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Tyus Jones not sweating possible minutes crunch, excited about Miller Posted by Derek Wetmore | 3 hours ago On Wednesday the Wolves agreed to a one-year deal with 16-year NBA veteran Andre Miller, who figures to take some of the minutes at point guard behind starter Ricky Rubio. That's OK with Tyus Jones, the rookie said Thursday. [Full Story]
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Wolves agree to 1-year deal with veteran point guard Andre Miller Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago Miller visited the Wolves on Wednesday, met with coach Flip Saunders, GM Milt Newton and several team officials and toured the team's new practice facility. Hours later, he agreed to terms on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum. [Full Story]
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Did the Wolves get hosed in ranking of NBA's best young cores? Posted by Derek Wetmore | 9 days ago It's OK to get excited about a young core of players that hasn't done anything yet. This model doesn't have great things to say about the Wolves, but it's probably a little bit low considering the youth movement on the team. [Full Story]
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Zach LaVine scores 49 points, shows off his 'bunnies' in a Pro Am Posted by Derek Wetmore | 11 days ago The dunks are always fun and worthy of highlight reels. And he put up numbers Saturday that you might expect from a rising NBA player who is playing in a Pro Am. [Full Story]
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Timberwolves introduce European star Nemanja Bjelica Posted by The Associated Press | 15 days ago At one point, Bjelica said he needs to "learn many things here." President and coach Flip Saunders turned to the 6-foot-10 Bjelica at the podium and responded while patting him on the back, "We'll teach you." [Full Story]
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Report: Ex-Wolves guard Alexey Shved is headed back to Russia Posted by Andrew Krammer | 15 days ago Former Wolves guard Alexey Shved has completed at least one NBA tour as he is close to returning to Russia on a three-year deal, according to David Pick from [Full Story]
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Timberwolves sign Euroleague MVP Bjelica Posted by The Associated Press | 16 days ago The 6-foot-10 forward Bjelica was originally acquired in a draft-day trade in 2010 with the Washington Wizards, who selected him in the second round. [Full Story]
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Report: Wolves trade Chase Budinger to Pacers for Damjan Rudez Posted by Derek Wetmore | 19 days ago The Timberwolves are close to a trade that would send forward Chase Budinger to the Indiana Pacers, according to a tweet from Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski. They would appear to be mostly set with their roster. [Full Story]
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Saunders expects Garnett to start, play some back-to-backs this year Posted by The Associated Press | 20 days ago Kevin Garnett played in only five games after a trade deadline deal brought the former superstar back to Minnesota. But Flip Saunders said he expects this year to be different. [Full Story]
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Garnett agrees to 2-year deal worth $16 million to stay in Minnesota Posted by The Associated Press | 21 days ago Now 39, Garnett is being counted on to help mentor a young roster that includes No. 1 overall pick Karl-Anthony Towns and last season's rookie of the year, Andrew Wiggins. [Full Story]
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Scrimmage draws 15,000 fans to Target Center to see Towns, others Posted by The Associated Press | 21 days ago With a between-the-legs slam dunk and a 3-pointer from the top of the arc, No. 1 overall draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns made quite an impression in his first action in front of Minnesota Timberwolves fans. [Full Story]
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NBA summer league will be testing ground for new stat-tracking ideas Posted by The Associated Press | 21 days ago Diving for loose balls, getting a hand in passing lanes for a deflection, being close enough to contest a shot, or sacrificing the body and taking a charge. For years, they've been called intangibles. The NBA is about to try to make them tangible. [Full Story]
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NBA raises salary cap 11 percent from last season to $70M Posted by The Associated Press | 22 days ago With the cap set, the league's moratorium will be lifted at midnight, and deals and trades that were agreed to since free agency opened on July 1 can become official beginning Thursday at 12:01 a.m. EDT. [Full Story]
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Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
24 Bennett, Anthony 6-8 245 PF
7 Brown, Lorenzo 30 6-5 189 PG
10 Budinger, Chase 27 6-7 218 SF
5 Dieng, Gorgui 25 6-11 238 C
21 Garnett, Kevin 6-11 253 PF
4 Hummel, Robbie 26 6-9 219 SF
8 LaVine, Zach 26 6-5 183 G
23 Martin, Kevin 6-7 185 SG
15 Muhammad, Shabazz 22 6-6 222 SF
12 Neal, Gary 28 6-4 210 PG
3 Payne, Adreian 26 6-10 245 C
14 Pekovic, Nikola 29 6-11 242 C
1 Robinson III, Glenn 28 6-7 222 SF
9 Rubio, Ricky 6-4 180 PG
22 Wiggins, Andrew 29 6-8 199 SG