Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • Kevin Love 'intrigued' by Cavaliers

    ESPN.com "Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is "intrigued" by the idea of being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and would commit long term to the team, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Marc Stein. The Cavaliers have opened talks by offering guard Dion Waiters, forward Anthony..." July 12

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Source close to situation says Kevin Love indeed "intrigued" by idea of being dealt to Cavs and would commit long there if traded there

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

  • Evan Turner among Wolves priorities in NBA free agency

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "Consider the Timberwolves recent history with second overall draft choices: Derrick Williams, Michael Beasley and Darko Milicic. It's not pretty. But if they get their way, they'll have one more recent No. 2. A source tells 1500espn.com that the Wolves are targeting former Sixers and Pacers..." July 10

  • Wiggins' reps told no trade with Wolves including Love coming

    CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10

  • Timberwolves sign first-round draft pick Zach LaVine

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The Timberwolves announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Zach LaVine has signed a contract with the franchise. LaVine, a 6-foot-5 combo guard out of UCLA, was the 13th overall pick in the June 26 draft. Terms of his rookie contract were not released by the franchise. LaVine, 19, is in..." July 09

  • Cavs discussed Kevin Love deal with LeBron's agent

    Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James' agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal "would not be easy,"..." July 09

  • Danny Ainge still working on Kevin Love deal

    Boston Globe "On the opening night of free agency, the Celtics reached out to more than two dozen players, getting caught up in the open-market frenzy, expressing their admiration for players, many of whom they realized they never would sign. A week later, the Celtics are eerily quiet. They only have signed..." July 08

  • LaVine, Muhammad, Dieng, Shved highlight summer-league roster

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wolves' summer-league team reports for four days of workouts starting tomorrow at Target Center before it flies to Las Vegas. Games there in the Vegas Summer League begin on Saturday. Here's the roster, highlighting from this summer's draft picks Zach LaVine and Glenn Robinson III and..." July 07

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Told Budinger (knee, ankle) has full clearance heading into Monday's training camp. Curious to see how he is after 3 grueling days. #Twolves

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Yes, there's been dialogue w/ Rubio's camp. Eligible to sign extension this summer. Won't be an easy negotiation. Agent also has Parsons.

  • Timberwolves waiting for teams that miss out on LeBron, Carmelo to come calling about Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love is not a free agent until the summer of 2015, so his name has been absent from the frenzy of activity that occurred in the early hours of free agency on Tuesday. But that doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t be changing teams before next season begins. Love has made it clear that he..." July 01

  • Timberwolves Hummel, Jeffers Become Free Agents Tuesday

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that the team will not extending qualifying offers to forwards Robbie Hummel and Othyus Jeffers. Monday is the NBA’s deadline to do so, and it means both Hummel and Jeffers will become unrestricted free agents July 1. That does not rule out the..." June 30

  • Love could ease LaVine transition to NBA

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford said in a conference call Friday that when guard Zach LaVine came to the Bruins last summer, he had no idea the player would be a lottery pick after only one season of college basketball. He was taken No. 13 overall by the Timberwolves in Thursday’s NBA..." June 29

  • Chandler Parsons' suitors could include T'wolves, Lakers, Bulls, Mavs, along with Rockets

    Yahoo! Sports "Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons, one of the NBA's most underpaid players, can expect to land a big payday after he becomes a restricted free agent next week. The Rockets will decline the $964,750 option on Parsons' rookie contract. As a restricted free agent, Parsons won't lack for..." June 29

  • Wolves' top pick comfortable on the big stage

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "While Zach LaVine is probably used to camera flashes blinding him by now, the Timberwolves’ first-round draft choice could have been the subject of photos for a very different reason. Before becoming a standout guard on the basketball court, LaVine braved a rather short-lived modeling career..." June 28

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    MN Timberwolves @MNTimberwolves

    The Timberwolves select Zach LaVine with the 13th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft! #WolvesDraft

  • LIVE BLOG
    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    #Twolves been in meetings the last 4+ hours. As stated, talks w/ #Warriors have always been alive. Won't be shocked if we have news tonight.

  • Warriors could try to acquire both Kevin Love and LeBron James

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors are still looking to trade for Kevin Love in order to set themselves up to make a run for free agent-to-be LeBron James, ESPN’s Chad Ford told ESPN LA 710 AM on Wednesday. “At the end of the day, I don’t think there’s a better Kevin Love deal for the Wolves than what the Warriors..." June 25

  • Cavs talked No. 1 for Kevin Love, he wouldn't commit to re-sign

    CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly discussed a deal involving Kevin Love and the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft, but talks died because Love wouldn't commit to re-signing after the trade, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The top pick would've been a..." June 25

  • Has Klay Thompson killed Kevin Love-Warriors trade?

    USA Today "As we've learned so many times before this time of year, trade talks are often dead until they're not dead. They always seem to have this wild way of coming back from the grave, like some sort of NBA version of The Walking Dead where general managers rise up and grab their cell phones just in time..." June 24

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    Ric Bucher @RicBucher

    Sources: KLove deal to Warriors is dead. Love "unlikely" now to be dealt before draft.

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    Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA

    .@smbpet: No LAL interest on Love & Melo??? ---> absolutely in Love - no assets to trade for him... Luke warm on Melo

  • Bulls’ Derrick Rose prefers Kevin Love to Carmelo Anthony

    Pro Basketball Talk "It seems more and more likely that the Bulls will be heavily in the mix to add a superstar talent via trade or free agency this summer. Carmelo Anthony may be highest on their list, given that Chicago can sign him outright once he opts out of the final year of his Knicks contract to become an..." June 22

  • Warriors' pursuit of Kevin Love stalls

    ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have hit an impasse in their trade pursuit of All-Star forward Kevin Love due to what is being described as an "organizational split" on the willingness to part with prized shooting guard Klay Thompson, according to sources close to the process. After it appeared that..." June 22

  • Analyst: Wizards should go for Love - even if cost is Beal

    CSN Washington "Earlier today we posted an article about Kevin Love trade rumors involving Klay Thompson with thoughts on how a similar deal involving the Wizards and Bradley Beal might work. The post included tweets from my friend and colleague Dan Feldman, who covers the NBA for ProBasketballTalk.com and runs..." June 21

  • Report: Lakers in talks to acquire Klay Thompson as part of Kevin Love deal

    Fox Sports West "The Lakers have been in discussions to acquire Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson for the seventh pick in next week's draft, The Times has learned. The deal would be part of a larger three-way trade that sends Minnesota All-Star Kevin Love to the Warriors. The Lakers are interested but..." June 21

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    Jay King @ByJayKing

    .@WojYahooNBA told Sports Hub he thinks it's becoming more likely Minnesota will hold onto Love until deadline.

  • Report: Celtics will either get Kevin Love or likely trade Rajon Rondo

    Pro Basketball Talk "Their top player can become an unrestricted free agent in 2015, and he’s not pleased about missing the playoffs. No doubt, they should seriously address the situation this summer before it’s too late. The Timberwolves and Celtics are in the same boat. Kevin Love’s desire to escape Minnesota..." June 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    For those asking why Rockets not cited in Love mix: I keep hearing they're focused on Melo hunt ... and seeing if they can get in LeBron mix

  • Warriors weigh massive deal for Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking a future first-round pick from the Golden State Warriors in addition to the rights to prized marksman Klay Thompson in Kevin Love trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that the Warriors, while they covet Love..." June 20

  • Warriors add Thompson to Love talks

    ESPN.com "The Golden State Warriors have greatly increased their chances of acquiring All-Star forward Kevin Love by making sharpshooting swingman Klay Thompson available to the Minnesota Timberwolves in trade talks, according to sources close to the situation. Sources told ESPN.com that Golden State,..." June 20

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources: Twolves & Warriors discussing Possible trade: KLove, KMartin, JJBarea, 13th pick for Klay Thompson and David Lee

  • Celtics’ offer for Kevin Love not among three best

    Boston Globe "Though recent reports speculated that the Celtics could offer the Minnesota Timberwolves the most attractive package of players and draft picks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, league sources told the Globe Wednesday that other teams can and are expected to offer more enticing deals. “They’re..." June 19

  • Nuggets offer Faried, Chandler and to acquire Afflalo to trade for Kevin Love

    Pro Basketball Talk "We told you earlier today that Denver was in on the bidding for Kevin Love, a surprise new entrant in the bidding mix with Golden State, Chicago, Boston and likely a few others. The more interesting part is that the Timberwolves were looking for players, not just picks. What players would..." June 19

  • Report: Celtics' offer for Kevin Love 'probably the best'

    CBSSports.com "The Boston Celtics are offering the Minnesota Timberwolves a bunch of young players and draft picks for Kevin Love, and it might be enough to get a deal done, according to ESPN's Chad Ford: I continue to get strong signals that the Celtics are trying hard to use pick No. 6 and 17 along with..." June 18

  • Trading disrespectful Kevin Love might not be Wolves' best move

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Kevin Love's dog and pony show is disrespectful. He's taking an awful lot for granted. Love, like everybody else, is entitled to try to find a better job. But he still has a contract with the Timberwolves. So to travel the country and give interviews in which he refers to Minnesota in the past..." June 16

  • Sam Mitchell, Sidney Lowe to join Flip Saunders' Wolves staff

    CBSSports.com "As has been strongly rumored for a while, former Minnesota Timberwolves players Sam Mitchell and Sidney Lowe are reportedly heading back to the Twin Cities to join Flip Saunders' coaching staff. Mitchell and the team are 'finalizing an agreement,' Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported on..." June 13

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sam Mitchell is finalizing an agreement today to join Flip Saunders coaching staff in Minnesota, league source tells Yahoo.

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Had non-#Twolves league exec. suggest some Miami Love chatter. Point is this: bet there's a team we haven't thought about heavily involved.

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    On the Kevin Love front, I'm told the Houston Rockets are pretty sure they're outgunned in terms of having the assets that Minnesota wants.

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Love asked directly if the rumors are true he wants out. Hesitated then went with, "My agent is handling everything..." #twolves

  • Wolves' Ricky Rubio: 'I would like to be on a winning team'

    CBSSports.com "The Minnesota Timberwolves have been trying to climb up the standings ladder for 10 years now. With their current core of Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, and Nikola Pekovic, the team had its most successful season that didn't involve Kevin Garnett in franchise history. But they're about to fall back down..." June 11

  • Rubio to make pitch to Kevin Love

    ESPN.com "Point guard Ricky Rubio, in Italy for an appearance at the adidas Eurocamp, said Sunday he plans to call teammate Kevin Love in the next few days to try to find out why the star forward wants to leave the Minnesota Timberwolves. In an interview with NBA.com on Sunday, Rubio said he will travel..." June 09

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Suns interested in Love deal w/best assets Dragic, Bledsoe & picks.NBA sources say it will take full max deal to control free agent Bledsoe.

  • Flip Saunders: Kevin Love has no right to be frustrated

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love’s decision to bolt Minnesota as soon as possible has been years in the making. Ever since the Timberwolves refused to offer him a five-year contract extension, Love has been frustrated. He felt neither owner Glen Taylor nor then-general manager David Kahn treated him well..." June 07

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    Darren Wolfson @DarrenWolfson

    Got Flip 1-on-1. Pek update: says he's finally pain-free. In town in next few days to see Dr. Shabazz already down 7 lbs. #twolves

  • Flip Saunders: Wolves would have hired Jeff Van Gundy

    CBSSports.com "Minnesota Timberwolves president Flip Saunders said that, before deciding to coach the team himself, he tried to lure Jeff Van Gundy away from ESPN, via the Star Tribune's Sid Hartman. Van Gundy turned the job down, and when Saunders gave Minnesota owner Glen Taylor a list of names on Tuesday,..." June 06

  • Report: Bulls make offer to Timberwolves for Kevin Love

    CSN Chicago "Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor proclaimed last month that the team has no intention of trading Kevin Love. However, that won't stop any of the other 29 NBA teams from trying to land the three-time All-Star power forward. And the Bulls have emerged as a potential..." June 06

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