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' Towns will be sidelined for several weeks

Center Karl-Anthony Towns has a serious right calf injury. The injury is a new one for Towns, who has dealt with knee, ankle and wrist problems in recent seasons.


Timberwolves-Wizards game recap: Porzingis dominates with 41 points

Wizards center Kristaps Porzingis had the hot hand from long range on the way to 41 points.


It's hunting season on the Timberwolves transition defense

The Wolves defense is struggling and Jaden McDaniels, Taurean Prince and Jordan McLaughlin all missed Monday's game against the Wizards.


Injury to Karl-Anthony Towns adds to Timberwolves' 142-127 loss to Wizards

The Timberwolves were routed again and fell back below .500, but the bigger concern was a leg injury to their star All-NBA forward.


Trade was a pivot point for the careers of Russell, Wiggins

D'Angelo Russell and Andrew Wiggins have been lightning rods for criticism while in Minnesota, and meet Sunday at Target Center.


Timberwolves-Golden State game preview

Taurean Prince was added to the Wolves' list of injuries, while center Rudy Gobbert continues to play through pain.


Wolves-Charlotte game recap

A quick look at Friday's loss.


Thanksgiving in Charlotte means McDaniels brothers spend time together

Jaden plays for the Timberwolves and Jalen for the Hornets, and they met on Black Friday for the second season in a row.


Timberwolves' bad habits re-emerge in 110-108 loss to Hornets

A five-game winning streak came to an end with a miserable second-half performance.


Timberwolves-Charlotte gameday preview: Hornets last in offensive efficiency

The Wolves are riding the NBA's longest active winning streak at five games.