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GIFs / Nov 6, 2014 / 11:00 am

Anthony Bennet Hammers And-1 Jam On Mason Plumlee (Video)

Anthony Bennett, Mason Plumlee

Minnesota has a better record than the Cavs. After beating Brooklyn last night, 98-91, the ‘Wolves are 2-2, while the Cavs stumbled to 1-3. Andrew Wiggins was a large reason why the ‘Wolves jumped to .500 in Brooklyn, but his fellow No. 1 pick, Anthony Bennett had the play of the night with a monster, and-1 jam on Mason Plumlee. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Report: Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio Agree On Four-Year $56 Million Extension

Ricky Rubio

You get an extension, Alec Burks! And you get an extension, Klay Thompson! And you get an extension, Ricky Rubio! According to Jon Krawczynsi of the Associated Press, the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed on a four-year, $56 million contract extension with their 24 year-old starting point guard. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Shows Off Unreal Hang-Time With And-1 Finish

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins weighs 200 pounds soaking wet. The 19 year-old shouldn’t be able to power through a veteran big man like Joel Anthony with such ease, but elite athletes like Wiggins routinely make the unrealistic otherwise. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie show off a crazy blend of hang-time, body control, and wiry strength on this sick and-1 finish in last night’s game against the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Watch Marc Gasol Drop A Career High 32 Points In An Opening Night Win

Marc Gasol, Nikola Pekovic

The Grizzlies got all they could handle from a young Timberwolves team when they opened the season at FedExForum in Memphis. But slimmer Spanish center Marc Gasol led the way by dropping a career high 32 points on an efficient 12-for-17 from the field. Watch him show it all off in his career-best performance dropping buckets: the spinning up-and-under, the mid-range stroke, dives to the hoop off the pick-and-roll, passing from the high post, plus all the off-ball characteristics that make Marc one of the best centers in the game today. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 25, 2014 / 12:00 am

GIF: ‘Wolves High-Flyer Zach LaVine Gets Loose For Huge Tomahawk Slam

Zach LaVine

There may not be much winning for the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2014-2015, but there will definitely be lots of dunking. Rookie Zach LaVine – one half of the “Bounce Brothers” – gave us a preview of what’s to come during the regular season by getting loose for a huge tomahawk slam in his team’s exhibition against the Bulls tonight. Read More »

Video / Oct 22, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins, ‘Wolves Rookies Sing Happy Birthday To Ricky Rubio

Glenn Robinson III, Andrew Wiggins

Glenn Robinson III, Andrew Wiggins (photo. Ricky Rubio Instagram)

Now this is the type of rookie hazing we can definitely get behind. After the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Indiana Pacers last night, the team’s rookies beautifully serenaded Ricky Rubio in celebration of his 24th birthday. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Oct 22, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: The Beverly Hills 90210 Timberwolves Mashup We’ve Always Wanted

90210, Minnesota Timberwolves

The T-Wolves lost Kevin Love this summer, but they gained Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins and Thaddeus Young. They also drafted high-flying Zach LaVine and towards the end of last season Gorgui Dieng showed he’s a double-double machine when given the chance. Plus, Ricky Rubio is still around, which as we’ve seen this preseason is important. It’s the perfect “Beverley Hills 90210″ cast, as this mashup by the famed Timbertrolls shows. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 21, 2014 / 2:30 pm

‘Wolves Exhibition Struggles With Ricky Rubio On Bench Suggest His Value

Ricky Rubio

We know what you’re thinking: What team wouldn’t struggle without its starting point guard on the floor during preseason play? And while there’s certainly merit to that assessment, it belies specific context that’s so important to the present and future of not just the impact of Ricky Rubio, but his time with the Minnesota Timberwolves, too. Read More »

Bounce, Twitter / Oct 20, 2014 / 7:00 pm

More Evidence Zach LaVine Should Be In Dunk Contest (Video)

Zach LaVine

As part of Minnesota Timberwolves fans’ #EyesOnTheRise campaign, the team’s PR Twitter account sent out a vine video of UCLA rookie Zach LaVine showing off his hops…yet again. One half of the self-dubbed Bounce Brothers, it’s clear LaVine needs to be in the 2015 Dunk Contest. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 16, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins And Zach LaVine Dub Themselves “Bounce Brothers”

Andrew Wiggins, Zach LaVine

Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine must prove themselves before supplanting Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan as basketball’s best pair of dunkers. Should they manage to eventually to do so, though, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ high-flying rookies already boast a superior nickname to the “Lob City” tandem’s: The Bounce Brothers. Read More »