Revisionist history: KG, Iverson could have been Wolves teammates

Revisionist history: KG, Iverson could have been Wolves teammates

Former Philadelphia star guard Allen Iverson was amenable to a trade to the Timberwolves in 2006, in order to team up with Kevin Garnett.

Wolves, Lynx, Vikings show off new attractions

August 26
Wolves, Lynx, Vikings show off new attractions
The Timberwolves and Lynx activated the largest scoreboard in the Upper Midwest and the Vikings showed off their new state-of-the-art interactive experience.

Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota

August 22
Ricky Rubio ready to mentor Kris Dunn in Minnesota
Now that the Rio Games have concluded and Rubio has earned a bronze medal with Spain, he said he is looking forward to returning to Minnesota to work with Dunn and reiterated his desire to remain with the Timberwolves and help turn them into a winner.
Wolves
August 26

Wolves, Lynx unveil massive new scoreboard at Target Center

Timberwolves general manager and CEO Ethan Casson unveil Target Center's new scoreboard, the largest in the Upper Midwest.
South Metro
August 25
Former Gophers star Sam Jacobson, shown in this July 5, 2001 file photo, is facing felony charges over the sale of his house in Apple Valley.

Short sale of home brings felony charges for ex-Gopher basketball star, wife

The charges accuse Sam Jacobson of orchestrating a short sale of his Apple Valley house to his future wife, who quickly flipped it for a $176,000 profit.
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Wolves
August 22

Will LeBron James play for USA in 2020?

Jerry Colangelo says the rest of the world needs to get its act together. Basketball Insiders' Steve Kyler & Noah Coslov react to that & discuss what Team USA may look like at the 2020 Olympics.
Wolves
August 21

U.S. men down Serbia, romp to third consecutive Olympic basketball gold

New Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau's supporting vocals help orchestrate gold medal blowout.
Wolves
August 21

U.S. men's basketball team not dominant, but gold within reach

For a team that is undefeated, this tournament has been a relative struggle, but the coaching staff has found player combinations that have led to improved defensive performance.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Oklahoma City 55 27 .671 0 32-9 23-18 5-5
    Portland 44 38 .537 11 28-13 16-25 7-3
    Utah 40 42 .488 15 24-17 16-25 5-5
    Denver 33 49 .402 22 18-23 15-26 3-7
    Minnesota 29 53 .354 26 14-27 15-26 5-5
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 73 9 .890 0 39-2 34-7 8-2
    LA Clippers 53 29 .646 20 29-12 24-17 8-2
    Sacramento 33 49 .402 40 18-23 15-26 5-5
    Phoenix 23 59 .280 50 14-27 9-32 3-7
    LA Lakers 17 65 .207 56 12-29 5-36 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 67 15 .817 0 40-1 27-14 6-4
    Dallas 42 40 .512 25 23-18 19-22 7-3
    Memphis 42 40 .512 25 26-15 16-25 1-9
    Houston 41 41 .500 26 23-18 18-23 6-4
    New Orleans 30 52 .366 37 21-20 9-32 4-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 57 25 .695 0 33-8 24-17 6-4
    Indiana 45 37 .549 12 26-15 19-22 7-3
    Detroit 44 38 .537 13 26-15 18-23 6-4
    Chicago 42 40 .512 15 26-15 16-25 6-4
    Milwaukee 33 49 .402 24 23-18 10-31 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Toronto 56 26 .683 0 32-9 24-17 7-3
    Boston 48 34 .585 8 28-13 20-21 6-4
    New York 32 50 .390 24 18-23 14-27 3-7
    Brooklyn 21 61 .256 35 14-27 7-34 0-10
    Philadelphia 10 72 .122 46 7-34 3-38 1-9
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Atlanta 48 34 .585 0 27-14 21-20 6-4
    Charlotte 48 34 .585 0 30-11 18-23 7-3
    Miami 48 34 .585 0 28-13 20-21 6-4
    Washington 41 41 .500 7 22-19 19-22 6-4
    Orlando 35 47 .427 13 23-18 12-29 6-4
  • Points
    A. Wiggins MIN 1675
    K. Towns MIN 1503
    Z. LaVine MIN 1150
    S. Muhammad MIN 863
    G. Dieng MIN 827
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 858
    G. Dieng MIN 585
    R. Rubio MIN 326
    A. Wiggins MIN 291
    S. Muhammad MIN 267
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 658
    Z. LaVine MIN 251
    A. Wiggins MIN 164
    K. Towns MIN 161
    G. Dieng MIN 143
  • Field Goal Percentage
    G. Smith MIN .563
    K. Towns MIN .542
    G. Dieng MIN .532
    K. Garnett MIN .470
    N. Bjelica MIN .468
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 138
    G. Dieng MIN 96
    A. Wiggins MIN 46
    N. Bjelica MIN 21
    Z. LaVine MIN 17
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    G. Dieng MIN 94
    A. Wiggins MIN 78
    Z. LaVine MIN 69
    K. Towns MIN 58
  • Points
    J. Harden HOU 2376
    S. Curry GS 2375
    K. Durant OKC 2029
    L. James CLE 1920
    D. Lillard POR 1879
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 1198
    D. Jordan LAC 1059
    H. Whiteside MIA 865
    K. Towns MIN 858
    D. Howard HOU 835
  • Assists
    R. Rondo SAC 839
    R. Westbrook OKC 834
    J. Wall WAS 789
    C. Paul LAC 738
    R. Rubio MIN 658
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .703
    D. Howard HOU .620
    H. Whiteside MIA .605
    E. Kanter OKC .576
    M. Gortat WAS .567
  • Blocked Shots
    H. Whiteside MIA 269
    D. Jordan LAC 177
    S. Ibaka OKC 148
    P. Gasol CHI 146
    P. Millsap ATL 139
  • Steals
    S. Curry GS 169
    R. Westbrook OKC 163
    R. Rubio MIN 162
    T. Ariza HOU 160
    K. Lowry TOR 158
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Sports
August 19

LaVine shows off 'unlimited' airtime starring in Nike commercial

LaVine's most recent dunk stunt – though, surely it isn't real – jumping off a crashing car to take an alley-oop is featured in one of Nike's new "Unlimited You" campaign commercials.
Wolves
August 19

Rubio gets chance to impress Thibodeau in Rio

Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, playing for Spain in the Olympics, will face Tom Thibodeau, an assistant coach for Team USA, in the semifinals.
Sports
August 18

Zach LaVine: 'We're trying to rebuild the Timberwolves franchise'

LaVine told Sports Illustrated that he and the Wolves' other young stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins have built a special bond.
Wolves
August 18

Team USA cruises into men's basketball semifinals with win over Argentina

The Americans climbed out of an early hole with their work on defense.
Wolves
August 17

Spain beats France in Parker's last international game

RIO DE JANEIRO – Nearly written off after two losses to open the Rio Games, Spain is back in the men's basketball semifinals for…
Wolves
August 17

U.S. men's basketball barely winning, let alone dominating

Defensive gaffes have plagued the gold medal favorites in Rio. The latest three-point victory came against a French team that played without star point guard Tony Parker.
Wild
August 15

Fan dilemma: Wild and Wolves share 41 game days this season

The Wolves, who released their schedule Thursday, and Wild play on the same date a whopping 41 times this season — half the 82-game schedule for both teams. Included in that are 14 shared home dates, meaning they will directly compete during more than one-third of their home dates.
Wolves
August 13

Sunday Q&A: Wolves announcer Dave Benz

Benz chatted about the Olympic experience with the Star Tribune's Michael Rand
Sports
August 12

Slam! After dunk-free years with the Wolves, Rubio jams for Spain in Rio

Ricky Rubio won’t be challenging teammates Zach LaVine or Andrew Wiggins to any dunk contests, but it was a legitimate slam.
Sports
August 11

Big time: Wolves play on Christmas Day, 19 network games

The team's home opener will be Tuesday, Nov. 1, against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Sports
August 11
Minnesota Timberwolves first-round draft pick Kris Dunn cracked a smil...

Wolves' Kris Dunn says he's healthy after concussion in Summer League

Dunn, who is in New Jersey with other first-year league players for the NBA’s Rookie Transition Program, said, “I feel great. I’m back on court."
Wolves
August 11

Anthony fills central role as U.S. men's basketball survives a test

Four-time Olympian Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and set a U.S. Olympics scoring mark in Wednesday's victory over Australia.
Sports
August 10

Wolves announcer Benz calling the Rio Olympics -- from Connecticut

Dave Benz, who does TV play-by-play of Timberwolves games, got a last-minute call to work the Olympics. He found out nine days before Friday’s opening ceremonies that NBC needed his services
Wolves
August 10

Team USA preps for unbeaten Australia

Australia isn't expected to beat the Americans, or necessarily stay close, but in this lopsided competition they are one of a few teams considered to have an outside chance of testing the U.S. when the teams play at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Wolves
August 9
Spain's Ricky Rubio, left, and Pau Gasol (4) walk off the court follow...

Rubio scores three points, fouls out in Spain's loss to Brazil

Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio contributed another unproductive game as Spain lost 66-65 to Brazil on Tuesday afternoon.

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