In today’s episode, I’m joined by Drew Mahowald of Canis Hoopus to discuss the Kyrie Irving rumors as well as the Wolves’ offseason acquisitions. There is a slight echo that starts towards the middle of the pod, but hopefully it’s not too distracting. Drew can be followed at @DrewMahowald. Hope you enjoy!
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed former Stanford Cardnial wing Anthony Brown to a one-year two-way contract Tuesday morning, the first of two possible two-way contracts to be filled. The 24-year-old Brown was selected 34th overall in the 2015 draft by the Los Angeles Lakers and has spent time with the New Orleans Pelicans and Orlando Magic as well. Brown possesses good size at 6’7″ and 211 […]
Thinking through the pros and cons of trading for a superstar.
With Summer League and the exciting portion of free agency behind us, I figured now would be as good a time as any to dive into the injury history of one of Timberwolves’ fans most beloved players: Nikola Pekovic. Pekovic’s history is extensive and complex and I attempt to highlight just that. Built like the […]
Moving on from a fan favorite like Ricky Rubio can be tough. What do the Wolves have in Jeff Teague?
Tom Thibodeau’s Timberwolves have an incomplete roster right now, and that’s okay. It isn’t okay because they can afford to play without backup wings, but because it’s only July 17 and training camp won’t start for another couple of months. Plenty of time remains. But at some point here, Thibs will need to acquire a […]
Let’s just rip the Band-Aid off quickly: the dream of the Minnesota Timberwolves winning an NBA title* is dead. (*It’s only Summer League, but technically it still would’ve been a league title.) In what can only be described as an upset of microscopic proportions, the 11th seeded SummerWolves fell to the 22nd seeded Golden State […]
So, tonight I learned that after the first overtime of a Summer League game, it’s sudden death. As in, first team to score a point wins. Like, a football thing. But in basketball.
The SummerWolves are 2/3rds of the way through pool play at Summer League 2017 – here’s how the first two games went, plus a few overall impressions.