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David Thorpe Talks Wiggins and 3-pointers

  Update: Since this post went up, Timberwolves PR has directed me to the full context of the quote below and pointed out that there’s a big difference between saying “a major part” and “a main part.” Fair enough. It still seems worth discussing exactly what that difference is, and that’s largely what this post […]

Discussing Andrew Wiggins' development with David Thorpe

Earlier on Friday, I had a big long-form feature about Andrew Wiggins on posted. I traveled to Brooklyn last week to follow the team on part of their road trip. I attended the Wolves’ win over the Nets, then followed them to Orlando, and came back to Miami with them. Part of the purpose […]

Timberwolves wings: an unsolved riddle

Of the many by turns illuminating and inscrutable tidbits I dug up in the past few weeks while doing research for the Truehoop post, this was among the most glaring: the Wolves’ situation on the wing is a true riddle, a strange machine, filled with moving parts and missing pieces. Let’s start with what we’ve […]