Timberwolves Statement On 2017 NBA All-Star Game

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NBA Board of Governors Chairman and Timberwolves majority owner Glen Taylor issued the following statement today regarding the NBA’s decision to relocate the 2017 NBA All-Star Game: “We fully support the NBA’s decision today to relocate the 2017 NBA All-Star Game from Charlotte. While it is important to note that the league continues its dialogue with Charlotte, the Minnesota Timberwolves … Read More

Timberwolves Sign Forward/Center Jordan Hill

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed forward/center Jordan Hill. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. Hill, 28, spent this past season in Indiana with the Pacers averaging 8.8 points, on 50.6 percent shooting, and 6.2 rebounds in a career-best 73 games played. Hill averaged 10.7 points and 7.1 rebounds in 11 starts and … Read More

Timberwolves Sign Center Cole Aldrich

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed center and Bloomington, Minnesota native Cole Aldrich. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. Aldrich, 27, averaged 5.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 13.3 minutes per game last season with the Los Angeles Clippers. Aldrich started five games for the Clippers in 2015-16, averaging 15.8 points, … Read More

Ethan Casson Named Chief Executive Officer of Minnestoa Timberwolves and Lynx

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The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced the hiring of Ethan Casson as the franchise’s new Chief Executive Officer. Casson will begin his duties with the organization on Monday, August 8. Casson returns to Minnesota after most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He spent six seasons with the 49ers, … Read More

Timberwolves Sign Kris Dunn

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Kris Dunn, the fifth overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft. Dunn, a 6-4 guard out of Providence, averaged 12.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.2 steals in 95 games over three-plus seasons. He is the only Providence player to tally career totals of 1,000 points, 400 rebounds, 500 … Read More

Timberwolves Waive Greg Smith

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived forward/center Greg Smith. Smith was originally signed to 10-day contracts on March 2 and March 12 before being signed through the end of the season on March 22. He averaged 2.4 points and 2.3 rebounds over 18 games last season with the Timberwolves. In his career, Smith has appeared in 149 … Read More

Timberwolves & Lynx Announce New Limited Partners

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Includes first-ever NBA minority owner from China.     The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx today announced new minority team owners and limited partners in Lizhang (John) Jiang, founder and chairman of Shanghai Double-Edged Sports Company in China, and Meyer Orbach, chairman of the Orbach Group in New York City. Mr. Jiang will become the first Chinese citizen to have an … Read More

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

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