Author Archives: Tim Faklis

Wolves 112, Bulls 105: Things that are working


With all the losing, it’s easy (and important) to look at what isn’t working. When winning happens, it’s just as easy (and important) to look at what’s going well.

KAT, Wiggins, LaVine all coming to dunk on you at the 2016 Rising Stars Challenge


And it will be glorious.

Pelicans 114, Wolves 99: One you’ve seen before


The Wolves blew a 17-point lead. This has happened before.

Thunder 101, Timberwolves 96: Both Sides of Nostalgia


There was bad on “Throwback Night” against the Thunder, but there was also good. We look at both.

Nuggets 78, Wolves 74: Making a Statement


The Wolves’ struggles continued tonight, and looked familiar to games of days past.

Timberwolves 94, Jazz 80: Keeping the Momentum


Sometimes, on a night of bad basketball, a few momentum-setting plays is what it takes to hold a lead and get the win.

Spurs 108, Wolves 83: Ugly Offense (and great Spurs D) on Ugly Sweater Night

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The Spurs Spurs’d on defense again tonight.

Knicks 107, Wolves 102: As Advertised


Tonight’s game was marketed as a Towns vs Porzingis matchup. Others brought their game, but it was an as-advertised event in many ways.

Clippers 110, Wolves 106: Losing and Learning

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When does a loss get trumped by the learning experiences that come from it? Sam Mitchell thought tonight was one of those games.

Magic 96, Wolves 93: The run came, but wasn’t enough

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The Wolves went on a run in the 2nd half, and made it a game. Ultimately, it wasn’t enough against a sound effort from the Magic.