Taylor selling off part of Wolves; Chinese investor one of two buyers

Taylor selling off part of Wolves; Chinese investor one of two buyers

The new owners include Lizhang Jiang, a 35-year-old who works in sports marketing in China.

Kevin Love pays unexpected tribute to Cleveland teammate

June 28
Kevin Love pays unexpected tribute to Cleveland teammate
Cleveland star Kevin Love used social media to gush about another one of his teammates, but it wasn't LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, J.R. Smith or any of the other individuals that played a major role on the court.

Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

June 28
Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster
Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.
Sports
12:21pm

New Timberwolves, Lynx minority owners formally announced

One of the unique benefits of having Lizhang (John) Jiang as a minority owner is the potential for growing the teams' brands in China, something Taylor also addressed.
Sports
10:38am

Despite speculation, Cleveland GM says Love will stay with Cavs

David Griffin told ESPN radio that Kevin Love's fit with Cleveland has been more defined and the core unit will continue to get better.
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Sports
10:18am

Debate: Who's in better shape for the future — Wild or Wolves?

The nature of both the NHL and NBA factors into and complicates the argument because one is a league of upsets and the other is kinder to favorites.
Sports
June 27

First impressions? Wolves top draft choice makes one in ad

Kris Dunn appeared in his first TV commercial in the days leading up to the NBA draft with fellow top pick Brandon Ingram. The Speed Stick ad promoting first impressions also aired during the draft.
Wolves
June 26

Souhan: Rubio hasn't proven worthy of leading Wolves' resurgence

Tom Thibodeau's selection of Kris Dunn means he doesn't want to rely on a point guard who never seemed to be as good as he was projected to be, and who never seemed to elevate his team.

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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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Wolves
June 26
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Draft just the start for Wolves' new regime

A look at five questions facing Tom Thibodeau's team this offseason, with NBA free agency kicking off this week.
Wolves
June 25
Minnesota Timberwolves first-round draft pick Kris Dunn cracked a smil...

Dunn ready for NBA: 'I've worked 22 years for this'

After hustling pickup games just trying to make it through a day as a teen, the prospect of jumping from college to the NBA is more thrilling than intimidating.
Wolves
June 24

Kris Dunn ready to display his toughness for Timberwolves

New Timberwolves point guard Kris Dunn arrived in Minnesota on Friday.
Wolves
June 24

'A great fit': Wolves select, and keep, Kris Dunn No. 5 overall

The 6-4 Dunn averaged 16.4 points per game last season for Providence. Trade rumors persisted during the draft but the Wolves are keeping their pick.
Wolves
June 24

Souhan: Thibodeau's first Wolves draft pick eschews obvious for intriguing

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield was the safe, even obvious, pick. Kentucky's Jamal Murray was the safe upside pick. Kris Dunn was a less obvious fit but that doesn't mean he wasn't the right guy.
Wolves
June 24
Kris Dunn reacts as he steps up on stage after being selected fifth ov...

Livestream: Timberwolves to introduce Kris Dunn at 1:30 p.m.

The Minnesota Timberwolves introduce 2016 first round draft pick Kris Dunn to the media.
Sports
June 24

All Dunn: Watch these Kris Dunn college highlights

Take a look at these video highlights of the newest member of the Timberwolves, including some impressive moves from the NCAA tournament.
Wolves
June 24

Wolves notes: Andy Greer joins team as Thibodeau's top assistant

Greer and Thibodeau were assistants together for Jeff Van Gundy in Houston a decade ago, and Thibodeau hired Greer as an assistant in Chicago.
Wolves
June 24

Hartman: NBA's territorial draft allowed teams to keep local stars

The old NBA rule allowed teams to give up a first-round draft choice to retain top in-state talent.
Wolves
June 24

Wolves leadership: 'It was an easy pick'

Timberwolves leadership Scott Layden and Tom Thibodeau didn't hesitate to take Providence star point guard Kris Dunn with the No. 5 overall pick in the NBA draft.
Wolves
June 23

Wolves fans celebrate No. 5 pick Kris Dunn

Timberwolves fans overwhelming agreed that Providence star point guard was the right pick at No. 5 overall.
Sports
June 23

Many Wolves fans agree No. 5 pick Kris Dunn is the right fit

The well-attended Wolves draft party burst into applause and began chanting Dunn's name. He was the right pick, they overwhelming agreed.
Wolves
June 23

Kris Dunn at a glance

The Wolves first-round pick ranked second in the Big East in assists (6.2 per game) and fourth in scoring (16.4), and led the league in steals.
Polls
June 23

Poll: Rate the Kris Dunn pick by the Wolves

Wolves
June 23
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, center, is defended by Golden...

Kevin Love just might stay with Cavaliers

  Kevin Love seems to have a future in Cleveland. The aftermath of his redemptive effort in Game 7 of the NBA Finals has been…

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