Tom Thibodeau

Another rebound for KAT
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November 27, 2018 - 5:12 am
CLEVELAND (AP) - There's no question the Timberwolves have been better since trading disgruntled star Jimmy Butler. Monday night's 102-95 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers improved Minnesota's record to 6-2 since the trade two weeks ago that sent Butler to Philadelphia. The victory moved...
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Adam Carter
September 19, 2018 - 1:24 pm
The reported discord between Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves has apparently reached a breaking point. The Athletic's Shams Charania is reporting that Butler has requested a trade from the Wolves. Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources tell me...
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May 01, 2018 - 8:11 am
The Minnesota Timberwolves found themselves in the NBA playoffs for the first time in 13 seasons, bowing out to the Houston Rockets in five games. Now the franchise needs to figure out how to take the next step. Going from 31 wins to 47 wins is a major accomplishment for the Timberwolves and yet...
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Coach Tibbs has some helpful suggestions for the referee.
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The WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee
April 11, 2018 - 9:01 am
Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has a message for his players before tonight’s game against the Denver Nuggets, with the Wolves needing a win to make the playoffs for the first time since 2004: They’ve earned the opportunity to get this far, now they just need to see it through. “It’s the ultimate...
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March 27, 2018 - 8:20 am
Jeff Teague didn't mince words. The Minnesota Timberwolves' 101-93 loss to the lowly Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night was devastating. "This is the worst loss, by far," Teague said. "This was a must-win for us. Every game down the stretch is a must-win. Against a team, take nothing from them, but...
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March 25, 2018 - 8:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After his 10th triple-double, Ben Simmons was asked if he's done enough to lock up NBA Rookie of the Year award. "I think so," he said. Hard to argue. Simmons had 15 points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists, Joel Embiid dazzled while getting the better of Karl-Anthony Towns, and the...
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March 24, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Karl-Anthony Towns will finish with a winning record for the first time in his career. His Minnesota Timberwolves have much bigger goals, and a rough road ahead to achieve them. "We have a lot more work to do and we have a lot more games in front of us that are just as important as tonight," Towns...
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