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.


'Wemby' and Edwards at Target Center tonight? Depends on how they feel.

Spurs standout rookie Victor Wembanyama is recovering from a hip injury and missed his team's last game. Anthony Edwards is recovering from a hip injury.


Conley has transformed the Wolves' late-game offense

Veteran point guard Mike Conley has been the one to get the Wolves organized down the stretch of close games.


Best in the NBA? Finch focuses on negatives to keep Wolves growing.

Finch, who was named Western Conference Coach of the Month, has been harping more on what the Wolves need to improve during film sessions than dwelling on their success.


Wolves teammates, friends and fierce rivals for Holy Grail in size 15

There aren't a lot of size 15 sneakers on the market. Rival connoisseurs Kyle Anderson and Naz Reid have built extensive collections.


Big men, big victory: Wolves keep on grinding with 123-117 win over Hornets

Big buckets and big stops down the stretch keyed the Wolves, who moved to 15-4 on the season.


Foul trouble not as much of a bother for Timberwolves' Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns picked up two early fouls in Thursday's win over Utah, but he didn't let that affect the rest of his night. That has become more common this season.


No Edwards, no problem. Alexander-Walker steps up, sparks Wolves win

Replacing injured Anthony Edwards in the starting lineup, Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points against his former team in the 101-90 victory over Utah. Karl-Anthony Towns had a big game, too.


Wolves-Jazz preview: Edwards sidelined by hip injury

The Timberwolves guard fell on his right hip in the third quarter of Tuesday's win over the Thunder.


Wolves out of in-season tournament, get two opponents for next week

The Wolves didn't qualify as a wild-card team but the two games added to their schedule next week are about as good as they could have hoped for.


'I'll be ready.' Brown keeps promise with excellent effort to beat OKC.

After starting the season by getting only mop-up duty — if he got on the floor at all — Troy Brown Jr. stepped into the rotation when Jaden McDaniels got hurt.