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Selected quotes from Timberwolves Media Day, part one


The Minnesota Timberwolves held media day at the Target Center on Monday morning. In part one of a two-part series, Bill quotes Milt Newton, Sam Mitchell, and several players about what they expect from themselves and one another this coming season.

It could be years before we know what all this means


In a recent and surprisingly revealing GQ profile, new Late Show host Stephen Colbert dropped a piece of wisdom that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about: “I love the thing that I most wish had not happened.” Colbert was talking about the death of his father and two of his brothers in a […]

Zach LaVine, and the quest to become more than “just a dunker”


He’s skilled and world-class athletic, but can Zach LaVine put the whole package together?

Flip Saunders announces he is undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma


Difficult news out of the Timberwolves’ front office today, as Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders revealed that he has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Report: Timberwolves bringing Arnie Kander aboard to make the bodies stay healthy

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The Wolves are reportedly hiring former Detroit Pistons’ physical therapist Arnie Kander next month.

A conversation with Sam Mitchell about coaching and leadership


The Wolves assistant coach who helped bring along a young Kevin Garnett took the time to talk about leadership as a coach and as a player.

Flip Saunders’ Feelings Aren’t Numbers: The 3-point Debate Rolls On and On and On and On and On


Early Sunday evening, Flip Saunders broke a more than yearlong silence on Twitter to “set the facts straight” about 3-pointers.   I don’t know what recent post on whose blog — since he’s clearly talking about disreputable “bloggers” and not REAL reporters or REAL fans — set him off and led him to nail this three-tweet treatise […]

Kevin Garnett reportedly re-signs with Timberwolves


The forward will enter his 21st NBA season, and his 14th with the Timberwolves.

The Tyus Jones Experiment

Tyus Jones could be a nice pickup late in the 1st round. How he got here could make this a bigger story.

Lakers 106, Timberwolves 98: What to expect when you’re expecting

President-coach-owner Flip Saunders has been under fire since his comments in Portland about not wanting 3-point shots to be a “main part” of Andrew Wiggins’ game. It’s led to yet another dissection of what Flip can mean for the ceiling of this latest rebuilding project for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the potential pitfalls of this organization […]