Timberwolves Waive Guard Andre Miller

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived guard Andre Miller. The roster currently stands at 14 players. “Andre was a consummate professional and set a good example for our younger players on what it takes to be a pro in this league,” said Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton. “We wish him the best.” Miller, in his 17th NBA … Read More

21st Annual Taste of the Timberwolves Event Set for March 1 at Target Center

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation is hosting the 21st annual Taste of the Timberwolves on Tuesday, March 1 from 6-9 p.m. at Target Center. The fundraising gala offers guests an opportunity to interact with Wolves players, sample a variety of local cuisine and enjoy live entertainment, all while supporting community programs that positively impact youth from around … Read More

Karl-Anthony Towns to Represent Timberwolves in 2016 Taco Bell Skills Challenge as part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night

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Minneapolis/St. Paul –Minnesota Timberwolves forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns today was named as one of the participants in the 2016 Taco Bell Skills Challenge that will take place on Saturday night of All-Star Weekend. Towns is the first Timberwolves player to participate in the NBA All-Star Skills Challenge. Towns’ competitors include DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings, Anthony Davis of the New … Read More

Zach LaVine to Defend His Title in 2016 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest as Part of NBA All-Star Saturday Night

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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine will return to defend his title and represent the Wolves in the 2016 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest the league announced today. LaVine will dunk against Will Barton (Denver Nuggets), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons) and Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic). LaVine is seeking to join Michael Jordan (1987-88), Jason Richardson (2002-03) and Nate Robinson (2009-10) as the … Read More

Wolves Forward/Center Karl-Anthony Towns Wins Third Consecutive KIA NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month Award

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – The NBA today named Minnesota Timberwolves forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns as its Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the month for January. This is the third consecutive month Towns has won the award, joining Andrew Wiggins (November, December 2014, January, February 2015) as the second player in Wolves history to earn Kia NBA Rookie of the Month honors … Read More

Wolves Recall Adreian Payne from NBA Development League’s Erie BayHawks

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the club has recalled forward Adreian Payne from the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. Payne appeared in three games with the BayHawks, averaging 26.3 points, on 44.4% shooting, 9.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.3 steals in 35.0 minutes per contest. Payne was assigned to the club on January 25, 2016 … Read More

Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Tips Off Month-Long WolvesCare Initiative

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Minnesota/St. Paul – This February the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation is kicking off WolvesCare Month, presented by Just Born Quality Confections, the makers of PEEPS®, HOT TAMALES® and MIKE AND IKE®, an initiative that focuses on recognizing and supporting some of the Wolves’ smallest fans, but those with the biggest hearts: children suffering with terminal or long-term illness or disorders. … Read More