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

Ailing rival no help to Wolves in loss

Kevin Durant sat out for Oklahoma City, which still handled the injury-depleted visitors and kept a playoff berth in sight.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 12:39 AM

Wolves become 16th straight victim of Atlanta turnaround

The Eastern Conference leaders have stunned experts, but enthusiastic fans are all in with the unselfish team, which beat the...

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 10:25 AM

Wolves notes: Hummel joins list of injured with broken hand

Reserve forward Robbie Hummel broke his shooting hand just three games after center Nikola Pekovic returned from a 31-game absence.

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 06:51 AM

NBA Insider: Time for Wolves to play the lottery

A look at the (likely) best available players in the NBA draft.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 05:42 PM

Swelling in right wrist delays Martin's return to Wolves

Timberwolves veteran guard Kevin Martin’s return from November surgery has been delayed at least until Sunday’s game at Atlanta because...

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:31 AM

Cunningham, New Orleans hand Wolves 10th straight home defeat

A brief early lead for the Timberwolves gave way to a New Orleans victory as Minnesota's problems in Target Center continued.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 12:25 AM

Saunders, others question value of morning shootaround

Denver coach Brian Shaw has experimented with abolishing the shootaround after his team consulted with sleep specialists. Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders has done the same.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 07:35 AM

Wolves notes: Williams named Western Conference player of the week

The veteran's 52-point game against Indiana led to the honor.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 12:06 AM

Wolves indicate growth in holding on for victory

Denver's five-point sequence late Saturday could have sent them reeling, but they responded.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 07:14 AM

NBA Insider: Are Cavaliers running out of time?

Half the season has come and gone with Cleveland still trying to figure it all out.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 07:14 AM

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