Report: Arizona’s Trier, others work out for Timberwolves

Allonzo Trier of Arizona was part of a group of several players who worked out for the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a report. According to Darren Wolfson of Eyewitness 5 News, the Timberwolves put Trier through his paces on Friday. Fun #Twolves draft workout tomorrow featuring local players Reid Travis (DeLaSalle HS) and Nuni Omot […]

Teams closely eyeing Towns’ situation with T-Wolves

In regards to rumors of potential tensions between Karl Anthony-Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves, Brian Windhorst of ESPN says there’s plenty of smoke. Last week, Windhorst broached the subject on a podcast last week. Appearing on ESPN this week, Windhorst said teams across the NBA are closely monitoring the situation between Towns and the Timberwolves, […]

Are Wolves, Towns in a bad place internally?

ESPN insiders Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst recently appeared on The Lowe Post podcast and both brought up Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl–Anthony Towns as a possible player who could be moved this summer. Lowe went as far as saying Towns and the Wolves are “not in a good place internally,” while Windhorst said he wouldn’t be surprised […]

Report: T-Wolves might consider moving Wiggins in a deal

With resident superstar Jimmy Butler entering the option year of his contract, the Minnesota Timberwolves need to make necessary steps to quickly become a contender. That includes the possibility of trading Andrew Wiggins, if they can find a better fit, according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, mentioning coach Tom Thibodeau’s system. In his weekly […]

Wolves, Rose have mutual interest in free agency

After a strong playoff showing, the Minnesota Timberwolves have interest in bringing back guard Derrick Rose next season, according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. Rose began this season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, then was traded to the Utah Jazz at the trade deadline. The former MVP was released by Utah but signed with the Timberwolves […]

Thibodeau releases three assistant coaches

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau released three assistants Monday, perhaps in an effort to downsize the staff. In other words, Thibodeau may not replace the three who were let go. Gone from the Timberwolves are Vince Legarza, Peter Patton and Wes Bohn. Legarza was the assistant who worked most closely with Wolves center Karl-Anthony Towns. The […]

Report: Wolves’ Crawford to decline player option

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jamal Crawford will decline his 2018-19 player option with the team to become an unrestricted free-agent once July 1 hits, according to a report from ESPN. Crawford signed a two-year, $9 million deal last offseason with the Wolves and averaged 10.3 points while shooting 41.5 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from 3-point range coming […]

Pindowns: J.R. says LeBron passed Michael two years ago

Some random Cavalier-related pindowns as the playoffs are (thankfully) here… Changing of the G.O.A.T? The Great Debate for many is who was/is the better player, Michael Jordan or LeBron James? As far as J.R. Smith is concerned, the tide changed in regards to that debate a couple years ago. James’ Cleveland Cavaliers teammate, appearing on […]

Amico Hoops Playoff Preview: Rockets, Warriors favorites in wild, wild West

(1) Houston Rockets vs. (8) Minnesota Timberwolves Season series — Rockets, 4-0 Series schedule Game 1: Sunday, at Houston, 9 p.m., TNT Game 2: Wednesday, at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT Game 3: April 21, at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Game 4: April 23, at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m., TNT Game 5 (if necessary): April 25, at […]

Report: Timberwolves’ Butler to return Friday

After missing 17 games following left knee surgery, Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Jimmy Butler will return to the lineup Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, according to a report from the New York Times. The Wolves entered Friday with a record of 44-35 and are tied with the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final […]

Butler does 5-on-5 for first time since surgery

Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler was cleared for contact last week and took part in contact drills this past Friday for the first time since undergoing left knee surgery. Butler, who has told people privately he expects to be back before the season ends, participated in five-on-five action Monday and it went well — according to […]

Wolves’ Butler (knee) cleared for contact

Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Jimmy Butler took the next step in his return from left knee surgery Friday. Butler, who underwent left meniscus surgery, was cleared on Friday for contact drills. The All-Star swingman was seen wearing a brace on his knee. There is still not a set date for Butler’s return. “It’s the first time for […]

Minus Curry, who can threaten Warriors in first round?

The status of Steph Curry’s left knee will be the story to watch as the NBA heads to the finish line of the regular season, with the playoffs around the next bend. Warriors coach Steve Kerr announced Sunday that there is “no way” Curry plays in the first round of the playoffs after suffering what […]