34 Facts About Minnesota Timberwolves


Minnesota Timberwolves are an American professional basketball team based in Minneapolis.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Western Conference Northwest Division.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves ended a 14-year playoff drought when they returned to the postseason in 2018.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have worn throwback uniforms for each of the previous franchises.

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However, in the playoffs the Minnesota Timberwolves made a quick exit as they were swept by the Houston Rockets in three straight games.

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In 1998, a year after signing Kevin Garnett to a six-year, $126 million contract, the Minnesota Timberwolves were then used as the poster child of irresponsible spending as the NBA endured a four-month lockout that wiped out much of the season.

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In 1999, the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Wally Szczerbiak with the sixth pick in the draft.

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Minnesota Timberwolves had a solid season, finishing third on the team in scoring with 11.

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Once again, Minnesota Timberwolves lost in the first round of the playoffs, where they were swept by the Dallas Mavericks in three straight games.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves rounded out their bench by signing veteran role players Trenton Hassell, Troy Hudson, and Mark Madsen.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves' run ended in the Western Conference finals as the team lost to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Bracey Wright, a guard from Indiana, with the 17th pick of the second round .

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The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Roy to the Portland Trail Blazers for Randy Foye and cash considerations.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves then traded Bobby Jones to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 2007 second-round pick and cash.

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Summer, the Minnesota Timberwolves traded Mike James and Justin Reed to the Houston Rockets for Juwan Howard.

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Minnesota Timberwolves began the NBA preseason with two games in London and Istanbul, as part of NBA Europe Live 2007.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves then traded guard Jonny Flynn and the draft rights to Donatas Motiejunas to the Houston Rockets for center Brad Miller, the draft rights to Nikola Mirotic, Chandler Parsons and a future first-round pick.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Mirotic's rights to the Chicago Bulls for the rights to Norris Cole and Malcolm Lee .

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The Minnesota Timberwolves then sold the rights to Parsons back to the Rockets.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves then traded Bogdanovic's rights to the New Jersey Nets for a future second-rounder and cash.

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Minnesota Timberwolves received Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young, and a trade exception as part of the deal.

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On May 19, the Minnesota Timberwolves received the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft for the first time in franchise history.

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Minnesota Timberwolves was previously an assistant coach for the team from 1989 to 1991.

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Minnesota Timberwolves expressed interest in playing one more year for the Timberwolves but felt that his knees would be unable to hold up for the duration of the season.

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Later that night, the Minnesota Timberwolves selected center Justin Patton with the 16th overall pick in the draft.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves would be eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by the Houston Rockets in five games.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves held both a first- and second-round draft pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves were eliminated by the Memphis Grizzlies in the First Round 4 games to 2.

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Minnesota Timberwolves was reportedly signed to a 5-year, $40 million contract by the Timberwolves, that includes ownership equity.

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The full name "Minnesota Timberwolves" was featured in front along with green-trimmed grey numbers.

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Minnesota Timberwolves learned the rules and techniques that make the game of basketball so great.

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Minnesota Timberwolves studied players and coaches alike, and soon would find himself on a journey like no other.

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Minnesota Timberwolves is lured out on game-days by the deafening howl made by Wolves fans.

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Minnesota Timberwolves hold the draft rights to the following unsigned draft picks who have been playing outside the NBA.

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