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

Nets flourish in playoff push while Wolves flounder

Brooklyn is gearing up as the playoffs near, while Minnesota will again be on the outside looking in.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 06:17 AM

Nets hold down 'exhausted' Love all game

NEW YORK – Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman delivered a pointed reply when asked after Sunday’s loss at Brooklyn how the...

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 11:31 PM

NBA Insider: Garnett turned out not bad for a skinny kid

Kevin Garnett’s body is finally breaking down, but it lasted for 19 long seasons.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 07:48 PM

Wolves have record scoring night, thump woeful Lakers

The 143-107 victory was even more lopsided than the score sounds as the Wolves rewrote the franchise record book.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 08:00 AM

Pekovic, still hurting, back in starting lineup

Timberwolves center Nikola Pekovic had his list of answers mentally prepared when he returned to action and the starting lineup...

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 01:27 AM

Love not the only one frustrated by Wolves failures

This season was supposed to be different for the Wolves. With just 13 games remaining, it has become clear that it won't be -- and many are taking notice.

Updated: March 26, 2014, - 09:28 AM

Home stretch is time for Wolves player evaluations

Sunday’s home loss to Phoenix in which they squandered a 22-point lead extinguished what little playoff hope remained.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 07:26 AM

Wolves Daily: Lopsided loss at Memphis

An emotional hangover from Sunday's home loss to the Suns and the Grizzlies' typical defense meant defeat for the Wolves on Monday in Memphis.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:45 AM

From the Locker Room: Wolves 'hangover loss'

Rick Adelman and Kevin Love discuss Monday's hangover loss to Grizzlies in Memphis.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:43 AM

Grizzlies rough up Wolves as offense disappears

The Wolves didn’t have an answer when Memphis clamped down on defense in the first period.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 06:42 AM

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