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Wolves Can’t Find Enough Offense In Loss to Jazz

Utah is the best defensive team in the league, and the Wolves were reminded of that on Wednesday night. The 8-7 Wolves were held to 39.3% shooting from the field and 31.1% shooting from 3-point...

Timberwolves Introduce New Partnerships with Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark, Plus Team’s First Private...

Minneapolis/St. Paul - The Minnesota Timberwolves announced a new multi-year partnership with Jim Beam® Bourbon and Maker’s Mark® Bourbon that will include a variety of additions to Target Center.  As part of these collaborations designed to...

Towns A Big Fan Of Timberwolves’ New Uniforms

 On Wednesday morning, the Timberwolves unveiled their 2019-20 City Edition Uniform.  If you have yet to see them, well, where have you been?!  You can check out all City Edition uniforms here.   Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is a fan.  “I...

Timberwolves Introduce New MSP Nike City Edition Uniform

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the much-anticipated 2019-20 Nike City Edition uniform. The MSP Nike City Edition uniform pays homage to the two cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the diverse people and...

Injury Bug Hits Timberwolves, Carmelo’s Return And Players Who Have Impressed Us

Kyle and Julian discuss the Timberwolves and their latest play, Carmelo Anthony joining the Blazers and two players that we might not be talking enough about in the NBA. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzpkdlfORpA&w=560&h=315] You can subscribe to The Layup...

Social Reactions To Timberwolves’ New City Edition Uniforms

On Wednesday, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled their 2019-20 City Edition Uniforms.  For all things City Edition related, head to this awesome page that our talented web team made. Take a look below at what fans, media members and...

Timberwolves Assign Naz Reid to G League Affiliate Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas announced the team has assigned center Naz Reid to the Iowa Wolves, the team’s NBA G League affiliate.   Reid was recalled from Iowa on November 17. He is averaging 18.0 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.4 blocks in five games for Iowa this season. An undrafted free agent, Reid was signed by...

Martin Controls Own Narrative In Win Against Jazz

For some, the Timberwolves’ task of facing the Jazz in Utah on Monday night seemed to be a clear path for the team to drop to .500 for the first time this season. The...

Wolves Bring The Intensity, Take Down Jazz In Utah

Midway through the fourth quarter, the Timberwolves grabbed all of the momentum in Utah and came away with a 112-102 win over the Jazz. The Wolves were without Andrew Wiggins (illness) and Shabazz Napier (hamstring)....

Towns Reaches 500 Block Milestone

Karl-Anthony Towns hit the 500-block milestone on Monday night against the Jazz in Utah. Blocks are a weird stat. They don’t necessarily indicate that a player is a great defender, but Towns has shown a...

Timberwolves Prepare For Back-To-Back Games vs. Jazz, Plus An Injury Update

The Timberwolves have the challenge of playing the Jazz on Monday in Utah and on Wednesday in Minneapolis.  It’s an unusual scheduling quirk, but when there are 82 games in a season, these things happen. For Wolves coach...

Jr. Pack Brings Benefits For All

It’s not every day that you receive a phone call from Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas. Kajon knows this, which is why he raced out of his seat when Rosas called to...

Timberwolves Recall Naz Reid from G League Affiliate Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas today announced the team has recalled center Naz Reid from the Iowa Wolves, the team’s NBA G League affiliate.   Reid is averaging 18.0 points, 8.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.4 blocks in five games for the Iowa Wolves this season. An undrafted free agent, Reid was signed by the Timberwolves on July 5,...

Wolves Can’t Handle Harden In Saturday Loss

Few teams have found answers for slowing down James Harden this season. The league’s leading scorer was held to 19 points in the Rockets’ season-opener against the Bucks (hang a banner in Milwaukee) but has...

Towns’ Birthday Ends On Sour Note Without Wiggins

Karl-Anthony Towns turned 24 years old on Friday, and his birthday was highlighted by the recognition that he is the first player in NBA history to record 7,400 points and 3,900 rebounds before turning...

Roundtable | Checking In After 13% Of The Season

Welcome to our first roundtable of the 2019-20 NBA season. Here we are after 11 games, or 13.4% into the season. And you know what writers always say? The best time to roundtable is...

Timberwolves Recall Keita Bates-Diop from G League Affiliate Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas announced the team has recalled forward Keita Bates-Diop from the Iowa Wolves, the team’s NBA G League affiliate.    Bates-Diop is averaging 22.5 points and 4.5 rebounds over two games for the Iowa Wolves this season. He was drafted...

The Andrew Wiggins Show Continues In Win Over Spurs

What else is there to say about Andrew Wiggins that you haven’t read on Twitter, in articles or during game broadcasts? My goodness gracious. You'd be hardpressed to find a player in the league playing...

The Layup Line | Andrew Wiggins’ Surge, Playoff Talk & An Interview With Jeff...

Kyle and Julian discuss Andrew Wiggins' recent surge, where the Timberwolves fit in the Western Conference, plus, Timberwolves VP of Fan of Experience Jeff Munneke joins the pod. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cXqYUyvnr4&w=560&h=315] You can subscribe to The Layup...

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited For Rockets vs. Timberwolves

The Timberwolves host the Houston Rockets on Saturday night at Target Center. It’s the first matchup between the two teams this season.   You’re wondering why you should be excited about this game, otherwise, you wouldn’t have...

Wiggins And KAT Combine For 58, Wolves Beat Pistons In Detroit

A day after falling to the Nuggets in overtime at home, the Timberwolves weren’t about to use the second game of a back-to-back as an excuse. Maybe a previous version of this team would have....

Andrew Wiggins Becomes 11th-Youngest Player To Score 8,000 Points

Andrew Wiggins needed just 10 points entering Monday night’s game against the Pistons to hit the 8,000 mark for his career. He hit that mark early in the second quarter. At 24 years and 261 days...

Minnesota Timberwolves Sign 15 New Honorary Players to Create ‘Jr. Pack’

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities, today announced the signing of 15 new honorary members to their roster to create the 2019-20 Jr. Pack. The members, all hailing from the Twin Cities, include Alex, Damarion, Don, Javell,...

Timberwolves Assign Jaylen Nowell To G League Affiliate Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas today announced the team has assigned guard Jaylen Nowell to the Iowa Wolves, the team’s NBA G League affiliate. Nowell has appeared in one game for the Timberwolves. He was drafted by Minnesota in the second round (43rd...

Wiggins Keeps On Rolling, Puts Up 40 In OT Win Over Warriors

It’s Andrew Wiggins’ world, we’re just living in it.  The Timberwolves wing continued his strong start to the 2019-20 season, erupting for 40 points on Friday night, leading the Wolves to a 125-119 overtime win...

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