Timberwolves

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…

Timberwolves win NBA Draft Lottery, get top pick in 2020 draft

DeAngelo Russell was team's representative

MINNEAPOLIS –  (FOX 9) The Minnesota Timberwolves will have the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft after winning the draft lottery Thursday night. The Wolves entered the night with a 14 percent chance to get the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. They had a 13.4 percent chance at the No. 2 overall pick, a…

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…

Minnesota Timberwolves Advance to NBA Summer League Final

Play Memphis Grizzles in Championship Game Monday

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Minnesota Timberwolves advanced to the NBA Summer League final with an 85-77 win over the Brooklyn Nets. Center Naz Long lead all scorers with 20. Two other Timberwolves scored in double figures, Jordan McLaughlin and Mitch Creek, combined for 23 points. Minnesota takes their unbeaten record to the test Monday night against the Memphis Grizzles….

Timberwolves, Prince estate unveil new Prince-inspired uniforms

Courtesy: Minnesota TimberwolvesCHANHASSEN, Minn. – The Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled new uniforms inspired by Minnesota music icon Prince Thursday at Paisley Park. The Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms, of course, feature the singer’s favorite color–purple. They were designed in collaboration with Prince’s estate. The new uniform will debut on Friday, Nov. 16 at the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Target Center. Fans can purchase City Edition…

Timberwolves Guard Jimmy Butler Requests Trade

Butler's preferred destinations include the Brooklyn Nets, the LA Clippers and the New York Knicks

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler is requesting a trade from the franchise, according to sources. Butler wants to join a program that will sign him to a five-year, maximum contract. His top three preferred destinations include the Brooklyn Nets, the LA Clippers and the New York Knicks. Sources also say Butler denies that center Karl-Anthony Towns plays a…

All-Star Butler “This Close” to Return for Timberwolves

Jimmy Butler will have knee evaluated on Wednesday.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler is nearing a return to action, with four critical games to go for the team in the regular season. Butler told reporters after practice on Tuesday that he’s “this close” to being back on the court. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Butler was a full participant in the workout. His surgically repaired right knee will be…