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Nike inks Towns, Russell

Nike beat out the competition to sign the top two picks in this year's NBA draft, Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell.

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Report: Why Saunders returned from Twitter absence

Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations and head coach Flip Saunders recently spoke to Grantland's Zach Lowe about the need for Ricky Rubio and Andrew Wiggins to improve as three-point shooters.

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Towns looks like most effective rookie

Kevin Pelton writes that Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns should have the greatest impact among rookies next season thanks to defense and rebounding. Most effective NBA rookies (Insider)

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How much action will Jones see?

With Andre Miller now on board, how will the Timberwolves' point guard situation shake out? Former Duke star Tyus Jones seems open to sacrificing playing time for the good of the team. NBA rumor roundup

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Wolves' Towns most NBA-ready rookie

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns scored the highest on Amin Elhassan's numerical scale of rookie preparedness. Most NBA-ready rookies (Insider)

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Elhassan: Scouting the most NBA-ready rookies

Karl-Anthony Towns will be a solid starter right away, while it might take longer for fellow rooks D'Angelo Russell and Emmanuel Mudiay, according to Amin Elhassan's Rookie Readiness Scale.

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Report: Jones not sweating possible minutes crunch at PG

The Minnesota Timberwolves have added depth at the point guard position via the draft-day trade which allowed them to select local product Tyus Jones in the first round and the signing of free agent Andre Miller.

Hummel to play overseas

The Timberwolves will part ways with their 2012 second-round pick Robbie Hummel. Sportando reports Hummel will join Olimpia Milano, an Italian basketball team. NBA rumor roundup

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Andre Miller to offer his wisdom?

The 39-year-old will return for a 17th NBA season and appears excited to join the Timberwolves. How might he influence Minnesota's young point guards, Ricky Rubio and Tyus Jones? NBA rumor roundup

Flip Saunders on 'crazy' CBA

The Wolves president and coach spent seven years working in the CBA and told Zach Lowe it was something like the Wild West: "Let me tell you, if you get a coach after six beers at 4 a.m. in Cedar Rapids, they will trade you something for nothing. The two times I won championships, I traded for big-time scorers at 3 a.m. and gave up nothing." Full Q&A

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Wolves add Andre Miller

The Professor's NBA tenure isn't over yet. Miller, a 16-year veteran, has agreed to a deal with the Timberwolves, his agent told the Associated Press.

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Report: KAT eager to learn from KG

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Karl-Anthony Towns with the first pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Towns has a lot of talent and he's looking forward to getting better by working with Kevin Garnett.


Team Canada defeats Team USA in overtime 111-108 to advance to the men's basketball finals at the Pan Am Games.

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Towns shows early star potential

This summer, Karl-Anthony Towns showed he could develop into an elite player. Minnesota's No. 1 overall draft pick from this year was an early rookie standout. NBA rookie watch (Insider)

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Report: Bennett back to having fun at Pan Am Games

Forward Anthony Bennett has not lived up to expectations after he was selected as the 1st pick in the 2013 NBA draft. Bennett is out to show he has a long future in the NBA, with the Minnesota Timberwolves or another team, as he is playing well at the Pan Am Games.

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Players' Awards: Wiggins is 'Best Rookie'

Andrew Wiggins was named "Best Rookie" at the NBPA and BET Players' Awards. The 2014 No. 1 draft pick averaged 16.9 points per game in his first season.

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Towns highlight of Wolves' offseason

Nemanja Bjelica was the Timberwolves' big free-agency addition, but the peak of their offseason was still No. 1 overall draft pick Karl-Anthony Towns. Western Conference grades (Insider)

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Report: Bennett's time is now at Pan Am Games

Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 selection in the 2013 NBA draft, has struggled in his first two years in the league. Bennett is currently playing for the Canadian national team during the Pan Am Games and a good performance could springboard him for the coming NBA season with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Towns will ultimately be the best pro

Karl-Anthony Towns didn't post overwhelming numbers in Las Vegas, but all five of our panelists think he'll still be the best pro out of the group. 5-on-5: Las Vegas summer league

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game97.823rd
Rebounds Per Game40.927th
Assists Per Game21.617th
Points Allowed106.530th

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