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Sports+Over+Beers+podcast%3A+Will+Rubio+sign%3F Will the Wolves sign Ricky Rubio before Friday's deadline? Darren Wolfson has the insight. Plus, Steve McPherson joins to preview Andrew Wiggins and the next era of Timberwolves basketball. [Full Story]

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Wolves fall short in opener in Memphis but bench a bright spot Posted by The Associated Press | 12 hours ago The Timberwolves bench outscored the Grizzlies bench 46-10 but Minnesota fell short in the closing seconds. [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers podcast: On Rubio's contract and Wiggins' future Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Will the Wolves sign Ricky Rubio before Friday's deadline? Darren Wolfson has the insight. Plus, Steve McPherson joins to preview Andrew Wiggins and the next era of Timberwolves basketball. [Full Story]
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James: Kemba Walker contract extension adds intrigue to Rubio's Posted by Derek James | 1 day ago Will the Wolves go higher than $12 million per season over four years? [Full Story]
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Sports Over Beers, ep 39: Wiggins, Rubio and the yet undefined Timberwolves Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago The Sports Over Beers podcast previews the Timberwolves season with Darren Wolfson, Steve McPherson and Derek Wetmore. With Doogie -– What is the latest with Ricky Rubio and his contract negotiation? Is there potential for an awkward dynamic between Rubio and Flip Saunders the executive/coach? Will the Timberwolves look for another coach for the future or is Saunders on the bench to stay? What is the latest with Chase Budinger? How did the Wolves come to the decision to buyout J.J. Barea? ----- With McPherson: Where is Andrew Wiggins in his development and what should fans expect this season? What should we use to gauge his season? Does he have to hit benchmarks to make this season worthwhile? What areas of his game does he need to improve? [Click to listen]
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Feelings Aren't Numbers: Allow myself to introduce myself Posted by Steve McPherson | 2 days ago Flip Saunders the coach should get along with Flip Saunders the executive this season. But is that the true synergy that breeds success? Or is having fewer viewpoints counterproductive? [Full Story]
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Zulgad's 3-and-out: Getting Rubio deal done now makes sense for Wolves Posted by Judd Zulgad | 2 days ago Judd Zulgad writes that it makes sense for the Wolves to sign point guard Ricky Rubio to a contract extension before Friday's deadline. Also, items on the man who saved the Vikings' 2010 draft class and the Twins' managerial search. [Full Story]
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James: Buying out Barea is the right move for Wolves Posted by Derek James | 3 days ago A buyout of Barea's contract would make clear sense for the point guard, and it also may be the best thing for this current Timberwolves roster. [Full Story]
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Report: Wolves expected to finalize a buyout with JJ Barea Posted by Derek Wetmore | 4 days ago Barea could wind up back with his old team, the Dallas Mavericks, according to Marc Stein. [Full Story]
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Zulgad: Love doesn't let facts get in the way of his story Posted by Judd Zulgad | 6 days ago Having gotten what he wanted, Kevin Love has turned his attention to hoping you are buying what he's selling. But in order for Love to get his way, many facts of his exit from the Timberwolves would need to be erased. [Full Story]
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James: Love's essay is relatable, humanizing and may provide closure Posted by Derek James | 7 days ago In addition to saying that wanting out of Minnesota was about the winning, Kevin Love made some personal admissions about his own shortcomings. [Full Story]
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Kevin Love describes motivation for leaving as part of personal essay Posted by Derek Wetmore | 7 days ago Love also thanked Wolves fans for the support, and specifically for not burning his jersey after he was traded to the Cavaliers this summer. [Full Story]
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James: Could fewer threes be more for these Timberwolves? Posted by Derek James | 8 days ago The trend across the NBA is valuing 3-pointers more and more as an efficient shot. But based on Flip Saunders' comments and some observations, it might not make the most sense for the Wolves to heave loads of threes. [Full Story]
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7:00 PM CT1234Score
DetroitW-L: 0-10
MinnesotaW-L: 0-10
Team Leaders
Team Leaders
Points:Thaddeus Young26.0
Assists:Ricky Rubio7.0
Rebounds:Nikola Pekovic8.0
Steals:Andrew Wiggins2.0
Blocks:Gorgui Dieng3.0
Denver 1 0 1.000 ---
Portland 1 0 1.000 ---
Oklahoma City 0 1 .000 1
Utah 0 1 .000 1
Minnesota 0 1 .000 1
Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
11 Barea, J.J. 6-0 175 PG
22 Brewer, Corey 28 6-9 188 SG
10 Budinger, Chase 26 6-7 218 SF
33 Cunningham, Dante 27 3-04 221 PF
5 Dieng, Gorgi 24 3-04 238 C
6 Hummel, Robbie 25 3-04 220 SF
20 Johnson, Chris 29 6-11 210 PF
3 Lee, Malcolm 6-5 200 PG
42 Love, Kevin 26 6-10 260 PF
23 Martin, Kevin 6-7 185 SG
99 Mbah a Moute, Luc Richard 28 0-9 230 PF
15 Muhammad, Shabazz 21 0-9 222 SF
14 Pekovic, Nikola 28 6-11 242 C
22 Price, A.J. 28 3-04 195 PG
13 Ridnour, Luke 33 6-2 192 PG
9 Rubio, Ricky 6-4 180 PG
1 Shved, Alexey 25 6-6 182 PG
34 Stiemsma, Greg 29 6-11 260 C
32 Turiaf, Ronny 3-04 241 C