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Timberwolves Agree To Sign Russian Free Agent
The Timberwolves have agreed to sign Russian free agent combo guard Alexey Shved.  Shved is considered a playmaker who has been playing professionally in Russia.  He is 23 and will be 24 in December.  Shved helped Russa qualify for the Olympics with a win over Nigeria on Saturday.…
Love Getting Impatient with T-Wolves; Interested In Rush
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love in talking to yahoo sports indicates that he’s growing impatient with the Timberwolves organization for not surrounding him with better talent.  Love signed a 4-year $62 Million contract extension last season but says he’s not s…
T-Wolves Agree to Sign Roy, Batum
The Timberwolves have come to a agreement to unrestricted free agent shooting guard Brandon Roy on a 2-year $10 Million contract.  Roy is coming out of retirement at age 27 after retiring with chronic knee problems.  He received some treatment oversees and is attempting a comeback
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Timberwolves Draft Hummel; Offer Williams To Charlotte
The Timberwolves drafted 6’8 forward Robbie Hummel with the 58th overall pick in the Thursday night NBA draft.  Hummel averaged 16.4 points and 7.4 rebounds a game in his senior season at Purdue.  He suffered a torn ACL in his right knee twice in his college career...
Timberwolves Introduce Budinger; NBA Draft Tonight
The Timberwolves introduced 6’7 guard/forward Chase Budinger at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.  Budinger was traded for by the Wolves Tuesday when they sent the 18th overall pick in this year’s draft to Houston for him and little known prospect 6&Clos…
Timberwolves To Hold Another Pre-Draft Workout
The Timberwolves continue preparations for the 2012 NBA draft by holding another pre-draft workout at Target Center today.  The players the Wolves will be working out include forward Quincy Acy of Baylor, guard Ashton Gibbs of Pittsburgh, forward Eric Griffin of Campbell, forward Cameron Mo…
Gophers’ Close to Extension for Tubby
Norwood Teague starting his new job as Athletic Director at the University of Minnesota Monday and he said they are close to working out a long term contract for Men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith.  He says they may have an announcement soon...
Lynx Lose For First Time This Season
The Minnesota Lynx lost 65-62 to Seattle Sunday to suffer their first loss of the season.  Maya Moore led the Lynx with 14 points and Seimone Augustus had 12 points for Minnesota.  The Lynx shot 37 percent while Seattle shot 44 percent...
Timberwolves’ Rubio and Williams Get NBA Honors
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams were both honored by the NBA.  Rubio made the NBA rookie first team while Williams made the rookie 2nd team.  Rubio averaged 10.6 points and 8.2 assists a game while Williams averaged 8...
Wolves’ Rubio Finishes 2nd In Rookie Voting
Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio finished 2nd to Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving in the NBA rookie of the year voting.  Irving received 117 of 120 possible first place votes.  Rubio had 49 2nd place votes and 23 3rd place votes with a total of 170 points while Irving had a total…
Shaq Brings Home a College Degree
It's graduation season across the country. I know right here in St. Cloud many of you graduated this past weekend, and if you are one of them you share your grad date with basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal.

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