Category Archives: Miscellaneous News
Difficult news out of the Timberwolves’ front office today, as Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders revealed that he has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Following the Timberwolves’ win over the Grizzlies, Dante Cunningham was arrested on domestic assault allegations early Thursday morning.
As I was, as you were, J.J. Barea was mightily displeased by his teammates’ second-half effort last night. Here is what he told reporters after the game (via Tom Powers at the Pioneer Press): We’ve got problems here. We just got a lot of guys that don’t care. When a basketball team got a bunch […]
Well we all knew a fine or suspension was imminent. But now that it’s arrived, is it too much? As a point of comparison, remember when Andrew Bynum got two games for this?
Wolves fans, you know as well as I do that this could all go away. These past years of nauseous disappointment have taught us that just when things are starting to look promising someone could, say, sign a backup power forward to a series of illegal under-the-table contracts and poison the whole party. But right […]
Savor this moment friends. After their truly shocking Texas back-to-back and their close shave against the Heat, your Minnesota Timberwolves are now in the top 20 of at least three different Power Rankings. ESPN and CBS have them at 17, while the wise (and generous!) Britt Robson of SI.com has slotted them at 14th (in […]
For all of the strange and bewildering things that David Kahn has done in his tenure as Wolves’ GM, I would argue that the national media has actually managed to overstate his ineptitude. But in the case of Ethan Sherwood Strauss’ Truehoop piece on height exaggeration in the NBA, I’d say that the rep is […]
You have probably read that Michael Beasley is being sued by Joel Bell, his former agent, for failing to pay a 20% commission on an endorsement deal. Beasley, in turn, is suing Bell as well as, Curtis Malone, his former AAU coach and mentor. Beasley’s suit claims that Bell and Malone conspired to manipulate the […]
So while I spent the early part of Labor Day weekend attempting to avoid being devoured by hawks and bears and mountain lions in the wilds of western New Mexico, Tony Ronzone and the Wolves went and “parted ways.” Jerks. Here’s what the AP has to say about it: Philosophical differences between Kahn and Ronzone […]
Look, I know it’s a little weird to be obsessively monitoring the travel plans of an, in most respects, average 66-year-old man. I mean, it’s not like Rick Adelman is carrying a radical cure for Alzheimer’s (which also happens to give apes astonishing powers of intelligence and will usher in the end of human life […]