Stories tagged with: minnesota timberwolves

December 16, 2014 - 9:38pm
49 weeks 5 days ago

An NBA Star and Zanesville native is giving back to the community in a big way.

Kevin Martin of the Minnesota Timberwolves held his annual wrapping party Tuesday evening. 10 area families in need are chosen and gifts are then bought and wrapped for the members of those families by area students and friends and family of Martin. This year, Martin asked Tim McHugh to collaborate with him. McHugh shared his thoughts on the motivation behind the giving.

"Well, part of it I think...

November 21, 2014 - 4:35pm
1 year 1 week ago

Zanesville grad and Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin is out indefinitely with a fractured wrist, the team announced today.

Ironically, the 34-year-old turned in one of the best performances of his career after sustaining the injury to the wrist of his shooting hand in Minnesota's 115-99 win over the Knicks on Wednesday.

Martin injured his wrist when he was fouled shooting a 3-pointer in the first quarter of the game. He scored 34 points the rest of the way to...

July 11, 2014 - 3:53pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The second coming of "The Decision" has been decided. The King is returning to Cleveland. 

In an announcement told exclusively to Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins, James writes, "I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home."

For Cavs fans, this news came as a mixture of shock and euphoria. The four-time MVP is back. He's really going to wear a Wine and Gold jersey again.

For Cavs fans from Zanesville, this news...

July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
19 weeks 3 days ago

 Former Zanesville Blue Devil and current Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin has returned to his old stomping grounds to host his 5th annual basketball camp.

"This camp is just one of my favorite weeks of the year because it shows how much involvement the community puts into myself and me into the community," said Martin. "It's a win-win for everybody. It's an unbelievable relationship that we have."

One hundred forty campers packed...

July 2, 2013 - 7:19pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

Zanesville native Kevin Martin has been through contract negotiations before but for the first time it wasn't to resign with his current team. The former Blue Devil became a free agent Monday and now has a new home according to multiple reports.

Minnesota has agreed to a four year contract with Martin worth between 28 and 30 million dollars. The terms of the deal have not been released officially but Martin would be making close to seven million dollars annually.

Martin will be...

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