Back to Work to Do Your Job: Timberwolves 97, Mavericks 84

After their win at Denver on February 15, the Timberwolves had 8 days off. Only Karl-Anthony Towns had All-Star Weekend obligations, so most of the team had some pure time to relax. On Friday night back at Target Center, they appeared more rested than rusty, beating the Dallas Mavericks by 13 points, 97-84. The Mavs […]

On the Complex and Polarizing Ricky Rubio

Beloved by many and castigated by the rest, Ricky Rubio’s value within the ever-evolving world of the NBA has been endlessly analyzed and debated since his arrival prior to the 2011-12 season. “Can a team win with Rubio as their point guard?” “You know he can’t shoot, right? You need shooters in today’s NBA.” “Sure, […]

Timberwolves Trade Deadline Bonanza Spectacular Extravaganza!!!

Ah, yes, it’s trade deadline season. The time of year when you stare at your phone, refreshing twitter, trying to wade through the convincing fake accounts and random blather of wannabe Wojnarowskis to suss out what the hell is actually happening in the NBA. It’s the time for clearing cap space, future protected (or unprotected) […]

A meeting between POBO Thibs & Coach Thibs

[As most Timberwolves fans know, the team’s President of Basketball Operations is Tom Thibodeau. Their Head Coach is also Tom Thibodeau. These distinct characters that occupy the same body take on very different personalities and don’t always see eye to eye on decisions concerning the team that they work for and manage. What follows is […]

Wolves 112, Denver 99: Rocky Mountain Highlights

The Timberwolves defeated a beleaguered Denver Nuggets team 112-99 on Wednesday night in Denver. The Nuggets were coming off a signature win of sorts, after 132-110 drubbing of the Golden State Warriors on Monday in Denver. The Nuggz team that dominated the league’s best team didn’t show up at the Pepsi Center Wednesday night, at […]

Cavaliers 116, Timberwolves 108: A love letter of sorts to basketball fun

Andrew Wiggins showed out, LeBron James was LeBron James, and the Wolves fell to the champs.

Wolves 117, Bulls 89: Minnesota-Chicago Part ‘Deau

The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Chicago Bulls Sunday afternoon by the score of 117-89, sweeping the season series 2-0. The visiting Bulls’ forces were weakened due to a bought with the injury bug; stars Jimmy Butler (heel) and Dwyane Wade (wrists), as well as role players Nikola Mirotic (back spasms) and Paul Zipser (food poising), […]

Pelicans 122, Wolves 106: “We’ve Got to Fix It.”

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the New Orleans Pelicans Friday night by the score of 122-106 in another disappointing display of inconsistent effort and putrid defense. Though you wouldn’t know it by the final result, the Wolves, specifically Karl-Anthony Towns, were destroyers of worlds in the first quarter. Towns appeared to take his matchup against […]

Wolves 112, Raptors 109: There’s a lot more to this

Last night, after the Wolves overcame a double-digit second half deficit to steal a victory from one of the league’s top ten teams, Thibs was hardly overjoyed. He was almost grumpy.

Payne Undergoing Treatment for Low Platelet Count, Out Indefinitely

Some sad news to report regarding Wolves forward Adreian Payne – he’s been sidelined indefinitely as he undergoes treatment for thrombocytopenia, a blood disorder.

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