Submitted by cklein on July 27, 2012 - 4:57pm
President of Basketball Operations David Kahn talks about Friday's signing of forward Andrei Kirilenko and other offseason moves.
The NBA unveiled their 2012-13 team schedules on Thursday—another offseason benchmark meaning the new season is just around the corner. With the Timberwolves continuing to reshape their roster this offseason, the new year could prove to be an exciting time at Target Center. As we prepare for 2012-13, Timberwolves.com broke down some of the key matchups and top games to watch for this season. Included in Minnesota’s schedule are 14 nationally televised games on TNT, ESPN and NBA TV—the most for the Wolves since 2005-06—and 22 back-to-back games.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed free-agent forward Andrei Kirilenko. Per team policy, terms of the contract offer were not disclosed.
Submitted by cklein on July 26, 2012 - 10:07am
The Timberwolves and Lynx spent an afternoon in July helping TreeHouse with cleanup work.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will tip off their 24th regular season in the NBA by hosting the Sacramento Kings at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 at Target Center. Full-season memberships are still available by visiting www.timberwolves.com or by calling 612-673-1234.
Russian guard Alexey Shved began dreaming of playing in the NBA when he first started playing basketball at age 6 or 7. Back then, his father, Victor, would bring home VHS tapes of NBA games and let him watch some of the top players in the world perform on the game’s biggest stage.
Now, the 23-year-old Shved will get his own chance to play at that level.