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July 7, 2021
Anthony Edwards, left, dunks the ball on Dallas’ Tyler Bey during a May 16 game at Target Center. (CARLOS GONZALEZ/STAR TRIBUNE)

Wolves' Edwards suffers apparent injury at USA Basketball practice

Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards on Wednesday was seen in a video limping; a source says it is a "sprain"
The Wolves Beat
May 19, 2021
David Vanterpool, right.

Timberwolves assistants Vanterpool and Gates won't return next season.

Chris Finch, who took over on Feb. 21, will restructure some of his staff for 2021-22.
Gophers Basketball
May 17, 2021
Kevin Garnett in 2005

Noon-hour basketball with U coach Johnson and KG 'was like NBA Finals Game 7'

As Kevin Garnett was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend, Ben Johnson couldn't help but flash back to when Garnett guarded him in a pickup game.
The Wolves Beat
May 12, 2021
Timberwolves forward Josh Okogie

Wolves closing season with solid tests from playoff-bound opponents

After soundly beating bottom-feeders Orlando and Detroit, the Wolves end their schedule with three games against tougher opponents who will be a measuring stick of progress,
The Wolves Beat
May 12, 2021
Wolves center Karl-Anthony Towns joked with team owner Glen Taylor and his wife after a 2019 game.

Lore says negotiations with Taylor for Wolves, Lynx 'getting close to the finish line'

Entrepreneur Marc Lore told Bloomberg that talks with Glen Taylor to purchase the franchises are going well.
The Wolves Beat
May 10, 2021
Wolves center Karl-Anthony Towns was fouled by Magic center Mo Bamba during the first half Sunday. Towns has dealt with injuries and personal losses d

Weary Towns reflects: 'I came a long way in this year'

Karl-Anthony Towns went over to his father Karl Sr. and cameras caught him letting out a few emotions before taking the Mother's Day game.
The Wolves Beat
May 8, 2021
Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro (14) looks for an open teammate past Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards

Towns, Edwards stick up for each other after Wolves loss to Heat

Karl-Anthony Towns stumped for Anthony Edwards to be rookie of the year while Edwards said Towns' late-game interaction with Jimmy Butler was nothing important.
The Wolves Beat
May 4, 2021
Anthony Edwards

Edwards wins conference top rookie award for second month in row

The first overall pick in the 2020 draft averaged 21.6 points as the Wolves went 8-8.
The Wolves Beat
April 30, 2021
Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards, right, high-fived center Karl-Anthony Towns after a presentation naming Edwards the Rookie of the Month for Marc

Winning streak bringing much-needed good vibes to Timberwolves

Anthony Edwards said the locker room is a more pleasant place to be after four consecutive victories.
The Wolves Beat
April 29, 2021
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver (23) drove around Charlotte Hornets guard Dwayne Bacon (7) in the first half.

Culver to have ankle surgery, will miss rest of Timberwolves season

Second-year guard Jarrett Culver will have an arthroscopic procedure in early May.
The Wolves Beat
April 28, 2021
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards and teammates huddle as time runs down during the fourth quarter of the team’s win over Houston.

Vanderbilt, Hernangomez spark Wolves to win over Rockets

Jarred Vanderbilt's hustle late helped Wolves earn the win while Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 22.
The Wolves Beat
April 27, 2021
Since D’Angelo Russell (right) returned to the lineup under coach Chris Finch, the Wolves are 6-4 when both he and Karl-Anthony Towns play together

Draft drama: Will Wolves lose their first-round pick to Golden State?

Golden State would get Minnesota's pick if it is No. 4 or lower as part of the Russell-for-Wiggins trade. Here's a look at where things stand now.
The Wolves Beat
April 21, 2021
Timberwolves players visited the George Floyd memorial at 38th and Chicago in October.

Wolves players feel 'sense of relief' and hope after Chauvin found guilty

"For me it's accountability more than anything," Josh Okogie said. "To me if justice was really served, George Floyd would still be here today
The Wolves Beat
April 17, 2021
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns

Towns addresses killing of Daunte Wright; calls the act 'embarrassing'

Karl-Anthony Towns said he is saddened after another death occurred at hands of police in place he calls home.
The Wolves Beat
April 14, 2021
Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, in 2019.

Taylor: 'We have it in the contract' to keep Wolves in Minnesota

Wolves owner Glen Taylor also says NBA wouldn't support a potential move of the franchise out of Minnesota.
The Wolves Beat
April 13, 2021
Karl-Anthony Towns of the Wolves drove past Brooklyn’s Blake Griffin during a game in New York on March 29.

Timberwolves will play Nets today after Monday postponement

The makeup game is set for 3 p.m. at Target Center, with no fans in attendance.
The Wolves Beat
April 12, 2021
Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell celebrated a basket against the Bulls during Sunday night’s victory.

Towns, Russell shine late in Wolves' victory over Bulls

Timberwolves fans have wondered what it might look like when D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns get to play together. They're starting to get some answers and the returns have been positive.
The Wolves Beat
April 8, 2021
Indiana’s JaKarr Sampson goes up for a dunk against the Timberwolves’ Naz Reid during the first half

Consistency, defense still plaguing Timberwolves

Anthony Edwards said maintaining the type of effort they showed in the second half Wednesday has been harder than it should be
The Wolves Beat
April 5, 2021
Wolves guard Malik Beasley will be out 4-6 weeks because of a hamstring injury.

Wolves guard Beasley sidelined 4-6 weeks because of hamstring injury

Malik Beasley will be lost to the Timberwolves for 4-6 weeks after an MRI on Monday revealed the guard had a grade 3 left hamstring injury.
The Wolves Beat
April 4, 2021
Philadelphia 76ers’ Danny Green, right, blocks a shot attempt by the Timberwolves’ Jordan McLaughlin, left, during the second half

Finch lets starters play heavy minutes in Wolves loss to 76ers

Three Timberwolves players logged over 40 minutes on second night of a back to back set of games. "Trying to win the game. Whatever it would take," coach Chris Finch said.
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