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.


In first draft as Wolves president, Rosas staying flexible

The team's goal for the draft is simple: Improve, by any means necessary.


Five Wolves possibilities with the No. 11 pick

It the Wolves stay put at where they are, here are five names they could be looking to select.


Rosas denies Wolves have made any promises to potential draft choices

Teams may guarantee a draft pick they will take him at a certain spot in an effort to prevent him from working out for other teams. But it's a practice Wolves President Gersson Rosas said the Wolves won't do


'Player-centric': Rosas' plan for Timberwolves starting to take shape

Gersson Rosas minces no words when it comes to evaluating the Wolves roster. This is Karl-Anthony Towns' team, and the Wolves universe revolves around their All-Star big man.


Wolves add another assistant coach: Pablo Prigioni

A source said Pablo Prigioni will be the "offensive coordinator" that President Gersson Rosas outlined last month when discussing the staff he would like to have under Ryan Saunders.


'Flip would be very proud.' Saunders hire mix of Wolves past, present

Seated in front of family, Ryan Saunders was able to prevent his emotions from overwhelming him as the Timberwolves introduced the former interim coach as their permanent one.


After looking elsewhere, new Wolves boss decides to stick with Saunders

Players such as Karl-Anthony Towns endorsed Ryan Saunders' candidacy in the final weeks of the season even after the Wolves were eliminated from the playoffs.


Timberwolves fail to move up in NBA lottery, will pick 11th

The franchise still has never moved up from their assigned spot in lottery history. The New Orleans Pelicans had better luck, obtaining the No. 1 pick.


Rosas has four outside interviews set for Wolves coaching job

A source told the Star Tribune that Gersson Rosas should make a decision on the head coaching position by the end of the week or over the weekend.


How lucky is Rosas? Wolves are about to find out at NBA lottery

Gersson Rosas, the team's new president of basketball operations, is set to represent the Wolves in Chicago at Tuesday's draft lottery, the annual event in which the future of several franchises hinge on the fate of pingpong balls.