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

Wolves beat injury-riddled Thunder

Seven players had at least two steals each in a victory over Oklahoma City.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 11:21 PM

Back to school: LaVine studying to play both guard spots

Rookie Zach LaVine is studying how he can play both guard positions in the NBA.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 11:49 PM

Budinger feels healthy for a change

TULSA, OKLA. — Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders’ main objective throughout this first preseason back on the bench simply calls for...

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 07:52 PM

Prized rookies Wiggins, Parker face each other in Wolves' exhibition loss

For the first time as pros, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker played against each other Friday. They might be linked for the rest of their careers, if for no other reason than they were the first two selections in last June’s NBA draft.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 12:33 AM

Wolves aim to have everyone healthy for season opener

Flip Saunders is being cautious with injuries to Kevin Martin and Shabazz Muhammad.

Updated: October 16, 2014, - 12:16 AM

Wolves unsure about NBA shortening games

Brooklyn and Boston on Sunday will play a shortened 44-minute preseason game, an NBA experiment intended to help determine if current games are growing too long.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 07:05 AM

Wolves' Williams knows his many roles, and he's happy about them

Mo Williams, a former All-Star, fills demand for combo guard and leader.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 07:42 AM

Saunders surprises Wolves with outing to Vikings game

When The Timberwolves showed up ready to work for Sunday's 10:30 a.m. practice, Flip Saunders canceled practice and took them all to TCF Bank Stadium.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 11:36 PM

Mike Penberthy: The Wolves' new shot whisperer

The Wolves hired shooting specialist Mike Penberthy to help more than just Ricky Rubio.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Wolves' Bennett throws weight around in win over Sixers

Anthony Bennett played a game for the Wolves for the first time Friday, weighing in at a trim 239 pounds. That's down from 255 last season in Cleveland.

Updated: October 11, 2014, - 07:49 AM

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