Author Archives: Steve McPherson

Anthony Bennett: I Crush Your Head

If you’re on the younger side or not Canadian, you might not remember Kids in the Hall. The sketch comedy troupe had a show that ran from 1989 to 1995, and the members have gone on to individual careers — you might know Dave Foley from NewsRadio if you watched syndicated television in the afternoons […]

The Smooth Rap Stylings of Andrew Wiggins

Over the weekend and thanks to NBA reddit, footage emerged of Andrew Wiggins rapping. Or, rather, being goaded into spitting maybe a third of a dozen bars in someone’s mom’s basement. It’s a jarring slice of life, with Wiggins in a self-described “wifebeater” and dress pants, hanging out with some friends, a guy who made […]

It could be years before we know what all this means

In a recent and surprisingly revealing GQ profile, new Late Show host Stephen Colbert dropped a piece of wisdom that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about: “I love the thing that I most wish had not happened.” Colbert was talking about the death of his father and two of his brothers in a […]

A Wolf Among Wolves: Shameless Commerce Division

Guess what? A Wolf Among Wolves has a store on TeePublic now. For now, we have three different designs available for you to throw money at.

If Glen Taylor Is Such A Problem, How Come the Lynx Are So Good?

If you follow the Minnesota Timberwolves (which, let’s face it, why are you here if you don’t?), you’re probably at least passingly familiar with the Minnesota Lynx. You know, the only actually good professional sports team in the Twin Cities: In 15 years of existence, the Lynx have two championships; in 183 combined seasons, the […]

Flip Saunders’ Feelings Aren’t Numbers: The 3-point Debate Rolls On and On and On and On and On

Early Sunday evening, Flip Saunders broke a more than yearlong silence on Twitter to “set the facts straight” about 3-pointers.   I don’t know what recent post on whose blog — since he’s clearly talking about disreputable “bloggers” and not REAL reporters or REAL fans — set him off and led him to nail this three-tweet treatise […]

Kevin Garnett, Mentor

Is Kevin Garnett the mentor we hope him to be?

Murder Most Foul: Karl-Anthony Towns’ Busy Summer Hands

Karl-Anthony Towns is handsy like a drunken senator.

Roster Review: Zach LaVine

Consider for a moment how different Zach LaVine’s rookie year could have looked. Selected 13th in last year’s draft, LaVine was the Wolves’ big draft night get, a lanky yet unbelievably athletic guard who didn’t start for UCLA in his lone season there. But Flip Saunders said, “Sometimes you have to try and hit a […]

2014-15 Roster Review: Thad Young

Have you ever had two friends you were absolutely convinced would get along great? Like maybe you have a friend from college who’s coming into town for the weekend and then a buddy at work and you’re sure — just sure — that when you all hang out on Friday night everyone is going to […]