Stephen A. Smith: Kyrie Irving's 'No. 1 preference' for trade? Minnesota

Stephen A. Smith: Kyrie Irving's 'No. 1 preference' for trade? Minnesota

In the drip-drip-drip of Kyrie Irving trade speculation, one drop caught RandBall's ear in particular Tuesday.

Free agent guard Anthony Brown to join Timberwolves

July 25
Free agent guard Anthony Brown to join Timberwolves
The former Stanford standout is likely to spend most of the season with the G-League team in Des Moines.

Stephen Curry, Warriors finalize $201 million, 5-year deal

July 26
Stephen Curry, Warriors finalize $201 million, 5-year deal
Stephen Curry has delivered his share of success already to a franchise that desperately needed it. Now, he's being paid for all he has done — and certainly will do.
Polls
July 25

Poll: Would you trade Andrew Wiggins to Cleveland for Kyrie Irving?

Ricky Rubio: An oral history of his Wolves career
Oral history Ricky Rubio: An oral history of his Wolves career
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Is Ricky Rubio the Timberwolves' point guard of the future or the past? We travel back eight years and then look to the present in an attempt to answer that question and others that define his legacy.
Wolves
July 24
John Kundla and his 1952 NBA champion Lakers.

Hartman: Kundla leaves a bucket-load of memories

Sid Hartman pens his tribute to the late John Kundla, who died at 101 last weekend.
Wolves
July 24

Class action lawsuit against Wolves over ticket system nears settlement

The suit alleged that the implementation of Flash Seats “fundamentally, and unlawfully, alters the way Timberwolves ticket holders may use and transfer tickets.”
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Wolves
July 24

Trade Wiggins for Irving? It says more about Andrew than Kyrie

Having time to absorb the idea that Irving wants to play for the Timberwolves leads to questions of how Minnesota would pull off such a deal, and whether it would be worth it.
Gophers
July 24

Reusse: Kundla, Mikkelsen were a tandem that couldn't be topped

John Kundla went from Vern Mikkelsen's coach with the Minneapolis Lakers to a close friend for most of their long lives.

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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
    C. Aldrich MIN .523
    G. Dieng MIN .502
    S. Muhammad MIN .482
    O. Casspi MIN .470
  • 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
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Gophers
July 24
John Kundla and his 1952 NBA champion Lakers.

John Kundla, former Minneapolis Lakers coach and Basketball Hall of Famer, dies at 101

The ex-Gophers standout and coach led the Lakers to six titles in seven years during his Hall of Fame career.
Gophers
July 23
John Kundla and his 1952 NBA champion Lakers.

John Kundla at a glance

A look at the former Minneapolis Lakers Hall of Fame coach:
Wolves
July 21

Kyrie Irving wants to be traded - maybe to the Wolves?

Kyrie Irving reportedly wants to be traded from Cleveland. ESPN.com reports that the Timberwolves are on the short list.
Wolves
July 20

Five available NBA free agents who could make sense with Wolves

Who is left at this point aside from a bunch of Summer League hopefuls? Well, actually quite a few useful veterans.
Wolves
July 20
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) looks to move the b...

Next up for Wolves: A big contract for Wiggins

The Timberwolves intend to sign young star Andrew Wiggins to a contract extension by October's season opener that could approach $150 million.
Wolves
July 19
Free agent signee Jamal Crawford looked pleased to join Wolves Preside...

Reusse: Wolves have made too many solid moves for this to be another failure

Championships are something to dream about. The Wolves right now are dealing with the reality they have to get back in NBA's competitive mix.
Wolves
July 19

Jamal Crawford: Timberwolves 'made sense on every level'

New Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford consulted former Wolf and fellow Seattle native Zach LaVine before he signed on.
Wolves
July 18

Target Center is partway through renovation

The Target Center is part way through a $130 million renovation project which will improve traffic flow, provide a new scoreboard, new locker rooms and better visibility out to the city and in to the crowds for big events.
Local
July 18

Target Center looks to get back in the game with $140M renovation

When the new Minnesota Timberwolves season opens in three months, Target Center will look as rejuvenated as the team's new roster.
Wolves
July 17

LeBron isn't happy after Wolves trump Cavaliers twice

If there’s one team that has spoiled what LeBron James hoped would be an offseason spent retooling Cleveland’s roster to better compete with Golden State, it is none other than the Wolves.
Polls
July 15

Poll: Who is the best TV play-by-play announcer for a Minnesota pro team?

Wolves
July 15

With many ties to Wolves, Crawford's arrival almost inevitable

Winding up with the Timberwolves, in the same city he was drafted 18 years ago, was meant to be for Jamal Crawford.
Wolves
July 13

Hartman: Wolves' offseason has been a fruitful one

After bringing in Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson, one website ranked the Timberwolves' transactions close to the best in the NBA this summer.
Wolves
July 13

NBA eliminates timeouts to keep the ends of games moving

The NBA has for years heard complaints that a free-flowing, fast-paced and athletic game grinds to a halt at the most important and compelling time, when everyone tunes in to watch the final few minutes of a tight game.
Polls
July 13
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Poll: Who is the best Twin Cities pro team radio play-by-play announcer?

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