After days of speculation, the Minnesota Timberwolves have officially signed JJ Barea. The combo guard has spent five seasons in the NBA, winning a title with Dallas last season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Wolves' president of basketball operations David Kahn says Barea's experience and leadership capabilities will help "immensely."
Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park
Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.
Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man
Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.
2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting
A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.
Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate
The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.
Lineup for returning Canterbury Park Concert Series revealed
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary
Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.
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Floodwaters sweep through restaurant in Waite Park
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City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement
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Report: Wolves close to signing JJ Barea
The Associated Press reports JJ Barea could sign with the Timberwolves as early as Tuesday morning. Barea, a point guard, helped the Mavericks win the NBA title last season. Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle says Barea will "be a terrific player for the Timberwolves."
Barea tweets he's headed to Minnesota
Reports have gone back-and-forth regarding JJ Barea signing with the Timberwolves. A deal still hasn't been announced, but Barea used Twitter to say he's on his way to Minnesota and excited to "get things going." The Puerto Rico native spent the last five-seasons in Dallas.
Barea out for Friday's tilt
J.J. Barea is out for Friday night's home game against the Miami Heat. The T-Wolves guard has a strained left hamstring that's still too tight to go full speed on. Barea says he'll definitely be back on the court Sunday when the Wolves host his former team -- the Dallas Mavericks.
Injured Wolves Barea, Beasley to miss road trip
The Timberwolves will be extra shorthanded this weekend in games in New Orleans and Atlanta. Forward Michael Beasley has a sprained right foot and guard J.J. Barea has a sprained left ankle ... both will miss the road trip. The Star Tribune says those injuries could cause them miss several more games.
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