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What Are You Looking At?

David Kahn’s ever present smirk must’ve crept another quarter inch up the side of his face this week. It certainly isn’t the time for ‘I told you so’, but it is becoming clear that he’s onto something. This team is relatively deep, versatile and its pieces may be more complementary than we thought. The Wolves […]

Opening the NBA Playbook: Darko's Passing Is Okay

Maybe you’ve heard of Sebastian Pruiti. He’s been holding a takeover of the NBA blogging world over the past year with his great coverage of the New Jersey Nets on and getting his Hubie Brown on at Not many bloggers and analysts can break down aspects of basketball the way he does. Bassy […]

Timberwolves: a Team in Turmoil?

ESPN’s panel of experts has been speaking for nearly two weeks now. So far, they think the Heat will win lots of basketball games, that Amare Stoudemire will be a disappointment and that Lebron James will be good. Nothing all that controversial there. Today, though, the panel pronounced that our Timberwolves would be the most […]

I Love The Power Center. It's So Bad

We could probably argue all day about whether or not Darko Milicic and the shaping of the frontcourt is the correct thing to do for this franchise. It’s the least confident I’ve felt in any frontcourt the Wolves have ever had since Kevin McHale informed David Stern who the fifth pick of the 1995 NBA […]

Dark, Dark, Dark

No matter how badly it hurts your stomach to think of it, please remember that it really is not Darko Milicic’s fault that he was drafted ahead of Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. He was just an 18-year-old Serbian kid with bleached tips who wanted to play in the NBA. Not his fault. […]

Miles of Smiles

Here are a few clarifying, explanatory, provocative notes from Friday’s media sessions with the Wolves new draftees, Wes Johnson, Lazar Haywood and Namanja Bjelcia, plus David Kahn and Kurt Rambis. Its become clear that the Timberwolves have made re-signing Darko Milicic (and, to a lesser extent, Nikola Pecovic) a condition of trading Al Jefferson. “It’s […]

Draft Prospects Profile: DeMarcus Cousins, Destroyer of Worlds

(Quick introduction: My name is Zach Harper and I’ll be contributing here frequently at AWAW. Some people may know me from my work at,, and/or As a life long Wolves fan, I feel very honored to be on this site and to be working with Ben and Myles.) DeMarcus Cousins is […]