Author Archives: William Bohl

Two-thirds through the Canadian tour: checking in with the Wolves up north


How have the Timberwolves performed during the first two games of their three game tour of the Great North?

LaVine to start? Exploring the fallout from Sam Mitchell’s Sirius XM interview

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Why make this decision? Why make this decision NOW? Does all of this mean Kevin Martin would like to be traded? Exploring all angles of the news that Zach LaVine will open the season as the Wolves’ shooting guard.

Timberwolves 68 (I think), Other Timberwolves 54 (ish): A Scrimmage Recap


Recapping the Wolves’ free intrasquad scrimmage at the Target Center.

Reports: Flip’s condition worse than previously thought


This sucks. All of our thoughts are with Flip and his family at this difficult time.

Putting it in team form


There’s a reason Tayshaun Prince is here, and a reason he’s earned the respect of so many people throughout his time in the NBA, and a reason to be optimistic about the effect he can have on the Wolves’ young core: he knows what it takes to build a winning team. That’s just about all he’s done in his career.

AWAW Roundtable, Volume One: Should Kevin Martin be a starter, or the sixth man?

Martin 1

The whole crew got together to discuss Kevin Martin as a sixth man, Sam Mitchell as head coach, which of the old guys will play the most, and which player has the most to prove during training camp.

Selected quotes from Timberwolves Media Day, part two

Towns Media Day

The Minnesota Timberwolves held media day at the Target Center on Monday morning. In part two of a two-part series, Bill quotes the loquacious Kevin Martin, a stoic Ricky Rubio, and the rest of the Timberwolves’ roster that wasn’t covered in part one.

Selected quotes from Timberwolves Media Day, part one


The Minnesota Timberwolves held media day at the Target Center on Monday morning. In part one of a two-part series, Bill quotes Milt Newton, Sam Mitchell, and several players about what they expect from themselves and one another this coming season.

On Anthony Bennett, expectations and disappointment


After having him for an entire season, seeing his habits, watching him in practice, learning his nature, and finding out what makes him tick, the people running the Timberwolves became comfortable with the idea of paying Anthony Bennett to go away.

Andrew Wiggins’ rap skills are far, far inferior to his hoop skills

Wiggins Spits Hot Fire

… and that’s okay.