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March 5, 2015 Updates

Jon Krawczynski: Justin Hamilton has been on Wolves radar for months. Tried to get him in a trade from Miami but never could work out a deal. Needed depth at big. Glenn Robinson III just couldn't crack wing rotation. One position Wolves are well stocked. So they cut him to get a big they're intrigued with Twitter @APkrawczynski

Marc Stein: Hearing that the Timberwolves have today claimed Justin Hamilton off waivers after New Orleans let him go this week. Pelicans waived Justin Hamilton on Tuesday to make room for 10-day signing of Elliot Williams. Wolves, I'm told, have snapped up Hamilton Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

March 4, 2015 Updates

Ricky Rubio's first game with Kevin Garnett was not Garnett's return to the Timberwolves at Target Center on Feb. 25. The first time they shared the court came in Los Angeles during the 2011-12, lockout-shortened season. "I was kind of scared, but he was on my team, so that was good," Rubio said. "Sometimes he was on the other team, and I didn't even look at him. I was scared. He was talking trash even in a pickup game." As labor-management issues were being resolved, Rubio and Garnett were in L.A. to stay in shape along with fellow NBA players such as Paul Pierce, Reggie Jackson and others. Garnett's first impression of Rubio was his high intelligence on the court. St. Paul Pioneer Press

The deadline to buy players out has passed. After the game Neal was asked if he was happy with the Wolves. “I’m a basketball player and Flip has given me an opportunity to come in here and play,” said Neal, who will be a free agent after the season. “I don’t have any complaints. The way the team is set up, with K-Mart being out tonight, your role can change from day to day. All you ask for is an opportunity to come in and play, and Flip has been fair with me on that.” Minneapolis Star-Tribune

March 3, 2015 Updates

On January 17, 2015, Justin Eckblad passed away just one week before his 38th birthday. This feature is dedicated to Justin’s memory, his family, his friends, and all those who were fortunate enough to know him. NBA.com

Although Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett showered each other with praise before Monday's game between the Clippers and Timberwolves, Austin Rivers wasn't as complimentary late in the fourth quarter, when both players received double technicals for jawing at each other. With 3:23 left in the game and the Clippers leading the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-97, Rivers looked like he intentionally bumped Garnett as he walked back to the Clippers bench. Garnett then elbowed him and pointed at him, and Rivers got in Garnett's face before both were given a technical foul. "I thought Austin should have punched him, personally," Doc Rivers said with a smile after the game. ESPN.com


Kevin Garnett remains unquestionably the No. 1 player in franchise history. The other Kevin can no longer threaten that position.


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