Minnesota Timberwolves

Northwest | 0-0
  • Field Goal %
    46.4 FG%
  • 3-point %
    33.8 3P%
  • Points Scored
    102 PPG
  • Total Rebounds
    41.6 RPG
  • Jamal Crawford reportedly faced death threats over losses while gambling with Michael Jordan
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    Jamal Crawford reportedly faced death threats over losses while gambling with Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan helped propel Jamal Crawford‘s NBA career – one that has already lasted 16 seasons and resulted in more than $120 million in earnings and three Sixth Man of the Year awards. Jordan also fostered an environment where Crawford could’ve derailed it. Crawford was drafted for the Bulls in 2000, when Jordan was contemplating a comeback he’d eventually make with the Wizards. In preparation, Jordan frequently invited Crawford to play pickup basketball with him. Mike Wise of The Undefeated: In between Crawford’s first and second year in the league, after the pickup games at Hoops the Gym, many of Jordan’s friends and associates would go next door to his contemporary American restaurant,

  • Wesley Matthews: ‘I’m a whole different person’ further removed from injury
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    Wesley Matthews: ‘I’m a whole different person’ further removed from injury

    After Wesley Matthews tore his Achilles in March 2015, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle preached caution and suggested Matthews could be out until Christmas. Matthews said he’d play opening night. Matthews was right. He played in Dallas’ first game and 77 others last season. The problem: He didn’t play that well. Matthews meandered through arguably his worst pro season. Matthews, via Earl K. Sneed of Mavs.com: “I’m a whole different person,” the 29-year-old Matthews said. “I’m a whole different player, and I’m really just excited to get out there and show it, and just to be who I know I can be and just to continue to grow. Obviously, it was different coming off of an Achilles (injury) and not having

  • College coaches vote UConn’s Kevin Ollie best-suited/most likely to make NBA jump
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    College coaches vote UConn’s Kevin Ollie best-suited/most likely to make NBA jump

    Kevin Ollie made himself one of the NBA’s hottest coaching prospects by leading UConn to the 2014 NCAA title. He has since resisted NBA overtures, including from the Lakers in 2014 and Thunder last year. But his peers don’t expect Ollie’s hesitance to last. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander of CBSSPorts.com asked more than 110 college coaches, “Which active college coach is best suited and most likely to next jump to the NBA?” The results: Coach, college Percentage Kevin Ollie, UConn 20 percent Bill Self, Kansas 17 percent John Calipari, Kentucky 16 percent Jay Wright, Villanova 16 percent Shaka Smart, Texas 9 percent Tony Bennett, Virginia 8 percent Note: Other coaches who received at least three