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

James goes home to Cavs; will Love join him there?

LeBron James and Kevin Love both want championships. Cleveland might just be the place to do it James is already in place back home.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 12:21 AM

Future is right now for Wolves' summer leaguers

The Wolves top two draft picks from last year and this get their shot.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 08:52 PM

Saunders sees a relatively quiet free agency period for Wolves

The Wolves basketball operations president and coach said he doesn’t see his team as a big spender.

Updated: June 30, 2014, - 11:15 AM

Saunders defends Wolves' decision to sell two second-round picks

Flip Saunders said the team sold two second-rounders for good reason.

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 11:29 PM

UCLA's LaVine 'going full-fledged,' ready to join the Wolves

After an abrupt first reaction when his name was called in the, UCLA’s Zach LaVine said he was ‘ecstatic.’

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 02:48 PM

Expecting the unexpected in the NBA draft

Injuries, trade rumors cloud predictions of draft selections.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 09:10 AM

Prospects get prodded before being picked in NBA draft

NBA prospects face quirky tests leading up to draft.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 12:01 AM

Wolves ponder who might be at No. 13 in Thursday's NBA draft

Amid the swirl of endless Kevin Love trade rumors, you might have forgotten something: There’s an NBA draft to be held Thursday night.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 03:29 PM

Wolves draft prospect: Adreian Payne

The Michigan State forward is a prospect both relatively young to the game and yet old among his draft peers.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 08:26 AM

Wolves draft prospect: Gary Harris

The Michigan State guard is exactly the kind of two-way player that basketball boss Flip Saunders desires.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 08:26 AM

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