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.


With draft three weeks out, Wolves say they're 'ready to pick'

The Wolves are still preparing for the Nov. 18 draft, but a top official said Wednesday they'd be ready to go if the draft was held right now.


As Wolves mull No. 1 pick options, three-point shooting is scarce

The Wolves would love to add shooting via the draft, but none of the top prospects have much of a track record of success.


Garnett visits south Minneapolis, mum on possible Wolves ownership

Kevin Garnett spent part of Thursday evening in the Ventura Village neighborhood of south Minneapolis, meeting with business owners and customers of a recently opened bank branch.


6 a.m. phone call at the Saunders residence? Sid seeking a scoop

If it was Sunday morning in the Saunders household and the phone was ringing at 6 a.m., it was usually only one person doing the calling.


After Lakers win title, clock is ticking for Wolves

Making the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference next season would be an accomplishment.


Day of outreach: Wolves, Lynx visit Floyd memorial, help register voters

The Wolves have held other voter registration events in Minneapolis, their way of putting words spoken since George Floyd's death into action.


Group workouts give Wolves a 'jump start' to work on chemistry

If the Wolves accomplish nothing else during this group workout period, they hope they will get a jump on next season.


LaMelo Ball says he'd fit in fine with Timberwolves

D'Angelo Russell's presence doesn't dissuade point guard LaMelo Ball from wanting to be the No. 1 pick and play for the Wolves.


Wolves guard Beasley arrested in Plymouth

Malik Beasley was arrested Saturday night in Plymouth on charges of possession of narcotics and receiving and/or concealing stolen property, according to jail records.


Dangerfield learns plenty in challenging playoff run with Lynx

The Lynx put a lot on Crystal Dangerfield's plate this season, and she responded with a Rookie of the Year performance while adding inevitable all-rookie team honors to that Sunday