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

Double OT loss disappointing end to disappointing Wolves season

The Wolves’ double-OT loss ensured their ninth consecutive losing season.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 09:37 AM

Adelman: Core in place for winner, with or without him

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman looked back Wednesday at the season that was and the season that likely will be without him and declared the playoffs in reach. Just not this season

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 09:29 AM

Without fanfare: Is tonight's game Adelman's last with the Wolves?

If Wednesday's season finale is Rick Adelman’s final game with the Wolves, the innovative coach won’t mind leaving with little hoopla.

Updated: April 16, 2014, - 07:33 AM

Wins don't seem to follow when Love scores big

He followed his 43-point game with 40, but the Wolves fell to 3-7 when he scores that many.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 09:25 AM

Wolves' offseason to-do list likely includes coaching search

Whatever moves the Wolves make will be tied to Kevin Love’s future. His approaching free agency, is still 15 months away but each personnel transaction is intended to convince him to stay.

Updated: April 15, 2014, - 07:30 AM

Late-season success tastes a bit sour for Wolves

Missing playoffs again is hitting home, especially after recent Wolves wins over teams that earned their way there.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 12:36 PM

NBA Insider: Selecting the regular-season award winners

Here’s a look at one person’s ballot for the NBA’s annual regular-season awards:

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 07:39 PM

Wolves' Jeffers ends his season where it began

Cut before this season began, D League veteran Othyus Jeffers is back. He's a healthy body with knowledge of the Wolves.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:33 AM

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

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