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The Wolves Beat

The Wolves Beat

Chris Hine covers the Minnesota Timberwolves for the Star Tribune.


Wolves add four assistants, promote two to complete Saunders' staff

With two weeks before training camp, the Timberwolves announced the last additions to Ryan Saunders' staff, among them a former New Orleans assistant who works with All-Star Anthony Davis.


Timberwolves hire Sam Newman-Beck to coach Iowa G_League team

Sam Newman-Beck, a former Wolves staff member, is returning to the organization as the team's G-League coach.


Timberwolves announce preseason schedule

The Timberwolves announced their preseason schedule for the upcoming season.


Wolves in talks to add Pelicans' Hanson to coaching staff

The Timberwolves are close to making an addition to Ryan Saunders’ staff for the upcoming season, as the team is in talks to bring in New Orleans as

Kevin Hanson spent the last four season on the Pelicans staff and according to the Pelicans' website, worked "extensively" with All-Star Anthony Davis.


Rosas: Wolves are making 'bets' with some signings

For the first time, new Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas was allowed to discuss the signings of Noah Vanleh and the picku

President Gersson Rosas said the Timberwolves are taking calculated risks with some of their signings this offseason.


Anthony Tolliver says goodbye to Wolves for second time

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver

Veteran forward is set to sign with Portland


Wolves sign Bell; acquire Napier and Graham

The Timberwolves made their first moves of free agency on Monday. The most notable move was the signing of former Warriors forward Jordan Bell to a one-year, $1.6 million deal, a source confirmed.


Looking at the Wolves' free-agent options after missing out on Russell

D'Angelo Russell's decision to join Golden State might open up room for Wolves point guard Tyus Jones (right) to come back. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgon

The Wolves still have needs at point guard and power forward.


Wolves lose Rose to Pistons, Gibson to Knicks

Two favorites of former Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau are headed to other teams. Guard Derrick Rose (left) is expected to sign a two-year, $15 mill

Rose is expected to sign a two-year, $15 million deal with Detroit and Gibson to sign a two-year, $20 million deal with New York.


Report: Former Wolves scout was a convicted rapist

Pete Philo, who worked with the Wolves from 2005-13, was convicted of rape in 2000.


Wolves extend qualifying offer to Tyus Jones

Minnesota Timberwolves Tyus Jones. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – February 25, 2019, Target Center, NBA, Minn

The deal is for one year and is seen as a formality before Jones fields potentially longer-term, more lucrative offers in free agency.


Wolves' Rosas glad to execute 'rare' move up in draft

Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas spoke at a news conference just before midnight Thursday to talk about the team's moves

Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas said a lot of work from the team's staff went into the trade that netted Jarrett Culver.


Source: No Wolves deals are close to happening, but talks continue

Source: No Wolves deals are close to happening, but talks continue

The Wolves are right in the thick of things during Gersson Rosas' first offseason.


Bench continues to give Timberwolves a lift

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver hit a 3-pointer over Philadelphia 76ers forward James Ennis III

The Timberwolves' second unit played well for a second consecutive night.


Towns evades foul trouble in big night vs. Memphis

Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 23 rebounds in a win over the Grizzlies.


Josh Okogie a bright spot in Timberwolves loss to Rockets

Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie went up for a shot as the Rockets' PJ Tucker defended in the first half Sunday night.

The rookie bounced back from recent struggles with solid defense on James Harden and 21 points.


Timberwolves, Reynolds agree to multi-year contract

Timberwolves guard Cameron Reynolds during the second half against Denver earlier this month.

Cameron Reynolds, who was on his second 10-day contract, is going to be a member for the Wolves for a while longer


Foul trouble comes back to haunt Towns in loss to Jazz

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns reacts after being called for a foul during the second half

Karl-Anthony Towns on Thursday fouled out for the ninth time this season.


Postgame: Teague, Gibson step up for shorthanded Wolves

Taj Gibson (left) and Jeff Teague stepped up their scoring to make up for the injured Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins in the Timberwolves' 103-9

Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson filled the scoring void left by injured Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins.


Postgame: Rose goes beyond his (minutes) limit in Timberwolves win

Derrick Rose (guarding Washington guard Bradley Beal) extended his playing time to 30 minutes -- and scored 29 points, including a clutch basketball i

Derrick Rose extended his playing time to 30 minutes as the Wolves defeated the Wizards.