Jerry Zgoda

Reporter | Timberwolves, NBA
Phone: 612-673-7197
Jerry has been a Star Tribune sportswriter so long, his first beat directly out of college was covering the North Stars. In nearly 30 years, he has covered the NHL, the Wolves and the NBA twice (he missed the whole Kevin Garnett era, which says something about his sense of timing), Gophers and NCAA athletics, the radio/TV beat, major-championship golf and outdoor recreation.

Recent content from Jerry Zgoda

Love is special guest at LeBron's welcome home

Kevin Love played his first game with the Cavaliers, amid the return of Ohio’s prodigal son.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 11:59 AM

Reserves can't rescue new-look Wolves in season opener

The Wolves had no answers for Memphis’ frontcourt team of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, who combined for 57 points.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 06:52 AM

From the Locker Room: Wolves lose opener at Memphis

Flip Saunders, Shabazz Muhammad, Thad Young, Mo Williams and Ricky Rubio discuss Wednesday's 105-101 loss at Memphis

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 05:13 AM

Saunders, Joerger reflect on Wolves' coaching search

MEMPHIS – Teacher met pupil in the Timberwolves’ season opener Wednesday at Memphis, where Flip Saunders coached his first NBA...

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 12:34 AM

Making a point: Saunders needs Rubio to share vision for Wolves

Flip Saunders will entrust his offense to Ricky Rubio. How well he adapts might decide his — and the Wolves’ — future.

Updated: October 29, 2014, - 02:05 AM

Wolves' Wiggins ready to excel at both ends of floor

Andrew Wiggins, blesssed with the highlight-reel physical tools, is hungry to show the NBA he also can be a game-changer...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 07:25 AM

NBA season preview: Kevin Love and four other story lines

Kevin Love and four other story lines in the ever-churning league

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 06:43 AM

Jerry Zgoda's NBA Eastern Conference power rankings

1. Cleveland You sure hope new coach Dave Blatt pauses for a moment of gratitude daily after all the dramatic...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Jerry Zgoda's NBA Western Conference power rankings

1. San Antonio Every year I assume the Spurs can’t keep going without old age finally interfering and every year...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Wolves expected to buy out Barea, keep Robinson

The Timberwolves are expected to waive veteran guard J.J. Barea to reach their 15-man roster limit by Monday afternoon’s NBA deadline.

Updated: October 27, 2014, - 12:00 PM

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