Timberwolves 92, Hawks 84: Once is Luck, Twice is a Streak

The Minnesota Timberwolves have won two games in a row and three of their last four after defeating the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night by the score of 92-84. Despite their penchant for the opposite (at least prior to the last four games or so), the Wolves’ defense was strong against Atlanta, which resulted in the […]

Timberwolves 115, Suns 108: Contrapasso

The Wolves started slow, messed around at the ends of some quarters, but held back the Suns’ persistent charge and finished off a 115-108 victory at home

Rockets 111, Wolves 109 (OT): What It Could Have Been

The Wolves had a 12 point lead with 2 minutes to go, and were playing one of their best games of the year. Then it disappeared.

Losing the strangers we want to know: R.I.P. Craig Sager

R.I.P. Craig Sager

Rumor Has It: Tiers For Theoretical Frontcourt Trade Targets

Brian Windhorst, on Tuesday’s episode of ESPN’s TrueHoop podcast, stated, “The word on the street is that the Wolves are starting to call around and looking to trade for frontcourt help.” Although Windhorst is widely connected within NBA circles, it should be emphasized that what he said is strictly a rumor, not a report, and […]

Timberwolves 99, Bulls 94: Don’t just win it for Thibs, win it for yourselves too

The Wolves were down 21 points in Thibodeau’s return to Chicago and he was left laughing maniacally.

INBOX: Wolves Transition D Struggles & Rethinking this Stage of Development

Patrick J (post-Warriors loss on December 11): I’m getting nervous about what’s going on with the Wolves. They don’t seem to be getting any better, and we’re almost halfway through December. Does the spurt of improvement not happen until February or March? I hate when that happens – even though it is better than no […]

Warriors 116, Timberwolves 108: What We’d Like to Be

“[The Warriors] have a bunch of superstar players that all embrace the role of sharing and sacrificing. And that’s what’s necessary to win big in this league. When you watch, you see how connected they are, offensively and defensively. And that’s what we’re striving for, and that’s what we’d like to be.” Tom Thibodeau summed […]

INBOX: Timberwolves First-Quarter Grades

As far as we know, most corporations do quarterly reports. (Eds. Note: According to Wikipedia, these reports are “required by numbers of stock exchanges around the world to provide information to investors on the state of a company.”) In these reports, companies typically update their financials, make projections, and assess how they’re doing internally and […]

Pistons 117, Timberwolves 90: We have to look at everything

*** “It’s what you see in front of you and pretend isn’t there that gets you — not what you don’t know, but can’t find out.” – Dan O’Sullivan, ‘Vengeance Is Mine,’ Jacobin Magazine 1 Here are the things I saw (and heard) from my very privileged vantage point, the second seat of the second […]

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