The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures.
Professional sports leagues in the United States — MLB being the major exception — made significant strides last week as they try to come back.
The teams are giving employees the day off Nov. 3 to exercise their right to vote.
Hundreds were served food and essential goods from diapers to dish soap Friday afternoon next to a heavily damaged Target and Cub Foods, where prominent Twin Cities sports figures volunteered.
During the crisis, WCCO sports director Mike Max has shown he can cover civil unrest as well as any hard-news reporter. Maybe even better.
The Wolves are one of eight teams that won't take part if the NBA's plan to resume the season is approved, as expected, by the players' union.
The Wolves will have a 14% chance of landing the top pick in the upcoming draft.
The NBA is reportedly going to approve a return-to-play proposal Thursday that would bring 22 teams to Orlando for eight regular-season games each and the playoffs. The Timberwolves are not one of them.
Plans to resume playing games in the NBA and MLS amid the coronavirus pandemic have both sports packing up their leagues and heading to Disney properties in Orlando. Here's what you need to know.
While speaking out a generation ago might have been deemed harmful to a brand, staying silent during a time of national crisis in 2020 can create an impression of being complacent at best and complicit at worst.
Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie said George Floyd's death is another example of just how vulnerable black people are — regardless of whether they're in the NBA or not.
Longtime NBA player Stephen Jackson bared his soul in talking about George Floyd, a dead friend that he called his "twin."
It's possible the Wolves' last game was on March 10 in Houston. Several return to play scenarios have circulated recently, and some of those include leaving teams near the bottom of the standings out of the mix.
Here are some factors to consider as the NBA mulls options after shutting down March 11 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will hold an important call with the league Thursday to talk about returning to action. Here's why the Wolves may not want the games to resume.
Lakefield native Teresa Resch was the first in a succession of women — now numbering 14 — whom Masai Ujiri hired for his Toronto Raptors.
Rich Nuessle was once a staple in the Twin Cities sports media. If you were in that circle and failed to have a wacky adventure with Rich, you had to be in quarantine. Behind the fun, though, was a hero with a tortured soul.
Have a question about how and why we do the things we do? The Star Tribune's sports editors will be answering your questions in this week's mailbag.
Jon Leuer, who was from Long Lake, was primarily a guard in high school. But after committing to play for Wisconsin under coach Bo Ryan, he had a 10-inch growth spurt
League would aim for late July start but might leave some teams home.