Author Archives: Tim Faklis
A crazy game, a crazy finish. A sluggish Wolves start gave them a lot of ground to make up, but as the second half came around, so did the Wolves’ sense of urgency. For fun, instead of trying to encapsulate an entire game after the fact, I decide to do all my note-taking on the […]
The Wolves have played well as of late. The defending champs have not. The stars aligned in this one, just not in the away team’s favor.
As we near halfway through the season, it’s time to look and see where the Wolves are stacking up on both ends of the floor. It has become clear that this team’s defensive limitations have held this team back. Their defensive rating is seventh worst in the NBA, and their defensive transition numbers are the […]
A look into Karl-Anthony Towns’ impressive post game, his passing, and the strengths and weaknesses of his young career.
The Wolves held onto a lead, even after some adversity from the Western Conference’s worst team.
Games like these are frustrating, I know. The Wolves played well, built up a lead, and then let it slip away in the game’s final minutes. They played well enough to win the game against a fully healthy Jazz team, a playoff hopeful that’s been more successful this season. It was frustrating because Ricky Rubio shot the […]
So much high jumping.
The Wolves had a 12 point lead with 2 minutes to go, and were playing one of their best games of the year. Then it disappeared.
Tonight, Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins, and Zach LaVine shot a combined 30/55 for 71 points. On a more experienced team, or even just a deeper team, your best players unanimously shooting over 50 percent and getting 17+ points will get you the win. But when you allow your opponent to get to the free throw […]