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Andrew Wiggins, Wolves Holding Extension Talks

Jul 20, 2017 9:58 AM

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Andrew Wiggins are negotiating a contract extension.

The max extension for Wiggins would be worth approximately $148 million over five seasons.

"We're working on it right now," said Tom Thibodeau.

The Wolves can have up to two five-year "designated" extensions as Karl-Anthony Towns will become eligible for an extension in 2018.

When Minnesota signed Kevin Love to an extension coming off his rookie deal, David Kahn saved the five-year extension for Ricky Rubio as teams could only have one designated extension under the previous CBA.

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Tags: Andrew Wiggins, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Jamal Crawford Agrees To Two-Year, $8.9M Deal With Wolves

Jul 8, 2017 9:28 PM

Jamal Crawford has agreed to sign a two-year, $8.9 million deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves once he clears waivers.

The second-year of Crawford's deal with the Wolves will be a player option.

Crawford was released by the Atlanta Hawks following his trade by the Los Angeles Clippers.

Crawford has played 17 seasons in the NBA.

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Jamal Crawford Bought Out By Hawks, Receiving Interest From Cavs, Wizards, Wolves

Jul 7, 2017 7:25 PM

Jamal Crawford has been bought out by the Atlanta Hawks following his trade to the team by the Los Angeles Clippers.

David Aldridge of NBA.com reports Crawford figures to receive interest from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Los Angeles Lakers and Crawford no longer have mutual interest.

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Jamal Crawford Unlikely To Join Lakers, Expected Interest From Wolves, Cavs, Wizards

Jul 6, 2017 3:20 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers and Jamal Crawford have cooled their mutual interest.

Crawford is expected to have interest from the Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards.

Crawford is expected to be bought out by the Atlanta Hawks.

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Justin Patton Undergoes Surgery On Broken Foot

Jul 4, 2017 5:06 PM

Justin Patton has undergone surgery for a broken fifth metatarsal in his left foot.

Patton suffered the injury during a recent workout.

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Tags: Justin Patton, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA Injury

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Wolves Agree To Rescind Shabazz Muhammad Qualifying Offer

Jul 2, 2017 9:13 PM

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to rescind the qualifying offer to Shabazz Muhammad.

Muhammad is now an unrestricted free agent as a deal with Minnesota was unlikely. The Wolves will need the cap space in order to sign both Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson.

Muhammad is represented by Rich Paul.

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Taj Gibson Agrees To Sign With Wolves On Two-Year, $28M Deal

Jul 2, 2017 12:21 PM

Taj Gibson has agreed to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves on a two-year, $28 million deal.

Tom Thibodeau coached Gibson for several seasons with the Chicago Bulls.

Gibson finished the 16-17 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder following a deadline trade. The Thunder have a big hole now at power forward but they would have struggled with the tax re-signing Gibson to this kind of deal.

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Nuggets Considered Favorites To Sign Paul Millsap

Jul 1, 2017 6:33 PM

The Denver Nuggets are now considered the favorites to sign Paul Millsap.

The Phoenix Suns are out of the running for Millsap, while the Minnesota Timberwolves may also be out.

Millsap almost certainly will not return to the Atlanta Hawks.

Denver is meeting with Millsap in Atlanta Saturday afternoon with Josh Kroenke, Tim Connelly, Michael Malone and Gary Harris in attendance.

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Ty Lawson Receiving Interest From Wolves, Pelicans, Thunder, Kings

Jul 1, 2017 11:23 AM

Ty Lawson is receiving interest from the Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder in addition to the Sacramento Kings.

Lawson averaged 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 4.8 assists in 25.1 minutes per game over 69 games for the Kings.

Lawson has fallen off from his level of play with the Denver Nuggets but he's settled in as a capable backup point guard.

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Jonathon Simmons Receiving Interest From Kings, Clippers, Wolves

Jul 1, 2017 2:12 AM

Jonathon Simmons is receiving interest from the Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota Timberwolves.

Simmons is limited due to the Gilbert Arenas provision on what he can sign for in restricted free agency. A backloaded deal for Simmons could hamper the San Antonio Spurs over the long-term.

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J.J. Redick Rules Out Re-Signing With Clippers
J.J. Redick is receiving interest from the 76ers, Wolves and Nets in free agency.

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Jeff Teague Agrees To Three-Year, $57M Deal With Wolves
Jeff Teague will receive a player option in the third year.

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Wolves Could Quickly Agree To Deal With Jeff Teague
The Wolves traded away Ricky Rubio to the Jazz and the widely reported expectation is they have a commitment from a free agent point guard.

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Jazz Acquire Ricky Rubio From Wolves For 1st Round Pick
With George Hill's future with the Jazz uncertain, trading for Ricky Rubio would give Utah protection against losing him.

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Source: Gar Forman 'Flat-Out Lied' To Jimmy Butler Before Trade
In the week since Jimmy Butler's trade to the Wolves, there's been criticism coming out of Chicago about him.

Joe Cowley/Chicago Sun-Times

Paul Millsap Has Discussed Sign-And-Trade With Hawks
Paul Millsap is unlikely to return to the Hawks this offseason as they pivot towards a rebuild.

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Wolves, Spurs, Clippers, 76ers, Magic, Nets, Jazz To Pursue Andre Iguodala
The Warriors still hope to re-sign Andre Iguodala.

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Wolves Waive Jordan Hill
The Timberwolves have waived Jordan Hill.

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Wolves Continue To Explore Trading Ricky Rubio
Ricky Rubio has two more seasons remaining on his current deal and will become a free agent in 2019.

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Wolves Wouldn't Have Traded For Jimmy Butler Without Pick Swap
The Wolves didn't give up a draft pick in their trade for Jimmy Butler, merely swapping No. 7 with the Bulls for No. 16, while also sending out Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn.

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Nuggets Were Unwilling To Include Jamal Murray In Jimmy Butler Trade Talks
Denver also had concerns about the possibility of Jimmy Butler leaving in 2019 when he can become a free agent.

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Wolves Suggest Ricky Rubio Won't Be Traded
Minnesota was encouraged by how Ricky Rubio played in the second half of the season where he had a PER of 20.4 after the break compared to 15.1.

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Jimmy Butler Loses Potential $29M On Next Contract With DPE Now Unavailable
While Jimmy Butler will receive a trade bonus of $1.8 million as part of his move from the Bulls to the Wolves, the inability to sign a DPE will be massive.

Albert Nahmad/HeatHoops.com

Celtics Unwilling To Trade No. 3 In 2017 Or Brooklyn's 2018 Pick To Bulls For Jimmy Butler
The Celtics continue to be reluctant to trade assets for an established star.

K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune

Bulls Agree To Trade Jimmy Butler To Wolves For No. 7, Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn
The Wolves have acquired Jimmy Butler from the Bulls.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Jazz Explore Trading For Ricky Rubio
The Jazz would like to re-sign George Hill in free agency but he's uncertain to return.

Jody Genessy/Deseret News

Wolves Pursuing Trade For Jimmy Butler, Paul George
The Wolves and Bulls discussed a Jimmy Butler trade at last year's draft.

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Mavs, Wolves Break Off Wesley Matthews For Ricky Rubio Talks
The Mavericks would have also moved up to No. 7.

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Wolves Waive Nikola Pekovic
Nikola Pekovic is owed $11.6 million for 17-18 season but Minnesota will pursue a medical retirement.

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Wolves Sell Jersey Sponsorship To Fitbit
The jersey patch will be unveiled later this summer with the new uniforms.

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