With all the losing, it’s easy (and important) to look at what isn’t working. When winning happens, it’s just as easy (and important) to look at what’s going well.
Zach LaVine making big plays, Andrew Wiggins with a big shot, and the clutchmeg from Ricky Rubio. Wolves over Clippers was a breath of fresh air.
Every game begins unknown. A few hours later, it’s decided: a win or a loss, binary, a one, a zero. But in between, there’s a well of experience for each of the fifteen or so players involved that fills up: expectations, perceptions, decisions, recognitions, surprises. As you line them up, the games stretch into a […]
And it will be glorious.
It was coming the whole night in a game that fit the classic mold of one where the Timberwolves looked good, but never managed to definitively put the hammer down on the other team. They comprehensively winterized the Phoenix Suns over the weekend and then watched yet another 17-point lead slip out of their hands […]
The Thunder are brilliant reminders that ultimate success can be fleeting, but they’re still the model for the Wolves.
There was bad on “Throwback Night” against the Thunder, but there was also good. We look at both.
Sometimes, on a night of bad basketball, a few momentum-setting plays is what it takes to hold a lead and get the win.
One big no-call led to the Wolves crumbling. What if…?
The Spurs Spurs’d on defense again tonight.