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

It's official: Andrew Wiggins selected as NBA's top rookie

Andrew Wiggins is the landslide Rookie of the Year  winner — the first Wolves player to earn the honor — and he has more to do.

Updated: May 01, 2015, - 01:02 AM

August 10: Is Andrew Wiggins the next big thing in the NBA?

The Kevin Love era is over, and now it’s up to young Andrew Wiggins to help the Wolves turn the page.

Updated: April 30, 2015, - 01:07 PM

Wolves' Wiggins to be named NBA Rookie of the Year

Andrew Wiggins will become the first Timberwolves player to be named the league’s Rookie of the Year, according to a league source. The official announcement will be made Thursday.

Updated: April 30, 2015, - 11:28 AM

April 1: Wiggins continues to add to his game

Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins continues to grow as the season draws to a close.

Updated: April 29, 2015, - 05:17 PM

Lynx trade for guard, draft Cal forward and U's Shae Kelley

It took some wheeling and dealing, but the Lynx addressed needs by acquiring a guard and selecting two forwards, including the Gophers' Shae Kelley.

Updated: April 17, 2015, - 07:04 AM

Lynx not expecting immediate help from WNBA draft

The WNBA power doesn’t expect to draft a starter selecting so low.

Updated: April 16, 2015, - 07:06 AM

Wolves loss helps lottery position, Pelicans' playoff spot

Weirdly, both teams got what they needed: better playoff and lottery spots. Losing gave the Wolves the worst record in the NBA heading into Wednesday's season finale.

Updated: April 14, 2015, - 06:40 AM

Rubio will concentrate first on getting healthy

His season limited to just 22 games by a left ankle injury, Wolves guard Ricky Rubio said getting healthy is job No. 1 and that might mean not playing for the Spanish National Team at the European Championships.

Updated: April 07, 2015, - 12:55 AM

Wolves get Martin back but Vucevic, Magic roll to victory

Kevin Martin struggled in his return. He missed his first seven shots before finishing with 12 points in the Wolves’ loss to Orlando on Friday night.

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 12:55 AM

Pekovic concerned about health, future

His season over, with surgery looming, Wolves center Nikola Pekovic acknowledged he is concerned about his future, both on and...

Updated: April 04, 2015, - 12:48 AM

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