The Tim Connelly recruitment in Minnesota: Takeaways from a landmark deal

The Tim Connelly recruitment in Minnesota: Takeaways from a landmark deal

For the first time in forever, things seemed to be going well for the Minnesota Timberwolves. They doubled their win total from a year ago, pushed the favored Memphis Grizzlies in a six-game playoff series and, perhaps most importantly, seemed to have achieved some level of organizational harmony in the front office, coaching staff and … Read more

Behind the scenes of Tim Connelly’s mega deal to the Timberwolves

Behind the scenes of Tim Connelly's mega deal to the Timberwolves

Long overlooked, often doubted, the Minnesota Timberwolves made a statement Monday. The Timberwolves signed Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly to a major deal that will make him one of the most well-compensated executives in the league, immediately becoming a defining maneuver of the new-look ownership group. The deal is a five-year, $40 million contract plus … Read more

Minnesota Timberwolves hire executive Tim Connelly to 5-year deal worth over $40M that includes ownership equity

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to meet with Tim Connelly in continued pursuit of Denver Nuggets president, sources say

Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly has agreed to a five-year deal worth over $40 million that includes ownership equity to oversee the Minnesota Timberwolves’ basketball operations, sources told ESPN on Monday. The deal makes Connelly one of the NBA’s highest-compensated executives and transforms a Timberwolves franchise that has struggled to find stability … Read more

Behind the scenes of Tim Connelly’s mega deal to the Timberwolves

Behind the scenes of Tim Connelly's mega deal to the Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms with Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly on a major deal that will make him one of the most well-compensated executives in the league, sources told The Athletic. The Timberwolves’ deal with Connelly will be a five-year, $40 million contract plus a kicker for equity, multiple sources told The … Read more

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to meet with Tim Connelly in continued pursuit of Denver Nuggets president, sources say

Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor to meet with Tim Connelly in continued pursuit of Denver Nuggets president, sources say

Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly is traveling to meet with Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor this weekend in the next step in the team’s pursuit to hire Connelly and make him one of the NBA’s highest-compensated executives, sources told ESPN. Connelly has discussed the job extensively with Timberwolves minority owners Marc Lore … Read more

Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets’ Tim Connelly about president role

Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets' Tim Connelly about president role

The Timberwolves are in serious talks with Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly about the franchise’s vacant President of Basketball Operations role, sources tell The Athletic. The Timberwolves recently requested permission from the Nuggets to speak with Connelly, and the sides have moved beyond exploratory conversations, sources said. There have been no agreements reached yet, and … Read more

Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets’ Tim Connelly about president role

Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets' Tim Connelly about president role

The Timberwolves are in serious talks with Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly about the franchise’s vacant President of Basketball Operations role, sources tell The Athletic. The Timberwolves recently requested permission from the Nuggets to speak with Connelly, and the sides have moved beyond exploratory conversations, sources said. There have been no agreements reached yet, and … Read more

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic officially named NBA MVP

Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic officially named NBA MVP

DENVER — Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokic had won back-to-back MVP awards. The Nuggets’ big man is the second consecutive international player to … Read more

Stephen Curry has 30 in first start of playoffs as Golden State Warriors oust Denver Nuggets in 5

Stephen Curry has 30 in first start of playoffs as Golden State Warriors oust Denver Nuggets in 5

12:45 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Curry dribbled through nearly the entire Denver Nuggets team before putting up the perfect tear-drop layup to put the Warriors up by five with 29.9 seconds left in the game Wednesday night. Then he looked into the crowd and clasped his hands under one side of … Read more

Gary Payton II Gives Warriors Huge Boost In Series Clinching Win Over Denver Nuggets

Gary Payton II Gives Warriors Huge Boost In Series Clinching Win Over Denver Nuggets

In a series that included multiple All-Stars in Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andrew Wiggins and Nikola Jokic, it was Gary Payton II that stepped up and stole the show late in Game 5 to push the Golden State Warriors into the Western Conference Semifinals for the first-time since 2019. Defeating the Denver Nuggets … Read more