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

No moving parts in Wolves' lottery luck

The bouncing balls left them no better off — as owners of the 13th pick.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Will Wolves move up in lottery? What are the odds?

The Wolves own six chances out of 1,000 — yep, 0.6 percent — of winning the No. 1 overall. In their 26-year history, they’ve never gotten lucky and beaten the lottery’s odds.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 11:51 AM

Wolves temper Love trade rumors

Amid renewed reports that Kevin Love intends to leave Minnesota in 2015 and the Timberwolves are reconsidering their position, owner Glen Taylor reiterated that the team doesn’t intend to soon trade him.

Updated: May 19, 2014, - 07:48 AM

Wolves' coaching search is waiting on the lottery

So far, Wolves president Flip Saunders has conducted his search under a cloak of secrecy because he says that’s the way he wanted it done every time he was hired as a head coach.

Updated: May 18, 2014, - 09:48 AM

Taylor: 'Some very serious action is needed'

The Wolves owner leads the NBA’s Board of Governors in its plans to oust Sterling.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 07:12 AM

Taylor: Sterling ban needed; Kevin Martin praises Silver

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has been at the forefront of the league’s internal discussion in his recently reassumed role as the NBA’s Board of Governor’s chairman.

Updated: April 29, 2014, - 07:41 PM

A whole new ballgame for NBA-bound college coaches

Even some of the best college coaches need adjustment time to learn the nuances of an NBA job.

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 11:59 PM

Search is on after Adelman retires

Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders said he’ll conduct an “extensive” search for the next coach after consulting with owner Glen Taylor. But Saunders didn't rule himself out of the running.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 06:49 AM

Clippers coach Rivers becomes circus' new ringmaster

The Clippers, under Doc Rivers, play for each other, not only highlight-reel dunks.

Updated: April 22, 2014, - 12:58 AM

Rubio's contract to be offseason discussion topic for Wolves

Ricky Rubio’s representatives the Wolves can begin July 1 discussions on a contract extension of the rookie deal he signed in May 2011.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 10:00 AM

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