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September 3

Timberwolves hire Sam Newman-Beck to coach Iowa G_League team

Sam Newman-Beck, a former Wolves staff member, is returning to the organization as the team's G-League coach.
July 30

Timberwolves announce preseason schedule

The Timberwolves announced their preseason schedule for the upcoming season.
July 22
The Timberwolves are close to making an addition to Ryan Saunders’ staff for the upcoming season, as the team is in talks to bring in New Orleans as

Wolves in talks to add Pelicans' Hanson to coaching staff

Kevin Hanson spent the last four season on the Pelicans staff and according to the Pelicans' website, worked "extensively" with All-Star Anthony Davis.
July 8
For the first time, new Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas was allowed to discuss the signings of Noah Vanleh and the picku

Rosas: Wolves are making 'bets' with some signings

President Gersson Rosas said the Timberwolves are taking calculated risks with some of their signings this offseason.
July 2
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver

Anthony Tolliver says goodbye to Wolves for second time

Veteran forward is set to sign with Portland
July 1

Wolves sign Bell; acquire Napier and Graham

The Timberwolves made their first moves of free agency on Monday. The most notable move was the signing of former Warriors forward Jordan Bell to a one-year, $1.6 million deal, a source confirmed.
July 1
D'Angelo Russell's decision to join Golden State might open up room for Wolves point guard Tyus Jones (right) to come back. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgon

Looking at the Wolves' free-agent options after missing out on Russell

The Wolves still have needs at point guard and power forward.
June 30
Two favorites of former Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau are headed to other teams. Guard Derrick Rose (left) is expected to sign a two-year, $15 mill

Wolves lose Rose to Pistons, Gibson to Knicks

Rose is expected to sign a two-year, $15 million deal with Detroit and Gibson to sign a two-year, $20 million deal with New York.
June 27

Report: Former Wolves scout was a convicted rapist

Pete Philo, who worked with the Wolves from 2005-13, was convicted of rape in 2000.
June 26
Minnesota Timberwolves Tyus Jones. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • – Minneapolis, MN – February 25, 2019, Target Center, NBA, Minn

Wolves extend qualifying offer to Tyus Jones

The deal is for one year and is seen as a formality before Jones fields potentially longer-term, more lucrative offers in free agency.
June 21
Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas spoke at a news conference just before midnight Thursday to talk about the team's moves

Wolves' Rosas glad to execute 'rare' move up in draft

Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas said a lot of work from the team's staff went into the trade that netted Jarrett Culver.
June 20
Source: No Wolves deals are close to happening, but talks continue

Source: No Wolves deals are close to happening, but talks continue

The Wolves are right in the thick of things during Gersson Rosas' first offseason.
March 30
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver hit a 3-pointer over Philadelphia 76ers forward James Ennis III

Bench continues to give Timberwolves a lift

The Timberwolves' second unit played well for a second consecutive night.
March 23

Towns evades foul trouble in big night vs. Memphis

Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 23 rebounds in a win over the Grizzlies.
March 17
Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie went up for a shot as the Rockets' PJ Tucker defended in the first half Sunday night.

Josh Okogie a bright spot in Timberwolves loss to Rockets

The rookie bounced back from recent struggles with solid defense on James Harden and 21 points.
March 15
Timberwolves guard Cameron Reynolds during the second half against Denver earlier this month.

Timberwolves, Reynolds agree to multi-year contract

Cameron Reynolds, who was on his second 10-day contract, is going to be a member for the Wolves for a while longer
March 15
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns reacts after being called for a foul during the second half

Foul trouble comes back to haunt Towns in loss to Jazz

Karl-Anthony Towns on Thursday fouled out for the ninth time this season.
March 10
Taj Gibson (left) and Jeff Teague stepped up their scoring to make up for the injured Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins in the Timberwolves' 103-9

Postgame: Teague, Gibson step up for shorthanded Wolves

Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson filled the scoring void left by injured Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.
March 9
Derrick Rose (guarding Washington guard Bradley Beal) extended his playing time to 30 minutes -- and scored 29 points, including a clutch basketball i

Postgame: Rose goes beyond his (minutes) limit in Timberwolves win

Derrick Rose extended his playing time to 30 minutes as the Wolves defeated the Wizards.
March 6
Pistons guard Langston Galloway holds back center Andre Drummond after Timberwolves forward Taj Gibson fouled Drummond during the second half

Gibson: Flagrant foul against Drummond wasn't 'malicious'

Taj Gibson on Wednesday was ejected for the second time this season for the foul in the fourth quarter.
March 3
Wolves interim coach Ryan Saunders blamed Sunday’s loss to the Wizards on a lack of defensive intensity.

Postgame: Wolves at a loss to explain road losses

The Timberwolves completed their fourth winless road trip of three or more games this season
February 28
Karl-Anthony Towns shoots against the Pacers' Kyle O'Quinn

Towns' big night goes to waste in Wolves' loss to Pacers

Karl-Anthony Towns had a season high 42 points against the Pacers.
February 27

Atlanta's Collins, Young take it to the Wolves

Atlanta's young duo was hard to stop for the Timberwolves.
February 22
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver

Tolliver has his shot - and his confidence - working for Wolves

Anthony Tolliver scored a season-high 16 points in Karl-Anthony Towns' absence.
February 7
Timberwolves guard Jerryd Bayless

Bayless adds to Wolves' growing list of injured point guards

Jerryd Bayless left Thursday's game because of a big right toe injury. He's the fourth injured point guard for the Wolves.
Final, 10/17 1 2 3 4 F
Minnesota 1-3 22 20 31 23 96
Milwaukee 5-0 23 33 33 29 118

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