The Wolves Beat
In high school, Okogie played for a summer on an AAU team sponsored by Houston point guard Chris Paul and last summer participated in Paul's invitation-only camp for elite college guards.
NBA teams can sign two players to two-way contracts, in addition to the 15-man regular season roster.
Wolves bring back a Tom Thibodeau favorite on a league minimum contract.
The tournament in Las Vegas will not include last year's top pick, Justin Patton, who is recovering from foot surgery.
With tonight's NBA draft just hours away, questions abound on everything from what Tom Thibodeau and the Wolves will do with the 20th overall pick to the forthcoming free-agency period and beyond.
The veteran guard/forward was a second team selection for the fourth time in his career.
Just as they were against Denver in the regular-season finale, the Wolves are faced with an elimination game tonight in Houston, but this Game 5 playoff game is a whole other thing.
With Game 4 tonight against the Rockets at Target Center, Timberwolves young star Andrew Wiggins says he pays no mind to public criticism he receives.
Wolves All-Star guard Jimmy Butler said his team needs to be less predictable, 'don't be as guardable' heading into Game 3.
Trailing their first-round series with Houston 0-2, the Wolves on Saturday night will play their first playoff game at Target Center since 2004
Those who knew Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler long ago are having their allegiances tested now that the pride of Tomball, Tex., is playing the Houston Rockets tonight in Game 2 of their NBA playoff series.
Wolves veteran guard Jeff Teague said his team must get All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns more touches and easy baskets in Game 2 after nine shots and eight points Sunday.
Wolves veteran forward Taj Gibson played through the pain of a neck injury to beat Denver Wednesday and will do it again in playoff opener against the Rockets.
Tonight's game is only the third time since the current playoff format started in 1983-84 that two teams meet on the regular season's final day for a playoff spot.
Timberwolves veteran Taj Gibson practiced "a little" Tuesday and is questionable for Wednesday night's game against Denver that will decide which team makes the NBA playoffs.
Coach Tom Thibodeau was asked after today's morning shootaround how the team – the young players in particular – are handling the pressure.
NBA Two-Minute Report says Karl-Anthony Towns did foul Denver's Jamal Murray Thursday in Denver, a violation that fouled Towns out of the crucial game with 1:46 left.
The official 12-player team that will play in the 2019 World Cup and the 2020 Olympic games will likely come from this group of players.
Saying he won't decide until after he warms up, Wolves star Jimmy Butler also said this morning "I feel like I'm ready to get out there with my guys."
The Wolves and Nuggets meet tonight in Denver, and the Nuggets have a chance to tie the Wolves in the standings and get into playoff position.