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Wolves will play 3 preseason games; two in China, one in L.A.

The team will be overseas with Golden State as part of the NBA's Global Games.


Timberwolves sign Marcus Georges-Hunt

The former Georgia Tech standout played most of last season in the NBA G League.


Maryland guard Trimble headed to Wolves camp

Maryland guard Melo Trimble (2) shoots the game-winning shot in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 63-60. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trimble had a strong freshman season with the Terrapins, but stayed in school through his junior year and had his draft stock fall.


Anthony Brown signs with Timberwolves

The 6-7 forward has played for three NBA teams, and got a two-way deal with Minnesota.


Free agent guard Anthony Brown to join Timberwolves

The former Stanford standout is likely to spend most of the season with the G-League team in Des Moines.


Jamal Crawford: Timberwolves 'made sense on every level'

Jamal Crawford was first drafted in Minneapolis, and the Timberwolves have long had an interest in acquiring him. Moves by the team to bring in Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson were an added enticement, he said.

New Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford consulted former Wolf and fellow Seattle native Zach LaVine before he signed on.


Thibodeau on Wolves' point-guard swap: 'We have to get out of this hole'

Indiana Pacers' Jeff Teague, right, drives past Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio, of Spain, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) ORG XMIT: MIN2017012621120851

Wolves coach/president Tom Thibodeau calls a Ricky Rubio/Jeff Teague swap an opportunity to improve team that he couldn't refuse


Beachem, Burton, Paige highlight Wolves' summer-league roster

North Carolina guard Marcus Paige shoots against Virginia guard Devon Hall during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game for the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament, Saturday, March 12, 2016, in Washington. North Carolina defeated Virginia 61-57. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) ORG XMIT: VZN204

The Wolves' Las Vegas Summer League team is missing rookie center Justin Patton, who's out indefinitely because of a broken bone in his left foot


Wolves, Gibson agree on two-year, $28 million deal

Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson, center, reaches for the ball alongside Minnesota Timberwolves' Gorgui Dieng, left, and Chase Budinger during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in St. Louis. The Timberwolves won 113-112. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Free-agent signing reunited Tom Thibodeau with his former player.


New Timberwolves forward Justin Patton hits town running

Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau said GM Scott Layden came back from early-season scouting trip and said there was "a big guy from Creighton" they needed to keep their eyes on.


Wolves waive veteran Jordan Hill

The Wolves' veteran forward played in only seven games last season.


Eagan youth coach to be honored at tonight's NBA awards show

Eagan Athletic Association's Carrie Berran wins first Jr. NBA Coach of the Year award.


Timberwolves GM Scott Layden: Thursday's draft could be 'historic'

The Wolves are leaving open all options -- stay where they are, move down, move up, trade -- with their seventh pick in Thursday's NBA draft


Goodbye Godfather: Wolves waive popular big man Pekovic

The Timberwolves waived injured center Nikola Pekovic, ending their association with the last player remaining from the Kevin McHale era long ago.


Globetrotting Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns working on 'secretive stuff'

In between touring Europe and fulfilling his business obligations on two continents, Towns said he always finds time to get his court work in and add some moves to his game.'


Texas big-man Jarrett Allen works out for Wolves, fits team's profile

Jarrett Allen defends against Kansas guard Josh Jackson

Allen projected as a mid first-round pick, but the Wolves could trade down from their seventh pick or make a trade to acquire another first-rounder.


John Thomas joins Wolves and Lynx as VP of Community Engagement

Former Gophers star will oversee community relations efforts and growing the organization's basketball academy


Wolves' Karl-Anthony Towns left off All-NBA teams

Despite gaudy statistics, Towns did not make one of three league honor squads. He had the highest vote total of players who were not All-NBA, including two first place votes.


Wolves in Chicago at draft combine: Defense wanted

De'Aaron Fox, center, from Kentucky, listens to a question at the NBA draft basketball combine Friday, May 12, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The Timberwolves, predictably, had their eye on specific needs during NBA's Chicago draft combine


Fultz, Fox headline next week's Chicago draft combine

The NBA says 67 prospects will attend their draft combine, but the players the Wolves most likely will consider with a sixth or seventh pick won't be in Chicago.