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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Body Double Wears Cavs Jersey In adidas “Swingman” Ad

Andrew Wiggins, Swingman

It was easy for outsiders to be perturbed by the basketball limbo that Andrew Wiggins’ was forced to endure this summer, so we can only imagine what the 19 year-old was feeling. Being the subject of incessant trade rumors isn’t exactly how most number one picks dream of beginning their NBA lives. A few months later and coming off the best performance of his career, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star deserves credit for being able to poke fun at that uncomfortable past in an amusing new commercial for adidas’ NBA Swingman jersey. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 6, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins Scores 17 Effortless Points In ‘Wolves Win Over Nets

Andrew Wiggins

So much for rookie struggles. Overcoming the league-wide bug that has plagued first-year players in the season’s early going, Andrew Wiggins scored a career-best and new class-high of 17 points (7-12 FGs) in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ impressive road win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. Watch the 19 year-old show off his breadth of raw offensive skills by hitting step-back jumpers, driving to the rim and hanging for acrobatic finishes, and even knocking down an open trey. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Nov 6, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Ricky Rubio Does Not Want To Forget Last Night’s Win

Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic

The Timberwolves got a great road win in Brooklyn last night. Anthony Bennett even re-introduced himself to Mason Plumlee. When Nikola Pekovic spoke with the media after the game, he said the team will do their best to forget the win and move on to the next battle. Ricky Rubio very overtly disagrees. Read More »

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 »