2004 was a long-ass time ago.
The Timberwolves are now 61 games into the season. What does that mean? It means it’s time for another quarterly report, the third of the 2016-17 season. That’s what time it is.
The Wolves are… a defensive team?
The Wolves have played well lately. Andrew Wiggins and KAT have been excellent lately. They showed up again tonight, but can it sustain over this next tough stretch?
I feel like I’ve had every possible Wolves-Rockets recap since I started writing for A Wolf Among Wolves in the fall of 2013. Truth is, this is the 5th; they’ve met 14 times over that span. The Wolves are 2-12 overall in those games, and 0-5 in mine. Last night’s 142-130 loss was the craziest yet. […]
After their win at Denver on February 15, the Timberwolves had 8 days off. Only Karl-Anthony Towns had All-Star Weekend obligations, so most of the team had some pure time to relax. On Friday night back at Target Center, they appeared more rested than rusty, beating the Dallas Mavericks by 13 points, 97-84. The Mavs […]
Beloved by many and castigated by the rest, Ricky Rubio’s value within the ever-evolving world of the NBA has been endlessly analyzed and debated since his arrival prior to the 2011-12 season. “Can a team win with Rubio as their point guard?” “You know he can’t shoot, right? You need shooters in today’s NBA.” “Sure, […]
Ah, yes, it’s trade deadline season. The time of year when you stare at your phone, refreshing twitter, trying to wade through the convincing fake accounts and random blather of wannabe Wojnarowskis to suss out what the hell is actually happening in the NBA. It’s the time for clearing cap space, future protected (or unprotected) […]
[As most Timberwolves fans know, the team’s President of Basketball Operations is Tom Thibodeau. Their Head Coach is also Tom Thibodeau. These distinct characters that occupy the same body take on very different personalities and don’t always see eye to eye on decisions concerning the team that they work for and manage. What follows is […]
The Timberwolves defeated a beleaguered Denver Nuggets team 112-99 on Wednesday night in Denver. The Nuggets were coming off a signature win of sorts, after 132-110 drubbing of the Golden State Warriors on Monday in Denver. The Nuggz team that dominated the league’s best team didn’t show up at the Pepsi Center Wednesday night, at […]