Rajon Rondo’s Trademark Behind-The-Back Pass Fake For The Layup

    dimemag.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…
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  • Timberwolves Drop Brutal Game to Dallas, Fall to 7-34

    Timberwolves Drop Brutal Game to Dallas, Fall to 7-34

    timberpups.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…
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  • Timberwolves Rookie Zach LaVine to Compete in 2015 NBA Dunk Con…

    Timberwolves Rookie Zach LaVine to Compete in 2015 NBA Dunk Contest

    timberpups.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…
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  • Wolves’ Way: “How on earth do you survive the cold?” When ……

    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 “…
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  • Wolves Stung by Hornets: Lose 80-105

    Wolves Stung by Hornets: Lose 80-105

    howlintwolf.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…
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  • Timberwolves Big Men Have Off Day in Loss to Hornets

    Timberwolves Big Men Have Off Day in Loss to Hornets

    timberpups.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…
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  • Horford, Williams named Players of the Week

    Horford, Williams named Players of the Week

    nba.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.
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  • Hornets' Walker out, Jefferson back  vs. Wolves

    Hornets' Walker out, Jefferson back vs. Wolves

    nba.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.
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  • We’re Going Streaking! – Timberpups Week 13 Preview

    We’re Going Streaking! – Timberpups Week 13 Preview

    timberpups.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 …
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  • How good can he be? Wolves win 113-105

    How good can he be? Wolves win 113-105

    It’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 …
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  • Back to losing ways; undersized Wolves fall, 110-99

    Back to losing ways; undersized Wolves fall, 110-99

    In 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…
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  • Suns Defeat Timberwolves 110-99

    Suns Defeat Timberwolves 110-99

    The 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…
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  • Report: Andrew Wiggins To Participate In Sprite Slam Dunk Conte…

    Report: Andrew Wiggins To Participate In Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

    dimemag.com Jan 14
    The 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…
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  • One Shining Mo-ment; Mo’s 52 Ends Losing Streak

    One Shining Mo-ment; Mo’s 52 Ends Losing Streak

    If 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…
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  • GIF: Andrew Wiggins Hits Dee Brown-Esque Floater While Covering…

    GIF: Andrew Wiggins Hits Dee Brown-Esque Floater While Covering His Own Eyes

    dimemag.com Jan 14
    Andrew 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…
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  • Video - Pelicans Edge Wolves 01:14

    Pelicans Edge Wolves

    Jan 23
    Anthony Davis scored a game-high 21 points in the Pelicans' 92-84 win over the Wolves.
  • Video - Parsons, Mavs Soar Past Wolves 01:03

    Parsons, Mavs Soar Past Wolves

    Jan 21
    Chandler Parsons scored 22 points as the Mavs topped the Wolves 98-75 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Hornets Crush Timberwolves In Jefferson's Return 00:56

    Hornets Crush Timberwolves In Jefferson's Return

    Jan 19
    Five players scored in double figures as the Hornets routed the Timberwolves 105-80 in Al Jefferson's return from a nine-game absence.
  • Video - Wiggins Shines In T-Wolves Win 00:52

    Wiggins Shines In T-Wolves Win

    Jan 17
    Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points to go along with nine rebounds and four assists in Minnesota's 113-105 win over Denver.

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