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Timberwolves appear keen on Grizzlies head coach Joerger

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota native Dave Joerger appears to be progressing as the front-runner in the Timberwolves’ search for a coach.
Wolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders had talked with at least eight candidates as of last week,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Durant topples James to capture MVP award

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) — A humbled Kevin Durant heaped praise on his Oklahoma City Thunder teammates and called his mother the true MVP after winning the National Basketball Association’s top individual honor on Tuesday.

With his mother looking on proudly …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Miller rising up in crunch time

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — During the TNT broadcast of Miami’s first-round playoff series clinching win over Charlotte Monday night, the announcers talked about the void off the Heat bench left by Mitchell native Mike Miller.

ESPN analyst Greg Anthony p…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Timberwolves coach Adelman announces retirement

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced Monday that he is retiring.

Adelman was 97-133 in his three seasons in Minnesota and the Timberwolves were 40-42 in 2013-14. They last made the playoffs at the end of the 2003-04 season.

“I th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Timberwolves defeat 76ers

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

PHILADELPHIA — The Minnesota Timberwolves routed the Philadelphia 76ers 126-95 Monday night to once again reach the .500 mark.
Now the Timberwolves (17-17) want something more.
“We need to get over that hump,” forward Kevin Love said after a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Timberwolves defeat 76ers

January 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

PHILADELPHIA — The Minnesota Timberwolves routed the Philadelphia 76ers 126-95 Monday night to once again reach the .500 mark.
Now the Timberwolves (17-17) want something more.
“We need to get over that hump,” forward Kevin Love said after a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

T-Wolves honor Garnett, then beat his Nets

November 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves fans had plenty to cheer about when it came to Brooklyn forward Kevin Garnett in Friday’s 111-81 victory over the Nets.
After a first-quarter timeout, the Timberwolves played a video tribute that led to a sta…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Joerger, Stevens among 9 new coaches to join NBA

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Ronald Tillery
Scripps Howard News Service
Most seasons you need a GPS tracker to keep up with player movement in the NBA.
Suddenly, there’s one required for coaches.
There have been a record 13 NBA coaching changes since last season and nin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Five new coaches in the West

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

The conference will have five new coaches (a full one-third of the teams) when the NBA tips off its 2013-14 season Oct. 29. That follows a season in which there were four changes.
The last coach to eliminate James in a playoff series – Dallas’ Ric…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Eastern reign doesn’t end with Heat

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

It wasn’t all that long ago that David Stern found himself defending a playoff system in which a 48-win Golden State team was left watching in the West while a 38-win Miami squad was moving on in the East.
Just a phase, the NBA commissioner confid…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com