The 2017 NBA Draft: Jimmy Butler is a Minnesota Timberwolf

So. That happened. In a move that can only be described as surreal, Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden finally pulled the trigger on their first trade since taking over the Wolves in April 2016, sending Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the 7th pick (which became Lauri Markkanen, the stretch four from Arizona) for Jimmy Butler […]

Report: Wolves acquire Jimmy Butler, 16th pick from Bulls for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, 7th Pick

Reports are saying the Wolves have acquired the three-time All-Star from Chicago on draft night.

AWAW Draft Day Roundtable Extravaganza Spectacular!

(LaVar Ball voice) LONZO BALL! BIG BALLER BRAND!

So long, Nikola Pekovic

In a move that was a long time coming, the Minnesota Timberwolves waived center Nikola Pekovic

A Wishlist: Timberwolves Second Round Targets

Five prospects that the Wolves could be wise to target in the latter part of the NBA DRaft

Jonathan Isaac and Larui Markkanen: Big Possibilities

A look at the two bigs projected to go right around the time the Wolves will be picking on Thursday.

The Long Two Episode 4: Canis Hoopus’ David Naylor

In today’s 2017 NBA Draft heavy episode of The Long Two podcast, I am joined by David Naylor (@ProfCeder) of Canis Hoopus. We discuss the Boston/Philadelphia trade rumors, what the Wolves should do with the 7th overall pick, some names that the Wolves should look at in the second round, and more. The podcast can […]

The Case for OG Anunoby

Like most Wolves’ fans and pundits, I’ve been on the Jonathan Isaac bandwagon for quite some time now. His unique blend of height, athleticism, defensive versatility, and offensive potential have had me drooling and daydreaming for the last couple of months. Although he will be more of a project than a player who is ready […]

INBOX: The Dennis Smith Jr. Edition

Andy G: Most people expect the Wolves to use their lottery pick on a forward. Right now (writing this Sunday, June 11) both Jonathan Givony and Chad Ford have Thibs taking Lauri Markkanen with the 7th pick, right after the Orlando Magic select a Jonathan Isaac. Both Markkanen and Isaac are forwards whose long-term upside […]

To keep the pick or trade it away: an AWAW debate

We’re kicking off our draft coverage at A Wolf Among Wolves by debating not who the Wolves should take (though we will certainly get to that), but rather whether they should take anyone at all. If Thibs/Layden, LLC has the chance to flip the 7th pick (or package it with anyone not named Towns or […]

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