Category Archives: Game Analysis

Cavaliers 116, Timberwolves 108: A love letter of sorts to basketball fun

Andrew Wiggins showed out, LeBron James was LeBron James, and the Wolves fell to the champs.

Heat 115, Wolves 113: Bad Start to Crazy Wild Finish, As it Happened

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 […]

Spurs 122, Timberwolves 114: Harnessing chaos and energy with extreme focus

That door just wouldn’t budge.

Mavericks 98, Timberwolves 87: Laying an egg on a bench

Well that was a real turd.

Jazz 94, Wolves 92: When There Are No More Excuses

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 […]

Wizards 112, Timberwolves 105: In defense of the Wolves

How bad was the Wolves’ clutch defense against the Wizards?

Timberwolves 99, Bulls 94: Don’t just win it for Thibs, win it for yourselves too

The Wolves were down 21 points in Thibodeau’s return to Chicago and he was left laughing maniacally.

Raptors 124, Wolves 110: It Got Away Again

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 […]

Timberwolves 125, Hornets 120 OT: They are who we thought they were… almost

The Wolves did what we’ve wanted them to do and I’m not sure what we do with that.

Pelicans 117, Timberwolves 96: Brow Beaten and Learning the Process

The Wolves’ defense is a broken jumper.