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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.


At the All-Star break, Wolves expose flaws in Rosas' rebuilding plan

So far this season - with a 7-29 record at the All-Star break - the Timberwolves have found it's hard to build a winning culture with a weak foundation.


Kevin Garnett says bid to buy Wolves is over; Taylor says it never started

Kevin Garnett posted on Instagram that he won't be involved in any sale of his former team. But owner Glen Taylor countered that none of the 10 groups who have made bids involve the former Wolves star.


Timberwolves wrap up first half with 'unacceptable' loss to Charlotte

Now losers of nine in a row, Minnesota on Wednesday night suffered yet another lopsided decision before taking a week off for the NBA All-Star break.


Wolves rookie Jaden McDaniels relishes chance to share NBA court with brother

The first time the Wolves played the Hornets in Charlotte, Jalen McDaniels had just been recalled from the G-League. On Wednesday, he and Jaden were both in action.


Edwards named to Rising Stars Team USA for All-Star weekend

The appointment to Team USA for Anthony Edwards is largely ceremonial, since there will be no Rising Stars Game at the All-Star weekend in Atlanta.


Finch looks to establish normalcy after emotional week for Wolves

Tuesday's practice, just his second since taking over as coach, was an attempt for Chris Finch to install a sense of normalcy along with some of his concepts.


New home, old result: Wolves blown out in Finch's first Target Center game

It can often feel like this Wolves season is going in a flat circle, one President Gersson Rosas has tasked new coach Chris Finch with breaking. The Wolves are 0-4 under him and now have lost eight straight.


Despondent Rubio questions Wolves rebuilding strategy after loss

After Sunday's loss, veteran Ricky Rubio wondered if trusting the process will work. "I kind of don't believe in that kind of system," he said.


Finch wants Edwards to go to hoop more

Entering Sunday, rookie guard Anthony Edwards had taken 42% of his shot attempts from three-point range.


Beasley gets 12-game suspension after guilty plea for gun violence threat

Malik Beasley's ban stems from a guilty plea after he aimed a rifle at a pregnant woman, her husband and their teenage daughter outside his home last fall.