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The Minnesota Timberwolves’ attempt to close the gap: Still a work in progress but progress indeed


What if the Timberwolves finally learn how to control the 3-point line?

Kris Dunn, Ricky Rubio, and the Value of Patience


A crazy draft night led to the drafting of Kris Dunn, a slew of rumors, and an unclear future for Ricky Rubio with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Addressing Some Draft Time Chatter


Running through the rumor mill, trying to find things to ramble on about.

Report: Wolves interested in trading for Jimmy Butler

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A trade that is almost definitely NOT going to happen has officially made it into the rumor mill. Breaking down what it does and doesn’t mean.

Timberwolves 102, Bulls 93: More like 0-fertime, AMIRITE?


Andrew Wiggins, Ricky Rubio, and Karl-Anthony Towns keep the Wolves perfect on the road.

Are the Wolves the Most Disappointing Team in NBA History?

How bad a team is — in linear terms — is relatively easy to measure. The 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers are the sine qua non of awful by most standard measurements; their 9-73 win-loss record earned them the nickname the “Nine and 73ers” (which is pretty good, as far as nicknames go). But although their season […]

Timberwolves 95, Bulls 86: Understanding geometry

There was a point early on in the Wolves’ win over the Chicago Bulls in which Kevin Love was struggling. He wasn’t playing poorly but he was having trouble finding his way to the free throw line against Taj Gibson and Nazr Mohammed. The struggles against Taj Gibson aren’t anything new for Love, or anybody around the league really. […]

Bulls 104, Timberwolves 97: a broken clock is wrong almost always

“A broken clock is right twice a day.” This is one of those sayings that is supposed to be clever and profound, but all it does is make me irate when people use it as a crutch for a terrible argument. Sure, a broken clock is correct twice a day, unless you’re in the military […]

Bulls 87, Wolves 80: The block is hot

This was the first real test of the Wolves’ banged up season. Yes, the Brooklyn game was fun and the Pacers were a really good measuring stick for whether or not this team could execute against one of the better defenses in the league. Not nobody know defense like the Bulls know defense. There are […]

Game Six Preview: Wolves at Bulls

Welcome to the NBA everybody. You gut out a thrilling victory in a grueling game against one of the league’s most intense, physical teams. You expend copious energy, both physical and emotional. Then you get on a plane and do it all again the next night. Of course, while the Pacers are a well-coached, defensively […]