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 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

Love returns to lineup despite bruised thigh

Timberwolves star Kevin Love returned to the starting lineup Monday after missing two of the past three games because of a body that hurt almost everywhere, but particularly because of a bruised thigh sustained in Friday’s loss at New Orleans.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 12:04 AM

Wolves' late-game rotations continue to be lacking

Rick Adelman would prefer a set group but has had to mix and match.

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

Wolves' big lead in Big Easy doesn't last

The Timberwolves were up nine in the fourth quarter before the wheels came off in New Orleans.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 07:21 AM

Love returns to Wolves lineup, ignoring pain

Kevin Love returned to the lineup for Friday’s game at New Orleans after he missed Wednesday’s loss at Oklahoma City because his neck was too stiff and his back and hip too sore.

Updated: February 08, 2014, - 06:15 AM

Wolves' Cunningham making most of his chance to play

With the entire starting frontcourt out, the backup played often, and well, at Oklahoma City.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 12:29 AM

With Love out, Wolves fall 106-97 at Oklahoma City

The Timberwolves played Wednesday without Kevin Love, Nikola Pekovic and Corey Brewer yet gave Oklahoma City fits.

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 02:53 AM

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