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‘We’re Just Getting Started’ — Energy Around Wolves is Fueling Target Center and the Organization

With the Wolves putting together one of the best seasons in franchise history, fans have brought a new energy to Target Center — and the entire organization is feeding off of it.

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Jersey Honors and Burnt Bridges: Alex Rodriguez is on the Other Side of the Table Now

The former Yankees legend can’t escape his story as a player, but maybe he can re-write it as an owner with the Minnesota Timberwolves, honoring Kevin Garnett’s place in franchise history.

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Following the Footsteps of a Face of an Era: Pek, Naz and the Role of a Hero

Current fan favorite Naz Reid embodies the spirit of a new era of Wolves basketball, much like a cult hero of old: Nikola Peković.

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Ricky Rubio, The Man That Changed Our Faces

Timberwolves fan favorite and 12-year vet, Ricky Rubio, says goodbye to the NBA. We dive deeper into what made Ricky such a special person both on and off the court.

Lynx Star Napheesa Collier Excited For What’s to Come with New ‘Unrivaled’ League

The Lynx star is helping launch ‘Unrivaled,’ a new league featuring 30 of the top professional players across six teams that is set to launch in January 2025.

‘I Don’t Think I’ve Reached My Potential’ — Napheesa Collier Hopes for Even More in 2024

After an MVP-caliber season in 2023, Collier is determined to improve her game and take the play of the Minnesota Lynx to another level in 2024 and beyond.

Pleased With Their 2023 Growth, The Lynx Hope To Be Even Better In 2024

After returning to the WNBA Playoffs in 2023 while working on the development of a young team, the Minnesota Lynx aim to build on those successes this offseason and beyond.

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An Open Letter to Karl-Anthony Towns

I just want to share a few things with you.

Coming Soon: Diamond Miller Eager to Use Offseason to Grow with Lynx

After taking over a starting role with the Minnesota Lynx in her rookie season, Miller is determined to use the offseason to grow while being a key part of the Lynx future moving forward.

‘She’s Going to be an MVP’ — Napheesa Collier Takes Next Step to Lead Lynx in 2023

The Lynx star returned for her first full season since 2021, taking the next step in her career while propelling to an MVP-caliber level in her fifth year in the WNBA.

‘We Defied Expectations’ — Lynx Showcase Growth, Resiliency in 2023 Season

Despite falling in the first round of the WNBA Playoffs, the Minnesota Lynx have plenty to take away from the 2023 season as they continue to build for the future.

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Story Time: David Kahn, Kurt Rambis and the Dumbest Intra-Office Drama Ever

The former Minnesota Timberwolves General Manager and Head Coach had a notoriously bad relationship, which Thilo Widder explores in "The Outliars: The Wrath of Kahn."

“It’s Me Versus Me, No Matter What” — Diamond Miller Determined to Achieve Greatness with Lynx

Minnesota Lynx rookie Diamond Miller sat down with Mitchell Hansen to discuss her rookie season, her development and a pursuit of greatness in the WNBA.

‘I’m Thankful for the Time that I Spent There’ — Seimone Augustus Opens Up About Her Time with Lynx

The Minnesota Lynx legend sat down with Mitchell Hansen to talk about her career with the Lynx, her time coming to an end in Minnesota and her message to Lynx fans.

‘We Didn’t Know if She Was Ever Going to Return to Form’ — Napheesa Collier’s Journey Back to WNBA Stardom

After giving birth in May of 2022, Napheesa Collier has returned to playing at an All-Star and MVP level with the Minnesota Lynx, a journey of uncertainty back for the fifth-year forward.

The Minnesota Lynx Are Thriving, On and Off the Floor

Lynx President of Business Operations spoke with Canis Hoopus to discuss the growth the organization has enjoyed so far this season.

Napheesa Collier Takes Pride in Representing Lynx in 2023 WNBA All-Star Game

The fifth-year forward is making her third appearance in the 2023 WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday in Las Vegas.

Kayla McBride Has Been Key to Lynx Turnaround on Both Ends of the Floor

After going through some ups and downs early in the season, McBride has been a key contributor to Minnesota as a leader and two-way presence while helping fuel the Lynx turnaround.

Veteran Tiffany Mitchell Having a Year of Firsts with Minnesota Lynx

After signing with a new team for the first time this offseason, veteran guard Tiffany Mitchell is now adjusting to taking on a new role in her first season with the Lynx.

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Minnesota Lynx Legend Sylvia Fowles and Her No. 34 Are Forever

The Minnesota Lynx raised Fowles’ No. 34 into the rafters on Sunday night following a celebration of an all-time great player and person.

The Star and the Diamond: The Future is Bright with Collier and Miller Leading the Lynx

With Napheesa Collier as the leader of the franchise, her and rookie Diamond Miller will grow together with the aim of forming a dominant duo for years to come.

Lynx Wing Bridget Carleton Will Make History When the WNBA Takes Toronto

The Chatham, Ontario native on Saturday will become the first Canadian to play in a WNBA game on home soil.

How Songs Save Fans When Rebuilds Don’t

Everyone has those moments that they look back on when they question if fandom is worth it. Some have a jersey or a picture or an interview. I have a song. And it is a great one.

Luka Garza and the Need for Developing Identity Through Change

Luka Garza sat down with our Thilo Latrell Widder to discuss his basketball past and why he doesn’t let it get in the way of his basketball present and future.

‘We’re Going to be Really Aggressive’: Napheesa Collier is Excited to Lead the Reloading Lynx

Lynx two-time All-Star Napheesa Collier sits down with Jack Borman to discuss her incredible return last season after giving birth, her growth as a leader, the team’s pivotal offseason, and her expectations for next season.

‘I Take Great Honour in Being the Captain’: Natalie Achonwa Never Backs Down

After captaining Canada Basketball to its best World Cup finish in 36 years, Lynx forward Natalie Achonwa is ready to get back to work.

The Minnesota Lynx are on a Mission to Return to the ‘Gold Standard’ in 2023

Jack Borman goes 1-on-1 with Lynx President of Basketball Operations and Head CoachCheryl Reeve to discuss the journey in front of her team to get back to the top of the WNBA.

‘It’ll Be Really Special’: Chatham Will Honour a Local Legend on ‘Bridget Carleton Night’

The Minnesota Lynx wing sat down with Canis Hoopus to discuss her alma mater honouring her career accomplishments with a banner and commemorative posters on Friday night.

‘It’s Championship or Bust’: Karl-Anthony Towns is Ready to Lead Timberwolves Into New Era

With his four-year supermax extension inked and Rudy Gobert in the fold, Towns is ready to lead the Wolves into a new era.

“I’ve never seen a more relentless player”: In Celebration of Lynx Legend Rebekkah Brunson

The Minnesota Lynx retired Rebekkah Brunson’s No. 32 following a win over Las Vegas last Sunday night.

Together Again, Kayla McBride and Moriah Jefferson Are Living Out Their Dreams As Minnesota Lynx

Kayla McBride and Moriah Jefferson spoke with Jack Borman for a Canis Hoopus exclusive.

The Ultimate Role Player: How Bridget Carleton Elevates the Minnesota Lynx

The Lynx’s key separator come playoff time could prove to be their strong depth, which is fueled by first-time Olympian Bridget Carleton.