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Wolves Introduce Justin Patton

On Tuesday afternoon at Loews Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis, the Timberwolves introduced their new big man, Justin Patton. After brief opening remarks from Alan Horton, Tom Thibodeau, Scott Layden, and Patton himself, the media asked questions of Patton and Thibs. Meet and greet pressers of this nature are sort of like the annual media day: […]

Four Questions that Follow the Jimmy Butler Trade

The Timberwolves traded for Jimmy Butler, in case you missed it. Lucas recapped the wild draft night, last week. This post is about what’s next. Here are four questions worth asking and answering now that Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn are Bulls and Butler is a Wolf. Question #1: What does the roster and depth […]

The Long Two Episode 4: Canis Hoopus’ David Naylor

In today’s 2017 NBA Draft heavy episode of The Long Two podcast, I am joined by David Naylor (@ProfCeder) of Canis Hoopus. We discuss the Boston/Philadelphia trade rumors, what the Wolves should do with the 7th overall pick, some names that the Wolves should look at in the second round, and more. The podcast can […]

The Case for OG Anunoby

Like most Wolves’ fans and pundits, I’ve been on the Jonathan Isaac bandwagon for quite some time now. His unique blend of height, athleticism, defensive versatility, and offensive potential have had me drooling and daydreaming for the last couple of months. Although he will be more of a project than a player who is ready […]

After the Lotto: The Big-Picture Questions

Okay, the draft is a month away and we now know the order. The Wolves will pick seventh, after the Celtics, Lakers, Sixers, Suns, Kings and Magic. Unless they trade the pick, of course. This post is not a deep dive into the 2017 class of prospects — that stuff will come later. For now, […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio had two seasons. There was the one that took place on the basketball floor. In some ways Rubio played the best ball of his career in 2016-17. He posted career highs in points per game, assists per game and field goal percentage. After some early struggles adjusting to new coach Tom Thibodeau, Rubio […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Zach LaVine

More than any other Timberwolves player, Zach LaVine is whatever you want to make of him. A LaVine partisan has a lot of ammunition when arguing that he’s a player to be excited about. She can point out that he’s 6’5″ with possibly the best leaping ability the league has ever seen. He has a […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Cole Aldrich

Cole Aldrich was the perfect acquisition. For a Minnesota Timberwolves franchise undergoing a major front-office transition and loaded with young talent under long-term contracts, it made no sense to over-spend on some of the veteran players available in the free agent market. While other teams were committing more than $60 and $70 Million for the […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Jordan Hill

Kids across the state of Minnesota are growing up hoping to become the next Andrew Wiggins or Karl-Anthony Towns. They see Wiggins hammer a huge dunk, or Towns scream in celebration after a clutch basket and the foul, and they imagine themselves doing something similar. When kids watch sports, they want to be like their […]

Timberwolves Season in Review: Part 2

We’re recapping the Timberwolves 2016-17 season, round table style. In case you missed it, Part 1 can be found here. Here are the final five questions about the season that was. After LaVine tore his ACL in the 50th game of the season, Towns and Wiggins combined for 54.3 points per game. Their 2-man lineup […]