Veterans Butler, Lucas have history with Wolves' Thibodeau

Veterans Butler, Lucas have history with Wolves' Thibodeau

Rasual Butler and John Lucas III, both 37, have played for Tom Thibodeau before. They'd like another chance to play for him.

Pinckney arrives at Wolves camp as a guest, will join staff

September 29
Pinckney arrives at Wolves camp as a guest, will join staff
Ed Pinckney has arrived in Minnesota and is serving as a guest coach at Timberwolves training camp, with the expectation that he will soon join coach Tom Thibodeau's staff.

Wolves' Towns stars in Gatorade 'Burn it to Earn it' digital campaign

September 28
Wolves' Towns stars in Gatorade 'Burn it to Earn it' digital campaign
Towns and other sports stars challenge people on the street to sweat if they plan to drink the sugary sports drink.
Wolves
6 minutes ago

Brandon Rush brings a winning background to the Wolves

Brandon Rush has been through a lot, including winning titles, a big reason the Wolves wanted him.
Sports
3:16pm

Fire up the rumors: Kevin Garnett was at Clippers practice today

The tweet called KG a “special guest” but KG doesn’t really do anything halfway. Even in the somewhat blurry photo, he looks plenty sweaty and into contesting the shot.
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Wolves
September 28

Wolves' first practice under Thibodeau 'very intense'

Said Andrew Wiggins: "We knew what he was expecting. So we came out here and we worked hard. We gave no reason for him to get mad and make us go harder."
Sports
September 28

Thibodeau is stressing defense early in camp

It should come as no surprise that much of the first two days of practices for the Wolves have been decidedly devoted to defense.
Wolves
September 28

Thibodeau's first Wolves practice attracts a crowd

Watching practice was Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff, former Wolves coach Randy Wittman and Gophers coach Richard Pitino.

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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
  • Tuesday, September 27
  • Wednesday, September 28
  • Today, September 29
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  • Saturday, October 1
    Golden State @ Toronto Dallas @ New Orleans
  • Sunday, October 2
  • Monday, October 3
    Milwaukee @ Chicago Orlando @ Memphis Charlotte @ Dallas
    Denver @ Toronto San Antonio @ Phoenix Utah @ Portland
  • Tuesday, October 4
    Boston @ Philadelphia Miami @ Washington New York @ Houston
    Indiana @ New Orleans Sacramento @ LA Lakers LA Clippers @ Golden State
Sports
September 27

Coach K, Pitino, Wittman attend Wolves' training camp opening

There were a lot of coaches at the Timberwolves' first training camp practice Tuesday morning. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was there with his staff, and so was Gophers coach Richard Pitino.
Wolves
September 27

Scoggins: Wolves' vision of making playoffs is clear, and believable

The Wolves believe they're finally positioned to do something about it. For once, it doesn't come across as standard preseason blather.
Wolves
September 27

Ricky Rubio likes Wolves' potential, and wants to be part of it

When the first practice starts Tuesday, both Rubio, 26, and Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau will begin discovering how the point guard will fit into a new system.
Wolves
September 27

Next step: Wolves preparing for life without Garnett

For the first time since 1995, Kevin Garnett will not be at an NBA training camp this fall. But the Timberwolves will hold their first practice Tuesday with KG very much on their minds.
Wolves
September 27

Tom Thibodeau lauds career of Kevin Garnett

The new Timberwolves coach praises the impressive career of Kevin Garnett.
Wolves
September 27

2016-17 Timberwolves roster

Here's the Wolves' roster for training camp:
Sports
September 26

Tom Thibodeau on Wolves: 'We want to close the gap'

If there is a slogan for this year’s Timberwolves, it emerged early and often during new coach/basketball president Tom Thibodeau’s opening session at Monday’s media day.
Sports
September 26

Wolves add three players as training camp opens

Rasual Butler, John Lucas III and Toure' Murry join the team.
Sports
September 25

Wolves announce coaching, staffing moves

Announcements come with training camp set to start Tuesday
Wolves
September 24
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Thibodeau thanks Garnett, cites unequaled passion

On Saturday, the Timberwolves released a statement from Tom Thibodeau, who was an assistant coach with Boston when Kevin Garnett helped the Celtics win the NBA title in 2008.
Wolves
September 24

Kevin Garnett: No. 1 Wolf in Minnesota's record books

Kevin Garnett's name will rest comfortably in the Timberwolves record book for years to come.
Wolves
September 24

Wolves key dates

The first practice is Tuesday
Wolves
September 24

'Building relationships': A preseason Q&A with new Wolves coach Thibodeau

With the Timberwolves' first practice scheduled for Tuesday, Tom Thibodeau discussed his return to coaching after a year away.
Wolves
September 24
Kevin Garnett

The Kid calls it a career: Garnett retires after 21 NBA seasons

Kevin Garnett leaves the NBA having played 970 of his career 1,462 games for Minnesota, having scored 19,201 of his 26,071 points and grabbing 10,718 of his 14,662 rebounds in a Timberwolves uniform.
Sports
September 24
Kevin Garnett

Reusse: Garnett's return to Wolves 'was pretty much a sham'

I'll remember the Garnett from the eight playoff seasons and try to forget what we saw the second time around.

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