Kobe Bryant seems to be holding the Lakers hostage; Kevin Garnett seems to be a foul-mouthed tour guide escorting the young Timberwolves to success.
When does a loss get trumped by the learning experiences that come from it? Sam Mitchell thought tonight was one of those games.
The Sam Mitchell conversation is getting heated and I need to get all of my thoughts out about it.
During the Timberwolves-Hawks game the other night, Jim Petersen again brought up something he’s mentioned several times during the season: Zach LaVine’s finishing off of one-foot on drives versus finishing off two-feet. In a nutshell, Petersen’s contention was that LaVine is a more consistent finisher at the rim off two-feet than one because it gives […]
The Wolves went on a run in the 2nd half, and made it a game. Ultimately, it wasn’t enough against a sound effort from the Magic.
It’s a small way to measure rebuilding success, and it might even sound like a backhanded compliment (or the product of very low expectations), but the Wolves haven’t been blown out much in their 17 games, and that’s a really good sign.
When is it safe to think good things are happening with the Wolves?
This was a tale of two halves, but not in the way the first meeting between these two teams was, when the Timberwolves roared out to a 34 point lead only to see it evaporate as they narrowly squeaked out a win in Atlanta against the Hawks. No: tonight the game was close just about […]
Over the past couple of seasons, NBA.com has made Synergy Sports data more and more available in ever-increasing detail. While the numbers certainly shouldn’t be taken as Gospel, and subjective factors must always be kept in mind, it can be quite informative to jump into the advanced statistics in an attempt to learn a little […]
The game looked bad early, but Andrew Wiggins didn’t want to lose.