Top Photos Of 2012 | July-December
January 1, 2013
Wolves forward Kevin Love embraces in a hug with Kevin Durant after Team USA won the Gold Medal this summer.
Wolves forward Andrei Kirilenko sits at the podium with David Kahn as he is introduced to Wolves fans in August.
Wolves guard Ricky Rubio works out during Training Camp at Minnesota State University-Mankato in October. This was just before Rubio began doing jump shots and lateral movements, but he was able to run at this point in his recovery.
Wolves guard Malcolm Lee gets some elevation and goes in for a slam dunk against the Chicago Bulls.
A wide shot of the MTS Centre in Winnipeg before Minnesota's preseason game against the Detroit Pistons in October as part of the NBA Canada Series. The Wolves won and were able to display their style of basketball to an excited fan base in Winnipeg. Minnesota also played in Fargo during the preseason.
The Wolves huddle around coach Rick Adelman during a timeout at Target Center.
Wolves forward Kevin Love looks on during Opening Night against Sacramento. Love shaved his head in October for Breast Health Awareness on a viral YouTube video with Larry Fitzgerald, and he donated $43,000 toward that cause a month later.
Wolves guards JJ Barea and Alexey Shved celebrate as Minnesota capped off a 22-point comeback against the Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 5.
Crunch delivers dessert during the team's annual "Wolves Give Thanks" event at SEVEN Steakhouse, where Timberwolves players served a Thanksgiving-style meal to members of our Armed Forces and their families. Veterans from all American wars dating back through World War II took part in the event.
Wolves guards Alexey Shved and Ricky Rubio sit on the sidelines during a game in Golden State in November.
Wolves coach Rick Adelman greets JJ Barea and Alexey Shved as they come off the court during a game at Target Center.
Wolves forward Kevin Love signs an autograph during the Timberwolves' annual "Holiday Shopping with Kids" event at Target in December during the FastBreak Foundation's Season of Giving. Deserving kids awaiting adoption were given a $1,000 shopping spree at Target during the holiday season.
Wolves guard Ricky Rubio awaits his first appearance in his comeback against the Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 15 at Target Center. Rubio missed nine months recovering from knee surgery, and he scored eight points and added nine assists in 18 minutes during his return. The Wolves beat the Mavs 114-106 in overtime.
JJ Barea knocks down a 3-pointer during the Wolves' 99-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Dec. 20 at Target Center, snapping the Thunder's 12-game winning streak. Barea scored 14 points in the fourth quarter and sparked the Timberwolves' victory against the defending Western Conference champions.