Minnesota Timberwolves http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24618/all en UPDATE 1-NBA-Timberwolves overcome lost Love to clip Hawks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-nba-timberwolves-overcome-lost-love-clip-hawks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Rubio returns for Timberwolves</p> <p>* Hawks lose third straight</p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Minnesota Timberwolves coped with the absence of head coach Rick Adelman and All Star forward Kevin Love to beat Atlanta 108-103 on Tuesday, ending a near seven-year winless run against the Hawks.</p> <p>Timberwolves coach Adelman missed the game for personal reasons, while Love is out indefinitely after reinjuring his right hand last week, but the home team still had enough beat the Hawks for the first time since April 2006.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-nba-timberwolves-overcome-lost-love-clip-hawks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 04:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731958 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Timberwolves' Love to miss 8-10 weeks after surgery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/nba-timberwolves-love-miss-8-10-weeks-after-surgery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Minnesota Timberwolves' playoff hopes were dealt a blow as leading scorer Kevin Love will miss up to 10 weeks because of surgery to repair his fractured right hand, the National Basketball Association team said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Love reinjured his hand during the team's Jan. 3 game at Denver. The 24-year-old forward had already missed the first three weeks of the 2012-13 season with a broken right hand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/nba-timberwolves-love-miss-8-10-weeks-after-surgery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kevin Love McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732437 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Clippers' forward Barnes suspended for one game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nba-clippers-forward-barnes-suspended-one-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes has been suspended one game without pay for striking Greg Stiemsma of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the neck, the NBA said on Friday.</p> <p>The incident occurred during the second quarter of the Clippers' 96-90 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday in Minneapolis.</p> <p>Barnes will serve his suspension on Friday night when the Clippers visit the Toronto Raptors. (Reporting by Steve Ginsburg in New Orleans; editing by Gene Cherry)</p> Los Angeles Clippers Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 20:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743542 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: T-Wolves dump Khan as top hoops exec http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/nba-t-wolves-dump-khan-top-hoops-exec <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>David Khan was fired as the president of basketball operations for the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday, the team announced two weeks after the end of a 31-51 season.</p> <p>The Timberwolves declined to pick up the one-year option in Khan's contract for the 2013-2014 campaign. He had been originally hired by the club in May of 2009.</p> <p>"These are always difficult decisions, but at this time, we believe it is in the best interest of our organization to make a change," Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/nba-t-wolves-dump-khan-top-hoops-exec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association AFP Thu, 02 May 2013 22:15:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5830137 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: London, Mexico City to host regular-season games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/nba-london-mexico-city-host-regular-season-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The NBA will stage regular-season games in two nations outside the United States and Canada in one season for the first time when London and Mexico City host 2013-14 matches, the league said Tuesday.</p> <p>This past season's NBA runner-up San Antonio Spurs will face the Minnesota Timberwolves at Mexico City Arena on December 4, 2013, while the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks meet on January 16, 2014, at London's O2 Arena.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130625/nba-london-mexico-city-host-regular-season-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association AFP Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:01:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5867163 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Timberwolves at Cavaliers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131104/preview-timberwolves-at-cavaliers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Minnesota Timberwolves attempt to continue the second-best season-opening streak in franchise history when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. Minnesota is 3-0 after recording a road victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday for its best start since a franchise-best 6-0 run to begin the 2001-02 season. Cleveland has lost back-to-back games since opening with a victory over the Brooklyn Nets, and the Cavaliers are beginning a stretch of four games in six nights.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131104/preview-timberwolves-at-cavaliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:16:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5979375 at http://www.globalpost.com Cavaliers 93, Timberwolves 92 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131105/cavs-hold-late-charging-timberwolves <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Cavaliers 93, Timberwolves 92: C.J. Miles scored 19 points off the bench and Cleveland survived a frantic Minnesota rally to snap the Timberwolves’ season-opening three-game winning streak.</p> <p>Kyrie Irving had 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Cavaliers evened their record at 2-2. Minnesota ended the game with a 17-2 surge and Cleveland emerged victorious as Kevin Love missed a 3-point attempt with two seconds remaining.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131105/cavs-hold-late-charging-timberwolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Nov 2013 06:36:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5980128 at http://www.globalpost.com Wolves' comeback falls just short against Clippers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131112/clippers-109-timberwolves-107 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wolves' comeback falls just short against Clippers</p> <p>LOS ANGELES -- Despite repeatedly surging ahead of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, the Los Angeles Clippers couldn't quite shake the visitors.</p> <p>Then came a two-minute, fourth-quarter flurry by the Clippers that created just enough cushion to hold off Minnesota for a 109-107 victory at sold-out Staples Center.</p> <p>Barely.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131112/clippers-109-timberwolves-107" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:36:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5986612 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Celtics at Timberwolves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131116/preview-celtics-at-timberwolves <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Both the Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves will have little time to recover from losses when they meet Saturday night in Minneapolis. The Celtics were thoroughly outplayed over the final three quarters of a 109-96 home loss to Portland on Friday. Jared Sullinger was the lone bright spot with a career-high 26 points, as Boston lost its second straight following a four-game winning streak.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131116/preview-celtics-at-timberwolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:46:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5990986 at http://www.globalpost.com Timberwolves bounce back for big 106-88 win over Celtics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131117/timberwolves-106-celtics-88 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Timberwolves bounce back for big 106-88 win over Celtics</p> <p>MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves understood the message: Good teams don't let one loss turn into two and good teams find a way to pull out winnable games at home.</p> <p>That's why the Timberwolves were especially satisfied with Saturday's 106-88 victory over the Boston Celtics.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131117/timberwolves-106-celtics-88" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Nov 2013 05:52:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5991390 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Timberwolves at Pacers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/preview-timberwolves-at-pacers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Minnesota Timberwolves' ability to compete in the challenging Western Conference will hinge, at least in part, on their ability to win on the road. They'll face their stiffest test to date Monday night as they travel to Indianapolis for a date with the powerhouse Pacers. The Timberwolves are languishing near the .500 mark thanks to a pedestrian 2-5 mark away from Minnesota, and they'll be in a tough spot against an Indiana team that has opened with seven straight home wins.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131125/preview-timberwolves-at-pacers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Indiana Pacers Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:19:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5999400 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: 76ers at Timberwolves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131211/preview-76ers-at-timberwolves <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Minnesota Timberwolves' offensive attack was on full display in a Monday night rout over the Detroit Pistons. But the Timberwolves may meet their offensive match Wednesday night as they tangle with the high-octane Philadelphia 76ers. Minnesota ranks among the league leaders in points per game — and added to that total with a 121-94 laugher over the Pistons — while the 76ers are one of only two Eastern Conference teams averaging more than 100 points.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131211/preview-76ers-at-timberwolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:46:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6017351 at http://www.globalpost.com Timberwolves come back from 19-points vs. 76ers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131212/timberwolves-come-back-19-points-vs-76ers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Timberwolves come back from 19-points vs. 76ers</p> <p>MINNEAPOLIS -- Maybe Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman is getting greedy. After his team rallied from a 19-point first-half deficit Wednesday at the Target Center for a 106-99 victory over the slumping Philadelphia 76ers, Adelman wanted more than a victory.</p> <p>"We got the win," Adelman said. "But, hopefully, we also got a lesson there."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131212/timberwolves-come-back-19-points-vs-76ers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Thu, 12 Dec 2013 07:01:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6017934 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Timberwolves at Spurs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131213/preview-timberwolves-at-spurs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Minnesota Timberwolves won back-to-back games to get back to .500 but will see the competition ramp back up when they open a three-game road trip at the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. The Spurs and Timberwolves were supposed to meet in Mexico City on Dec. 4 before a generator malfunction filled the arena with smoke and forced that game to be postponed. San Antonio ripped through a two-game road trip and is getting the best from Tim Duncan.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131213/preview-timberwolves-at-spurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Minnesota Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:22:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6019889 at http://www.globalpost.com Love scores 33 in Wolves' win over Bucks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131229/love-scores-33-wolves-win-over-bucks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Love scores 33 in Wolves' win over Bucks</p> <p>MILWAUKEE -- Making just two shots in the fourth quarter of an NBA game rarely, if ever, leads to good things.</p> <p>Unless, of course, you've scored 103 points through the first three quarters and are sitting on a 27-point lead.</p> <p>Such was the case Saturday for the Minnesota Timberwolves, who rolled to a 117-95 victory against the Bucks behind a 33-point effort from forward Kevin Love.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131229/love-scores-33-wolves-win-over-bucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:19:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6031071 at http://www.globalpost.com