Timberwolves and Lynx Statement On Passing of Prince

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The following is a statement from Timberwolves and Lynx Owner Glen Taylor on today’s passing of music icon Prince: “Today we lost a local icon, legend and musical innovator. Prince represented Minnesota with grace, passion and a hunger for helping others. Over the years be became a huge Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx fan, attending numerous games and even treating … Read More

Minnesota Timberwolves Agree to Terms with Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden

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Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has agreed to terms with Tom Thibodeau as President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach, and Scott Layden as General Manager. Per team policy, terms of the agreements were not released. “We are extremely excited to welcome Tom Thibodeau back to the Timberwolves,” said Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor. “Through this … Read More

Timberwolves Forward/Center Karl-Anthony Towns Named KIA NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for April

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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 April. This is the sixth consecutive month Towns has won the award, making him the eighth player since the award’s inception in the 1981-82 season to win six consecutive Rookie of the Month honors: Damian Lillard in … Read More

Minnesota Timberwolves Launch Search for Head Coach and Head of Basketball Operations

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced Sam Mitchell has been relieved of his interim head coaching duties, effective immediately, and the team will initiate a search for both a new head coach and a new head of basketball operations. Due to the sudden onset of Flip Saunders’ illness leading to his untimely death, the team was unable to conduct a search … Read More

Towns Wins NBA Western Conference Player Of The Week

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The NBA today named Minnesota Timberwolves forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns as its NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 4-10. After earning Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month honors five consecutive months, this is the first such award for Towns. He is the eighth Wolves player to win Player of the Week honors: Mo … Read More

Flip Saunders Legacy Fund to Make Donation to Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy

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The Flip Saunders Legacy Fund, established by the family of the late Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and head coach Flip Saunders, will make a donation of $6,000 to the Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy at the Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets game tonight. Debbie Saunders and Timberwolves general manager Milt Newton, will be on hand to present the check … Read More

Minnesota Timberwolves Host Fan Appreciation Day

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The Minnesota Timberwolves will thank fans for their support by hosting Fan Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 13, as they play host to the New Orleans Pelicans at Target Center in the 2015-16 season finale. The day will kick off with a Fan Appreciation breakfast in Mayo Clinic Square Skyway from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. The breakfast will include … Read More

Timberwolves Forward/Center Karl-Anthony Towns Named KIA NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March

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The NBA today named Minnesota Timberwolves forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns as its Kia NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March. This is the fifth consecutive month Towns has won the award, becoming the first player in Wolves history to earn Kia NBA Rookie of the Month honors in five consecutive months. Towns is the ninth player since the award … Read More

Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation Proud To Sponsor Four Youth Wheelchair Basketball Teams

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The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation has announced it will sponsor Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute’s four youth wheelchair basketball teams – the Rolling Rowdies 101, the Rolling Rowdies, the Jr. Rolling Gophers and the Jr. Rolling Timberwolves. The Foundation has paired itself with winners on and off the court. The Jr. Rolling Timberwolves have won the National Championship six times, most … Read More