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Towns Shines On All-Star Stage

In his first of many All-Star games, Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns did not disappoint. Towns, who leads the league with 51 double-doubles, notched another one on Sunday night in Los Angeles. In just 18 minutes,...

WATCH: Towns Lights Up 1Q At All-Star

Karl-Anthony Towns came out firing in his first-career All-Star Game. The first-time All-Star ended the first quarter with a game-high 11 points to go with two rebounds. Towns shot 5-for-6 from the field and 1-for-2...

Butler Drops By Jordan Event In LA

Jimmy Butler checked out his brand on Friday afternoon in Los Angeles. Butler, a Jordan athlete, stopped by a Jordan pop-up shop, which included artistic displays of the Jordan shoes, along with other clothing. There...

Everyone Has Good Things To Say About Jimmy And KAT

Saturday marked media availability for the 2018 NBA All-Stars after their practice. It’s kind of a weird event. A bunch of sweaty reporters cram themselves in front of a podium, hoping to get a quote...

Aldrich Has Jersey Retired At Allen Fieldhouse

On Saturday, Kansas University retired the No. 45 jersey of one Cole Aldrich. Aldrich, now with the Wolves, played at Kansas from 2007-10 and helped the Jayhwaks win the 2008 National Championship, finishing with eight...

Towns On Being In All-Star Game With Butler: ‘It’s Amazing’

The Wolves have two All-Stars for the first time since 2003-04. Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns are both on Team Stephen. For Butler, it’s his fourth-straight appearance. For Towns, it’s his first and he’s excited...

Towns And Butler Take Part In NBA All-Star Day Of Service

Less than 15 hours after finishing their game against the Lakers in Minnesota, Karl-Anthony Towns and Jimmy Butler were out and about in the community as part of the NBA All-Star Day of Service...

Ratke On The Road | 2018 All-Star Edition

Thursday, 6:03 a.m. Good morning, good friends. It’s early in the morning. My alarm went off at 4:15 a.m. I know, I know. I’m going to Los Angeles for the All-Star Break. You feel super bad for...

Basketball World Reacts To Flip Saunders Night

The Timberwolves honored Flip Saunders on Thursday night, putting his name in the rafters to look over the Wolves forever. The tribute was for a man who helped change basketball in the state of Minnesota. Here...

A Night For Flip | Minnesota Timberwolves

There was a game on Thursday night at the Target Center. But the night was much bigger than that. It was about a man who changed the culture of Minnesota basketball. The Timberwolves honored Flip Saunders...

Timberwolves 2018 All-Star Primer | Minnesota Timberwolves

It’s a big weekend for the Timberwolves. They don’t have any games that will affect the standings, but they do have two All-Stars for the first time since 2003-04 with Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns. Our...

Timberwolves Host Building Bridges Through Basketball Community Discussion

The Timberwolves hosted a community event that was a bit different than most. On Monday, the Timberwolves and the FastBreak Foundation hosted 20 local youth and five officers from the Minneapolis Police Department to participate...

‘I’d Tell Him Thank You’ – Chauncey Billups On Flip Saunders

Flip Saunders was known around the league as a players’ coach. One of the players he connected most with and on more than one stop was point guard Chauncey Billups. Billups was first with Saunders in...

WolvesCast | Memories Of Flip Saunders

In this episode, John Focke and Cal Soderquist look ahead to Flip Saunders Night. Hear from some of the players about his impact and catch up with long-time radio and TV voice Chad Hartman to get some memories...

Justin Patton Is Ready For His Moment

His rookie season didn’t start the way it was supposed to. Instead of taking part in training camp and preseason, hoping to crack the team’s rotation, Justin Patton instead cracked a bone in his left...

‘All I Ever Wanted To Do Was Be Like Flip Saunders’

Dave Joerger grew up in Staples, Minnesota and played his college ball in Moorhead. He grew up watching the Timberwolves. Shortly after college, he got into coaching with the Dakota Wizards, a CBA team. Finally, after more...

Timberwolves Plan Chinese New Year Celebration for February 13

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced plans for their largest-ever Chinese New Year celebration in conjunction with their game against the Houston Rockets at Target Center on Tuesday, February 13. Game time...

Wolves At No. 5 In NBA.com Power Rankings

Minnesota didn’t have the best week, dropping two on the road before beating Sacramento at home on Sunday. But that didn’t cause the folks at NBA.com to panic and move the Wolves down. The Wolves...

About Last Night | Lucky No. 13

The home cookin’ continued for the Wolves on Sunday night against the Kings, winning 111-106. That made a baker’s dozen (13) straight wins for the Wolves at Target Center, a mark that ranks second...

Wolves Take Down Kings, Win 13th-Straight At Home

The Wolves made it 13-straight home wins with their 111-106 win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night at Target Center. That mark ranks second in team history. The team can tie the record with...

Pat Riley On Flip Saunders: ‘I Regard Him As One Of The Best Coaches’

The NBA coaching circle is a close-knit one and one that constantly learns from each other. Pat Riley, who won 1,210 games as a coach, including five NBA championship, was considered one of the best...

Stan Van Gundy On Flip Saunders: ‘(He) Was Universally Liked In The League’

Normally when you have great success in any field, you gain a few enemies, as unfair as that is. That wasn’t the case for Flip Saunders, who had 427 career wins in the NBA and...

Opportunity For Wolves To Go Into Break Strong

After dropping two games on the road, the Wolves have a chance to turn things around with their next three games at home before the All-Star Break. “This is exactly what we need,” Wolves point...

WATCH: Bulls Give Tribute To Butler And Gibson

Friday marked the return of Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson to Chicago.  Butler developed into a three-time All-Star in Chicago, mostly under the tutelage of one Tom Thibodeau. He went from the No. 30 pick...

Things That Have Happened Since The Wolves Started Their Home Winning Streak

The Wolves have won 12-straight games at Target Center. Their last loss at home came on Dec. 16, which is 54 days from the day I’m writing this. That’s 1,296 hours, or enough time for...

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