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

Injured veterans cause Saunders to flip switch on season

Injuries to Wolves players have caused Flip Saunders to switch gears just 20 games into his first year as both coach and executive decision-maker in Minnesota.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 07:10 AM

Warriors get in shots on Wolves as streaks continue for both teams

Warriors first-year coach Steve Kerr called Monday’s performance “not our best effort” and star guard Klay Thompson termed “ugly” a game that sent the Wolves to their 16th loss in 20 games.

Updated: December 09, 2014, - 08:21 AM

Love trade talks don't weigh on Warriors' Kerr

The Warriors in October signed guard Klay Thompson to a max contract extension, four months after they passed on trading for Kevin Love, to keep Thompson and Stephen Curry together on a team that reached the playoffs the past two seasons by winning 47 and 51 games.

Updated: December 09, 2014, - 12:36 AM

Wolves have no interest in becoming 76ers' streak buster

They don’t want to be the first team to lose to the 76ers this season.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 12:56 AM

Brewer searches for his jumper

LOS ANGELES – With a freshly shaved head and a relatively new change in his diet, Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer...

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 08:14 PM

Wolves fade fast against Clippers

Their three-game West Coast road trip showed them how tough the Western Conference will be.

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 05:51 AM

Wolves Daily: A 127-101 loss to Clippers

Wolves end a 3-game trip that also began in LA with a lopsided loss they'd rather forget

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 01:27 AM

Newest Wolf Adrien might need to play some center

He didn’t play at all Sunday, but Jeff Adrien likely will be asked to play out of position some as a backup center because Nikola Pekovic and Ronny Turiaf remain out.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 10:24 PM

Wolves can't sustain momentum in loss to Portland

Two nights after beating the Lakers, Minnesota’s early lead disappeared as the second unit struggled.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 05:42 AM

Wolves' Zach LaVine is at his best star-struck in LA

Zach LaVine's breakout performance Friday night arrived just down the freeway from where he played one collegiate season at UCLA.

Updated: November 30, 2014, - 12:06 AM

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