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Are the Minnesota Timberwolves looking to bargain with the Chicago Bulls?

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Chicago Bulls have been common trade partners as of late. Could they look to do business once again during the NBA Draft? The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls have very different ideas on what they would like to do going into next season. The Minnesota Timberwolves want to gain as […] Are the Minnesota Timberwolves looking to bargain with the Chicago Bulls? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Mock draft report: Who will the Timberwolves take?

The Wolves have the 11th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, and there isn't much consensus on the direction the team will take on. Here's a look at some of the options.

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Mid-Level Microscope Part Two: Jeremy Lamb

Could the Charlotte wing help the Timberwolves? With the Toronto Raptors wrapping up their maiden NBA championship, the time has officially come for the entire league to turn their undivided attention toward the offseason frenzy. The Minnesota Timberwolves have a dearth of cap space, so naturally, the draft has taken center stage, but it’s always worth looking at what they can bring in the free agency period. Luckily for the Wolves, the Mid-Level Exception (MLE) will be a surefire way to grab some veteran talent. The MLE is essentially a present handed to teams by the league, which...

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Minnesota Timberwolves: History of the No. 11 pick in the NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves hold the No. 11 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. Should fans expect another role player to be acquired with the pick or does history suggest that greater value can be found at No. 11? The NBA Draft is this Thursday night, and barring a late trade the Minnesota Timberwolves will be […] Minnesota Timberwolves: History of the No. 11 pick in the NBA Draft - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Is Patrick Beverley the missing piece for the Minnesota Timberwolves?

After leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a playoff appearance, could he be a catalyst in taking the Minnesota Timberwolves to an appearance of their own? With the 2018-19 NBA season now officially over, the focus for most teams shifts to the 2019 NBA Draft as well as free agency. For the Minnesota Timberwolves, that […] Is Patrick Beverley the missing piece for the Minnesota Timberwolves? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: De’Andre Hunter

De’Andre Hunter is an incredible talent in the NBA Draft. Although he is sliding down big boards, what can he offer the Minnesota Timberwolves? De’Andre Hunter is a high-caliber prospect out of the University of Virginia. After a breakout season and certifying himself as a huge prospect in this year’s NBA Draft, he still might […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: De’Andre Hunter - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Targeting Future Wolves: Power Forward Edition

If the Wolves want to draft a Power Forward, who should they target? As you enjoy your Friday morning cup of coffee, welcome back to the draft target series here in Canis Land. There is now just one week leading up to draft night, which is Thursday, June 20. Each Thursday morning, we’re going to analyze a different position group based upon who does and does not make sense for the Timberwolves to target with their first pick. Of course, this is a complicated task, so here are a few of the ground rules that we’re going to be abiding by: Fit matters. I get the Best Player Available...

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Five players to target if Wolves trade back

If top-tier forward prospects such as Sekou Doumboya, Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke, Kentucky’s PJ Washington are taken before the Minnesota Timberwolves’ pick, they could look to move back in the draft. The Minnesota Timberwolves are slated to make the No. 11 selection in next week’s 2019 NBA Draft, which is shaping up to be one of […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Five players to target if Wolves trade back - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Could the Minnesota Timberwolves pull off draft night deal involving Jeff Teague?

Just like they did in the 2017 NBA Draft, could the Minnesota Timberwolves pull of a major trade on draft night next week? The 2019 NBA Draft is next week, and the Minnesota Timberwolves have the opportunity to make a major splash. One way of doing this would be making a draft night trade. It seems […] Could the Minnesota Timberwolves pull off draft night deal involving Jeff Teague?  - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Wolves Wednesday: Summer is Coming

The NBA Finals are nearing an end, which means the real fun is just beginning. The official start of summer is just nine short days away, and by the time the clock strikes midnight on Friday, June 21, the Minnesota Timberwolves are likely to have at least one or two fresh faces added to their roster. With the NBA Draft in one week from tomorrow, the chaos (and rumors!) are beginning to heat up. As you read this, teams across the league are frantically trying to set up last minute workouts with players while simultaneously discussing possible deals to move up and down the draft pecking...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup: Draft workouts and more

With less than 10 days until the NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves are continuing to hold workouts for prospects, and there are some intriguing names on the list. The NBA Finals are on the brink, and the NBA Draft is less than 10 days away. That means it’s go-time for Minnesota Timberwolves fans. Brush up […] Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup: Draft workouts and more - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Nassir Little

Nassir Little didn’t have a strong freshman season at the University of North Carolina, but his potential should be intriguing to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The next player on our list of draft profiles for the Minnesota Timberwolves is Nassir Little. Little played one season at the University of North Carolina and, put simply, didn’t have […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Nassir Little - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Targeting Future Wolves: Small Forward Edition

If the Wolves want to draft a Small Forward, who should they target? As you enjoy your Tuesday morning cup of coffee, welcome back to the draft target series here in Canis Land. There is now just one and a half weeks leading up to draft night, which is Thursday, June 20. Today, we’re going to analyze a new position group based upon who does and does not make sense for the Timberwolves to target with their first pick. Of course, this is a complicated task, so here are a few of the ground rules that we’re going to be abiding by: Fit matters. I get the “Best Player Availabl”e...

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Assessing the Draft’s Most Polarizing Prospect: Kevin Porter, Jr.

Kevin Porter is one of the most divisive prospect in years, he would be a risk for the Minnesota Timberwolves. For the Minnesota Timberwolves, there is real excitement ahead of the upcoming draft. A new front office led by scouting guru Gersson Rosas and his versatile and innovative staff, will look to hit a home run with the 11th overall pick. In what is a weak draft class, Rosas has his work cut out to make his first pick a success. My first draft piece looks at Kevin Porter, Jr. This was by far the toughest evaluation I ever had to make, because his tape leaves you enamored, but the...

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Player Development is Key Under Ryan Saunders

Plenty of players can and should improve under the new coach. The NBA Draft is still around three weeks away and the free agency fireworks won’t go off for another month, but it’s already been an offseason packed with Timberwolves news. Gersson Rosas took over the vacancy as president of basketball operations, which led to a litany of dominoes falling. The new POBO filled out his front office gang with fresh and esteemed faces like Sachin Gupta and Gianluca Pascucci, demoting the maligned Scott Layden in the process. Most importantly, however, he decided to hang on to Ryan Saunders as...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Kevin Porter Jr.

As we start the month and inch closer to the 2019 NBA Draft, Kevin Porter Jr. is next on the list of our Minnesota Timberwolves draft profiles. The NBA Draft will be held on June 20, and it’s time to take a hard look look at prospects and find the best fits for the Minnesota […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Kevin Porter Jr. - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Checking in on the mock drafts

As the calendar turns to June, it’s time to check in on a few of the mock drafts out there to see what they’re saying about the Minnesota Timberwolves at No. 11. The Minnesota Timberwolves hold the No. 11 pick in this year’s draft, which takes place on June 20. With the NBA Draft Combine […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Checking in on the mock drafts - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 players the Timberwolves should target in the 2019 NBA Draft

With the NBA Draft less than a month away, here are 3 players the Minnesota Timberwolves could target with the 11th overall pick. It is that time of the year again. With The Finals beginning this week, another vivacious NBA season is almost over. While two teams still remain in the NBA Playoffs, the other […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 players the Timberwolves should target in the 2019 NBA Draft - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Nickeil Alexander-Walker is flying up draft boards into the lottery range of the 2019 NBA Draft. Should the Minnesota Timberwolves take him? With the 2019 NBA Draft less than a month away, the Minnesota Timberwolves are close to adding another young piece to their roster. Although there are many potential prospects that could be taken […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Nickeil Alexander-Walker - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Sekou Doumbouya

Sekou Doumbouya is the ultimate risk-reward prospect in this year’s draft. Should the Minnesota Timberwolves be the team to take that risk? The Minnesota Timberwolves have an important decision to make as draft season quickly approaches. The Wolves must decide who to select with the 11th-overall pick, assuming the pick is not traded, and many […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Sekou Doumbouya - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Can the Wolves buy what Houston is selling?

With the Houston Rockets reportedly offering up anyone on their roster for trade, could the Minnesota Timberwolves take advantage and land some important pieces? ESPN is reporting that the Houston Rockets are open to trading anyone on their roster and that no player or draft pick is untouchable. Could the Minnesota Timberwolves get involved? Especially […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Can the Wolves buy what Houston is selling? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Targeting Future Wolves: Shooting Guard Edition

If the Wolves want to draft a Shooting Guard, who should they target? As you enjoy your Thursday morning cup of coffee, welcome back to the draft target series here in Canis Land. There are now four Thursday’s leading up to draft night, which is Thursday, June 20. Each Thursday morning, we’re going to analyze a different position group based upon who does and does not make sense for the Timberwolves to target with their first pick. Of course, this is a complicated task, so here are a few of the ground rules that we’re going to be abiding by: Fit matters. I get the Best Player...

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Cam Reddish

The most likely member of Duke’s “Big Three” to fall to the Minnesota Timberwolves might be forward Cam Reddish. Would he be a good fit for the Wolves? Duke University men’s basketball was quite the show to watch this year. Can the Minnesota Timberwolves land any of the best Blue Devils players in this year’s draft? […] Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Profile: Cam Reddish - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Breaking down an interesting Phoenix Suns trade proposal

Recently, Zach Buckley of SB Nation proposed a trade between the Phoenix Suns and Minnesota Timberwolves that is interesting enough to breakdown and make sense of it. Draft and summer trade season is the best. The possibilities are endless, and in the Phoenix Suns’ position with multiple holes they so desperately need to fill and […] Breaking down an interesting Phoenix Suns trade proposal - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Minnesota Timberwolves: Has their draft decision already been made?

There has already been a rumor that the Minnesota Timberwolves may have already made a draft promise with the number 11 pick, but to who? In the upcoming 2019 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves have the number 11 overall pick. While there are many promising prospects they will have to choose from, there has already […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Has their draft decision already been made? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Draft Radar Part Four: Sekou Doumbouya

Should the Timberwolves be looking at the international prospect? As the NBA playoffs rage on, the dust is settling on what was another underwhelming draft lottery for the Minnesota Timberwolves. They moved down a place from 10th to 11th, all while watching their Western Conference foes climb to higher grounds. With a bunch of options on the table, it’s unclear whether freshly minted president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas will decide to keep the late-lottery selection. It will be his first major roster ruling, and it will be critical he nails it. In a draft that is widely...

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Targeting Future Wolves: Point Guard Edition

If the Wolves want to draft a Point Guard, who should they target? As you enjoy your Thursday morning cup of coffee we are going to start a new series here in Canis Land. There are five Thursday’s leading up to draft night, which is Thursday, June 20. Each Thursday morning, we’re going to analyze a different position group based upon who does and does not make sense for the Timberwolves to target with their first pick. Of course, this is a complicated task, so here are a few of the ground rules that we’re going to be abiding by: Fit matters. I get the Best Player Available approach....

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Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 players to consider for their first pick in the 2019 NBA Draft

With the 2019 NBA Draft less than a month away, the Minnesota Timberwolves have several players they could select with the number 11 overall pick. The Timberwolves have moved quickly this week, locking in Gersson Rosas as their new President of Basketball Operations and Ryan Saunders as the head coach. Now, the biggest question in […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 players to consider for their first pick in the 2019 NBA Draft - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More