Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams will be opponents during next weekend's Rising Stars Challenge. The teams were drafted by Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley on TNT. Shaq drafted Rubio to his team while Barkley took Williams. For the record, Sir Charles' team is named "Round Mound of Rebound."
Chet Holmgren dominates in NBA Summer League debut
The No. 2 overall pick looked the part in the Thunder's win over the Jazz.
Frey: Police faced 'whack-a-mole' situation on chaotic Fourth of July
The mayor says law enforcement resources were being pulled all over the city as violent scenes unfolded.
Body recovered from Mississippi River near hydro plant in St. Paul
Authorities say the body appeared to have been in the river for months.
Charges: Lakeville driver didn't call 911 after fatally striking teen on bicycle
The 15-year-old boy was killed while riding his bike along a route he frequented.
Little Falls man killed in ATV crash over holiday weekend
The 55-year-old apparently lost control and was partially ejected from the vehicle on Sunday.
Police chief reveals new details in 'heartbreaking' search for Elle Ragin
Police reveal new details that led investigators to Stearns County.
Subway overhauling menu, offering 1M free subs on July 12
The "Subway Series" menu change is set to take over beginning July 12.
Watch: Fireworks fired at people, buildings in downtown Minneapolis
Footage shared widely on social media shows chaotic scenes downtown on Fourth of July evening.
Search for missing Elle Ragin shifts to park in Stearns County
Mississippi River County Park is closed to the public until further notice.
Developing derecho likely to blast southwest Minnesota
Damaging winds up to 90 mph are the main threat.
Wolves drop season opener to OKC in front of sellout crowd, Rubio scores six-points in debut
The Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 104-100, in the season-opener Monday night. A sellout crowd at Target Center got its first look at Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams. Rubio, who came off the bench, finished with six points, six assists and five rebounds. Williams scored 13 points off the bench.
Rumor: Wolves shopping Derrick Williams to move up in the NBA Draft
Among a list of rumors on ESPN.com's NBA Draft coverage, the Timberwolves are allegedly shopping Derrick Williams in an attempt to move up from the No. 18 pick. Williams was the No. 2 pick in last year's draft. The Wolves top draft need is thought to be a talented shooting guard to play next to Ricky Rubio.
Wolves pick up options on Rubio, Williams
The Timberwolves picked up the third-year player options on the contracts for Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams, the team announced Monday. That means Rubio will make a little over $4-million next season while Williams will earn a little more than $5-million.
Wolves' rookie Williams nearly signed with European team
Timberwolves' rookie Derrick Williams says he's ready for training camp to begin Friday. The No. 2 pick in the draft says he nearly signed a contract to play professional basketball in Spain or Italy. Fortunately, the NBA lockout ended just in time.
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