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2016 Schedule
29-53, 5th in Northwest
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Thibodeau's role with Wolves 'not about power'

Tom Thibodeau was introduced as the new Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach at a Tuesday news conference, during which he described his role as "about alignment, not power."

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Thibodeau: 'I'm very excited to be here' (2:13)
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Young ones lead the wolf pack

Andrew Wiggins and Zach Lavine, both 21, each scored 1,000 points in 2015-16 and they aren't slowing down anytime soon. And then there's 20-year-old rookie Karl-Anthony Towns, who astounded in his first season.

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NBA Playoff moment #29: LeBron James dunks on Kevin Garnett (0:31)
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9dMarc Stein

Garnett calls Prince an inspiration, 'super cool'

Kevin Garnett told ESPN.com that his late friend Prince was "humble" and "very inviting." Garnett also posted a tribute to Prince on his Instagram page.

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What will Thibs Bring to the Wolves?

Will Tom Thibodeau engineer a turnaround in Minnesota like the one he produced in Chicago? How will he handle the offseason? Our 5-on-5 crew weights in. What's in store?

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Re-entering the game, Tom Thibodeau

With Thibodeau's hiring Wednesday by the Timberwolves, a coach with one of the best winning percentages in NBA history is back in action.

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11dMarc Stein

Wolves bringing Thibodeau full circle with hire

The Timberwolves have hired former Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau to be the team's new coach and president of basketball operations. Sources said the deal is for five years and about $40 million.

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Twolves' new look provided by 3M?

With the NBA recently approving corporate logos on player jerseys starting in 2017-18, ESPN artist Robb Harskamp got creative and went beyond the initial space limitation of a 2.5-by-2.5-inch patch. (Click image for full jersey.) New looks

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Tim Legler on all things NBA

Will Sacramento give Walton an offer he can't refuse? Plus, ESPN analyst Tim Legler explains OKC's downfall, the impact of Curry's injury & why Minnesota should hire Thibodeau.

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McGrady: Let Thibs go about his business the way he wants (1:45)
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11dKevin Pelton

Thibs right or wrong choice for Minnesota?

Tom Thibodeau's coaching ability is well-known. Less clear is whether he is the right person to lead the Timberwolves, writes Kevin Pelton.

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Timberwolves making big move with Thibodeau (1:59)
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Thibodeau brings credentials

Tom Thibodeau has a .647 career win percentage as a head coach, sixth-best by someone who coached at least 250 games. The names ahead of him: Phil Jackson, Billy Cunningham, Gregg Popovich, K.C. Jones and Red Auerbach.

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11dMarc Stein

Sources: Wolves nearing deal with Thibodeau

The Timberwolves are in talks on a five-year contract to make Tom Thibodeau their new coach and president of basketball operations.

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.415th
Rebounds Per Game41.629th
Assists Per Game23.48th
Points Allowed106.023rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162953.354
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.488
2012-133151.378
2011-122640.394

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