Cavaliers 114, Timberwolves 107: Ahab’s whale was also just a whale

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“Symbols shmimbols. Sure they’re important but… Well look at Ahab’s whale. Now there’s a great symbol. Some say it stands for god, meaning, and purpose. Others say it stands for purposelessness and the void. But what we sometimes forget is that Ahab’s whale was also just a whale.” –Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves Due […]

Timberwolves 106, Grizzlies 101: Shabazz Palaces

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If Shabazz Muhammad’s game were a mixtape, I’d be burning copies for all of my friends and insisting, wide-eyed and forceful, “No, you NEED to give this a listen. It’s quirky and intense, but it’s beautiful. You’ll love it.”

Timberwolves 94, Mavericks 106: The Seven Karl-Anthony Towns Plays You Meet in Heaven

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It was coming the whole night in a game that fit the classic mold of one where the Timberwolves looked good, but never managed to definitively put the hammer down on the other team. They comprehensively winterized the Phoenix Suns over the weekend and then watched yet another 17-point lead slip out of their hands […]

Pelicans 114, Wolves 99: One you’ve seen before

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The Wolves blew a 17-point lead. This has happened before.

Old Heads, Fresh Enthusiasm

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The Wolves employ two of the oldest players in the league. Watching them on the sideline, you’d never know they’re close to retirement.

Timberwolves 117, Suns 87: I’ll be damned if I don’t show my teeth

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These streets is full with the wolves that starve for the week so they after the weak In a land full of lambs I am and I’ll be damned if I don’t show my teeth” -Run the Jewels The Wolves entered today’s matinee meeting with the Suns 4-21 over their past 25 games, losers of […]

Thunder 113, Timberwolves 93: What a glorious “failure” it must be

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The Thunder are brilliant reminders that ultimate success can be fleeting, but they’re still the model for the Wolves.

Timberwolves 104, Rockets 107: The Ghost of a Team Yet to Come

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With the Houston Rockets up 107-104 on the Minnesota Timberwolves and 7 seconds remaining, it was clear what the Wolves needed: a 3-pointer to tie the game. Unfortunately, Minnesota doesn’t have any plays designed to get a 3-point shot, instead relying on the flow of the offense to generate those looks — a thing that […]

AWAW Roundtable: We discuss Sam Mitchell’s discussion with Britt Robson

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Sam Mitchell talked to Britt Robson for a great talk so we answer questions about that conversation.

Thunder 101, Timberwolves 96: Both Sides of Nostalgia

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There was bad on “Throwback Night” against the Thunder, but there was also good. We look at both.

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