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.


'True to who I was': All-Star nod validates Towns' resoluteness

This season has tested Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns personally and professionally. But a selection to Sunday's NBA All-Star Game has been a bright spot.


Teague steps up his game with Andrew Wiggins out again

Jeff Teague picked a good time to have perhaps his best game of the year on Thursday


Harden scores 42? Wolves say no big deal after 121-111 win over Rockets

James Harden scored 42 points to extend his streak of games with 30 or more points to 31. But rookie Josh Okogie brought some defensive fire to make the superstar's night difficult.


Wolves' playoff hopes fading, but say there's reason for optimism

Timberwolves players say that the team's inactivity at trade deadline is OK, because reinforcements are coming.


Saric looking to find comfort zone with the Wolves

Interim coach Ryan Saunders said he's made some adjustments in how Dario Saric operates within the Wolves offense.


'Fatigued and banged up' Wolves let one get away at New Orleans

Anthony Davis sat out the final 15 minutes, 14 seconds Friday, but the Wolves couldn't capitalize despite leading the Pelicans by as many as 18 points.


Canaan goes from 10-day contract to starting for Wolves

On Friday, the Wolves needed Isaiah Canaan to start against the Pelicans as Jerryd Bayless was out because of a right big toe injury


No deal: Wolves stand pat as NBA trade deadline passes

With their inaction, the Wolves are sending the signal that they are going to try and make a push for the playoffs.


Wolves know poor start, not foul with 0.1 to play, cost them two-point loss

"The game wasn't won or lost on the last play," Ryan Saunders said. "Got to get the rebound," Karl-Anthony Towns said. "Who fouled who, I don't know," added Josh Okogie, who was called for the foul.


Saunders, Bickerstaff compare interim tag notes, love of Gophers program

One of the most important pieces of advice Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff gave fellow former Gophers basketball player Ryan Saunders was to "stay true to yourself."