Timberwolves Rumors & News

  • 5 Players Who Should Be on the Trade Block After 2018 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Now that the 2018 NBA draft has passed, the offseason's other big shoe, free agency, is ready begin its descent July 1. In the interim—or even afterward—trades could keep things interesting.  Some teams could feel pressure to deal a critical player..." June 25

  • Jared Terrell Agrees To Two-Way Deal With T-Wolves

    Hoops Rumors "Rhode Island guard Jared Terrell has agreed to a two-way deal with the Timberwolves, the school’s men’s basketball team tweets. Despite getting passed over on Thursday night, Terrell had attracted Minnesota’s attention during the pre-draft process. Terrell..." June 23

  • Despite pick tipping, NBA Draft draws fifth best overnight rating on record

    Awful Announcing "Thursday night’s NBA Draft was not the spoiler-free affair the league hoped for, but that doesn’t seem to have held back ratings much. Austin Karp of Sports Business Daily reports Friday that ESPN and ESPN2’s draft coverage combined for..." June 22

  • Timberwolves Select SG Josh Okogie With No. 20 Pick

    CBS Minnesota "The Minnesota Timberwolves selected shooting guard Josh Okogie with the No. 20 pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Okogie is out of Georgia Tech. " June 21

  • Timberwolves Exploring Trade Down From No. 20

    Hoops Rumors "The Timberwolves have looked into the possibility of moving down from No. 20 in the draft, according to Jon Krawcyznski and Michael Scotto of The Athletic. League sources tell Krawczynski and Scotto that the Wolves have talked to at least three teams picking below them in the first round about..." June 21

  • Towns has not asked for trade, could start extension talks next month

    Clutch Points "Rumors of Karl-Anthony Towns being upset with head coach Tom Thibodeau have dissipated after the end of their postseason, now presenting a different situation. According to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, the Minnesota Timberwolvescenter has not asked for a trade and could start..." June 21

  • Timberwolves Seeking Another Draft Pick

    Hoops Rumors "The Timberwolves have talked to at least two teams about acquiring another pick, Darren Wolfson of KSTP tweets. Those inquiries regarded another first-round selection, though a high second-rounder could also appeal to the team, Wolfson adds. The Timberwolves own the No. 20 and No. 48..." June 21

  • Brooklyn Trades for Dwight Howard, Sets Sights on Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler in 2019

    The Big Lead "Smart teams in the NBA are forward-thinking. They know when stars are going to hit the free agent market, so they plan ahead. The Lakers have done that, and now can add two superstars who want to join forces this summer. The Brooklyn Nets just did that for the Summer of 2019. By..." June 20

  • Jamal Crawford says top priority in free agency is right fit

    Clutch Points "Jamal Crawford will approach this free agency period having learned from previous mistakes. Only a year ago, the three-time Sixth Man of the Year chose to sign a two-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, while teams like the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State..." June 19

  • Report: Jamal Crawford Declines Timberwolves Contract Option, Enters Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Jamal Crawford is set to be a free agent after declining his $4.5 million player option with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2018-19 season Monday, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. " June 18

  • Minnesota’s Tyus Jones considered asking for trade, Thibodeau eased concerns

    Sporting News "By all metrics, things are going well in Minnesota. For the first time in 14 years, the Timberwolves were in the playoffs, winning 47 games and improving by 16 wins, second-most in the NBA. They pushed their offensive rating from 10th to fourth, and their defensive rating from 26th to..." June 17

  • Jimmy Butler reportedly not a fan of Andrew Wiggins

    Sportsnaut "It was less than a calendar year ago that Andrew Wiggins was considered a building block for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Fresh of a summer in which Minnesota added Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson to the mix, the team handed Wiggins a five-year, $146.5 million extension last October. It..." June 15

  • Lonzo Ball, JR Smith Lead Betting Odds for Next NBA'er Busted for Burner Account

    Bleacher Report "Burner social media accounts are apparently all the rage in the NBA. Just ask former Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant. And now, you can bet on which player will be caught using one..." June 08

  • Jamal Crawford unlikely to re-sign with Timberwolves, looking to reclaim 6th man role

    Clutch Points "Jamal Crawford turned down his player-option for the 2018-19 season, but he wasn’t looking to get a raise, but rather reclaim his role as one of the NBA’s best sixth men. During an appearance in Alex Kennedy’s The HoopsHype Podcast, Crawford revealed just how..." June 08

  • NBA To Experiment With Coach Challenges During Summer League

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA will use this July’s Las Vegas Summer League to test out a new coach’s challenge system for referees’ calls, sources tell ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. According to Windhorst, league officials are still working out the exact details of how the system will work,..." June 04

  • NBA Explains Why They Will Seek Royalty From Sports Betting

    Real GM Basketball "Adam Silver expounded on the NBA's position on seeking a royalty from legal sports betting now that it will be widely legalized in the United States. "One of the issues we had on the table and have been seeking is a so-called integrity fee," said Silver. "And the..." June 01

  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: No anthem policy alterations needed

    San Francisco Gate "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday the league has no plans to change its longtime policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem, in the wake of the NFL adopting a similar rule last week. The NFL’s decision followed a tumultuous season in which several players..." June 01

  • NBA Still Not Interested In Pursuing Expansion

    Real GM Basketball "The NBA continues to resist the idea of expansion despite an obvious location in Seattle and strong candidates in Las Vegas, Mexico City and Kansas City. "As I said before, expansion is not on our agenda right now. We may turn back to it at some point," said Silver when..." June 01

  • Joel Embiid, DeMar DeRozan to headline NBA Africa Game 2018

    247 Sports "The NBA released some details about the third NBA Africa Game on Thursday, including the date and location of the event.  From the NBA:  "The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA)..." May 31

  • NBA Rumors: Devin Booker appears to fan flames of Karl-Anthony Towns trade

    Clutch Points "About a couple of weeks ago, there were rumors that surfaced about an alleged strain in the relationship between the Minnesota Timberwolves and their prized big man Karl-Anthony Towns. Sensing an opportunity to woo Towns to come play with him sometime down the road, Phoenix..." May 31

  • Report: Wiggins not playing for Canada because of rift with Triano

    The Score "It's the third-straight summer Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Andrew Wigginswon't be playing for the Canadian National Team. One of the reasons for his absence is reportedly a "strained relationship" between Wiggins and Canadian head coach Jay..." May 29

  • Jimmy Butler's first year with the Wolves has paid dividends

    Yardbarker "Last summer’s Jimmy Butler trade was a good move for the Timberwolves even though they parted with several promising young talents, writes Britt Robson of The Athletic. Minnesota swung a draft night blockbuster with the Bulls, giving up Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen for..." May 27

  • How All-NBA selection impacts Towns’ future in Minnesota

    Larry Brown Sports "Karl-Anthony Towns may now have a couple hundred million reasons or so to stay with the Minnesota Timberwolves. After a season where he averaged a stellar 21.3 points and 12.3 rebounds per game, Towns was named to the 2017-18 All-NBA Third Team on Thursday. This is..." May 24

  • James Harden, LeBron James headline 2017-18 All-NBA First Team

    Sporting News "The NBA on Thursday announced James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard and Kevin Durant have been named to the 2017-18 All-NBA First Team. May 24

  • Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team

    Real GM Basketball "Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans lead the 2017-18 NBA All-Defensive First Team. Gobert was voted to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the second year in a row, as selected by a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.  The..." May 23

  • NBA Rumors: Timberwolves center, N.J. native Karl-Anthony Towns to Sixers?

    Newark Star-Ledger "In the NBA, never say never when it comes to superstars shifting teams, fit being thrown out the window and players making it work. That, more than anything else, could be the driving force if this idea comes to fruition. With tension brewing between the Minnesota..." May 23

  • ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski Explained Why The Wolves Aren’t Going To Trade Karl-Anthony Towns

    Dime Magazine "Uneasy player-coach relationships in the NBA are nothing new. And though some of them prove untenable in the long run, that certainly isn’t a hard and fast rule. Plenty of these less-than-ideal pairings have been able to overcome their differences and find success. But the NBA..." May 23

  • NBA Rumors: Clippers offered Blake Griffin for Karl-Anthony Towns

    Clutch Points "With a reported rift between the Minnesota Timberwolves and franchise piece Karl-Anthony Towns, teams have prepared to phone up and explore a potential trade to acquire the talented big man. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the L.A. Clippers called the Wolves..." May 22

  • Mitchell, Simmons Voted Unanimous All-Rookie First Teamers

    SLAM Online "Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Sixers guard Ben Simmons were voted as unanimous NBA All-Rookie First Team selections, the NBA announced on Tuesday. Celtics wing Jayson Tatum would have been unanimous First-Team, if not for one Second-Team..." May 22

  • NBA playoffs mired in worst pre-Finals competitive-game drought ever

    Pro Basketball Talk "Exciting games. Clutch plays. Close finishes. Remember those? The NBA playoffs have hit a lull. It has been 11 days since the last game decided by fewer than 10 points. Longer competitive-game droughts have occurred – though not many, and never before..." May 22

  • Report: Teams trying to trade for Karl-Anthony Towns amid his perceived disconnect with Timberwolves

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers took what appeared to be a stab in the dark by offering Blake Griffin to the Timberwolves for Karl-Anthony Towns before trading Griffin to the Pistons. But maybe it wasn’t completely a stab in the dark. Appearing on ESPN, Brian..." May 22

  • Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for Karl-Anthony Towns

    Bleacher Report "The Minnesota Timberwolves shouldn't consider making a Karl-Anthony Towns move. He's the rarest of NBA birds, both as an All-Star who hasn't completed his rookie contract and as one of only three players to average at least one three on 40 percent..." May 22

  • 5 potential trades​ for Karl-Anthony Towns

    The Sports Post "Let’s get something straight. If the rumors really do come to pass, Karl-Anthony Towns may be the single most valuable asset ever traded in NBA history. This assumes you don’t count sign-and-trades, because 2010 LeBron James will never be matched. Or draft day deals, as there..." May 19

  • Should the Suns trade the No. 1 pick for Karl-Anthony Towns?

    Sportress of Blogitude "In the last 24 hours, it has been reported that the Suns are open to trading the top pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Just last night, it  was also reported that Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves are currently “not in a good place.” The..." May 19

  • Booker fuels rumors by posting photo of KAT in Suns jersey

    Arizona Sports "On Friday, a small snippet from ESPN’s Zach Lowe’s podcast caused quite a stir in the NBA world. Lowe, joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, said Minnesota Timberwolves star big man Karl-Anthony Towns and the team are “not in a good place..." May 19

  • Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves Reportedly 'Not in a Good Place Internally'

    Bleacher Report "Karl-Anthony Towns' relationship with the Minnesota Timberwolves has reportedly grown icy.  Appearing on Friday's episode of The Lowe Post, ESPN.com's Zach Lowe said Towns and the Timberwolves are "not in a good place..." May 18

  • 2018 NBA Draft Picks By Team

    Hoops Rumors "While the Sixers were knocked out of the 2018 playoffs in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the underdog Celtics, few teams are better positioned in this year’s draft than Philadelphia. The 76ers own six of the 60 picks in the 2018 NBA draft, including a pair of..." May 17

  • NBA Owners To Gain From Legalized Sports Betting, Players Could Be Next

    Hoops Rumors "New Jersey is expected to offer sports bets by the end of the month and many states will likely open up their own shops in the coming months. It’s a huge win for the gambling community and those in the gaming industry, but it’s also a huge win for owners of NBA..." May 16

  • Here Are The Odds For Every Team (And Every Pick) In The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery

    Dime Magazine "The 2018 NBA Draft order will finally be set on Tuesday night when the league completes its annual Draft Lottery to determine who gets the first 14 picks of the first round. The Phoenix Suns hold the top spot in the lottery, earning themselves a 25 percent at landing the top pick, but..." May 15

  • Timberwolves want to bring back Derrick Rose

    Pro Basketball Talk "When Tom Thibodeau signed Derrick Rose — after the former MVP was traded at the deadline when Cleveland cleaned house, then waived instantly by Utah — NBA Twitter was a combination of scorn and derision. Especially Timberwolves fans. The consensus was Rose was going to be wretched on defense and..." May 12

  • Timberwolves fire three staffers, including Towns favorite

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite earning a playoff berth for the first time in 14 years, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a fairly sizable shake-up to their coaching staff. Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reported on Monday that Wolves head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau has cut ties..." May 08

  • Report: Wolves Ass’t Rick Brunson Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    SLAM Online "Timberwolves assistant Rick Brunson resigned on Tuesday amid allegations of “improper interactions with several women while on the job,” according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic:" May 08

  • Champion WNBA coach on no White House invite: 'Probably because we're a women's sport'

    USA Today "Cheryl Reeve, the coach and general manager of the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx, said this week that she believes her team has not been invited to the White House at least in part because of how President Donald Trump's administration views women. "It’s hard not to think that gender is playing..." May 04

  • Timberwolves G Jamal Crawford to decline option, become free agent

    ESPN "Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford will decline his 2018-19 player option to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, league sources told ESPN. Crawford, one of the league's elite reserves, will be opting out of a guaranteed salary of $4.5 million to test free agency. He..." May 02

  • Wolves Will Prioritize Adding Wings In Offseason

    Hoops Rumors "The Timberwolves will look to improve their depth on the wing this offseason, head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau told reporters today. As Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic tweets, Thibodeau indicated that acquiring wing players who can shoot three-pointers and guard..." April 30

  • Wolves expected to prioritize re-signing Butler, Towns

    Clutch Points "Following a quick first-round exit against the top-seeded Houston Rockets, the Minnesota Timberwolves will have plenty of offseason questions to address, expected to prioritize the re-signing of their talisman, Jimmy Butler. Butler was acquired in a draft night trade with the Chicago Bulls,..." April 30

  • Jimmy Butler's contract is front and center for Timberwolves' offseason

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "With Andrew Wiggins already signed (for better or worse) to a maximum contract, the Timberwolves now aim themselves after their first playoff season since 2004 toward a summer in which they must decide if and how they can sign All-Stars Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns to similar deals as..." April 30

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