Kent Youngblood

Reporter | Pro Sports
Phone: 612-673-4365
Kent Youngblood is a general assignment reporter. He writes most often about the Timberwolves and Wild.

Recent content from Kent Youngblood

Wolves' Dieng up for trial run at power forward

With Nikola Pekovic back in the mix the past two games, Wolves coach Flip Saunders is interested in having Pekovic and Gorgui Dieng play on the floor together.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 11:39 PM

Saunders opts to give Wolves a day off after latest blowout loss

Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders canceled practice Thursday. He’ll find out in Friday’s game against New Orleans if that improves the team’s energy level.

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 12:09 AM

Rubio injury 'worse than a high ankle sprain,' Saunders says

Recent appointments with two specialists reinforced the idea that rushing Ricky Rubio back would be a mistake.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 06:14 AM

Low marks all around in Wolves' blowout loss to Dallas

The Timberwolves dropped their ninth straight home game, falling to 7-34 at the midway point of the season.

Updated: January 22, 2015, - 12:20 AM

Pekovic, Martin could return for Wolves against Dallas

Center Nikola Pekovic and guard Kevin Martin have healed and could play against the Mavericks on Wednesday night.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 12:28 AM

The losing streak dies: Williams' 52 leads Wolves to victory

Wolves guard Mo Williams scored a franchise-record and NBA season-high 52 points Tuesday at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse to end the Wolves' 15-game losing streak.

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 07:04 AM

Wolves notes: Budinger ready to show he's healthy

Chase Budinger got his second consecutive start at small forward Tuesday night against the Pacers

Updated: January 14, 2015, - 12:12 AM

Wolves' Dieng getting little leeway in his learning

After Saturday’s loss to San Antonio at Target Center, Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders was asked whether he was sometimes hardest...

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 01:14 PM

Cruising Spurs send Wolves to 15th defeat in a row

The Wolves’ losing streak reached 15, against a team for which winning has become second nature.

Updated: January 11, 2015, - 09:42 AM

Wolves notes: Versatility is a point of pride to Hummel

Flip Saunders likes to call Hummel “Always Ready Robbie”

Updated: January 10, 2015, - 11:28 PM

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