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.

Talkative Towns went silent about injury. Here's why that happened

Almost every NBA star has moments of awkwardness or drama. So Karl-Anthony Towns wasn't outside the norm when it came to the silence about his calf injury. But it allowed people to insert their own speculation.

KAT comes back, scores on Wolves' last play for victory over Hawks

Playing for the first time in 52 games, Karl-Anthony Towns stepped to the free-throw line to win the game for the Wolves with 3.6 seconds left. He drained them, capping a 22-point effort in return.

KAT returns to Wolves lineup, but minutes will be a 'delicate dance'

Now that Karl-Anthony Towns has made his long-awaited return after a 52-game absence, what will it look like as he reacclimates to playing?

Wednesday's Wolves-Atlanta game recap

Karl-Anthony Towns came through with the biggest points of the night at the free-throw line with 3.7 seconds remaining.

Is this the night? KAT 'questionable' for tonight's Wolves game

Karl-Anthony Towns was upgraded from "out" to "questionable" on the injury report, leaving hope for Timberwolves fans that he could return from his 52-game absence at Target Center.

His name is Prince. His threes were perfect. Wolves beat Knicks 140-134

Starting because of Anthony Edward's injury, Taurean Prince hit all eight of his three-point shots — and the Timberwolves needed them to offset a 57-point night from New York star Julius Randle.

Wolves-New York game recap

A quick look at Monday night's game.

Edwards out of walking boot, but return from injury still uncertain

Timberwolves coach Chris Finch cautioned that even if Anthony Edwards is pushing to play, it doesn't mean he's ready to return to the court. The next game is Wednesday.

Edwards' injury doesn't seem as serious as first appeared

Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards won't play Monday in New York, but the ankle injury does not appear season-ending.

Timberwolves try to pull out of tailspin against Knicks

The Wolves have lost five of their past six games after falling in both ends of a back-to-back in Chicago and Toronto.