Chris Hine | Star Tribune
Reporter | Timberwolves

Chris Hine is the Timberwolves reporter at the Star Tribune.

Chris Hine was the Star Tribune's sports analytics reporter before taking over the Wolves beat, He previously spent eight years covering college sports and the Chicago Blackhawks for the Chicago Tribune. He is an amateur piano player and songwriter in his spare time and has an unhealthy obsession with the music of Carole King. He is a 2009 graduate of the University of Notre Dame.


At the fair, Wolves boss Rosas addresses Wiggins' inconsistent play

The inconsistent play of Andrew Wiggins was a popular topic for Gersson Rosas to address Thursday at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.


Jimmy Butler vs. the Wolves in home opener against Miami

Jimmy Butler will return to town with the Miami Heat when the Wolves play their first home game at Target Center on Oct. 27.


Faith is 'everything' in the life of Wolves top draft pick Culver

Faith runs deep in Jarrett Culver's family. His father, Hiawatha, runs Rising Star Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas, where Jarrett grew up and stayed to attend Texas Tech for two years.


Behind the curtain: Josh Okogie gets inside look at 'Inside the NBA'

Josh Okogie spent a day with a handful of other NBA players seeing how NBA TV and TNT put together their programming as part of the league's job shadowing program.


Wolves makeover: Revamped roster big on youth, built for speed

Gersson Rosas said he views the lineup as "a point guard, wings and fives," with the idea of forcing other teams to adapt to what the Wolves are doing.


Goodbye, Tyus. Wolves won't match offer, Jones headed for Memphis

The Wolves tried to come up with a deal for the backup point guard and Apple Valley native as free agency began, but Memphis' offer would have put them up against the salary tax.


Bates-Diop learning benefits of playing under control in NBA

It's evident when watching the Timberwolves in summer league that Keita Bates-Diop is among the most confident players on the floor. Can that translate in more success during the regular season?


Too risky: Culver won't suit up for Wolves in Las Vegas summer league

Because the Wolves were not able to complete their draft-night trade with the Suns until Saturday, Culver was not allowed to participate in their summer league minicamp.


Tyus Jones set to sign offer sheet from Grizzlies

Because Jones is a restricted free agent, the Wolves have two days to match Memphis' offer sheet.


Top draft choice Culver joins Wolves in Vegas. 'I'm ready to work'

Gersson Rosas said over time he envisioned Jarrett Culver growing into a "primary playmaker," but he will be involved in the Wolves' offense right away.