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2019-20 Offered A Teaser Of Things To Come For D’Angelo Russell, Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell  PG | 6’4, 193 lbs  2019-20 season: 45 games, 32.3 MPG, 23.1 PPG, 6.3 APG, 3.9 RPG, 1.1 SPG, 42.6 FG%, 36.7 3P%, 80.9 FT% The worst-kept secret heading into the 2019-20 season was that the...

2019-20 Was A Season Of Development For Rookie Jaylen Nowell

G | 6’4", 196 lbs 2019-20, with Minnesota: 15 games, 10.1 MPG, 3.8 PPG, 0.9 RPG, 1.3 APG, 35.8 FG%, 11.5 3P%, 94.1 FT% 2019-20, with Iowa (NBA G League): 26 games, 32.7 MPG, 21.1 PPG, 5.0 RPG,...

Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The 1995 NBA Draft

Without debate, there is no date in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 31-year history more important than June 28, 1995.  Gathered at Rogers Centre in Toronto, the Wolves held the fifth pick in the 1995 NBA Draft....

Season Of Greatness For Towns Hindered By Injuries, Instability

C | 6’11, 248 lbs 2019-20 season: 35 games, 35 starts, 33.9 MPG, 26.5 PPG, 10.8 RPG, 4.4 APG, 0.9 SPG, 1.2 BPG, 50.8 FG%, 41.2 3P%, 79.6 FT% The first two months of the 2019-20 NBA...

Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive Presented by Anheuser-Busch

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced the organization will host an American Red Cross blood drive, presented by Anheuser-Busch, at Target Center on July 9 from 12-6:00 p.m. To set up a donation appointment, please click here.   “In partnership with the Red Cross and...

Timberwolves and Lynx Partner with RISE to Create Cross-Sector Programming in the Fight for...

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced a partnership with RISE  to unite and create programming to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations.   On June 4, Timberwolves Associate Head Coach David Vanterpool and Lynx Assistant Coach Rebekkah Brunson...

Jarrett Culver’s Full Potential Has Yet To Be Revealed

G | 6'6, 195 lbs Stats in 2019-20: 63 games, 35 starts, 23.9 MPG, 9.2 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 1.7 APG, 0.9 SPG, 40.4 FG%, 29.9 3P%, 46.2 FT% The Timberwolves traded the No. 11 pick and...

Timberwolves Partner with Excel Sports Management to Lead Search for Next Jersey Patch Sponsor

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBj_vkZRfu8] Minneapolis/St. Paul – Today, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced a partnership with Excel Sports Management to expand the team’s search for its next jersey patch sponsor. Excel Sports Management will serve as Minnesota’s exclusive third-party agency to help secure a new jersey patch partner in advance of the...

James Johnson Introduced Himself To Timberwolves’ Fans In A Loud Way

F | 6’7, 240 lbs Stats in 2019-20: 32 games, 1 start, 19.3 MPG, 8.4 MPG, 3.7 RPG, 2.3 APG, 1 BPG, 47.9 FG%, 36.3 3P% When the Timberwolves acquired James Johnson in exchange for Gorgui...

The Layup Line | Roster Reviews Of Jake Layman & Josh Okogie

It's Roster Review time! Kyle, Katie and Julian look at Jake Layman's limited, but effective, first season with the Timberwolves. They also talk about Josh Okogie's second NBA season and how he improved in...

Josh Okogie Took A Big Step Forward In His 2nd Season With Timberwolves

SG | 6’4, 213 lbs2019-20 season: 62 games, 28 starts, 25.0 MPG, 8.6 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 1.6 APG, 1.1 SPG, 42.7 FG%, 26.6 3P%, 79.6 FT% Josh Okogie showed improvement in his points per game, rebounds,...

Jake Layman Was Limited In 1st Season With Wolves, But It’s Easy To See...

SF | 6’8, 209 lbs 2019-20 season: 23 games, 2 starts, 22.0 MPG, 9.1 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.7 SPG, 45.3 FG%, 33.3 3P%, 75.0 FT% Jake Layman was sold as an athletic, savvy off-ball cutter...

What’s Next For The 8 Teams Who Won’t Finish The NBA Regular Season?

The Timberwolves will be one of eight teams who will not be finishing the regular season in Florida in late-July.  While it’s not ideal for the Timberwolves and their fans, nothing over the last three...

Timberwolves, Lynx, T-Wolves 2k Gaming Team Up To Give Back To Minneapolis

Members of the Timberwolves, Lynx and T-Wolves 2k Gaming teams volunteered at MATTER on Thursday, June 11, in an effort to give back to the Minneapolis community. Players, coaches and employees of the three teams...

The Layup Line | A Deep Dive On Malik Beasley & Naz Reid

It's Roster Review time! Kyle, Katie and Julian look at Malik Beasley's 14-game stretch with the Timberwolves and how well he played before talking about Naz Reid's unexpected rookie season. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/838962052" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true" width="100%" height="166"...

The Timberwolves Found A Hidden Gem In Naz Reid . . . How Bright...

C | 6’9, 264 lbs 2019-20 season: 3 games, 11 starts, 16.5 MPG, 9.0 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 1.2 APG, 0.6 SPG, 41.2 FG%, 33.0 3P%, 69.8 FT% Naz Reid came on our radar during the 2019 Summer...

Timberwolves Putting Words Into Action: ‘We Need To Be Bold Right Now’

It’s been an inexplicable two weeks for our nation but especially for those of us in Minneapolis — the city now known as the home of George Floyd’s murder scene and a defining history...

The Timberwolves Gave Malik Beasley An Opportunity That He Took Advantage Of

SG | 6’4, 187 lbs. 2019-20 With Denver Nuggets: 41 games, 0 starts, 18.2 MPG, 7.9 PPG, 1.9 RPG, 1.2 APG, 0.8 SPG, 38.9 FG%, 36.0 3P%, 86.8 FT% 2019-20 With Minnesota Timberwolves: 14 games, 14 starts, 33.1...

Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Announce “Team Up for Change” Partnership

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx announced joining Team Up for Change to use their platform to effect change in areas of social injustice, racial inequity and systemic racism. In the third year of Team Up for Change and the first year of...

Innovation Is Expected As Timberwolves Await 2020-21 Season

You might remember where you were when the Timberwolves opened their 2019-20 season with a game against the Nets in Brooklyn. You probably remember Karl-Anthony Towns’ 36 points and seven made 3-pointers, which helped land...

Gersson Rosas Statement On The NBA’s Announcement Regarding The 2019-20 Season

Minneapolis-St. Paul – Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas today issued the following statement regarding the NBA’s decision to resume the 2019-20 NBA season with 22 teams playing in Orlando, Florida: “While we...

NBA Board Of Governors Approves Competitive Format To Restart 2019-20 Season

NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 – The NBA Board of Governors approved a competitive format to restart the 2019-20 season with 22 teams returning to play and a tentative start date of Friday, July...

How Aisha And Mako Plan To Empower Girls To Play More Basketball

A push needs to be made to empower girls to feel like they can pursue sports at a young age. By the time girls reach eighth grade, they are 50% more likely to drop out...

Timberwolves and Lynx Join Forces with The Minneapolis Foundation to Pursue Justice, Equity and...

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx announced the first of many steps the organization will take to fight racism and help unite its communities following the murder of George Floyd by law enforcement....

Ryan Saunders Joins ESPN Daily

On June 1, Timberwolves head coach Ryan Saunders joined The ESPN Daily podcast with Mina Kimes discusses why it's important for white sports figures to speak out in support of black colleagues and communities...

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