Photo by David Berding/Getty Images Reading between the lines of recent press conferences from Chris Finch and Tim Connelly This time of year, there’s a lot of smoke and mirrors as teams try to keep everyone somewhat in the dark about their plans. Luckily for us, Chris Finch is a pretty straight shooter, and whether to does it intentionally or not, he often gives a … [Read more...] about Tuesday Cup of Canis
The Minnesota Timberwolves would love to improve their roster, and in the opinion of many NBA Insiders, analysts, and pundits, a jumpstart to doing so would be for the Timberwolves to offer up a trade package to pry point guard Dejounte Murray away from the San Antonio Spurs. It made such sense, that NBA Insider […] Will Timberwolves play part in Dejounte Murray’s future? - … [Read more...] about Will Timberwolves play part in Dejounte Murray’s future?
Keeping your ear to the latest Minnesota Timberwolves rumors has been a full-time job of late. Since the arrival of the new President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly, and his claim of being aggressive in the off-season, the Timberwolves have been linked to a wide range of NBA players. Only one week ago, The Athletic’s […] Minnesota Timberwolves Rumors: Hawks Clint Capela … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves Rumors: Hawks Clint Capela still on radar?
The Timberwolves prioritized rebounding in the draft and addressed that by making moves to select Auburn’s Walker Kessler, Chris Hine of the Star Tribune writes. Kessler was the Naismith National Defensive Player of the Year. They also wound up with Duke wing Wendell Moore late in the first round and Memphis wing Josh Minott and Italian guard Matteo Spagnolo in the second … [Read more...] about Rebounding Addressed By Kessler Selection
Undrafted Kansas big man David McCormack has agreed to join the Timberwolves for summer league and training camp, agent Gary Durrant tells Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Zac Boyer of KUSports.com confirms McCormack will be signing an Exhibit 10 contract. McCormack, a member of the Jayhawks’ championship team this year, spent all four of his college seasons at … [Read more...] about David McCormack To Sign Exhibit 10 Deal With Timberwolves
The Timberwolves wound up with two first-round draft picks but it won’t alter their plans for free agency, according to Chris Hine of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. GM Tim Connelly said they’ll be looking for players who can make an immediate impact. “I don’t think it has a huge impact,” Connelly said. “Again, the draft is for the next two, three, four, five, six, seven years.” … [Read more...] about Draft Won't Impact Free Agency
The Timberwolves introduced their three drafted players at a press conference Tuesday and top-pick Walker Kessler of Auburn talked about the connection he already has to the Twin Cities. … [Read more...] about Watch: Timberwolves Walker Kessler, Wendell Moore Jr., Josh Minott press conference
The NBA draft has come and gone, and the Minnesota Timberwolves emerge from draft night having taken four players. We’ve got great coverage of Walker Kessler and Wendell Moore on the site. Wolves fans should expect to see those two make appearances in the lineup this season. However, the player that has me most excited is Josh Minott, who they drafted with the 45th overall … [Read more...] about Josh Minott Could Become A Steal If the Wolves Are Patient With Him
“I think our goal is to win enough games to put KAT’s jersey in the rafters,” Connelly said. “He’s a guy that’s been through so much, and he’s only getting better and better. We’re going to go as far as he takes us.” With contracts this big, the only question that remains is how much more Towns has to give. Over his career, he has averaged 23.2 points and 11.3 rebounds and has … [Read more...] about