Category Archives: 2016-17 Season

Timberwolves 104, Pelicans 98: Don’t look now but we have a winning streak

  The Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 104-98 Wednesday night at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.

Minnesota Timberwolves Unveil New G-League Identity: Iowa Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled the new identity of their G-League team Tuesday afternoon in the confines of the HyVee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa. Known as the Iowa Energy since the team’s conception in 2007, the team will henceforth be recognized as the Iowa Wolves. The primary and secondary logos were designed by Rodney Richardson […]

The Long Two Episode 3: Andy G and Patrick J of Punch-Drunk Wolves/AWAW

For this episode of The Long Two podcast I was joined by Punch-Drunk Wolves and A Wolf Among Wolves’ very own Andy Grimsrud and Patrick Johnston. Topics covered included Karl-Anthony Towns missing out on an All-NBA 3rd team selection, Ricky Rubio and his new agent, and Andrew Wiggins. Unfortunately, we experienced some technical difficulties so […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Karl-Anthony Towns

We review the season of Karl-Anthony Towns and where he needs to be next year.

2016-17 Roster Review: Andrew Wiggins

How much did he improve this year? A deep dive into the numbers vs the eye test.

2016-17 Roster Review: Gorgui Dieng

It took until Year 4 for me to really appreciate everything Gorgui Dieng brings to the table. I was happy that the Wolves landed him with a Draft night deal (with Utah) back in 2013, because he showed a soft jumper and defensive upside at Louisville, but I wasn’t really sure how it was going […]

The Long Two Episode 2: With Canis Hoopus’ John Meyer

For this week’s episode of The Long Two podcast, I was lucky enough to be joined by John Meyer of Canis Hoopus. We discussed topics such as his recent feature on Karl-Anthony Towns, Shabazz Muhammad’s future with the Wolves, as well as ideal free agent and draft targets. Be sure to follow John (@thedailywolf) and me (@loseehafer) on […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Shabazz Muhammad

Most any reflection on Shabazz Muhammad’s 2016-17 season can be laid to rest before it really gets started. “Bazzy,” who just finished his fourth season, is basically the same Bazzy we came to know in his first three seasons.

2016-17 Roster Review: Kris Dunn

Expectations, Expectations When the Timberwolves picked Kris Dunn 5th overall in last summer’s draft, he was the odds-on favorite to win the 2016-17 Rookie of the Year award.

2016-17 Roster Review: Nemanja Bjelica

Nemanja Bjelica had a rather peculiar season. The unassuming Serbian found himself careening between virtually unplayable and integral for the team’s success all season, with brief stops at nearly every stage in between. Inconsistency has defined Bjelica’s first two seasons in the NBA, something all inexperienced players are prone to, but most have the advantage […]