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

Wolves draft prospect: Zach LaVine

The 19-year-old might be the draft’s fastest and most athletic specimen.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 08:25 AM

When it comes to dealing Love, Wolves have many options

Here are some of the options that Flip Saunders could have for trading Kevin Love depending on the attributes he feels are most important to the latest rebuilding effort by the Timberwolves.

Updated: June 24, 2014, - 02:08 PM

Saunders: Love deal is possibility only if he can upgrade team

The Wolves won’t deal simply for the sake of dealing.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 11:03 PM

Will Flip Saunders trade Kevin Love now? Later? Ever?

History, and Wolves coach Flip Saunders, say Kevin Love won’t be dealt at this week’s NBA draft.

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 11:33 PM

Karl talks coaching, Kevin Love and catching Jackson

While he yearns and waits for one final chance to coach a NBA team, future Hall of Famer George Karl travels from time to time wherever his basketball jones may take him.

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 12:34 AM

Chatter has Golden State as promising suitor for Love

Kevin Love trade chatter is percolating, and there’s still a week before next Thursday night’s NBA draft. Golden State's Klay Thompson and David Lee could be trade pieces.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 01:20 AM

Saunders flips back the clock with assistant coach hires

Flip Saunders' new assistant coaches with the Wolves are some old friends: Sam Mitchell and Sidney Lowe.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 06:50 AM

Lowe is first addition to Wolves staff

Ex-Wolves player, coach reunites with Saunders.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 08:54 AM

In TV interviews, Love not sounding long for Wolves

More than a week after Kevin Love toured Boston to “check out” the city for three days, he reiterated in both interviews that winning is his top priority.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 09:26 AM

Saunders says he's in with or without Love

Officially named coach on Friday, Flip Saunders says he’s the ‘right guy’ for the Timberwolves and will persevere.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 12:55 AM

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