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48 min ago | Canis Hoopus

Wolves sign Glenn Robinson III

Glenn Robinson III has agreed to a guaranteed deal with Minnesota, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Robinson was 40th pick in 2014 Draft.

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48 min ago | TwinCities

Timberwolves, rookie Glenn Robinson III agree on contract

The Wolves selected Robinson with the 40th pick in the NBA Draft in June, but he was in limbo until Tuesday. The terms of the contract have not yet been finalized, the source said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, J.J. Barea, Glenn Robinson III, Zach LaVine, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers

1 hr ago | BleacherReport

Minnesota Timberwolves Must Avoid Paying Ricky Rubio After Losing Kevin Love

By now, the Minnesota Timberwolves know a thing or two about Love and loss alike. But after being cornered into trading away their disaffected star forward to the Cleveland Cavaliers , there's a very real danger the franchise could overspend in a bid to avoid more loss.

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5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Timberwolves Hosting 'Dunks After Dark' Sept. 29

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a lot of new faces entering the season ahead, and they announced Tuesday their plans to tip off the season as they head to training camp soon. The Timberwolves are hosting "Dunks After Dark" at midnight on Monday, Sept.

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7 hrs ago | MSNBC

Cavaliers work out Lou Amundson

That's in part because players will line up to join LeBron James , Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving . It's also because Cleveland has potentially open roster spots.

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12 hrs ago | Canis Hoopus

U.S. Women Beat Canada, Wolves with Mad Ants

The FIBA men's world cup may be over, but the women's edition is upcoming at the end of this month in Turkey. To that end, the U.S. has started training camp and played a tuneup game last night against Canada.

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Related Topix: Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Sports, NBA Basketball

14 hrs ago | Pippen Ain't Easy

Chicago Bulls Trade Talk: Best Five Trades-#2

Well Pippen Peoples,, it looks like we are coming down to the wire in our Chicago Bulls Trade Talk series. Pippen Ain't Easy has been counting down the five best and worst trades in Chicago Bulls history.

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Related Topix: Scottie Pippen, NBA Players, Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, Kevin Martin, Luc Longley

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BleacherReport

10 Things FIBA World Cup Taught Us About the 2014-15 NBA Season

Once France dispatched host and tournament co-favorite Spain in the quarterfinals, any chance for Team USA to appear mortal The U.S. entered the event riding a 54-game winning streak on the international circuit . It rattled off another nine consecutive victories by an astounding average margin of 33 points.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Charlotte Bobcats, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Kevin Love, NBA Players

BleacherReport

5 NBA Rookies Who Will Outshine Their Competition During 2014-15 Season

Not many NBA rookies have the chops to compete with or outperform teammates playing the same position. Only the most talented and skilled newcomers can exceed the production and impact of their counterparts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Martin, NBA Players

Examiner.com

Assessing Derrick Rose's time with Team USA

You could look at the 25 percent shooting from the field, 1-for-19 shooting from 3-point range during the FIBA World Cup of Basketball Tournament, and have every reason for concern about Derrick Rose , as the Bulls prepare to open training camp opens in two weeks. It would be easy to look at those numbers, plus the 18 total turnovers, and not the 28 assists he collected.

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Related Topix: Sports, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, Ricky Rubio

TwinCities

Timberwolves will share D-League team in Fort Wayne this season

The Timberwolves and 12 other NBA franchises will share the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as an NBA Development League affiliate for the 2014-15 season. The Wolves' new partnership replaces the Iowa Energy from last season and the Sioux Falls Skyforce for the seven seasons before that.

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NBA.com

D-League hits new high for 1-to-1 affiliates

The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, today announced the full list of affiliations between NBA and NBA D-League teams for the 2014-15 season, including an all-time high 17 single-affiliation partnerships. The Detroit Pistons , Memphis Grizzlies , New York Knicks , Orlando Magic , Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz all entered into single affiliation relationships with their NBA D-League affiliate during the offseason.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Mad Ants To Have League-High 13 NBA Affiliations This Season

The National Basketball Association and the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA, today announced the full list of affiliations between NBA and NBA D-League teams for the 2014-15 season, including an all-time high 17 single-affiliation partnerships. The Detroit Pistons , Memphis Grizzlies , New York Knicks , Orlando Magic , Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz all entered into single affiliation relationships with their NBA D-League affiliate during the offseason.

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BleacherReport

How Should the Warriors Handle Klay Thompson Conundrum?

He's a solid 2-guard who makes it rain from long range, and he's morphed into the Warriors' best perimeter defender. An argument could be made that he is the best two-way guard in basketball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, David Lee, NBA Players, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Love

Canis Hoopus

Monday's Musings: USA Wins World Cup, Woj weighs in on Team USA, Ricky Rubio

Team USA won the FIBA World Cup. Milos Teodosic is good, but do teams think he's NBA good? Woj has opinions regarding Team USA and Coach K. He also did a story on Ricky Rubio.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ricky Rubio, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, James Harden, Houston Rockets, Kevin Love, San Antonio Spurs, Boris Diaw

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Canis Hoopus

FIBA World Cup Final: U.S. vs. Serbia

The last two teams standing battle for the title as the United States looks to finish things off in style against a tough Serbian team. The United States, thought in some quarters to be vulnerable in this tournament with several major stars absent, have instead rolled over all comers, beating all eight of their opponents by over 20 points.

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Dunking with Wolves

Are Rajon Rondo and Ricky Rubio the same player?

Oct 20, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio sets up his teammates during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports We'll answer the question in the title right away: no, of course not; but they're pretty darn similar.

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Isportsweb.com

Minnesota Timberwolves: Four reasons Kevin Martin steps up his game

It may seem odd to predict a significant improvement in play from a 31 year old player like Kevin Martin, but I think that there are a lot of differences from this year to last for Martin and the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reason number one: As a shooting guard, Martin's main job on the basketball court is to put the ball in the hoop.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kevin Martin, NBA Players, Nikola Pekovic, Kevin Love, Ricky Rubio, Gorgui Dieng

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Swarm and Sting

Team USA vs. Serbia: FIBA Gold-Medal game preview

Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; The United States bench reacts during the second half of a game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Well, there's only one game left for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, and that is the Gold-Medal match against Serbia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Dwight Howard, Houston Rockets

BleacherReport

How B/R's New Rebounder Rating Proves Not All NBA Boards Are Created Equal

As a statistical measure, rebounds can be misleading. On the surface, they're all the same - it's just grabbing a missed shot.

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