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.


Teaching Steph and Seth Curry is Melissa Nori's 'claim to fame'

The wife of Timberwolves assistant Micah Nori worked with Dell Curry's sons in Toronto 22 years ago.


Wolves boss Gupta sees team as 'buyers' as trade deadline looms

The Wolves haven't been in this position often in recent history: Sachin Gupta not only wants to upgrade the roster, but his bigger goal is a second half of the season good enough to avoid the NBA's postseason play-in tournament.


'Big Three' not enough. Reserves let down Wolves as Memphis wins 11th straight

Karl-Anthony Towns, Anthony Edwards and D'Angelo Russell combined for 84 of the team's points in the 116-108 loss. Coach Chris Finch saw several things to be unhappy about.


Loss to Grizzlies shows Wolves need better attention to detail

Rebounding, fouling less, executing offense quicker all need improvement if Wolves want to achieve their goals, Finch says


Thursday's Timberwolves-Memphis game recap

The Wolves bench had a 19% shooting percentage against the Grizzlies.


Wolves head to Memphis to face red-hot Grizzlies

The Timberwolves will try to cool off one of the hottest teams in the NBA. Memphis is on a 10-game winning streak.


Same old story: 'Timberwolves ain't done much of anything in how long?'

A stumble in New Orleans precedes a difficult stretch that starts against the Grizzlies, who have won 10 in a row — the kind of streak Karl-Anthony Towns would like his team to put together.


Despite 20-point fourth quarter, Edwards blames self for Wolves loss

Guard Anthony Edwards was disappointed with his effort in the first half and said it cost the Wolves in their 128-125 loss to the Pelicans.


Shootout in New Orleans ends on buzzer-beater sending Wolves to loss

Brandon Ingram's winning basket with 0.3 seconds left ended his wild long-range shooting duel with the Anthony Edwards in the final minutes.


Wolves' McDaniels goes to work on cutting down on his fouls

Forward Jaden McDaniels ranks second on the team in fouls, and coach Chris Finch is especially working on how he uses his hands.