TAG: Minnesota Timberwolves

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Report: Rockets Acquire ‘Wolves Wing Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer

You know how it goes in the NBA by now – the rich get richer. After the Dallas Mavericks upped the Western Conference ante by trading for Rajon Rondo, an in-state rival made a move of its own. According to a report, the Houston Rockets have acquired veteran wing Corey Brewer in a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Ricky Rubio Is Running On His Own, Progressing Ahead Of Schedule

Ricky Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves are going nowhere this season, but that doesn’t mean it’s not important. Crucial for the team’s long-term prognosis is the daily development of youngsters Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine, Shabazz Muhammad, and Gorgui Dieng. And while a spate of injuries to regular starters has afforded that quartet valuable responsibility the past month, it’s still pertinent that Wiggins and company grow while playing a reasonable facsimile of the roles they’ll realize in the future. To that end, the influence of Ricky Rubio’s potentially accelerated return can’t be discounted. Read More »

Smack / Dec 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Says Andrew Wiggins Is “Reflection Of Myself 19 Years Ago”

Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins had 16 points against the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Only 32,017 more to make Kobe Bryant proud. After the Los Angeles Lakers legend passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list in his team’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, Bryant said that Wiggins is “like looking at a reflection of myself 19 years ago.” Read More »

Latest News / Dec 12, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Video: Corey Brewer Tip-Toes For Uncalled Travel En Route To Transition Dunk

Corey Brewer

Make no mistake – this is a blatant travel by Corey Brewer. But it’s not as bad as the internet is making it out to be. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves wing take multiple tiny steps after dribbling en route to a jam in his team’s 111-92 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

GIF: Watch Damian Lillard Jam The Inbounds Lob

Damian Lillard

Tough Wednesday night for Damian Lillard, who shot an uncharacteristic 2-for-12 from deep against the lowly Timberwolves, and Portland was upset in Minnesota, 90-82. However, Dame showed off the hops when he threw down a two-handed jam after a pretty little curl play off the inbounds. Read More »

Video / Dec 11, 2014 / 12:30 am

Watch Andrew Wiggins Lead ‘Wolves To Victory With 23 Points, 10 Boards, 4 Dimes

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (Brace Hemmelgarn, USATODAY)

This is the type of game that will be commonplace for Andrew Wiggins in just a few years’ time. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves’ prized rookie lead his team to a surprising victory over the Portland Trail Blazers with an energetic all-around effort highlighted by clutch plays on both ends of the floor. Read More »

NBA / Dec 10, 2014 / 9:00 pm

GIF: Shabazz Muhammad Throws Down Hammer On Chris Kaman

Chris Kaman, Shabazz Muhammad

The best thing about rookies? They become sophomores. Shabazz Muhammad is the latest example of that rule of thumb, and the Minnesota Timberwolves wing is showing it against the Trail Blazers. Watch Muhammad continue his strong play of late by rising for a hammer dunk over the top of Chris Kaman. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 6, 2014 / 1:15 am

Video: James Harden Nets 38, But Rockets Need Nick Johnson Game-Winner In OT

James Harden

Yes, James Harden scored 38 points against the Timberwolves on Friday night. Yes, one of the Western Conference’s best teams was playing a Minney squad who just let the Sixers get their first win of the season. Still, Harden fouled out and the Rockets needed a Nick Johnson layup with 0.8 seconds remaining to clinch the 114-112 win in overtime. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 4, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Zach LaVine Explodes For One-Handed Hammer

Zach LaVine

It only took a little opening on the break after a 76ers miss, but it was all the thin-limbed rookie Zach LaVine needed last night when he got out on the break and threw down a feisty one-handed hammer after exploding to the rim from mid-court. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 3, 2014 / 9:45 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Jumps Passing Lane, Finishes With Dunk (While Getting Hacked)

Andrew Wiggins

It’s hard to think of a recent young wing that had more two-way potential than Andrew Wiggins. Players with his combination of athleticism, size, defensive disposition, and raw skills are few and far between. Watch the 19 year-old show off his immense natural ability against the Philadelphia 76ers by jumping a passing lane for a steal and finishing with a dunk on the other end – while being victim of a foul that went uncalled. Read More »