Timberwolves

Portland Matches Batum Offer; Time For Plan B
The Timberwolves will not have Nicolas Batum playing for them this season.  Portland matched the 4-year $46 Million offer sheet the Wolves signed restricted free agent Batum to.  The Wolves tried to workout a sign and trade deal last week with Portland but no deal could be struck
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T-Wolves Win Summer League Game Against Clippers
The Timberwolves won a summer league game in Las Vegas against the Los Angeles Clippers 73-64 Monday night.  Wes Johnson led the Wolves with 16 points and Derrick Williams added 15 points for Minnesota.  2nd round pick Robbie Hummel added 6 points off the bench for the Wolves...
T-Wolves Sign Batum To Offer Sheet
The Timberwolves/Nicolas Batum saga will finally come to an end this week.  The Wolves signed Batum to a 4-year $46 Million offer sheet Sunday night.  Portland has until 11pm (CT) Wednesday to match the offer or lose him to Minnesota...
Timberwolves Still Working On Acquiring Batum
The Timberwolves continued their pursuit of restricted free agent small forward Nicolas Batum from Portland.  The Wolves spent much of Wednesday trying to work out a sign and trade deal with Portland.  Portland General Manager Neil Olshey says the Wolves don’t have the …
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…
T-Wolves Acquire Budinger From Houston For 1st Round Pick
The Timberwolves acquired small forward Chase Budinger and prospect Lior Eliyahu from Houston for the 18th overall pick in this week’s NBA draft.  Buddinger is a 6’7 218 pound forward who averaged 9.6 points a game in 2010-2011 while playing for the Rockets...
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…