Category Archives: Miscellaneous News

INBOX: Rediscovering O.J. Mayo (The late August edition)

Whatever happened to O.J. Mayo? The suspended guard might be working out at a gym near you.

INBOX: Amid Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors, What Comes Next for the Timberwolves?

So. Kyrie Irving.

Flip Saunders announces he is undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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

Dante Cunningham arrested on domestic assault allegations

Following the Timberwolves’ win over the Grizzlies, Dante Cunningham was arrested on domestic assault allegations early Thursday morning.  

Barea to everybody: please care

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 […]

Kevin Love suspended two games

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?

Raw power, the Rubio edition

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 […]

Raw power

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 has slotted them at 14th (in […]

Great heights

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 […]

Michael Beasley and his nasty lawsuit

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 […]