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Andrew Wiggins says he feels little pressure to be Timberwolves franchise player

As the Minnesota Timberwolves will have a new outlook for the upcoming season, one of the new faces with the squad will be Andrew Wiggins after being acquired from the Cavaliers for Kevin Love. Recently, Wiggins was interviewed at a voluntary team workout regarding the amount of pressure that he felt to be Minnesota’s franchise player and provided the below response as noted by...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Offer Eric Bledsoe a Max Contract

Eric Bledsoe is now the third former Kentucky Wildcat from the 2009-10 team to be offered a max contract in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly offered Bledsoe a max four-year, $63 million contract, according to a report by ESPN. Because of cap restrictions, the only way for the Timberwolves to acquire Bledsoe would […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves offer useless max contract to Eric Bledsoe

The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe a max deal that the explosive Phoenix Suns guard has been looking for all summer. There is just one problem. The Timberwolves are over the salary cap and thus, would need the Suns to agree to a sign-and-trade. Minnesota is offering the four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract Bledsoe wants, but the...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves make max offer to Eric Bledsoe

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a max contract offer to Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Minnesota is hoping to work a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix for the explosive guard. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill, with Bledsoe seeking a 4-year deal worth over $60 million. The Suns offered injury-prone Bledsoe a...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Optimistic About Extension For Ricky Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio have discussed a contract extension and the team is optimistic about a deal. "I feel optimistic," Milt Newtons said. "Knowing Ricky the person, he wants to be here. Now we just have to deal with his agent. If we can get something done sooner, great. If not, we're not necessarily in a rush. "There some things we agree...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves player profile: Anthony Bennett

  This is the fourth installment in a 15-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. There are few NBA sophomores with more to prove than blockbuster trade acquisition Anthony Bennett. It comes with the territory for any No. 1 overall pick that, relative to his draft status, heinously underperforms...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Rumor: Bulls Offer New Trade Proposal To Timberwolves

ESPN is reporting that a trade proposal involving Minnesota Timberwolves’ shooting guard Kevin Martin and Mike Dunleavy is officially on the table. The reported deal involves a little more than that though. ESPN Insider Nick Borges reported of a trade proposal that would send veteran shooting guard Kevin Martin to the Bulls in exchange for the expiring contract of Mike Dunleavy...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves plan to open training camp with a dunk contest between Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine

The Minnesota Timberwolves are looking for ways to get their fans excited about the upcoming NBA season. With the team trading Kevin Love during the offseason, the Timberwolves have a good collection of young talent on the roster led by point guard Ricky Rubio. The Timberwolves will hold camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato. So it makes perfect sense that the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Free Dunk Contest With Wiggins And LaVine

The Minnesota Timberwolves know how to sell a rebuilding program to their fans as they heat up training camp with "Dunks After Dark" at 11pm on Monday September 29 headlining their high flying rookies Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine.
Via Pro Bball Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Glenn Robinson III makes the squad

Earlier today, the Timberwolves signed Glenn Robinson III to a guaranteed contract according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. This is good news, as Robinson is a young player with promise, who showed a lot of chemistry with Zach LaVine on and off the court this summer. Drafted by the Timberwolves in the second round of this year’s draft, there was a lot of speculation that...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III Agrees To Guaranteed Deal With Wolves

Glenn Robinson III has reached agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a guaranteed contract. The Wolves had to deal with a long process to sign Robinson due to the upheaval of their roster this summer. Robinson flew to Minneapolis to sign an agreement on Monday and planned to begin preparations with the Wolves for the start of training camp later this month. Robinson dropped...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio says he never talked to Kevin Love about staying in Minnesota

With NBA training camps just around the corner, many teams will be looking for new players to emerge to help their team. One team who will need players to step up is the Minnesota Timberwolves after trading all-star forward Kevin Love. That means the team will need more from point guard Ricky Rubio in the scoring department. Rubio has been very quiet about Love being trading and...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio 'Loyal' To Wolves As Sides Discuss Extension

Ricky Rubio's agent and the Minnesota Timberwolves have discussed a contract extension for the point guard and talks will continue until the Oct. 31 deadline. "I'm loyal," Rubio said. "I want to give them back what they gave me there: a lot of love." Rubio would become a restricted free agent if the two sides cannot reach a new deal. Flip Saunders must...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Four reasons Kevin Martin steps up his game

It may seem odd to predict a significant improvement in play from a 31 year old player like Kevin Martin, but I think that there are a lot of differences from this year to last for Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reason number one: As a shooting guard, Martin’s main job on the basketball court is to put the ball in the hoop. Martin did pretty well at that last year, scoring...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Should the rookies start?

This past offseason, the Minnesota Timberwolves got two rookies with a lot of potential and extreme athletic ability. Andrew Wiggins is the big name that the Timberwolves got in the Kevin Love trade, and was one of the most hyped prospects to come out of college. Zach LaVine was the Timberwolves 1st round draft pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and was an electric player for UCLA last year...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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