Submitted by cklein on October 31, 2012 - 10:02am
Wolves guard Brandon Roy tells us all about his best and worst Halloween costumes, first impressions of Minnesota and which Wolves player he would rather go hunting with in this week's Hot Seat.
Editor’s note: In the days leading up to Friday’s regular season opener against the Kings, Timberwolves.com will highlight three new members of the Wolves’ team that fans will see during the 2012-13 campaign. Minnesota faces Sacramento at 7 p.m. on Friday at Target Center. The game will be televised on My 29 and broadcast on the radio at 830 WCCO-AM.
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5-on-5: Around The League will air every other Tuesday at 3 PM right here on Timberwolves.com. Mark Remme and John Focke will tackle the top news stories around the NBA and weigh in throughout the 2012-13 season.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that the team has picked up the third-year options on guard Ricky Rubio and forward Derrick Williams.
Rubio, a second-year guard from Spain, finished as runner-up in the NBA's Rookie of the Year voting last season. He appeared in 41 games, averaging 10.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 8.2 assists. Rubio finished sixth in the NBA, and first among rookies, in assists last year. He finished with 12 point/assist double-doubles.
Submitted by cklein on October 30, 2012 - 10:26am
Mark Remme and John Focke discuss five topics around the league including the Wolves' new look, the James Harden trade and David Stern's impact on basketball during his tenure as NBA Commissioner.
The Minnesota Timberwolves announced the team’s 15-player 2012-13 Opening Night roster. To reduce their roster to the 15-man limit, the Timberwolves this past Saturday waived on forward Mike Harris and center Chris Johnson.
Minnesota will open the regular season at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 against the Sacramento Kings at Target Center. The game will be telecast on WFTC My 29 with Dave Benz and Jim Petersen calling the action and can be heard on 830 WCCO-AM and the Timberwolves Radio Network with Wolves play-by-play announcer Alan Horton on the call.
Submitted by cklein on October 29, 2012 - 4:19pm
Wolves coach Rick Adelman addresses the media after Monday's practice at the LifeTime Fitness Training Center.