Minnesota Timberwolves center Justin Patton has had surgery for a broken foot for the second straight year and is out indefinitely.
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Minnesota center Justin Patton, a former first-round pick, is out indefinitely with a right foot injury.
A meeting between Jimmy Butler and Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau is expected to set the tone for Butler's final season under contract -- and his impending free agency in July, league sources told ESPN.
Bobby Marks ESPN
The addition of Luol Deng now has the Timberwolves with 13 guaranteed contracts and $1.36M below the luxury tax threshold. Reserve James Nunnally has $350K guaranteed of his $1.3M contract. Minnesota will enter the tax if Nunnally is retained and the final roster spot is filled with a guaranteed contract. Deng will earn $2.4M and have a $1.5M cap hit. The forward will also earn $14.35M this season from the Lakers as part of an early September buyout.
Free-agent forward Luol Deng has signed a one-year deal with the Timberwolves.
The Basketball Hall of Fame is already one of sports' most inclusive, but there are plenty of worthy candidates like Stephon Marbury who've been left waiting.
Kevin Garnett is suing an accountant and his firm, alleging they helped a wealth manager steal $77 million from the retired Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics star.
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Our preseason BPI ratings predict how many points per game better or worse every team is relative to the NBA average.
Victorian Deng Adel could become the latest Australian in the NBA after signing a training camp deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Jacob Wolf ESPN Staff Writer
NBA 2K League managing director Brendan Donohue discusses the future and expansion of the league, including the potential of future inclusion of international teams in Europe and Asia. In August, the 2K League, which consisted of 17 teams throughout its first season, received commitments from another four NBA teams — the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves — to join the league next season.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Nice job by veteran forward and Brooklyn native Taj Gibson, who will host a basketball tournament and back-to-school event in Fort Greene this weekend. Like years past, Gibson will give away backpacks filled with donated school supplies to area children.
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts where the top 2019 free agents will play in 2019-20.
The former MVP remains one of the league's highest-paid sneaker endorsers, in part because he's a fan favorite in the NBA's largest global market.
Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler has already returned to offseason activities after undergoing minor surgery on his right hand.
Timberwolves wing Andrew Wiggins is one of the top players in a star-studded group for new sneaker endorsements.
The Wolves' Jimmy Butler hopes a great 2018-19 will mean more money next summer, a strategy that worked for him while with the Bulls.
Free agent forward Nemanja Bjelica has agreed to a one-year, $4.4 million deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources told ESPN.