Twins
June 20
Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Maya Moore, Nelson Cruz and Kevin Love are up for the same award.
Gophers
June 17
Dick Garmaker (shown in a 1955 game against Indiana), a consensus All-America basketball player for the Gophers who went on to play six seasons in the

Garmaker, former Gophers All-America basketball star, dies at 87

Dick Garmaker was also a four-time NBA All-Star, playing for the Minneapolis Lakers and Knicks in the late '50s and early '60s.
Wolves
June 14
Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell, left, was acquired right at the NBA trade deadline, but he and center Karl-Anthony Towns played together only onc

Timberwolves waited and waited before plug was pulled on season

The revamped Wolves never played another game after March 10, leaving unfinished business.
Wolves
June 13

A look at the Timberwolves roster heading into the offseason

The Wolves had a lot of new faces join the team just before the February trade deadline. The Star Tribune's Chris Hine took a look at the status of everybody on the roster heading into the offseason.
Wolves
June 13

Timberwolves season in review

Their longest winning streak was three games. Their longest losing streak was 13.
Wolves
June 10
Karl-Anthony Towns (32)

Rosas won't give specfics, but feels 'positive' about Towns' injured wrist

In February, star center Karl-Anthony Towns and the Wolves elected to try to have the wrist heal on its own without opting for surgery. There have been no specifics offered since.
Twins
June 6
When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

When will pro sports return? Soon. Here's what we know

Professional sports leagues in the United States — MLB being the major exception — made significant strides last week as they try to come back.
Local
June 6
Vikings Kyle Rudolph hands out ice cream to children waiting in line for food.

Minnesota athletes, coaches turn out to fill void in ravaged neighborhood

Hundreds were served food and essential goods from diapers to dish soap Friday afternoon next to a heavily damaged Target and Cub Foods, where prominent Twin Cities sports figures volunteered.
Wolves
June 5
FILE - In this March 17, 2020, file photo, a voter casts his ballot during Florida's primary election

Timberwolves, Lynx make Election Day a company holiday

The teams are giving employees the day off Nov. 3 to exercise their right to vote.
TV & Media
June 5
Mike Max interviews protesters at Bobby and Steve’s Auto World in Minneapolis on Sunday, May 31. Protesters were surrounded by MPD and arrested in a

How WCCO sports anchor Mike Max became a frontline reporter at the George Floyd protests

During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
Wolves
June 5
Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell (0) signed autographs for fans before a game in February.

Next up for Timberwolves: The NBA draft (in October)

The Wolves are one of eight teams that won't take part if the NBA's plan to resume the season is approved, as expected, by the players' union.
Wolves
June 4

What the NBA's return-to-play plan means for the Wolves' lottery odds

The Wolves will have a 14% chance of landing the top pick in the upcoming draft.
Wolves
June 4
A sign marking the entrance to ESPN's Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World is seen Wednesday

NBA reportedly will approve restart plan; Wolves season would be over

The NBA is reportedly going to approve a return-to-play proposal Thursday that would bring 22 teams to Orlando for eight regular-season games each and the playoffs. The Timberwolves are not one of them.
Wolves
June 3

They're going to Disney World: MLS, NBA plans in place

Plans to resume playing games in the NBA and MLS amid the coronavirus pandemic have both sports packing up their leagues and heading to Disney properties in Orlando. Here's what you need to know.
Wild
June 2
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Athletes aren't staying on sidelines following George Floyd's killing

While speaking out a generation ago might have been deemed harmful to a brand, staying silent during a time of national crisis in 2020 can create an impression of being complacent at best and complicit at worst.
Wolves
June 1
"We're never safe," says the Wolves' Josh Okogie. "We never have a fair playing field."

Okogie's message about being black in America: 'We're never safe'

Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie said George Floyd's death is another example of just how vulnerable black people are — regardless of whether they're in the NBA or not.
Local
May 30
Former Hopkins basketball player Royce White spoke at a rally in downtown Minneapolis on Friday.

Reusse: Stephen Jackson, other activists score with straight talk at Mpls. City Hall

Longtime NBA player Stephen Jackson bared his soul in talking about George Floyd, a dead friend that he called his "twin."
Wolves
May 28
If the Timberwolves do not return to the court for the 2019-20 NBA season, center Karl-Anthony Towns and guard D’Angelo Russell will end the year ha

If NBA returns this season, Wolves might not make the cut

It's possible the Wolves' last game was on March 10 in Houston. Several return to play scenarios have circulated recently, and some of those include leaving teams near the bottom of the standings out of the mix.
Wolves
May 28

Wolves wait out reboot scenarios while on shaky ground

Here are some factors to consider as the NBA mulls options after shutting down March 11 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wolves
May 28
During this game on December 30, Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders disputed a call against the Brooklyn Nets

Hartman: Wolves might prefer to not have NBA season resume

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will hold an important call with the league Thursday to talk about returning to action. Here's why the Wolves may not want the games to resume.

NBA Scoreboard

  • Denver

    Toronto

     

    - F

    109

    117

  • Miami

    Indiana

     

    - F

    92

    109

  • Oklahoma City

    LA Clippers

     

    - F

    103

    107

  • Philadelphia

    Houston

     

    - F

    134

    96