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Report: Timberwolves make trade for Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert

Day two of NBA Free Agency

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) It didn’t take long for Tim Connelly to make his first big splash as the new front office head for the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Timberwolves had made a trade with the Utah Jazz for star center Rudy Gobert. Minnesota is reportedly sending guards Malik Beasley and Patrick Beverley, newly-drafted center Walker…

Timberwolves part ways with Gersson Rosas

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Wednesday they have parted ways with President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas. Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor released the following statement: “Today, the Minnesota Timberwolves parted ways with President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas. As an organization, we remain committed to building a winning team that our fans and city can be proud…

Report: Timberwolves Sale To Alex Rodriguez And Marc Lowe Becomes Official

Glen Taylor sells both the Timberwolves and Lynx after owning them since 1994 and 1999, respectively

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN (KVRR) – Shams Charania of the Athletic is reporting that former MLB All-Star Alex Rodriguez and tech entrepreneur Marc Lowe have reached an agreement to buy the Timberwolves and the Lynx for $1.5 billion with the partnership being 50-50. The group originally signed a letter of intent on April 10th but a deal couldn’t be reached with Glen…

NBA players agree to resume playoffs after protest against racial injustice

Games could restart as early as Friday

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – NBA players have agreed to resume the playoffs after games were called off this week in a collective statement against racial injustice. Multiple reports citing unnamed sources, including ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski and the Associated Press, said that players decided Thursday they want to continue the season. Wojnarowski said three games scheduled for Thursday would still be postponed, but…

Boycott: NBA playoff games called off amid player protest

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice. Called off: Games between Milwaukee and Orlando, Houston and Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland. The NBA said all three games would be rescheduled, yet…

Report: NBA considering 2nd bubble for Timberwolves, other teams not invited to Florida

Would join other eight teams with games in Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Timberwolves 2020 season may not be over after all, at least from a getting on the court standpoint. According to an ESPN report on Thursday, the NBA is considering having a second bubble for the eight teams not invited to Florida for the league’s 22-team restart. The second bubble would be in Chicago, and…

Minnesota Timberwolves to Open Team Facility on Thursday

Will open for Voluntary Workouts

Minneapolis-St. Paul – (Minnesota Timberwolves PR) The Minnesota Timberwolves, working in conjunction with local government officials, infectious disease experts and public health authorities, announced the team will open its practice facility at Mayo Clinic Square for voluntary player workouts beginning tomorrow, Thursday, May 21. Strict protocols have been designed to ensure this initial level of access will take place in…

NBA suspends season until further notice over Coronavirus

MIAMI (AP) – The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. Now there will be no games at all, at least for the time being. A…