Reporter | Timberwolves

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.


Timberwolves welcome draft class with expectations for the future

It's a draft class both President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly and coach Chris Finch are not burdening with expectations to contribute immediately.


Connelly: Draft will have little impact on what Wolves do in free agency

With the draft over, now the Wolves turn their attention from one chaotic event to the other. Near the top of Tim Connelly's to-do list for the offseason is figuring out what's going to happen with point guard D'Angelo Russell.


Sorting out the Timberwolves' draft-day moves

Their first pick was Auburn center Walker Kessler at No. 22.


Auburn's Pearl: Wolves draft pick Kessler more than a rim protector

Walker Kessler's college coach, Bruce Pearl, says the center is able to defend multiple positions along the perimeter and has a good shooting form despite lackluster numbers.


Net gains: Wolves make draft-night trades, wind up with two first-round picks

The Timberwolves originally were set to pick at No. 19, but swung deals with Memphis and Houston to eventually pick at Nos. 22 (Walker Kessler) and 29 (Wendell Moore Jr.).


2022 NBA Draft Preview: TV, draft order, key prospects

The first round begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in Brooklyn. N.Y.


Picks, trades, potential: Everything on the table for Wolves at NBA Draft

Tim Connelly will have four picks at his disposal on Thursday night as he makes his first major moves as the Timberwolves president of basketball operations.


Four players who could be potential draft picks for the Timberwolves

The Wolves have the 19th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, here are four players that might be on their radar.


Will Holmgren follow Suggs' path again? Top prospect ready to find out

Chet Holmgren, the seven-footer from Minnehaha Academy, said it doesn't much matter if he is the top pick in Thursday's NBA draft.


Q&A: Connelly on the Wolves draft, Towns' future, Edwards and more

New President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly is arriving at the first crucial stretch of his tenure after being on the job for less than a month. He answered questions about the challenges ahead.