The Minnesota Timberwolves are the future of the NBA

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ record is 17‐37. They are consistently in contention for the NBA Draft lottery, and haven’t even made the playoffs in over 10 years. Their head coach, Flip Saunders, tragically died of cancer in October of 2015, leaving the team without leadership. At this point, being a Timberwolves fan is like going to a Harlem

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Marv Albert, Ted Turner lead Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame class of 2015

Veteran basketball broadcaster Marv Albert and cable pioneer/former Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner join six others in the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame’s class of 2015, announced Thursday. Called “the voice of basketball,” Albert is already a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored on Dec. 15 at the ninth annual Sports Broadcasting

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Trade grades: Hornets acquire Nicolas Batum in swap for Henderson, Vonleh

The Charlotte Hornets have made a swap on the eve of the NBA Draft, acquiring small forward Nicolas Batum from the Portland Trail Blazers for languishing veteran swingman Gerald Henderson and second year power forward Noah Vonleh. In Batum, 26, the Hornets get a career 36 percent 3-point shooter. Long-range shooting is something Charlotte desperately needs, and

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Video: Blind teen crushes national anthem before Game 6 of NBA Finals

Blind diva Marlana VanHoose brought the house down before Game 6 of the NBA Finals, delivering a rendition of the national anthem that almost instantly became viral gold. Rumor has it LeBron James is blaming the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 105-97 loss to the Golden State Warriors on the teen’s “blind cooties.” Check out that performance and other footage

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