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.


Reopening tip: Everything you need to know about NBA restart

There will be 22 teams — though not the Wolves — resuming play Thursday in Florida.


New Wolves owner would face $50M penalty to break Target Center lease

In 2016, Taylor Corporation and the city of Minneapolis signed an amendment to the original agreement they made when Glen Taylor took the team over in 1995.


Taylor won't consider just anybody as a Timberwolves suitor

Longtime owner Glen Taylor is adamant about keeping the Timberwolves in Minnesota, if he chooses to sell the team. But would such provisions hold up in court?


Ex-NBA player Afflalo reportedly interested in buying Timberwolves

Arron Afflalo, according to an Associated Press report, is the face of a group with a net worth of $10 billion that is interested in buying the team from Glen Taylor.


Ballpark audio engineers are maestros of music and sounds

After witnessing just how much silence there was without fans in the park during a recent scrimmage, the Twins will be pumping in songs from hitters' playlists throughout their entire at-bat this season.


Wilfs were approached, but aren't interested in owning Wolves

Wolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor had reached out to gauge the Wilfs' interest in his teams, and the sides had some dialogue, but it hasn't continued.


Wolves for sale: Garnett, Wilf family interested in buying team from Taylor

Glen Taylor, who has owned the team since the mid-1990s, said any potential buyer has to guarantee that the team remains in Minnesota.


Wolves and Lynx announce layoffs for 18 employees, pay cuts for others

The changes come to the business side of the operations for the Wolves, Lynx, Iowa Wolves and T-Wolves Gaming, a spokesperson said.


Timberwolves waited and waited before plug was pulled on season

The revamped Wolves never played another game after March 10, leaving unfinished business.


Next up for Timberwolves: The NBA draft (in October)

The Wolves are one of eight teams that won't take part if the NBA's plan to resume the season is approved, as expected, by the players' union.