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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 […]

Timberwolves 119, Rockets 105: A Respite from Repetition

A good NBA season has chapters within it. Things need to happen to change the way that the team and its players are viewed. Fans need segments smaller than 82 games to process what they’re watching in interesting and entertaining ways; to establish a narrative that makes the whole experience feel meaningful. Taken as one […]

Please welcome Andy Grimsrud and Patrick Johnston from Punch-Drunk Wolves

As part of the initiative to both broaden and deepen the pool of voices here at A Wolf Among Wolves that had us introducing you to Lucas Seehafer last week, we’d now like to introduce Andy Grimsrud and Patrick Johnston — the minds behind one of our favorite blogs, Punch-Drunk Wolves — as contributors to […]

Karl-Anthony Towns was fueled by watching the Cavs win

The Cleveland Cavaliers can make you believe, which seems insane.

Roster Review: Shabazz Muhammad

Our roster review continues with the enigmatic Shabazz Muhammad.

Rockets 116, Timberwolves 111: I don’t understand chemistry, but I know it’s important

Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins are on their way to becoming great complementary players on the court – will the pair work well together off the court as well?

D-League, overseas frontcourt targets for the Wolves

The Wolves have one open roster spot, and may soon have a second. Who should they target?

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 […]