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Whither Mike Beasley?

Photo by Marek Wykowski Michael Beasley’s first quarter against Dallas on Thursday begins like this: he misses a contested jumper off the bounce; he drives to the basket and misses a layup; he misses a flat-footed, contested three; he drives to the basket and gets fouled; he grabs an offensive rebound and misses a jumper; […]

Michael Beasley Offensive Flowchart

The title speaks for itself. These seem to be the options lately for whenever Michael Beasley catches the ball on the perimeter.

Michael Beasley talks Michael Beasley

While my partner was gathering details on the resurgence of SuperCoolBeas from Wolves assistant coaches, I spent a few minutes with the man himself. I’ve done my fair share of interviews over the past few years and Beas’ playful candor is as refreshing as anyone I’ve encountered… You’re obviously scoring in bunches lately. Last year […]

Reggie Theus and J.B. Bickerstaff talk Michael Beasley

Lately the webs (including we here at A Wolf Among Wolves) have been abuzz with talk of Michael Beasley’s hot shooting. How will defenses adjust? How will he adjust to those adjustments, plus his inevitable cooling off? What will happen when he plays a team that plays better defense than Sacramento? We got a few […]

Loomings: Love and Beasley face the stats

It’s been a banner week for the Timberwolves’ young ballers. 42 point outbursts, 30/30 games, thrilling buzzer-beaters, interviews on NBATV–it’s like another dimension. But here are some sobering numbers to keep things in perspective. The first concerns Michael Beasley. Right now, Beasley’s prolific scoring is largely based on hot shooting from from deep two-point territory, […]

Beasley Returns to South Beach, Unveils New Power Rankings

Apparently the answer is yes. Though he’s been quite mum on his return to South Beach tonight, Michael Beasley made sure that everyone heard about a game practically no one saw.  From Ray Richardson at the STrib… Before the game, the board was filled with a checklist of items to remind Wolves players of their […]

Lee is Gone, the Beasley Era Dawns

Well, the Timberwolves’ David Lee flirtation is over, as the former Knick has agreed to a sign-and-trade with the Golden State Warriors. Chad Ford reports: Lee’s agent, Mark Bartelstein, told ESPN.com that Lee has agreed to a sign-and-trade worth $80 million dollars over six years with the Golden State Warriors…The deal will send Lee to […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Nikola Pekovic

We’re going to miss Nikola Pekovic.

Thunder 100, Timberwolves 98: Way to Blue

Despite his best efforts, despite his limitations, despite the fact that this was Game 81 of another season without the playoffs, you can see something when you watch Ricky Rubio: he HATES to lose. HATES it. All caps.

So Long And Thanks For All The Fish

It’s not precisely right that I started writing about basketball because of Ricky Rubio, but it’s not entirely inaccurate. I followed the NBA on and off in high school and college, but it wasn’t until I moved to the Twin Cities in 2004 that I genuinely became a fan. I began to watch the Timberwolves […]