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

Orlando pushes past injury-troubled Wolves

The Wolves began Saturday without starters Kevin Love, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic as well as Shabazz Muhammad and then lost Chase Budinger a minute into the game.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 11:52 PM

Wolves work double overtime to top Miami 122-121

The Wolves ended Miami’s four-game winning streak when Corey Brewer made one of two free throws with 1.4 seconds left in the second overtime.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 07:27 AM

Love's outlet passes are more reward than risk

Since training camp started last October, Rick Adelman has prodded Kevin Love to become more of a “facilitator” who’s capable of making his teammates better with his passing.

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Wolves, Love dig deep to rip playoff-seeking Grizzlies

Kevin Love’s second triple-double in four games helped Minnesota put a damper on Memphis’ playoff aspirations.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 06:40 AM

Wolves' Budinger still not fully back to form

After two knee surgeries in 11 months, the Wolves forward sees his jumping ability slowly returning.

Updated: April 02, 2014, - 05:57 AM

Nets flourish in playoff push while Wolves flounder

Brooklyn is gearing up as the playoffs near, while Minnesota will again be on the outside looking in.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 06:17 AM

Nets hold down 'exhausted' Love all game

NEW YORK – Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman delivered a pointed reply when asked after Sunday’s loss at Brooklyn how the...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 11:31 PM

NBA Insider: Garnett turned out not bad for a skinny kid

Kevin Garnett’s body is finally breaking down, but it lasted for 19 long seasons.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 07:48 PM

Wolves have record scoring night, thump woeful Lakers

The 143-107 victory was even more lopsided than the score sounds as the Wolves rewrote the franchise record book.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 08:00 AM

Pekovic, still hurting, back in starting lineup

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had his list of answers mentally prepared when he returned to action and the starting lineup...

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 01:27 AM

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