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.


Wolves prepare to open camp, take court for first time in nine months

Camp will be a sprint to mesh new pieces together before their season begins Dec. 23.


Wolves open season Dec. 23 vs. Detroit at Target Center

The NBA released dates through March 3, with the second half of the 72-game schedule to be released later.


Wolves' Towns reveals multiple family members have died from COVID-19

Karl-Anthony Towns said basketball remains a secondary thought after his family was devastated by illness this year.


Russell excited to get season started, see what Wolves can do

D'Angelo Russell said this will be the first time in his career he will have the dynamic of playing with a skilled big man like Karl-Anthony Towns and another point guard/playmaker in Ricky Rubio.


Beasley meets media, won't discuss charges from September incident

It was Malik Beasley's first media session in more than seven months. He faces Hennepin County charges of drug possession and threats of violence.


Returning to Wolves, Rubio says he's entering 'prime of my career'

Ricky Rubio, 30, enters a different Wolves organization that the one he entered 11 years ago. It's one that is trying to adapt to the modern pace-and-space, three-point heavy NBA.


Timberwolves reach training camp deal with Hollis-Jefferson

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, if he made the roster, would help bolster the Wolves' frontcourt, specifically at power forward as likely defensive depth.


Wolves sign Hernangomez to three-year, $21 million deal

Juancho Hernangomez figures to compete for minutes at power forward, a position the Wolves don't have in great supply on their current roster.


Top pick Edwards developing early trust in Wolves organization

The Wolves have begun the process of unlocking the way to Anthony Edwards' trust. Now can they unlock the No. 1 draft pick's potential on the floor?


Big Friday: Wolves sign Beasley, announce Rubio, introduce Edwards

Agreeing with restricted free agent Malik Beasley on a four-year, $60 million deal was the biggest move on a busy day for the Timberwolves.