It’s August 11th, and the Minnesota Timberwolves have filled just 11 fully guaranteed deals on the books, leaving them as many as four open roster spots (for all intents and purposes). This is a welcome departure from the past few seasons, when the end of the bench has been clogged with lackluster guys on rookie […]
In a much-anticipated move, the Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled two of their four new jerseys Thursday morning. The remaining two jerseys will be released at a later date. Nike, who has taken over jersey operations from Adidas for the 2017-18 season and beyond, has done away with the traditional home and road uniform and has replaced them with four jerseys that […]
Last year, Glen Taylor was able to lure free-agent coaching superstar Tom Thibodeau to Minnesota. After accepting Taylor’s (lucrative) offer to coach the team, Thibs explained that there were three general reasons that made the Wolves his best option: their young talent, their strong ownership, and their salary cap flexibility. What he failed to mention […]
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed former University of Maryland Terrapin guard Melo Trimble to a non-guaranteed deal Tuesday afternoon; the exact terms of the contract have not yet been disclosed. Trimble went unselected in the 2017 draft after three years in College Park. Trimble burst onto the scene as a freshman, garnering Second-Team All-American honors from Sporting […]
Ten years ago, an era in Timberwolves basketball ended.
In today’s episode, I’m joined by Drew Mahowald of Canis Hoopus to discuss the Kyrie Irving rumors as well as the Wolves’ offseason acquisitions. There is a slight echo that starts towards the middle of the pod, but hopefully it’s not too distracting. Drew can be followed at @DrewMahowald. Hope you enjoy!
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed former Stanford Cardnial wing Anthony Brown to a one-year two-way contract Tuesday morning, the first of two possible two-way contracts to be filled. The 24-year-old Brown was selected 34th overall in the 2015 draft by the Los Angeles Lakers and has spent time with the New Orleans Pelicans and Orlando Magic as well. Brown possesses good size at 6’7″ and 211 […]
Thinking through the pros and cons of trading for a superstar.
With Summer League and the exciting portion of free agency behind us, I figured now would be as good a time as any to dive into the injury history of one of Timberwolves’ fans most beloved players: Nikola Pekovic. Pekovic’s history is extensive and complex and I attempt to highlight just that. Built like the […]