Lynx Sign Guard Kenisha Bell and Forward Asia Taylor

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has signed guard Kenisha Bell and forward Asia Taylor. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Bell, who was originally selected by the Lynx in the third round (30th overall) of the 2019 WNBA Draft appeared in two preseason games for Minnesota. The former Golden Gopher finished her senior season at the University of Minnesota ranked fifth in team history in scoring average (18.1), seventh in assists (371), eight in free throw percentage (75.1%) and ninth in free throw attempts (438). The Minneapolis native earned an Honorable … Continue reading Lynx Sign Guard Kenisha Bell and Forward Asia Taylor

Ryan Saunders officially named Wolves coach

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today officially named Ryan Saunders as the team’s permanent Head Coach. Saunders was the team’s Interim Head Coach over the last three months of this past season. “I’m pleased to announce Ryan Saunders as our head coach,” said Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations Gersson Rosas. “Ryan is an excellent communicator and has developed open and trusting relationships with our players. I’ve known Ryan for many years and have always respected his approach to the game, work ethic, basketball knowledge and passion. His coaching style and philosophies are ideal for the modern NBA and I … Continue reading Ryan Saunders officially named Wolves coach

Photo Gallery: Wolves beat Curry, Warriors in OT

Despite 37 points from Steph Curry, the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the 2-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors Friday night 132-131 in overtime at Target Center.  Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 24 points while Jerryd Bayless added 17 off the bench. Photos by Bryan Singer. Click here for photo gallery Continue reading Photo Gallery: Wolves beat Curry, Warriors in OT

Towns named to NBA All-Star game

Minneapolis/St. Paul – Timberwolves forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns today was named a Western Conference All-Star by the National Basketball Association. Towns was named to the team as a reserve via balloting by NBA head coaches for the second straight year. Over the years, seven Wolves players have earned NBA All-Star honors: Tom Gugliotta, Kevin Garnett, Wally Szczerbiak, Sam Cassell, Kevin Love, Jimmy Butler and Towns. Towns will be playing in his second NBA All-Star Game after appearing in the Rising Stars Challenge in each of his first two seasons. The 7-0 forward/center scored 17 points and grabbed a game-high-tying 10 rebounds … Continue reading Towns named to NBA All-Star game

Timberwolves Sign Guard Isaiah Canaan to 10-Day Contract

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Isaiah Canaan to a 10-day contract. Canaan, 27, played in 19 games (15 starts) for the Phoenix Suns this season, averaging 7.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 26.5 minutes per game before being waived on November 28. He also played in 19 games with the Suns during the 2017-18 season. The 6-0 guard is in his sixth season in the NBA, previously playing with Houston (2013-15, 2017-18), Philadelphia (2014-16) and Chicago (2016-17). He has career averages of 8.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in … Continue reading Timberwolves Sign Guard Isaiah Canaan to 10-Day Contract

Josh Okogie to be in Rising Stars All-Star game

Minnesota Timberwolves Guard Josh Okogie will be part of the “World” team taking part in the 2019 Rising Stars game as Part of 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Over 42 games in his rookie season, Okogie holds averages of 7.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.9 steals in 22.1 minutes per contest. Minnesota drafted the 6’4 guard with the 20th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.   Continue reading Josh Okogie to be in Rising Stars All-Star game

Timberwolves Hire Jerry Sichting as Assistant Coach

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has hired Jerry Sichting as Assistant Coach. This marks Sichting’s third stint with the Wolves after initially spending 10 years with the organization from 1995-2005 and two seasons from 2007-09. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Sichting began his career with the Timberwolves in 1995 as Director of Scouting and Player Development. He then became an Assistant Coach under Flip Saunders when Saunders took over the team during the 1995-96 season and remained in that role until 2005. Sichting returned to the Wolves bench in 2007 … Continue reading Timberwolves Hire Jerry Sichting as Assistant Coach