Some sad news to report regarding Wolves forward Adreian Payne – he’s been sidelined indefinitely as he undergoes treatment for thrombocytopenia, a blood disorder.
Wolves taking a low risk chance on a man dubbed Born Ready
A crazy game, a crazy finish. A sluggish Wolves start gave them a lot of ground to make up, but as the second half came around, so did the Wolves’ sense of urgency. For fun, instead of trying to encapsulate an entire game after the fact, I decide to do all my note-taking on the […]
It was announced Saturday afternoon that Zach LaVine tore his ACL during the third quarter of the Wolves’ recent loss to the Detroit Pistons meaning that his season is done. “Torn ACL” is a common injury across all sports and has worked its way into nearly every fan’s lexicon, but what exactly is the ACL? […]
The Timberwolves first basket was a wide-open three pointer by Ricky Rubio. It came off of a long offensive rebound by Andrew Wiggins who kicked it out to Ricky. Their next basket was a three by Karl-Anthony Towns, also assisted by Wiggins, with the shot clock expiring. In the opening minutes they had other good […]
The Timberwolves are now 50 games into the 2016-17 season. How are the team’s key players performing in Tom Thibodeau’s system? I discuss this below.*
The Wolves fell to the Detroit Pistons Friday night by the score of 116-108. Detroit’s Marcus Morris, Jon Leuer, and Andre Drummond were the major forces that simply overpowered the Wolves. Morris and Leuer combined for an audacious 60 points on a miraculous nine of 16 from three (both players entered the night shooting 32.4% […]
The Wolves have played well as of late. The defending champs have not. The stars aligned in this one, just not in the away team’s favor.
Ricky was outstanding, Towns and Ibaka battled, and Andrew Wiggins came up big in the clutch (again) to capture the Wolves’ 8th win in their past 11 games.
According to nba.com/stats, the Brooklyn Nets have the league’s 28th ranked offense and 29th ranked defense. I guess it’s no surprise, then, that they also hold (by far) the league’s worst record. After losing by 20 to the Timberwolves last night at Target Center, the Nets fell to 9-38. The next-worst team (Phoenix Suns) has […]