Latest Minnesota Timberwolves News

Emerging Edwards gives Towns, T-wolves infusion of optimism

Oct. 12, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the face of the franchise for the NBA's most frequent loser, Karl-Anthony Towns has endured a lot more downs than ups over six-plus tumultuous years with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Emerging from the fog of their most recent setbacks on and off the...

Amid latest shakeup, T-wolves seek stability with new owners

Sep. 27, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The joke Karl-Anthony Towns made last week was the ultimate jinx, casually noting what had been a rare absence of turnover and tumult for the Timberwolves to that point. “I was like, ‘Man, it’s been a real quiet offseason for Minnesota. It's...

Timberwolves fire basketball ops boss Rosas after 2 seasons

Sep. 22, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas on Wednesday, less than a week before training camp in yet another change in leadership for this long-languishing franchise. Owner Glen Taylor announced that the...

Timberwolves re-sign Jarred Vanderbilt, Jordan McLaughlin

Sep. 15, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have filled out their roster by re-signing forward Jarred Vanderbilt and guard Jordan McLaughlin, both of whom were restricted free agents. The contracts were agreed to last week and finalized on Wednesday, with Vanderbilt...

T-wolves seal deal with Grizzlies for ace defender Beverley

Aug. 25, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves finalized their acquisition of ace defender Patrick Beverley, sending 2019 first-round draft pick Jarrett Culver and backup forward Juancho Hernangómez to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. The trade was agreed to in...

Cam Thomas scores 36 points, Nets beat Spurs 104-100

Aug. 16, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cam Thomas scored 36 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-100 on Sunday in the NBA Summer. Thomas, the former LSU player selected 27th overall in the NBA draft, was 11 of 25 from the field and made all 11 of his foul shots. Thomas...

Rubio's trade to Cavs official as he drops 38 in loss to US

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio's Olympics ended on the same day his time with the Cavaliers began. The veteran point guard was acquired in a trade with Minnesota that was finalized on Tuesday, filling one of the Cavs' biggest needs. Cleveland sent...

Timberwolves deal Rubio on draft night without draft picks

Jul. 30, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For their first time in their 33-year history, the Minnesota Timberwolves were non-participants in the NBA draft. After forgoing both of their selections to Golden State, in completion of the trade that landed D'Angelo Russell and sent Andrew Wiggins...

AP source: Cavs acquire guard Ricky Rubio from T-Wolves

Jul. 29, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have agreed to acquire veteran guard Ricky Rubio in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night before the NBA draft. Cleveland is sending small forward...

Trio of NBA Finals players finally arrives at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 24, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team is finally together. Devin Booker, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday — the trio of U.S. Olympians who were in the NBA Finals and therefore have not been around their Tokyo Games teammates — arrived in Japan on...