Latest Minnesota Timberwolves News

Wolves' Edwards 'working to be better' after homophobic post

Sep. 26, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards said he's “willing to do whatever it takes to make it right” with the LBGTQ community and Minnesota Timberwolves fans following the homophobic remarks he recently made on social media. Addressing reporters at Timberwolves media day on Monday,...

New-look Utah Jazz focused on new, competitive identity

Sep. 26, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dramatic roster overhaul has left the Utah Jazz with a load of new faces entering this season. Utah traded Royce O’Neale, Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell, and Bojan Bogdanovic in separate deals over the summer, effectively tearing down a team that endured a...

T-wolves' Edwards fined $40K by NBA for homophobic remark

Sep. 20, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards was fined $40,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for homophobic comments he made on social media. The league announced the punishment for Edwards' use of “offensive and derogatory language" in a since-deleted Instagram video he...

Wolves reprimand Edwards for homophobic social media remark

Sep. 12, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves reprimanded star guard Anthony Edwards on Monday for homophobic comments he made on an Instagram video and later apologized for. “We are disappointed in the language and actions Anthony Edwards displayed on social media,” president...

Timberwolves' Prince arrested at Miami airport on warrant

Aug. 26, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves forward Taurean Prince was arrested at Miami International Airport on Thursday on a fugitive warrant that was issued in Texas, officials said. He was being held Thursday night by the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department. Jail records did not...

Patrick Beverley returning to Los Angeles with Lakers

Aug. 25, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Beverley is returning to Los Angeles, this time joining LeBron James and the Lakers. A fan favorite when he played for the Clippers, Beverley was acquired from the Utah Jazz on Thursday in exchange for guard Talen Horton-Tucker and forward Stanley...

Timberwolves sign guard Austin Rivers for depth

Jul. 21, 2022 22:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves finalized a contract Thursday with guard Austin Rivers. The 6-foot-4 son of Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers spent last season with Denver, where he averaged 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 67 games. Rivers had...

Wolves co-owner Alex Rodriguez says NBA has welcomed him

Jul. 13, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was standing near his courtside seat, oblivious to a few fans who were snapping a quick photo of the baseball great as they walked by. He was watching the Minnesota Timberwolves warm up instead. Rodriguez — currently part of 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...