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.

Timberwolves' Josh Okogie well-prepared for 26-minute effort against Portland

Short-notice fill-in Josh Okogie stepped in capably in loss to Trail Blazers

Late push by Blazers too much for depleted Wolves in Portland

Despite a gutsy effort, the Wolves couldn't outlast Portland, which got clutch baskets in the final moments from Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum for a 113-105 victory.

Wolves' Jones adjust to playing without the ball

Jones is playing about the same amount of minutes as last year — 17.9, but his offensive numbers are down in most categories.

Rockets' unique approach to Rose allowed other Wolves players to thrive

Houston earlier this week doubled Derrick Rose off screens and denied him the ball. That meant there were going to be opportunities for Rose's teammates.

Wolves, Wiggins get feeling he's 'back now'

Andrew Wiggins scored 16 points on 6-for-11 shooting Monday, leading many around the organization to believe his improved play against the Rockets is a sign of things to come.

Timberwolves get first glance at improved Walker, Hornets

The Wolves on Wednesday will complete their four-game homestand before heading back on the road for seven of their next nine games.

Wolves look to bounce back vs. up-and-down Rockets

The Rockets have been slow to start, but after dropping four straight games, the Rockets have won their past two.

Celtics end Wolves' run of recent success

The Wolves rallied from 14 points down but could not pick up a home court victory.

Already an MVP, Rose has eyes on NBA Sixth Man Award

Derrick Rose is undergoing a career renaissance in his first full season with the Wolves and has led a revived second unit that is among the best benches in the NBA

Saric hoping to build new source of pride with Wolves

After the Jimmy Butler trade brought Dario Saric and Robert Covington here from Philadelphia, Saric had to pick up and reorganize his life. But it's something he has done before.