TIMBERWOLVES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jimmy Butler gives the Timberwolves lineup options

With the addition of Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves have opened the door to a wide range of lineup options.  Around the nation, NBA fans were pleasantly surprised when Commissioner Adam Silver announced the blockbuster trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the MinnesotaTimberwolves. Although the Timberwolves decided to part ways with lottery pick Kris Dunn and Flip […] Jimmy...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: The best potential replacements for Ricky Rubio

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2 hours ago

The effect of the Butler trade on Timberwolves’ free agency plans

As the Timberwolves prepare for free agency, how might their plans of changed in light of last week’s Jimmy Butler trade? A week ago, the Timberwolves were on the verge of being capped out, and with only one true star on the roster. Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine were both about to become eligible for […] The effect of the Butler trade on Timberwolves’ free agency plans - Dunking...
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5 hours ago

You know why Glen Taylor is great, Timberwolves fans? Because he trusts Thibs (like me) 

Dear Timberwolves fans, Glen Taylor is a hero in many ways. He saved the Timberwolves from relocoating. …And that’s enough for me to call him a hero. (If the Timberwolves moved to New Orleans…man, could u imagine who we’d be rooting for) I say that because I read the latest headline: What happened behind the scenes: And the follow-up reaction: Frank Isola, is the man! (Always...
Via Howlin' Hockey
7 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Jimmy Butler's next step

Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Karl-Anthony Towns thinks he and Andrew Wiggins would own the rest of the NBA in Call of Duty

Karl-Anthony Towns expressed his displeasure over not earning an All-NBA selection, and now he wants the world to know he’s just as good at “Call of Duty” as he is at basketball — and maybe even better. In an interview with The Undefeated, Towns asserted that he and Timberwolves teammate Andrew Wiggins could beat any other duo of NBA gamers in Call of Duty: Besides yourself...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: New championship timeline

In the aftermath of the “Trade of the Summer” the Wolves’ championship timeline needs to be adjusted. What does this trade mean for the two seemingly different age groups on the club? The Minnesota Timberwolves’ acquisition of Jimmy Butler has inspired myriad articles, tweets and video clips lauding the Tom Thibodeau masterstroke. It’s a bold […] Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via Dunking with Wolves
9 hours ago

Justin Patton: The perfect pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Justin Patton with the No. 16 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. They picked the Creighton center after trading down from the No. 7 pick to acquire all-star shooting guard Jimmy Butler. With players such as John Collins, Terrance Ferguson, and OG Anunoby left on the board, the Wolves passed on these prospects to take a less polished talent. However, Patton’s...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Free agents who can address primary void

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Report: Jazz interested in Ricky Rubio trade

Ricky Rubio is drawing some interest from within the Northwest Division.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Tuesday, the Utah Jazz have expressed interest in trading for the Minnesota Timberwolves point guard. The 26-year-old Rubio had career-highs in points (11.1) and assists per game (9.1) last season. He has two years and about $29 million left on his contract.Rubio’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Timberwolves reportedly still trying to trade Ricky Rubio

Could this be the summer that Ricky Rubio’s Minnesota Timberwolves tenure finally ends?ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Monday that, in the wake of their acquisition of Jimmy Butler, the Timberwolves are working hard to trade Rubio with a desire to add more shooting. Rubio, it seems, has been on the trade block for a year. The guard is a gifted creator and a solid defender, but he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown looks like reason Celtics didn’t trade for Jimmy Butler

The Boston Celtics didn’t want a Jimmy Butler or Paul George if it meant surrendering Jaylen Brown.Despite seemingly endless assets, team president Danny Ainge bowed out of the Jimmy Butler sweepstakes before the former Chicago Bulls guard got traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.Brown might be the biggest reason, according to the Boston Globe‘s Adam Himmelsbach: It makes some...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Fanny pack-wearing Jimmy Butler poses for photo with Tom Thibodeau, Wolves owner

Reunited and it feels so good! That’s how the scene at Timberwolves HQ looked on Sunday, when Jimmy Butler reunited with his former coach, Tom Thibodeau, for the first time on the same side since they were on the Bulls together. Butler posed for a photo with Thibs and GM Scott Layden. Check out that fanny pack, though — sexy! Takeaway: Fanny packs are coming back in style, you guys.
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Minnesota Timberwolves have enough cap to sign a max player to go along with Jimmy Butler?

It’s no secret the Minnesota Timberwolves made a splash in the draft by acquiring All-NBA guard Jimmy Butler via trade. Butler, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Andrew Wiggins make for one of the best trios in the league next season. However, the free agency class this offseason is dismal with the likes of Gordon Hayward, Chris Paul, and Blake Griffin all keeping their options open. With...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Following Jimmy Butler deal, is Ricky Rubio now off the trade block?

Most of the rumors surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves leading up to Thursday’s NBA Draft included the team looking to move point guard Ricky Rubio.When the Association’s annual draft came to a conclusion, Minnesota had added All-Star guard Jimmy Butler in a blockbuster trade with the Chicago Bulls. It was a move that had been bandied about, but onlookers were still a bit...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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