Category Archives: 2017 Offseason

Maybe Waiting to Sign the 5-Year, $148 Mil Deal is in The Wolves’ and Wiggins’ Best Interests?

As of writing this article, Andrew Wiggins has yet to put pen to paper on his 5-year, $148 million contract extension with the deadline of October 16th looming ever closer. The course to getting this thing signed has been a curious one, involving Wiggins firing his (former) agent Bill Duffy after he had negotiated the […]

Who is the Wolves’ Number One Option?

“Obviously I think I’m a great scorer and that I’m a great weapon. I think of myself as the number one option. We all think we’re the number one options. Not in a selfish way. It’s more that we just know what we can do.” The above quote provided by Andrew Wiggins to 538’s Chris Herring has […]

Robbie Hummel Retires from Basketball

Remembering Robbie Hummel, who played some shooting guard on the Wolves’ best team of the past decade and some center on the worst one.

Wolves 111, Warriors 95: Wolves Win in Shenzhen

The Wolves defeated the Golden State Warriors early Thursday morning, though only technically. The final score of the first of two NBA Global Games preseason games (a few regular season games will be played in Mexico City in early December and in London in January) ended up 111-95 in favor of the Wolves, but 1. […]

A Statistical Glance at the Timberwolves 2017-18 Prospects

Overview The objective of this post is to use available information for a preliminary statistical assessment of the Timberwolves’ prospects for the upcoming 2017–18 season.

Is the offseason over yet?

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Media Day is Friday, and it can’t get here soon enough.

A Few Intriguing Potential Wolves Lineups

The NBA season is fast approaching and, with the Wolves’ roster nearly cemented and training camp just right around the corner, I figured now would be as good a time as ever to take a look at a few intriguing potential lineups. I emphasize “potential” because, although some have a higher likelihood to appear consistently […]

Shabazz Muhammad Returns to Timberwolves

After striking out on the open market, Bazz returns to Minnesota on a 1 year deal.

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Jeff Teague

On July 1, 2017, just a few ticks past midnight Eastern Standard Time, the Minnesota Timberwolves quickly moved on from the Ricky Rubio era, a time defined by its unmaterialized everlasting hope, and leaped head first into the era of Jeff Teague, fourth banana on a (hopefully, probably) playoff team. It was a move met […]

AWAW Mailbag: Late Offseason Edition

It’s September. The doldrums of the late offseason are upon us, but, alas, they’re almost past! The Timberwolves will likely be finalizing the roster in the coming days and/or weeks and the first preseason game is slated for September 30th against the Los Angeles Lakers in Anaheim. I figured now would be a good time […]