Coca-Cola Named The Official Soft Drink Of The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx

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The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx today announced Coca-Cola as the teams’ Official Soft Drink. Coca-Cola will be the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage provider for Target Center. “Coca-Cola was our original partner when Target Center opened, so after more than 20 years we’re excited to align our organization again with one of the most recognized brands in the world,” said Timberwolves & … Read More

Target Center’s Treasure Island Resort & Casino Premium Level Unveiled

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Target Center today unveiled the completed Treasure Island Resort & Casino Premium Level, part of the renovation project for the arena. The grand opening for suite holders will be on November 1 for the Timberwolves home opener. “The Timberwolves and Lynx are thrilled with the results of the newly renovated Treasure Island Resort & Casino Premium Level,” said Timberwolves & … Read More

Timberwolves Exercise Team Options on Four Players

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has exercised the third-year options on Tyus Jones and Karl-Anthony Towns, along with the fourth-year options on Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins. Jones, 20, posted averages of 4.2 points and 2.9 assists in 15.5 minutes per contest in 37 games over his rookie season. The Wolves originally acquired the draft rights to the … Read More

Timberwolves Waive Butler, Murry

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived forward Rasual Butler and guard Toure’ Murry. With the moves, the Wolves training camp roster stands at 15 players. Butler averaged 0.8 points and 0.8 rebounds in five preseason games. He has appeared in 809 games over his 13-year NBA career, averaging 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds. In 2015-16, he played … Read More

Ed Pinckney Added To Tom Thibodeau’s Staff As Assistant Coach

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that Ed Pinckney has joined President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Tom Thibodeau’s staff as Assistant Coach. Pinckney joins Andy Greer, Ryan Saunders and Rick Brunson as Assistant Coaches on Thibodeau’s staff. Pinckney rejoins the Timberwolves after serving as an Assistant Coach in Minnesota from 2007-09. He spent last season as an Assistant Coach … Read More

Timberwolves Announce 2016-17 Training Camp Roster

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today finalized the team’s 2016-17 Training Camp roster by signing forward Rasual Butler and guards John Lucas III and Toure’ Murry. Butler, 37, has appeared in 809 games over his 13-year NBA career, averaging 7.5 points and 2.4 rebounds. In 2015-16, he played in 46 games for the San Antonio Spurs, averaging 2.7 points and 1.2 rebounds … Read More

Timberwolves Announce Basketball Staff Additions

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced additions to the team’s basketball staff for the 2016-17 NBA season, naming Noah Croom as Assistant General Manager, Brian Pauga as Director of Player Personnel and John Carideo, Jim Eyen, Drew Nicholas, Scott Roth and Jim Todd as Scouts. The team also named Matthew Duhamel as Director of Athletic Therapy, Pierre Nesbit as Assistant Athletic … Read More

Timberwolves Announce Coaching Staff Additions

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced additions to the team’s coaching staff for the 2016-17 NBA season, naming Andy Greer and Rick Brunson as Assistant Coaches, Peter Patton as Shooting Coach, Daisuke Yoshimoto as Special Assistant to the President of Basketball Operations and promoting Vince Legarza to Player Development Coach. Ryan Saunders will also continue in his capacity as Assistant Coach. … Read More

Nikola Pekovic Injury Update

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that center Nikola Pekovic will miss the entire 2016-17 season due to recurring right ankle pain. A determination about future seasons will be made at a later date. Pekovic, 30, has played parts of six seasons with the Wolves after the team drafted him with the 31st overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. In … Read More

Tom Thibodeau Statement On Kevin Garnett Retirement

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Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Tom Thibodeau today issued the following statement on Kevin Garnett’s retirement: “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate and thank Kevin for all of his great accomplishments and contributions to the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves organization, and for me personally with the Boston Celtics. Kevin combined great talent with … Read More

Kevin Garnett Announces Retirement

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Wolves All-Time Leader in Numerous Categories Ends Career After 21 Seasons Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett today announced that he will retire after a 21-year NBA career, 13-plus of those with the Timberwolves. Garnett led the Wolves to the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons, culminated by an appearance in the Western Conference Finals in 2004. After being traded to Boston … Read More

All Timberwolves 2016-17 Regular Season Games to be Televised for First-Time in Franchise History

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced their full television broadcast schedule for the 2016-17 regular season and for the first time in franchise history, every regular season game will be televised. The schedule will include 75 regular season games and two preseason telecasts on FOX Sports North, as well as nine NBA TV, four TNT and six ESPN telecasts. FOX Sports … Read More

TIMBERWOLVES & LYNX PARTNERING WITH CHEF DAVID FHIMA TO REVAMP TARGET CENTER FOOD OFFERINGS THROUGHOUT RENOVATION

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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx announced their partnership with chef David Fhima to revamp Target Center’s food offerings as the arena undergoes renovations. “We are thrilled to have David join us as we undergo this very important part of the Target Center renovation,” said Timberwolves and Lynx CEO Ethan Casson. “Over the past year, many prestigious publications have taken notice … Read More

Cole Aldrich and Ryan Saunders Are Heading To Finland For Basketball

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The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Finnish Basketball Association (FBA) today announced the top 41 boys from 22 European countries who will travel to the first Basketball without Borders (BWB) Europe Camp in Finland, which will be held Sept. 7-10 at Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja.  BWB, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development … Read More

Timberwolves Announce 2016 Preseason Schedule

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team’s 2016 preseason schedule. The Wolves will play seven exhibition contests, including two games at Target Center, and three off-site games: Saturday, Oct. 8 vs. Miami at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, Wednesday, Oct. 12 vs. Denver at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska and Saturday, Oct. 15 vs. Miami at KFC Yum! … Read More