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  • Lakers could explore move for Jimmy Butler

    Lakers could explore move for Jimmy Butler

    While the Los Angeles Lakers could wait until free agency, there’s the possibility that star wing Jimmy Butler could find himself on the trade market in the near future. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ All-Star is slated to meet with Tom Thibodeau to discuss his future with the franchise. Butler and...
  • Jimmy Butler betting on himself in 2018-19

    Jimmy Butler betting on himself in 2018-19

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered Jimmy Butler a lucrative contract extension, but according to owner Glen Taylor, the star wing turned down the deal in an effort to make more next season. The Timberwolves were willing to give Butler, arguably the team’s best player, a 4-year, $100 million...
  • Jimmy Butler’s health key for Minnesota Timberwolves

    Jimmy Butler’s health key for Minnesota Timberwolves

    When Jimmy Butler suffered a knee injury during the 2017-18 regular season, the Minnesota Timberwolves were firmly entrenched as the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. Butler would return just in time to help Minnesota clinch its first playoff berth in 14 years, but he never truly regained his...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves hoping Jimmy Butler can return this season

    Minnesota Timberwolves hoping Jimmy Butler can return this season

    A knee injury to Jimmy Butler has derailed the Minnesota Timberwolves down the stretch of the 2017-18 season, but there is the possibility he will return. The All-Star shooting guard has missed 16 straight games and 22 overall on the season. During this most recent stretch, Minnesota has gone 8-...
  • Jimmy Butler hoping to return to Minnesota Timberwolves before playoffs

    Jimmy Butler hoping to return to Minnesota Timberwolves before playoffs

    Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler has been sitting on the bench with his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates recently as he progresses from a right knee injury, and he’s hoping to get back on the court imminently. Butler suffered a meniscus injury on Feb. 23 against the Houston Rockets, with an initial...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves must break playoff drought without Jimmy Butler

    Minnesota Timberwolves must break playoff drought without Jimmy Butler

    If the Minnesota Timberwolves are going to make the playoffs for the first time since 2003-04, they’re going to have to do it without arguably their best player. Jimmy Butler avoided serious injury recently, but it was determined that he still suffered a meniscus injury in his right knee. He...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves add Aaron Brooks to roster

    Minnesota Timberwolves add Aaron Brooks to roster

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have continued to bulk up on veteran players this offseason. Prior to the start of training camp, the Wolves have inked guard Aaron Brooks to an undisclosed deal. Brooks, 32, has considerable NBA experience and spent last season with the Indiana Pacers. In limited minutes...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves preparing big contract for Andrew Wiggins

    Minnesota Timberwolves preparing big contract for Andrew Wiggins

    Andrew Wiggins is set to become one of the NBA’s highest paid players. According to multiple reports, Wiggins is set to receive a five-year, $148 million deal from the Timberwolves. Wiggins, still just 22 years old, posted 23.6 PPG, four RPG, and 2.3 APG. He’s also an anomaly in today’s NBA: he...
  • Five NBA teams most likely to make playoff jump

    Five NBA teams most likely to make playoff jump

    The NBA offseason provides fans of every team with a glimmer of hope that the upcoming season will be better than the last. With an action-packed summer, several teams have put themselves in position to compete in the playoffs. Some were absent for a season, while other teams have gone many years...
  • Dwyane Wade anticipating exit from Chicago Bulls

    Dwyane Wade anticipating exit from Chicago Bulls

    Dwyane Wade will ultimately leave the Chicago Bulls at some point during the 2017-18 season, and the only question now is when? Prior to the start of the season, Wade has reiterated his preference to play for a contender. “We would all love to compete for a championship at the end of my career. That...
  • Five NBA teams with the best offseason

    Five NBA teams with the best offseason

    With the NBA schedule ready for release, the offseason is winding down and training camp is officially on the horizon. There have been many successes in free agency and the NBA Draft, with several teams hitting home runs. Here are the five teams that accomplished the most over the summer: 1. Golden...
  • Timberwolves seeking quick turnaround

    Timberwolves seeking quick turnaround

    The Minnesota Timberwolves finished the 2016-17 season with a 31-51 record, third worst in the Western Conference. Despite picking seventh in the NBA Draft, the T’Wolves are poised to make a seismic leap up the standings. Not only did Minnesota commit a heist in its acquisition of Jimmy Butler, the...
  • Five winners from the 2017 NBA Draft

    Five winners from the 2017 NBA Draft

    The 2017 NBA Draft, which took place June 22 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, provided a number of winners. Either through trade or talent evaluation, five teams stood out from the rest. 1. Minnesota Timberwolves The Timberwolves walk out of Barclays Center with Jimmy Butler, a top 15 player in the...
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