Category Archives: Player Analysis

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: 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.

Timberwolves 3rd Quarter Report Card

The Timberwolves are now 61 games into the season. What does that mean? It means it’s time for another quarterly report, the third of the 2016-17 season. That’s what time it is.

Wolves 112, Denver 99: Rocky Mountain Highlights

The Timberwolves defeated a beleaguered Denver Nuggets team 112-99 on Wednesday night in Denver. The Nuggets were coming off a signature win of sorts, after 132-110 drubbing of the Golden State Warriors on Monday in Denver. The Nuggz team that dominated the league’s best team didn’t show up at the Pepsi Center Wednesday night, at […]

State of the Offense, Part 2: What is a Zach LaVine?

As we near halfway through the season, it’s time to look and see where the Wolves are stacking up on both ends of the floor. It has become clear that this team’s defensive limitations have held this team back. Their defensive rating is seventh worst in the NBA, and their defensive transition numbers are the […]

State of the Offense, Part 1: KAT and Sharing the Yarn

A look into Karl-Anthony Towns’ impressive post game, his passing, and the strengths and weaknesses of his young career.

INBOX: Timberwolves First-Quarter Grades

As far as we know, most corporations do quarterly reports. (Eds. Note: According to Wikipedia, these reports are “required by numbers of stock exchanges around the world to provide information to investors on the state of a company.”) In these reports, companies typically update their financials, make projections, and assess how they’re doing internally and […]

Eulogizing Kevin Martin’s NBA Career

Saying goodbye to one of the best (and unusual) scorers we’ve seen in a while.

As Wiggins Ascends, Need for True Point Guard Lessens

Is this Andrew Wiggins making roster construction that much different in the future?