TAG: Minnesota Timberwolves

Video / Jul 28, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Zach LaVine Shows Off Otherworldly Hops At Seattle Pro-Am

Zach LaVine

Zach LaVine (photo. Ballislife YouTube)

Two weeks ago, we wondered who would win a dunk contest featuring a dream field of crazy-athletic rookies Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Goron, and Zach LaVine. Though Wiggins and Gordon have done nothing in the interim to dissuade us from believing they’re worthy competitors, LaVine still might be on an entirely different stratosphere as a dunker. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie showed off his otherworldly hops and insane mid-air dexterity in a casual dunk contest at the Seattle Pro-Am over the weekend. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Latest News / Jul 26, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Love Withdraws From Team USA Consideration; Requests Trade To Cavs?

Kevin Love

Barely 24 hours after losing Blake Griffin comes news that USA Basketball will be playing in the FIBA World Cup without Kevin Love, too. The stranded Minnesota Timberwolves superstar withdrew from consideration for Team USA today “because of his current status.” Thickening the plot even further? Fox Sports Ohio reports that Love has officially requested a trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More »

NBA / Jul 25, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Report: Bulls Are Loyal To Nikola Mirotic

Nikola Mirotic

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly prefer the Chicago Bulls’ potential trade package of Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, and Nikola Mirotic for stranded superstar Kevin Love. One small problem for the ‘Wolves: Chicago might not actually offer it. According to the Chicago Tribune, of the reasons the Bulls are hesitant to complete such a trade is an assurance they made to Mirotic that he’d be in the Windy City for the long-haul. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 24, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Report: Cavs Officially Sign Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

The Cavs have officially signed the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Andrew Wiggins, the team announced today. There had been hints he was signing earlier this month, but with the Kevin Love trade rumors in the air, some thought they would merely trade his rights and use other players to match contracts. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakes

Kevin Love

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck recently said that he’d hoped the team would make a bigger splash this offseason, seemingly suggesting Boston was out of the running for Kevin Love. Just two days later, the Celtics’ quest to acquire the Minnesota Timberwolves’ stranded superstar seems all but officially over. A source told CSN New England that Boston is finally ready to move on from the Love sweepstakes. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Bulls Offering Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic to ‘Wolves For Love

Taj Gibson

Terms of the Chicago Bulls’ trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love have emerged. According to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops, the Bulls are willing to surrender Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic if it nets them Love. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:35 pm

Cavs Trade Carrick Felix, Paving Way For Love Deal

Carrick Felix, Anthony Bennett

Last night, Cleveland traded Carrick Felix, a 2015 second-round pick and cash considerations to the Utah Jazz in exchange for John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy. The actual players changing teams in the deal aren’t that significant, it’s the non-guaranteed nature of their contracts that clears the way for a possible Kevin Love trade. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 22, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Bulls Renew Efforts For Kevin Love

Kevin Love, Taj Gibson

After courting Carmelo Anthony only to lose him to the extra year New York could offer, the Chicago Bulls have returned to the fold and are in the mix for Kevin Love, ESPN reports. Even though the Cavs still lead the pack — especially if they include Andrew Wiggins in their offer — the Bulls offer an interesting package of players, rather than draft picks. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 22, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Report: Future Picks Hold Up Love Talks Between Cavs & ‘Wolves

Kevin Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t currently including Andrew Wiggins in their trade package to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love, but might have the juice to complete a deal anyway. The only hold-up? The Cavs are refusing to part with protected first-round picks that the ‘Wolves desire, a report says. Read More »

NBA / Jul 18, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Report: Cavs Offering Wiggins, Bennett & First Rounder For Love

Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins

League sources tell ESPN the Cavs have offered up Andrew Wigginslike we told you about yesterday – as well as the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett. The Cavs are also said to be including next year’s first-round pick for Kevin Love, a player LeBron James is hoping joins him in Cleveland, signs an extension and they all live happily ever after bringing Cleveland it’s first title.. Read More »