An anonymous NBA executive told Yahoo! Sports that team owners and players were making progress towards ending the lockout earlier this month. That's when Kevin Garnett walked into negotiations. One league executive says "Garnett (expletive) everything up."
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem dead at 68
His office announced he had passed away 'unexpectedly' Friday.
Zuccarello helps Wild spoil Lundqvist's retirement party
After Henrik Lundqvist's jersey was hung to the rafters, Zuccarello led a 3-2 win.
David Arquette gives shoutout to MN's F1rst Wrestling on James Corden show
The Hollywood actor wrestled at at a F1rst Wrestling show at First Avenue in early 2019.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Garnett making a stand in labor battle
Kevin Garnett has been a key figure representing the players against the owners in the current NBA labor dispute. Although he's made more than $200-million in his career, KG is willing to sit out the entire season and forgo the $21-million he's scheduled to make this year.
Garnett has been lucky and good
Kevin Garnett's career earnings have had a lot to do with him being very good and lucky. Business Insider points out that KG has made far more money, excluding endorsements, than Michael Jordan. He signed two huge extensions with the Wolves just before the rules were changed.
NBA lockout wipes out November
The Timberwolves were supposed to begin regular season play November 1st. Now the best they'll be able to do is start December 1st because Friday's NBA lockout talks between the owners and players broke down without a deal, thus wiping two more weeks of games off the schedule.
Garnett buys into European soccer club
Former Timberwolf Kevin Garnett has is getting into soccer … at least ownership side. The Associated Press reports that the Celtic is going to become a limited shareholder in Italy’s Roma Soccer Club. Garnett won’t be the first NBA star with sports business interests overseas, Lebron James recently purchased a stake in Liverpool’s soccer club.
The Big Ticket: Kevin Garnett the highest paid NBA player of all-time
Which player has made the most money in an NBA uniform? That would be former Timberwolf Kevin Garnett. Updated salary numbers show he’s now earned more than $330-million, $30-million more than Shaquille O’Neal.
NBA lockout postpones Wolves' camp indefinitely
We’ll have to wait a while longer to see the new-look Timberwolves. The NBA says due to the lockout, training camps set to open in early October have been postponed indefinitely and the first week of exhibition games have been wiped out. The NBA regular season is due to begin Nov. 1.
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