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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. Share this because Rubio would pass this along:

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 […]

Timberwolves 102, Nuggets 106: Consider It a Promise Not a Threat

If you’re a fan of any one team in the NBA, there are players on other teams that strike fear in your heart. These can be particular to your team — the Trail Blazers’ Wes Matthews has attempted more 3-pointers against the Wolves (125) than any other team and has his best true shooting percentage […]

Timberwolves 88, Pelicans 77: Win Ugly

The myth of Narcissus concerns an impossibly beautiful young hunter who comes upon a pool of water in the forest and falls in love with his own reflection. Depending on the particular version of the story, Narcissus then commits suicide because he cannot possess his beloved, or maybe starves to death looking at his own […]