Wolves
August 22

Timberwolves and the No. 1 overall pick

What you need to know about the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
Wolves
August 22
Gersson Rosas, president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves, talks to guard D’Angelo Russell.

With the first pick, the Wolves have no obvious choice but definite value

There is no Zion Williamson, no Anthony Davis, no LeBron James. No obvious, slam-dunk, send-the-pick-in-and-forget-it player in this upcoming draft.
Wolves
August 21
The other time the Wolves had the No. 1 overall draft pick, they drafted Karl-Anthony Towns, who went on to become the NBA's Rookie of the Year.

Hartman: Wolves get break they needed by winning NBA draft lottery

Winning the NBA draft lottery and getting the first pick is a bright spot in a really tough year for the Timberwolves franchise.
Wolves
August 21
Timberwolves head coach Ryan Saunders

Timberwolves win NBA draft lottery, will pick No. 1 overall in upcoming draft

The Wolves landed the No. 1 pick in the upcoming draft, cashing in their 14% odds of netting the top pick.
Wolves
August 21
LaMelo Ball

Six players for the Wolves to target at No. 1

With the Wolves getting the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, here are six players they might be able to target.
Wolves
August 20
NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announces that the Timberwolves had won the eleventh pick during the NBA draft lottery in 2019.

Wolves in a familiar place: Hoping for lottery luck tonight

The Wolves have picked first only once in the NBA draft and the team has never moved up from its projected spot. Minnesota this season has a 14% chance of getting the top pick.
Wolves
August 20
Reeve, Brunson defend ex-Lynx announcer after suspension for tweeting slur

Reeve, Brunson defend ex-Lynx announcer after suspension for tweeting slur

John Focke was suspended this week by the Charlotte Hornets for tweeting a racist slur during an NBA playoff game. Cheryl Reeve and Rebekkah Brunson have come to his defense.
Wolves
August 19

Who will get the top pick in the NBA draft?

The Wolves have as good a chance as any team at winning the top pick in the 2020 NBA draft. Here is each team's percent chance of landing the No. 1 pick
Wolves
August 19
After Hibbing resident John Peterson found a trove of old photos of the Minneapolis Lakers, he became friends with 92-year-old Bob Harrison, a player

Minnesota sports fan becomes pals with player he idolized 70 years ago

What fan hasn't dreamed of being buddies with one of his or her idols? For one Minnesota fan, that dream has come true. But it took a long, long time.
Wolves
August 19
The practice court for the Timberwolves at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis

NBA will allow Wolves, seven other teams to do group work

Each team must create its own "campuslike environment" in its home city and all players must remain on campus. Each team will also be allowed to invite five G-League affiliated players to participate in the workouts.
Wolves
August 18
NBA bubble teaching us about the Wolves, even though they're not in it

NBA bubble teaching us about the Wolves, even though they're not in it

While we're just at the start of the postseason, here are four things the NBA’s bubble has told you so far if you’re a Wolves fan. There's good and bad.
Wolves
August 17
Houston Rockets star James Harden (13) is likely to put up a three-pointer from anywhere over midcourt.

Unwanted outsider to offensive must: Evolution of the 3-pointer

There was a lot of discussion in the early days of the three-point line that it might tarnish the game. That it wasn't pure basketball. That thinking has definitely disappeared.
Wolves
August 15
Gersson Rosas talked to D’Angelo Russell, one of the key players he brought in as he restructured the Timberwolves.

Hartman: Rosas proud of Wolves' response to difficult year

Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas knows this has been a franchise-altering offseason, even though those changes haven't necessarily been on the court.
Wolves
August 15
Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders signals to his team alongside D'Angelo Russell in the second half of a game against the Mavericks, on March 1

Reusse: Left outside NBA bubble, Saunders and Wolves work on their own

A madeover roster didn't get much of a chance to play together before the season was shut down, and the Wolves weren't invited to Florida when it resumed.
Wolves
August 7
Brooklyn Nets' Caris LeVert (22) looks to pass the ball as Sacramento Kings' Alex Len, left, and Harrison Barnes defend during the second half of an N

Wolves officially get Brooklyn's first-round pick

With the Nets clinching a playoff spot, the Wolves now pick up a second, first-round pick in this year's NBA draft.
Wolves
July 29
Crews work on a basketball arena at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. NBA games will resume Thursday.

Reopening tip: Everything you need to know about NBA restart

There will be 22 teams — though not the Wolves — resuming play Thursday in Florida.
Wolves
July 29
An amendment to a 2016 agreement with the city of Minneapolis said the Wolves would agree to play at Target Center through the 2034-35 season.

New Wolves owner would face $50M penalty to break Target Center lease

In 2016, Taylor Corporation and the city of Minneapolis signed an amendment to the original agreement they made when Glen Taylor took the team over in 1995.
Wolves
July 29
The remaining games of the NBA season, which restarts Thursday, will be played at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando.

Florida business trip: NBA season resumes Thursday

Here are some things to know about the games that are slated to begin Thursday
Wolves
July 27
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor and his wife, Becky, talked to coach Ryan Saunders before taking their usual seats in March 2019 at Target Center.

Taylor won't consider just anybody as a Timberwolves suitor

Longtime owner Glen Taylor is adamant about keeping the Timberwolves in Minnesota, if he chooses to sell the team. But would such provisions hold up in court?
Wolves
July 25
There might not be any NBA in the Twin Cities today if it weren’t for the efforts of Glen Taylor, here watching a Wolves game with wife Becky at Tar

Hartman: Taylor's local ties saved professional basketball in Minnesota

If Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor finds a suitable buyer to meet his demands and his asking price for the club, it will end one of the most important pro sports tenures in state history.

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