Author Archives: Tim Faklis

The Tyus Jones Experiment

Tyus Jones could be a nice pickup late in the 1st round. How he got here could make this a bigger story.

AWAW Roundtable: Draft and Offseason Discussion


Towns went first, but who was second on your board? Thoughts on Nemanja Bjelica? This and more from the AWAW crew, plus a special guest.

2014-15 Roster Review: Kevin Garnett


At February’s trade deadline, the best player in franchise history rejoined the Wolves. Here, we look back at Kevin Garnett’s 2014-15 season.

2014-15 Roster Review: Kevin Martin & Nikola Pekovic


A season plagued mostly by injuries, we look back at a pair of Wolves starters who missed nearly 100 combined games.

2014-15 Roster Review: Lorenzo Brown


The Wolves welcomed back Lorenzo Brown to the organization. We review how the reunion went during the 2014-15 season.

Wolves draw 1st pick in 2015 NBA Draft Lottery


The Minnesota Timberwolves won the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft for the first time in franchise history. They now get the pick of the litter.

Andrew Wiggins named to All-Rookie 1st Team, LaVine earns 2nd Team honors

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 8: Zach LaVine #8 and Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves stand on the court during a game against the Golden State Warriors on December 8, 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 David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andrew Wiggins was named to the All-Rookie First Team and Zach LaVine made the All-Rookie Second Team.

The Bad and the Good: A Look Back at the 2014-15 Timberwolves


A lot of injuries, a lot of roster moves, a lot of pain, and a lot of hope happened in the Wolves’ 2014-15 season.

Pelicans 100, Wolves 88: The joy of competition

For a good month and a half, the Timberwolves have played opponents with a different kind of mindset than they started with. Of course, while the term “tanking” has been thrown around more than “the Wolves could have drafted Steph Curry” chatter, the players on the floor aren’t out there trying to lose. Tonight, we […]

Kings 116, Timberwolves 111: What you might expect

The Timberwolves played the Kings tonight. The Kings started rebounding demon Reggie Evans in place of the injured DeMarcus Cousins. Zach LaVine, as he’s grown somewhat accustomed to, at least in terms of regularity, stood in as Ricky Rubio’s spot as starting point guard. On top of that, tonight had no Nikola Pekovic, Darren Collison, […]