Blog Archives

Zach LaVine, and the quest to become more than “just a dunker”

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He’s skilled and world-class athletic, but can Zach LaVine put the whole package together?

Flip Saunders announces he is undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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Difficult news out of the Timberwolves’ front office today, as Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations Flip Saunders revealed that he has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Report: Timberwolves bringing Arnie Kander aboard to make the bodies stay healthy

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The Wolves are reportedly hiring former Detroit Pistons’ physical therapist Arnie Kander next month.

A conversation with Sam Mitchell about coaching and leadership

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The Wolves assistant coach who helped bring along a young Kevin Garnett took the time to talk about leadership as a coach and as a player.

Flip Saunders’ Feelings Aren’t Numbers: The 3-point Debate Rolls On and On and On and On and On

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Early Sunday evening, Flip Saunders broke a more than yearlong silence on Twitter to “set the facts straight” about 3-pointers.   I don’t know what recent post on whose blog — since he’s clearly talking about disreputable “bloggers” and not REAL reporters or REAL fans — set him off and led him to nail this three-tweet treatise […]

Kevin Garnett reportedly re-signs with Timberwolves

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The forward will enter his 21st NBA season, and his 14th with the Timberwolves.

The Tyus Jones Experiment

Tyus Jones could be a nice pickup late in the 1st round. How he got here could make this a bigger story.

Lakers 106, Timberwolves 98: What to expect when you’re expecting

President-coach-owner Flip Saunders has been under fire since his comments in Portland about not wanting 3-point shots to be a “main part” of Andrew Wiggins’ game. It’s led to yet another dissection of what Flip can mean for the ceiling of this latest rebuilding project for the Minnesota Timberwolves and the potential pitfalls of this organization […]

Spurs 123, Wolves 97: Yes, the Spurs would do that

Typically, when the Minnesota Timberwolves look like they’re going to get blown out in a game and I’m on recap duty, I start thinking of tangents and topics outside of basketball I can explore in my writing. There’s no real sense in figuring out why a bad team got destroyed by a good team. This is […]

Wolves acquire Adreian Payne, Gary Neal in separate deals

In somewhat of a surprise flurry of moves, Timberwolves jack of all trades Flip Saunders made the first splash in the NBA’s annual February trade season. Let’s start by looking at what exactly went down: Deal 1: Charlotte receives: Mo Williams, Troy Daniels Minnesota receives: Gary Neal, 2nd round pick —– Deal 2: Atlanta receives: […]