Wolves 111, Warriors 95: Wolves Win in Shenzhen

The Wolves defeated the Golden State Warriors early Thursday morning, though only technically. The final score of the first of two NBA Global Games preseason games (a few regular season games will be played in Mexico City in early December and in London in January) ended up 111-95 in favor of the Wolves, but 1. […]

Wolves 108, Lakers 99: A First Look

The good news is that basketball games are back. If Media Day is the first time that we get to see and listen to Timberwolves players, last night marked the first time we actually got to watch them compete on the floor against a different team. The bad news, of course, is that it was […]

INBOX: First Week of Camp

Andy G: First things first: Why hasn’t Wig signed his deal yet?  Is he waiting until he’s injured first?   Patrick J: Great question. Wiggins unexpectedly fired his agent, Bill Duffy, in late August after Duffy had negotiated a five-year, $148 million maximum contract extension for his client. Things have been in a holding pattern […]

A Statistical Glance at the Timberwolves 2017-18 Prospects

Overview The objective of this post is to use available information for a preliminary statistical assessment of the Timberwolves’ prospects for the upcoming 2017–18 season.

Media Day Takeaways: Filtering the Substance from the Style

The Timberwolves held their Media Day on Friday, a few days earlier than what is customarily a Monday event. Because the team is traveling to China during this preseason (to play a pair of exhibition games against the Golden State Warriors) the league allows them to open training camp earlier than the other 28 teams. […]

Is the offseason over yet?

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Media Day is Friday, and it can’t get here soon enough.

A Few Intriguing Potential Wolves Lineups

The NBA season is fast approaching and, with the Wolves’ roster nearly cemented and training camp just right around the corner, I figured now would be as good a time as ever to take a look at a few intriguing potential lineups. I emphasize “potential” because, although some have a higher likelihood to appear consistently […]

The NBA’s Best Player Duos: Where do the Wolves rank?

NBA Jam was cool for many different reasons. The 1990s arcade NBA basketball game allowed players to jump up to the gym roof, for acrobatic dunks. If someone made a few threes in a row, he would catch literal “fire” with the ball surrounded by flames any time he touched it. Defenders with “turbo energy” […]

Shabazz Muhammad Returns to Timberwolves

After striking out on the open market, Bazz returns to Minnesota on a 1 year deal.

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Jeff Teague

On July 1, 2017, just a few ticks past midnight Eastern Standard Time, the Minnesota Timberwolves quickly moved on from the Ricky Rubio era, a time defined by its unmaterialized everlasting hope, and leaped head first into the era of Jeff Teague, fourth banana on a (hopefully, probably) playoff team. It was a move met […]

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