Category Archives: 2014 Offseason

Report: Wolves offer Eric Bledsoe max deal, Suns won't let it happen

All hell broke loose a little bit ago on Twitter with the report from Fox10 in Phoenix and then Brian Windhorst from that the Minnesota Timberwolves were making a run at restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe with a max contract offer sheet. Bledsoe has been battling the Phoenix Suns all summer long, waiting for […]

Report: Wolves give guaranteed deal to Glenn Robinson III

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a numbers issue at the moment, but it looks to be a pretty good one. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Wolves and second round pick Glenn Robinson III have agreed to a guaranteed deal. Robinson was selected 40th in the 2014 draft and puts the Wolves at […]

Freaks and Fried Alligator: the Wolves Bring Wiggins, Bennett, Young and LaVine to the State Fair

Some thoughts on the Wolves’ media and fan meet-and-greet at the State Fair, in bullet form: – People began packing themselves around the stage nearly an hour prior to the start of the show. The atmosphere was jubilant and peppy – fans cheered loudly for each of the four players (loudest of all for Wiggins) and lingered […]

Kevin Love to Cleveland: Wolves-Cavs-Sixers deal is officially official

It’s finally official. Officially official. The frequently discussed deal to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers has finally been announced as an done deal. Let’s look at the breakdown: Minnesota receives: Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, Thaddeus Young, trade exception Cleveland receives: Kevin Love Philadelphia receives: Alexey Shved, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Miami’s (top […]

It's a New Wolves Order

It’s Trade Day for the Wolves. And while I will miss Kevin Love and his game, I’m very excited about the New Wolves Order. It should be fun. Share this because Rubio would pass this along:

Nobody Said It Was Easy, No One Ever Said It Would Be This Hard

(Note: There is an awesome Iverson jersey in a pickup basketball game in the above video.) Here is something I didn’t write about when it happened because, well, I wasn’t sure it was a good idea. A press credential is, after all, something given, not taken. When you’re not a beat guy with a large […]

Just to be clear, Kevin Love is really, really good at basketball

This Saturday, barring an unforeseen turn of events, Andrew Wiggins will be dealt as part of a pack to the Timberwolves, and Kevin Love will be shipped out to Cleveland to team up with LeBron, Kyrie Irving, and new head coach David “my life is awesome right now” Blatt. Since the conclusion of draft night […]

Ricky Rubio, Hathatha Rignamputsan and the Birth of a New Happy Generation?

If you’re only familiar with Ricky Rubio’s public side — his play on the court, his commercials, the clip of him telling Alexey Shved to change his face and enjoy — you probably think of him as joyous, effervescent, puppy dog-ish. But his demeanor in the locker room is often a bit different. This might be […]

Report: Cavs and Wolves agree to swap Love for Wiggins, Bennett, 1st

The Summer of Love is finished. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a 2015 first round pick. Also, Love is finally getting his five-year deal with a […]

Anthony Bennett vs. Thaddeus Young: Don't Overload the Youth Movement

With the likelihood of a swap with Love-for-Wiggins at its core looking more likely, a lot of fans have apparently shifted their focus for the time being onto what else will come along with this trade exchanging proven superstar for potential superstar. The big problem with moving Love for a swingman is the enormous hole […]