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GIFs, Video / Nov 29, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Watch Zach LaVine Score 28 Points Against Boyhood Idol Kobe Bryant, Lakers

Zach LaVine, Ronnie Price

Zach LaVine, Ronnie Price (Kirby Lee, USATODAY)

Not a bad time for Zach LaVine to play the game of his life. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie and UCLA product scored a career-high 28 points in his return to Los Angeles against boyhood idol Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, spurring his team to a 120-119 comeback victory. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:53 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Spinning And-1 Layup

Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins, Jeremy Lin

Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins struggled last night while at the Staples Center. The top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft was just 1-for-6 from the field for three points — including this strip by Kobe Bryant — on a generally miserable night offensively. Except, his lone basket was pretty impressive. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Nov 29, 2014 / 11:35 am

GIF: Iggy Azalea’s Listless Reaction To Nick Young’s Late Three-Pointer

Nick Young

Ever since first falling for each other at Target, the romance between Nick Young and girlfriend rapper Iggy Azalea has continued to blossom. But when Swaggy P hit a big three-pointer mid-way through the fourth quarter of a close game against the Timberwolves last night, she didn’t seem too impressed. Read More »

NBA / Nov 28, 2014 / 11:00 pm

GIF: Kobe Bryant Pokes Ball From Andrew Wiggins, Finishes With Reverse Dunk

Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers are going nowhere this season, so it’s not necessarily the actual games that matter for Kobe Bryant – it’s the games being played within them. Tonight’s matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, for instance, presents The Black Mamba with the chance to teach rookie star Andrew Wiggins a thing or two about NBA basketball. He did so in the contest’s early going by poking the ball from the 19 year-old on one end and finishing with a reverse dunk on the other. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 27, 2014 / 9:45 am

Watch Jabari Parker & Andrew Wiggins Meet For The First Time In The NBA

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

While both Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have shown flashes of the brilliance that made them Nos. 1 and 2 in the 2014 NBA Draft, last night’s first meeting between the two, when the Bucks traveled to Minnesota, didn’t exactly set the world on fire. Still, both showed some off their other-worldly talent and athleticism while also struggling from the floor — as rookies are prone to do, even these two. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 26, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Sky To Finish Alley-Oop From Corey Brewer

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Anything Jabari Parker can do, Andrew Wiggins can do better…or something like that. Less than a minute after the Milwaukee Bucks’ rookie star rose for an effortless slam, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ did the same. Watch Wiggins catch the defense napping and cut backdoor to catch and finish an alley-oop from Corey Brewer. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First Time Tonight

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker? The stars of the 2014 rookie class have a long, long way to go to live up those storied (and ongoing) individual rivalries, and get their first chance to do so as opponents tonight. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kevin Martin Undergoes Surgery On Wrist Fracture; Sidelined 6-8 Weeks

Al-Farouq Aminu, Kevin Martin

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been reeling with injuries to their starting lineup so far in the young season. The Wolves have already been felt the injury bug hit Ricky Rubio, who is out indefinitely with a sprained left ankle; Nikola Pekovic, whose return date is unknown from a sprained right wrist; and Thaddeus Young, who rejoined the team at practice Monday after missing the last five games due to the loss of his mother. Read More »

Video / Nov 23, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Score Career-High 29 Points, Swipe 4 Steals Versus Kings

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins (photo. Piotr Zarychta)

Andrew Wiggins’ new approach to playing for the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves? Ultra-aggression. Playing with a sense of urgency offensively that he normally lacks, the 19 year-old rookie scored a career-high 29 points in his team’s hard-fought loss to the Sacramento Kings last night. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 15, 2014 / 6:16 pm

GIFs: Jrue Holiday & Anthony Davis Throw A Lob Party In Rout Of T-Wolves

Anthony Davis

Man, either the Pelicans are better than we thought — we actually think Brow makes them a fringe playoff contender in the West — or the Timberwolves just weren’t ready to play on Friday night at the Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans. Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis connected on a pair of alley-oops and the Pellies shot 66 percent from the field in the 139-91 stomping. Read More »