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NBA star Rudy Gobert brushes off criticism of missing playoff game for birth of first child

Rudy Gobert made the decision to miss a playoff game in order to be there for the birth of his first child. The now four-time Defensive Player of the Year missed his Minnesota Timberwolves second-round game against the Denver Nuggets (Minnesota won), and it drew controversy. Much of the controversy came from ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas, who said that the …

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Alex Rodriguez has 'no' aspirations to go into an MLB front office

Alex Rodriguez could probably have any job he wants in baseball, but he’s OK without one. His knowledge of the game is unmatched, and that’s been the case since he was the first overall pick in 1993. Had he not taken performance-enhancing drugs, he’d be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Rodriguez has said he doesn’t want to manage, which is …

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Alex Rodriguez, part-owner of Timberwolves, says team is 'on the road' to do something 'really special'

The Minnesota Timberwolves will kick off the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night for the first time in 20 years, and one of their part owners knows all about what it takes to win a championship. Alex Rodriguez, who was part of the ownership group that purchased the team with Mark Lore in 2021, won a title in 2009 with …

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NBA Conference Finals preview: What to look forward to in the East and West

The 2024 Eastern and Western Conference Finals matchups are set. The top-seeded Boston Celtics host the sixth-seeded Indiana Pacers to open the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday night. The No. 3 seed Minnesota Timberwolves defeated last year’s champion, the Denver Nuggets, and will welcome the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. CLICK HERE FOR …

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Jordyn Woods, girlfriend of Karl-Anthony Towns, takes jab at Nuggets after T-Wolves' Game 7 win

The Minnesota Timberwolves took down the reigning NBA champion Denver Nuggets in a win-or-go-home Game 7 Sunday, and one WAG of the Wolves decided to rub some salt in Denver’s wound. Jordyn Woods, the 26-year-old model girlfriend of T-Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns, showcased her admiration on Instagram for her significant other and the entire Minnesota team after a 98-90 victory …

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Timberwolves overcome 20-point deficit to stun defending-champion Nuggets in Game 7

The NBA Conference Finals are set after the second Game 7 on Sunday saw the Minnesota Timberwolves take down the Denver Nuggets, 98-90. Unlike the league’s earlier Game 7, when the Indiana Pacers made history with their fantastic shooting in a dominant win over the New York Knicks, this one was a dogfight in which Minnesota didn’t pull away until …

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Nuggets plan to continue excluding Aaron Gordon from team dinners amid playoff winning streak

The second round of the NBA playoffs got off to a rough start for the defending champion Denver Nuggets. The Minnesota Timberwolves, led by two-time NBA All-Star Anthony Edwards, won the first two games in the Western Conference semifinals. The series shifted to Minnesota for Game 3 and Game 4, where the Nuggets overcame the hostile environment and got back …

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T'Wolves' Rudy Gobert fined $75,000 for insinuating referees had money on playoff game with hand gesture

Rudy Gobert doesn’t hide when he feels the integrity of the game is being questioned. The Minnesota Timberwolves big man was fined $75,000 for again making a money gesture directed toward referees on Monday, insinuating they had money on the game. The now four-time Defensive Player of the Year first made the gesture back on March 8, which assistant head …

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Alex Rodriguez takes aim at Timberwolves' Glen Taylor amid ownership fallout: 'So f—ing childish'

The war over the Minnesota Timberwolves is heating up. Owner Glen Taylor announced Thursday that the team was no longer for sale after he said MLB legend Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce entrepreneur Marc Lore had failed to meet certain deadlines agreed upon in the original sale conditions. Tim Connelly, new Minnesota Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations, is introduced to the …

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Ex-Timberwolves staffer accused of stealing executive's hard drive containing 'strategic' NBA info

A former Minnesota Timberwolves employee is facing felony charges after he was accused of stealing the hard drive of a team executive that contained “strategic NBA information,” according to court documents. Somak Sarkar, 33, was arrested by the Minneapolis Police Department Monday and charged with third-degree felony burglary after prosecutors alleged in court documents filed in Hennepin County that the …

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