Blog Archives

Taylor on Wiggins: Intervention, or just Talk?

Last year, Glen Taylor was able to lure free-agent coaching superstar Tom Thibodeau to Minnesota. After accepting Taylor’s (lucrative) offer to coach the team, Thibs explained that there were three general reasons that made the Wolves his best option: their young talent, their strong ownership, and their salary cap flexibility. What he failed to mention […]

What Thibs Talks About When He Talks About Basketball

One of the toughest and most critical things to generate when writing fiction is subtext. You see, we most of us go through our lives simply trying to communicate with something like maximum efficiency, as if language is a quadratic equation. That is, I want x, I say y and — if I say it […]

Report: Sam Mitchell relieved of coaching duties, search begins for new leadership

Sam Mitchell, Milt Newton are out, Korn Ferry tabbed as search firm to find Wolves’ new leadership.

ESPN’s Marc Stein: “Rising belief” Sam Mitchell will not return to Wolves’ bench

Breaking reports and updates on the Wolves’ potential coaching search.

AWAW Roundtable: On Bjelica, Sam Mitchell, and other assorted worries about the future

Zach, Steve, Tim and Bill all gather to ruminate on some pressing Wolves matters.

Glen Taylor is looking to sell a minority stake in the franchise

A little bit of info on the potential minority share transaction involving Glen Taylor and Steve Kaplan.

Freaks and Fried Alligator: the Wolves Bring Wiggins, Bennett, Young and LaVine to the State Fair

Some thoughts on the Wolves’ media and fan meet-and-greet at the State Fair, in bullet form: – People began packing themselves around the stage nearly an hour prior to the start of the show. The atmosphere was jubilant and peppy – fans cheered loudly for each of the four players (loudest of all for Wiggins) and lingered […]

AP sources: Kahn's option won't be picked up, Flip Saunders in place

On the latest episode of Flip This House, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has reportedly agreed to a contract with Flip Saunders to be the new president of basketball operations. This means the old president of basketball operations, David Kahn, is not going to have his team option for next season picked up. 

Kahn still on the job

Before we praise/bury David Kahn and/or Glen Taylor and/or Flip Saunders, lets be clear on one thing: nothing has been confirmed by anybody. Taylor has been silent; Kahn is acting like he still has a job; Flip ain’t saying one way or another. And while this is all most likely the typical “cannot-confirm-or-deny” waltz as […]

Improving your game

If you’re not a good shooter when you’re playing basketball, there are quite a few things you can do to improve your form/motion and become a more accurate shooter.