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November 21, 2015

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2015 Summer League Roster and Bio Information

July 6, 2015
No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Birthdate College/From NBA Exp.
40 Ivan Aska F 6-7 230 06/26/90 Murray State/USA R
50 Kyle Barone F/C 6-10 220 09/12/89 Idaho/USA R
7 Lorenzo Brown G 6-2 175 08/26/90 North Carolina State/USA 2
3 Brady Heslip G 6-2 180 06/19/90 Baylor/Canada R
0 Othyus Jeffers G 6-5 210 08/05/85 Robert Morris University/USA 3
1 Tyus Jones G 6-2 180 05/10/96 Duke/USA R
8 Zach LaVine G 6-5 180 03/10/95 UCLA/USA 1
52 Jordan Morgan^ F 6-8 249 09/15/91 Michigan/USA R
33 Adreian Payne F/C 6-10 245 02/19/91 Michigan State/USA 1
25 Tyler Stone F 6-8 230 09/08/91 Missouri/USA R
11 Sam Thompson F 6-7 200 11/11/92 Ohio State/USA R
32 Karl-Anthony Towns F/C 6-11 250 11/15/95 Kentucky/USA R
12 C.J. Williams G 6-6 225 02/06/90 North Carolina State/USA R
6 Nick Wiggins G 6-6 192 01/04/91 Wichita State/Canada R

^ Jordan Morgan will meet the team in Las Vegas
* Gorgui Dieng, Shabazz Muhammad, Andrew Wiggins will practice with the team at its mini-camp

A full roster, schedule and tentative media availability schedule is available here.


2015 NBA Draft Notes

June 23, 2015

Minnesota enters the 2015 NBA Draft with three picks, including one first rounder (#1) and two second rounders (#31, 36). Information available includes the 2015 draft order, the history of the first overall pick, past Wolves draft day selections and trades, and other notes about Minnesota’s three draft slots.


Major NBA Announcement

April 29, 2015

What:          The Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA will hold a press conference to make a major announcement.

Who:           The Minnesota Timberwolves and the NBA

When:         TOMORROW, Thursday, April 30

Press Conference begins at 2:30 p.m.

                    Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

 

Where:        Target Center Main Floor

600 First Avenue North

(Media can enter through the media room entrance)

* Media workroom will be available


Wolves Sign Forward Arinze Onuaku

April 7, 2015

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed forward Arinze Onuaku (Ah-rin-zay On-ooh-ah-koo) for the remainder of this season. The Timberwolves were granted an NBA hardship exception for a 16th roster spot due to having four players out due to injury.

Onuaku, 27, averaged 17.5 points, on 62.2% shooting, and 12.2 rebounds in 41 games this season for the Canton Charge of the NBA D-League. He was named to the NBADL All-Star Game for the third consecutive season. Onuaku was signed by the Indiana Pacers on September 5, 2014 after playing with their NBA Summer League team. He was waived by the Pacers on October 25, 2014.

The 6-10 forward played in three games for the New Orleans Pelicans and two games for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2013-14, averaging 0.6 points and 1.6 rebounds in those five games. In May of 2014, he joined the Chongqing Flying Dragons for the 2014 Chinese NBL, and averaged 28.6 points and 14.8 rebounds in 19 games. Onuaku averaged 14.8 points, on 62.8% shooting, and 10.1 rebounds for Canton in 2013-14 and 12.6 points and 9.5 rebounds for the Charge in 2012-13.

Onuaku went undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft after a four-year career with Syracuse University where he averaged 9.2 points and 6.0 rebounds in 134 games. He finished his collegiate career first on Syracuse’s all-time field goal percentage list at 64.8% (540-for-833).


Christian Laettner Featured at Timberwolves Basketball Academy Clinics on Saturday

March 18, 2015

What:  Christian Laettner media availability and Timberwolves youth basketball clinic

When: Saturday, March 21

9-11:30 a.m. – clinic and opportunity for b-roll

11:35 a.m. – Laettner media availability

Where: Wayzata East Middle School

12000 Ridgemont Ave. West, Plymouth

Info: On Saturday, the Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy is holding two youth clinics featuring former Timberwolves player and recent ESPN 30 for 30 documentary subject Christian Laettner. This will be the only formal media availability for Laettner while he is visiting the Twin Cities. Media are also welcome to get footage of the clinic and of Laettner coaching the youth participants, ages 9-13.


Timberwolves Release Standing Room Only Tickets for Tonight’s Game

February 25, 2015

In anticipation of exhausting the final inventory of tickets for tonight’s game, the Minnesota Timberwolves have released 500 standing room only tickets. The tickets, priced at $25, are on sale now at the Target Center Box Office.

Due to the large anticipated turnout for the game, fans are encouraged to arrive early. Doors for season members open at 5:30 p.m., and doors for the general public open at 6 p.m.