Author Archives: Tim Faklis

Thunder 122, Wolves 99 – Four things to take from a preseason blowout loss

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The Wolves lost in a preseason game. Without going too overboard in overreactions, here are some things to take away from the debut of the 2015-16 Timberwolves.

Podcast: Wolves Wired Ep. 5 – Media Day Edition


This week’s episode discusses the happenings at this year’s Timberwolves Media Day.

Timberwolfing at the FIBA Americas, AfroBasket & EuroBasket


A recap of Andrew Wiggins, Nemanja Bjelica, and the rest of the FIBA participants this summer.

Report: Wolves “progressing” on Anthony Bennett buyout

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 26: Anthony Bennett #24 of the Minnesota Timberwolves pose for portraits on August 26, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER:  User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

The former No. 1 overall pick appears to be on his way out of Minnesota.

Reports: Sam Mitchell to step in as interim head coach


As Flip Saunders continues to battle Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, reports indicate assistant Sam Mitchell will take over on an interim basis.

Wolves Wired: Episode 2 – How Important is Veteran Leadership (Plus, FIBA!)


Episode 2 of Wolves Wired is up and running, brought to you by the HP Basketball Network.

Stop it. The Wolves aren’t trading Ricky Rubio.


The Timberwolves aren’t going to trade Ricky Rubio, because it would make no sense.

New Podcast: Wolves Wired – Episode 1: Hello, everyone


Our friends at Hardwood Paroxysm have given Zach Bennett (of Cold Omaha, Canis Hoopus, others) and myself a nice platform to start a Timberwolves-themed podcast. It’s called Wolves Wired, will come, ideally, at least once a week, and will focus mostly on the Timberwolves, and tap into other topics of the NBA when it makes […]

Wiggins, Bennett, help lead (and dunk) Team Canada to Tuto Marchand Cup title


Team Canada won and Andrew Wiggins dunked. It was fun.

Zach LaVine, and the quest to become more than “just a dunker”


He’s skilled and world-class athletic, but can Zach LaVine put the whole package together?