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

All the Wolves need is one fantastic finish

If the Warriors and Suns continue their present pace, the Wolves would have to go 22-7 to make the playoffs.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 07:16 AM

Wolves Daily: East wins, Love gets lift on Taylor's jet

Kevin Love starts and finishes an NBA All-Star Game for the first time and then jumps on Glen Taylor's private jet afterward for the flight home.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 05:58 PM

Love's All-Star night: no dancing, no dazzling dunks

He scored 13, enyoying his bit part as dunkers dazzled.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 06:51 AM

Lakers' Bryant quizzed about his return — or not

NEW ORLEANS – Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant was introduced with the Western Conference reserves before Sunday night’s All-Star...

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 01:47 AM

Love's night in three-point contest is short-lived

The Wolves All-Star exited the three-point contest quickly, as the first shooter of the first round.

Updated: February 16, 2014, - 12:05 AM

Love's skills at 'stretch forward' part of NBA trend

Long-range shots and perimeter moves place him a genre defined by versatile power forwards such as Dirk Nowitzki and Kevin Garnett.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 11:59 PM

Love fields questions about free agency, doesn't tip hand

Reporters took their best shots at getting the Wolves’ Kevin Love to telegraph his next big move.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 09:05 AM

Oct. 29: Rubio, Love are throwbacks

From the preseason: Can the talented duo of Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio stay healthy and lead the Timberwolves to playoffs?

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 10:53 PM

Musselman hatched improbable cradle of NBA coaches

Six Bill Musselman disciples from the Wolves’ first two years have become NBA head coaches.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 12:33 AM

Wolves fall to Houston as skid reaches four games

Houston used trade pieces of 2011 to beat the Wolves.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 02:49 PM

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