Preseason won't be business as usual for the Timberwolves

Preseason won't be business as usual for the Timberwolves

The remade Wolves roster begins training camp Saturday in San Diego, then jets to China for two preseason games vs. Golden State.
Wolves
4:22pm

Reusse: Thibodeau has found something new to stress himself out

The Wolves left town for over two weeks on Friday. The players can expect to hear much in that time from Coach Thibodeau on a proper defensive closeout.
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Wolves
2:21pm

Andrew Wiggins promises new max contract won't change him

At the Timberwolves' annual media day, he says "Minnesota has been good to me" with his $148 million contract looming
Wolves
1:02pm

Wiggins: 'There's no rush' on $148 million deal with Wolves

The fourth year guard hasn't signed the contract and doesn't have an agent, but isn't worried as camp opens.
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Wolves
10:58am

Wolves talk about training camp at media day

Wolves players Cole Aldrich, Aaron Brooks, Justin Patton, Amile Jefferson and Melo Trimble talk training camp at media day
Wolves
10:33am

Owner chooses to stick with Lynx in WNBA Finals over Wolves in China

"We're going to stay with the Lynx as they play out their run," Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor said, adding: "That's our priority."
Wolves
September 22

Addition of Brooks gives Wolves another point guard

Aaron Brooks, 32, is the third former Chicago Bulls player to join Tom Thibodeau for his second season in Minnesota
Wolves
September 20

Are the Timberwolves the seventh-best team in the NBA?

The latest heap of preseason praise to come their way: ESPN put out its Basketball Power Index preseason rankings and the Wolves are ranked No. 7.

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  • Western Conference
    Northwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    Utah 51 31 .622 0 29-12 22-19 7-3
    Oklahoma City 47 35 .573 4 28-13 19-22 6-4
    Portland 41 41 .500 10 25-16 16-25 7-3
    Denver 40 42 .488 11 22-19 18-23 5-5
    Minnesota 31 51 .378 20 20-21 11-30 3-7
  • Pacific w l pct gb home away last 10
    Golden State 67 15 .817 0 36-5 31-10 9-1
    LA Clippers 51 31 .622 16 29-12 22-19 8-2
    Sacramento 32 50 .390 35 17-24 15-26 5-5
    LA Lakers 26 56 .317 41 17-24 9-32 5-5
    Phoenix 24 58 .293 43 15-26 9-32 2-8
  • Southwest w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Antonio 61 21 .744 0 31-10 30-11 5-5
    Houston 55 27 .671 6 30-11 25-16 5-5
    Memphis 43 39 .524 18 24-17 19-22 3-7
    New Orleans 34 48 .415 27 21-20 13-28 4-6
    Dallas 33 49 .402 28 21-20 12-29 2-8
  • Eastern Conference
    Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 51 31 .622 0 31-10 20-21 4-6
    Indiana 42 40 .512 9 29-12 13-28 6-4
    Milwaukee 42 40 .512 9 23-18 19-22 5-5
    Chicago 41 41 .500 10 25-16 16-25 7-3
    Detroit 37 45 .451 14 24-17 13-28 3-7
  • Atlantic w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 53 29 .646 0 30-11 23-18 7-3
    Toronto 51 31 .622 2 28-13 23-18 8-2
    New York 31 51 .378 22 19-22 12-29 4-6
    Philadelphia 28 54 .341 25 17-24 11-30 1-9
    Brooklyn 20 62 .244 33 13-28 7-34 5-5
  • Southeast w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 49 33 .598 0 30-11 19-22 5-5
    Atlanta 43 39 .524 6 23-18 20-21 6-4
    Miami 41 41 .500 8 23-18 18-23 6-4
    Charlotte 36 46 .439 13 22-19 14-27 4-6
    Orlando 29 53 .354 20 16-25 13-28 3-7
  • Points
    K. Towns MIN 2061
    A. Wiggins MIN 1933
    Z. LaVine MIN 889
    R. Rubio MIN 836
    G. Dieng MIN 816
  • Rebounds
    K. Towns MIN 1007
    G. Dieng MIN 647
    A. Wiggins MIN 328
    R. Rubio MIN 305
    N. Bjelica MIN 244
  • Assists
    R. Rubio MIN 682
    K. Towns MIN 220
    A. Wiggins MIN 189
    K. Dunn MIN 188
    G. Dieng MIN 158
  • Field Goal Percentage
    K. Towns MIN .542
    G. Dieng MIN .502
    Z. LaVine MIN .459
    A. Wiggins MIN .452
  • Blocked Shots
    K. Towns MIN 103
    G. Dieng MIN 95
    K. Dunn MIN 36
    A. Wiggins MIN 30
    (2) Players 23
  • Steals
    R. Rubio MIN 128
    G. Dieng MIN 88
    A. Wiggins MIN 82
    K. Dunn MIN 78
    K. Towns MIN 56
  • Points
    R. Westbrook OKC 2558
    J. Harden HOU 2356
    I. Thomas BOS 2199
    A. Davis NO 2099
    K. Towns MIN 2061
  • Rebounds
    A. Drummond DET 1115
    D. Jordan LAC 1114
    H. Whiteside MIA 1088
    R. Gobert UTA 1035
    K. Towns MIN 1007
  • Assists
    J. Harden HOU 907
    R. Westbrook OKC 840
    J. Wall WAS 831
    R. Rubio MIN 682
    L. James CLE 646
  • Field Goal Percentage
    D. Jordan LAC .714
    R. Gobert UTA .661
    C. Capela HOU .643
    D. Howard ATL .633
    M. Gortat WAS .579
  • Blocked Shots
    R. Gobert UTA 214
    M. Turner IND 172
    A. Davis NO 167
    H. Whiteside MIA 161
    G. Antetokounmpo MIL 151
  • Steals
    J. Wall WAS 157
    D. Green GS 154
    T. Ariza HOU 147
    J. Butler CHI 143
    S. Curry GS 142
  • Wednesday, September 20
  • Thursday, September 21
  • Today, September 22
  • Saturday, September 23
  • Sunday, September 24
  • Monday, September 25
  • Tuesday, September 26
  • Wednesday, September 27
Wolves
September 19

Cunningham chooses Pelicans over Timberwolves

The Wolves still have three open roster spots, and some of the available options could add to the team's depth at guard or forward.
Wolves
September 18

Wolves executive Wright will become Loons CEO

Longtime Timberwolves front-office executive Chris Wright will be introduced as the Minnesota United soccer team's new CEO at a Monday news conference
Wolves
September 18

Wolves sign undrafted college stars from Maryland, Duke

Amile Jefferson and Melo Trimble will report to training camp on Friday with the team.
Wolves
September 17

Roth reunites with Thibodeau as the Wolves G League mentor

Scott Roth's relationship with Tom Thibodeau — which began years ago when Roth was playing for Bill Musselman in the CBA and Thibodeau would attend the team's practices — has led him to another opportunity.
Wolves
September 16

Neon green: Timberwolves unveil 'statement' jersey

The third uniform was shown at a Los Angeles event where the team was repped by Karl-Anthony Towns.
Wolves
September 15

Shabazz Muhammad deal with Timberwolves is official

The four-year veteran guard returns to the Wolves for the minimum salary after being a free agent.
Wolves
September 14

It's your big chance: Iowa Wolves hold local tryout Saturday

The Wolves' new G League team brings search for undiscovered talent to Minneapolis
Wolves
September 14
Shabazz Muhammad

Signing Muhammad makes Wolves roster and depth look a lot better

For a team that blew so many leads last season and leaned so heavily on its best players, quality depth will be vital.
Wolves
September 12

Shabazz Muhammad near deal with Wolves, report says

ESPN reported Muhammad, who spent the past four seasons in Minnesota, has agreed to in principle to the league minimum to rejoin the Wolves.
Wolves
September 12

Stephon Marbury, 40, tweets he's working on an NBA comeback

Stephon Marbury, the former Wolves guard who broke Minnesotans' hearts when he forced a trade during the 1998-99 season and hasn't appeared in an NBA…
Wolves
September 8

Wolves open training camp at the end of the month in ... San Diego

Tom Thibodeau takes a page from old Boston playbook in scheduling training camp far, far away.
Wolves
September 7

Someone please spend $200 on this giant dry-erase Timberwolves table

A logo/uniform change was the impetus for this sale — leading to a pretty good inventory of items featuring Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and others.
Wolves
September 7

Two former Minnesota prep stars among Wolves free-agent workouts

Still needing to fill at least three more rosters spots, the Timberwolves auditioned a smattering of free agents Wednesday.

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