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Kevin Garnett: ‘I didn’t know the city missed me like this’

  Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett, reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, was surprised by the reception he received Wednesday night at Target Center. Garnett had five points on 2-for-7 shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in his first game for Minnesota since 2007.   “I’ve been back before and I never paid attention to how much...
Via Sports-Glory
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WATCH: Kevin Garnett welcomed home by Minnesota

He’s back. Kevin Garnett made his triumphant return to Minnesota against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday in his first game with the Timberwolves since being dealt at the NBA trade deadline. To say the fans were excited would be an understatement. The crowd went wild for KG as he was re-introduced with a video tribute and some pyrotechnics. But the KG madness didn’t start...
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Photos: Kevin Garnett is officially a member of the Timberwolves

Because looking at photos of Kevin Garnett back in a Minnesota Timberwolves uniform is a very surreal thing. The post Starting Lineups: Kevin Garnett Is Now An Official Member Of The Minnesota Timberwolves appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Watch James Harden murder Ricky Rubio’s ankles

How do you say “breaking ankles” in Spanish? Oh yeah, “tobillos ruptura.” I translated that for Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio (who hails from Spain) because Houston’s James Harden just “rompió los tobillos.” Check out Harden dropping Rubio to the court with a sick crossover. See quality...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

First photos surface of Kevin Garnett back in a Timberwolves uniform (pics)

Holy blast from the past, Batman! Kevin Garnett will officially make his debut in his second stint with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. But on Tuesday KG had to deal with some of the minor inconveniences of joining a team midseason, including posing for official team photos. KG on the green screen. #Twolves #DaKid #BigTicket...Read More The post First photos surface of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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James Harden drops Ricky Rubio with crossover (Video)

Ricky Rubio has missed a considerable portion of this season due to an ankle injury he suffered in early November. Thankfully, he didn’t sustain another one on this play. James Harden is one of the best offensive players in the NBA on the planet and he showed why against Rubio. Harden utilized a series of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Timberwolves' Shabazz Muhammad has surgery on finger

  Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad has undergone season-ending surgery on the middle finger of his left hand. The team says the operation was performed Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Muhammad suffered a ruptured ligament when his finger was caught in Andrew Wiggins' jersey during practice on Wednesday. Muhammad was becoming a key player in his second season...
Via AP on Fox
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James Harden breaks Ricky Rubio's ankles (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden broke the ankles of Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Toyota Center.Harden's wicked crossover caused Rubio to slip to the floor, allowing Harden to shoot the wide open three-pointer.Harden finished with a triple-double (31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) as the Rockets beat...
Via Holdout Sports
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Young Wolves warned KG might throw their phones in the toilet

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been warned that life as they know it will change drastically once Kevin Garnett enters the locker room: “As one of our veteran guys told our young guys yesterday, ‘Hey, listen, when KG walks in the locker room your phones better be tucked away, because if they’re not, they’re going to get thrown in the toilet on game night,’ ” Saunders...
Via Red's Army
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Kevin Garnett throws his teammates' phones in the toilet?

Kevin Garnett has always been one of the most intense players in the NBA. While KG has returned home to a terrible Minnesota Timberwolves team that basically has nothing to play for, that doesn’t mean he will settle for a loose locker room environment. Minnesota’s younger players have apparently been warned of this. Over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Dunk champion is scared of new teammate Kevin Garnett

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports Minnesota Timberwolves rookie and dunk contest champion Zach LaVine told Tom Powers of the Pioneer Press that he wishes new teammate Kevin Garnett would just take back his old locker. “This is his locker and I’m actually kind of scared because I think he is going to say something about me being in his locker,” young Zach LaVine said. LaVine...
Via Sports-Glory
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Wolves' Muhammad frustrated by season-ending 'little injury'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adding Shabazz Muhammad to the list of Timberwolves' 2014-15 casualties at all was bad enough. But when the second-year forward considers how far he's come in the past year, and the trajectory he was on this season, it makes the ruptured ligament in his left middle finger -- the one on his shooting hand -- all the more agonizing. "This is something that just sucks...
Via Fox Sports North
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Wolves F Muhammad to undergo surgery, miss rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Shabazz Muhammad will have season-ending surgery on the middle finger on his left hand, the latest serious injury the team has suffered this season. The Timberwolves announced on Saturday Muhammad will have surgery on a ruptured ligament in his finger. It happened on Wednesday when his finger was caught in Andrew Wiggins' jersey during...
Via AP on Fox
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Andrew Wiggins drives and skies for one-handed jam vs Suns (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Andrew Wiggins showed his impressive athletic ability by driving to the hoop and rising high up for the powerful one-handed jam in the third quarter of Friday night's game against Phoenix.The Suns defense parted like the Red Sea as Wiggins came through and threw down the nasty dunk:Wiggins finished with 20 points as the Timberwolves upset the...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Power of Nostalgia: Garnett to Minny reminds me of better days

The Timberwolves traded for Garnett thursday, bringing him back started. There are many worthy storylines from Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. From the Oklahoma City Thunder landing Enes Kanter for nothing more than a box of Wheat Thins, to Pat Riley pulling a typical Old Man Riles move and grabbing Goran Dragic in the prime of his career. While these moves are certain to grab...
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LaVine, Wolves hope to make strides in season's second half

MINNEAPOLIS -- Zach LaVine is used to becoming an overnight, digital-age sensation. A Vine of his 46-inch vertical leap during a Lakers pre-draft workout went viral instantaneously. Likewise, footage of him throwing down at this past summer's Seattle Pro-Am is up to 2.5 million YouTube hits. "Whenever I do something that deals with jumping," LaVine said Wednesday night after practice...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves trade rumors: Will the team make another move?

The trade deadline is tomorrow at 2 p.m, and despite completing a couple trades last week, the Minnesota Timberwolves are still involved in a few trade discussions regarding their veteran players. It is no secret that the Minnesota Timberwolves are forming a team to win in the future and not this year, so it makes sense that the team would consider trading away the veterans on the...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Wiggins traded because he spurned LeBron's agency?

As he always does when joining for a segment with Tony Rizzo and WKNR’s “Really Big Show,” basketball scribe Brian Windhorst provided some excellent insight in to the Cleveland Cavaliers and their current wart-filled winning streak. Windy discussed Kevin Love’s offensive struggles, the team’s lack of “plays”, and LeBron James’ wrist. But what may be the most...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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