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On Saturday the Timberwolves and Thunder tipped off at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City at an unusual 5:00 Central Standard Time. This is two hours earlier than most games and must have thrown off each team’s regimen to some extent. That this came on the last day of Daylight Savings only added to the […]
Marc Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated reports that the Timberwolves and Gorgui Dieng are nearing an agreement on a 4-year, $64 Million contract extension, shortly before tonight’s deadline. While the deal has not been formally announced, additional reports have confirmed Spears’ version and there is no reason to question that this will be finalized shortly […]
Wolves’ wing Andrew Wiggins recently sat down with the Vertical’s Chris Mannix and discussed a variety of topics ranging from what advice he would give his rookie self and what things are like now that head coach Tom Thibodeau is in charge. The interview ran for about 15-mintues and can be found here. Below are […]
The Timberwolves played their second home, and final preseason game on Friday night at Target Center. Much like their first home game on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, they built up a huge lead (41 points, at different times). Unlike that game, however, the Wolves kept their separation from the visiting Charlotte Hornets in […]
Andy G: The Wolves are playing actual basketball games. Preseason basketball games, only available on webstreams and secret Jumbotron cameras, but still: actual basketball games. They’ve played three times now, winning two (against Miami and Denver) and losing one (against Charlotte). They play again tonight. I’ve seen most of the action, and the stats are […]
As the preseason gets underway and we inch ever closer to the start of meaningful NBA basketball, there are two things I am noticing about how the Timberwolves are being discussed: People are excited to watch them play. That doesn’t mean people expect them to be great. Consider what some of the best NBA minds […]
We’re scouring our “sources” for quality video from this game, but until then, here’s what the box score says…
You can’t just throw it all in a tortilla, throw it in the microwave, and expect it to taste good. Right?
To say that Nemanja Bjelica had an up and down rookie year would be a bit of an understatement. What can we hope to see in 2016-17?
A roundtable on the greatest player in franchise history calling it a career.