Minnesota Timberwolves

Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota uses hot shooting to beat Cavs

Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota uses hot shooting to beat Cavs

Kevin Lynch says the Timberwolves outshot the Cavs from three and took care of business at the free throw line to win their home opener.

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Wolves 131, Cavs 123: Trying to Embrace the Chaos

From angry boos to bold MVP chants, the home opener was both awkward and unforgettable. MINNEAPOLIS — To boo, or not to boo: that was the immediate question facing most Wolves’ fans in the building for the season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Disgruntled star Jimmy Butler indeed...

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Timberwolves fans boo Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau at home opener

Timberwolves fans boo Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau at home opener

Coach/GM Tom Thibodeau appeared to get louder boos than Jimmy Butler.

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3 things to watch for when the Mavericks host the Timberwolves in their home opener

The Mavs have plenty to work on after a tough opener as they head to the AAC for the first time this season. The Dallas Mavericks (0-1) will look to bounce back in a major way Saturday night, as they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (1-1) — it is the Mavs’ regular season home opener. The Timberwolves...

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In the Spotlight: Timberwolves first-round pick Josh Okogie

In the Spotlight: Timberwolves first-round pick Josh Okogie

Josh Okogie, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ high-motored first-round pick (and avid Maya Moore fan), shares his story.

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2 days ago, FOX Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves

Cavaliers at Timberwolves player grades: Good Jordan Clarkson exists

Plus, the Cedi Osman hype train rolls along. Player grades for Friday’s Cavs-Wolves game are below. As always, be sure to share yours in the comments. Kevin Love: A It’s fitting that Kevin Love got back to posting a 25-point, 19-rebound, seven-assist night in his old stomping grounds. A 6-19 night...

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Jimmy Butler trade ideas to the Pacers, Cavaliers, Heat, Pistons, and Hornets

The Minnesota Timberwolves began the regular season losing to the San Antonio Spurs by four points in an away game that starred Jimmy Butler in a Wolves’ jersey – the drama continues to ensue in Minnesota. For better or worse, this is our second to last post on the Jimmy Butler trade saga...

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Timberwolves Must Trade Jimmy Butler Now

Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves' owner agreed to trade him, but a deal has not been made yet. Watch the video above for more on a situation that is getting worse as the season goes on...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Minnesota Timberwolves

Game #2: Wolves take on Cleveland in home opener

Minnesota looks to get their first win of the young season. Minnesota Timberwolves (0-1) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (0-1) 7:00 pm FSN After almost six months of waiting, meaningful Minnesota Timberwolves basketball is finally back in the Twin Cities. The season kicked off in bittersweet fashion on Tuesday...

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Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 things to watch for in home opener vs. Cavaliers

The Minnesota Timberwolves open the home portion of their schedule on Friday night against former Wolf Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Minnesota Timberwolves‘ 2018-19 season started off in identical fashion to the previous campaign: a road loss to the San Antonio Spurs on a Wednesday...

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Thibodeau’s latest comments don’t suggest much playing time for the rookies

The head coach’s comments on Josh Okogie were disheartening Does Tom Thibodeau expect the rookies — Josh Okogie and Keita Bates-Diop — to develop this season while rarely getting off the bench? I’m starting to think that game reps don’t matter much to him when it comes to end of bench youngsters. This...

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2 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Friday Cup of Canis: Home Opener

The Wolves host the Cavs tonight, and other stuff. The Cavaliers will visit Target Center tonight for the Wolves home opener. In past seasons, of course, this was a headline game for any home team with LeBron James coming to town, but now with James in Los Angeles, it loses much of its luster. Still,...

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3 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Wolvescast 87: Living Well is the Best Revenge

The guys are back. Game one is in the books and somehow the Jimmy Butler saga continues to rumble along. Our new segment “As The Wolf Howls” analyzes the latest plot twists. Also, Glen Taylor in the media, new food at Target Center, home opener boo-birds, Flash Seats (sorta) gets an update, a game...

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3 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell 112-108 to the San Antonio Spurs in the season opener Wednesday night. Here are the three most pressing takeaways from the loss. Much to the surprise of the NBA world, Jimmy Butler suited up and played Wednesday’s 2018-19 season opener for the Minnesota Timberwolves....

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3 days ago, Hoops Habit, Minnesota Timberwolves

Taj Gibson’s Post Game is Still Underrated

The veteran remains a beast down low When he arrived in Minnesota, Taj Gibson was known as one of the most consistent role players around. The $14 million per year head coach and president of basketball operations handed him may have been a little steep, but his game has always translated to winning...

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4 days ago, Canis Hoopus, Minnesota Timberwolves

What we learned from the Spurs win over the Timberwolves

San Antonio got off to a good start on opening night. As it stands right now, the San Antonio Spurs are on pace to win 82 games and the Houston Rockets **checks notes** might never win again. The news is all good so far! In reality, the questions facing this Spurs team are still largely the same today...

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DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Timberwolves

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Timberwolves

DeRozan leads Spurs past Wolves 112-108; Butler scores 23

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4 days ago, FOX Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from opening night loss to Spurs

The Minnesota Timberwolves dropped their season opener to the Spurs on Wednesday night in San Antonio by a score of 112-108. For as wearisome as this offseason has been for the Minnesota Timberwolves and their fans, the 2018-19 season began just as last year’s campaign did: with a loss to the Spurs...

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Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota can’t contain Spurs’ Aldridge

Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota can’t contain Spurs’ Aldridge

Kevin Lynch says LaMarcus Aldridge was a tough matchup for the Timberwolves in their loss to the Spurs

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4 days ago, FOX Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves

San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Key takeaways

  The San Antonio Spurs started the season off with a win over the Timberwolves in an extremely tight game down the stretch. The San Antonio Spurs were locked in a competitive game with Minnesota as both teams were looking to start their year off on the right foot. The first half was full of […] San...

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