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Did the Wolves get hosed in ranking of NBA's best young cores? Posted by Derek Wetmore | 7 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 | 9 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 | 13 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 | 14 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 | 14 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 | 17 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 | 18 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 | 19 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 | 20 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 | 20 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 | 20 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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Wolfson: Garnett re-signing 2-year deal in Minnesota is 'done' Posted by | 22 days ago Long expected to re-sign in Minnesota for at least another year at age 39, Garnett's contract is "done," according to 1500ESPN contributor Darren Wolfson. [Full Story]
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Wolves, Bjelica agree to 3-year deal to put Euro MVP in Minnesota Posted by The Associated Press | 22 days ago The Timberwolves agreed to terms with Euroleague MVP Nemanja Bjelica, adding their 27-year-old second-round draft pick from 2010 to a promising young roster. [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