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Today in History: July 19, Republicans nominate Trump

Jul. 19, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2022. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 2005, President George W. Bush announced his choice of federal appeals court judge John G. Roberts Jr....

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 17-23

Jul. 11, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 17-23: July 17: Actor Donald Sutherland is 87. Bassist Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is 73. Actor Lucie Arnaz is 71. Actor David Hasselhoff is 70. Bassist Fran Smith Jr. of The Hooters is 70. TV producer Mark Burnett (“Survivor,” “The...

Rudy Gobert arrives in Minnesota, after 9 seasons with Utah

Jul. 06, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

Rudy Gobert reads Twitter comments, so he’s aware that Minnesota fans didn’t like him very much during his first nine NBA seasons. And he also heard Timberwolves coach Chris Finch complain regularly about the way he sets screens. Those perspectives are probably going to change. ...

Analysis: NBA teams going all-in, and that's what it takes

Jul. 02, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

The 2023 NBA playoffs are more than nine months away, and one thing is already clear. There will be chaos. The Minnesota Timberwolves grabbed a megaphone and announced that to the world when they traded multiple players and several first-round picks — one of them in...

AP source: Rudy Gobert traded by Jazz to Timberwolves

Jul. 01, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

For Utah, one era is ending. For Minnesota, one seems to be beginning. The Jazz have agreed to trade Rudy Gobert — a three-time defensive player of the year — to the Timberwolves for a massive package of players and draft picks, according to a person with knowledge...

AP source: Timberwolves, Prince reach 2-year, $16M extension

Jun. 29, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing back reserve forward Taurean Prince, who became a vital part of the second unit in his first season with the club. Prince and the Timberwolves have agreed to a two-year, $16 million contract extension, according to a person...

T-wolves welcome rookie Kessler's defense, size and upside

Jun. 28, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Walker Kessler will bring a 7-foot-1 presence and prolific shot-blocking ability to Minnesota, a welcome complement in the post to star Karl-Anthony Towns even if his playing time is limited during his debut NBA season. The Timberwolves didn't just draft him to...

Review: Adam Sandler basketball drama, 'Hustle,' has game

Jun. 08, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

By now you’d think you know what you’re getting with an Adam Sandler sports movie. “Happy Gilmore” and “The Waterboy” have conditioned us to expect silly voices and left hooks from irritated game show hosts. But in “Hustle,” Sandler's new basketball movie on Netflix,...

Connelly wants to push Timberwolves into NBA upper echelon

May. 31, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riding the momentum of a return to the NBA playoffs, the leaders of the Minnesota Timberwolves are determined to further elevate a franchise long mired among the dregs of the league. Tim Connelly is the first big catch. They're counting on more players to follow....

Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...