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Timberwolves 3rd Quarter Report Card

The Timberwolves are now 61 games into the season. What does that mean? It means it’s time for another quarterly report, the third of the 2016-17 season. That’s what time it is.

A Look at the Timberwolves’ Scoring Efficiency So Far in 2016-17

The Timberwolves are now 50 games into the 2016-17 season. How are the team’s key players performing in Tom Thibodeau’s system? I discuss this below.*

2016-17 Midway Point: Checking how accurate the preseason Hot Wolves Takes were (there’s so much blood)

I wouldn’t say these were the most prescient predictions ever made.

Mavericks 98, Timberwolves 87: Laying an egg on a bench

Well that was a real turd.

The Wolves’ Roster Is A Work In Progress

Right around the end of November each year, people start discussing and evaluating each team’s roster, trying to find their holes that are in need of improvement. Being that it is the end of November, I figured now would be an appropriate time to look at the Wolves’ roster and determine the team needs that […]

Report: Wolves & Gorgui Dieng Near Contract Extension

Marc Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated reports that the Timberwolves and Gorgui Dieng are nearing an agreement on a 4-year, $64 Million contract extension, shortly before tonight’s deadline. While the deal has not been formally announced, additional reports have confirmed Spears’ version and there is no reason to question that this will be finalized shortly […]

Grizzlies 102, Wolves 98: If youth knew, if age could

A beautiful start, an ugly middle, and a disappointing finish to start this season.

INBOX: Preseason Observations & Whether to Extend Gorgui

Andy G: The Wolves are playing actual basketball games. Preseason basketball games, only available on webstreams and secret Jumbotron cameras, but still: actual basketball games. They’ve played three times now, winning two (against Miami and Denver) and losing one (against Charlotte). They play again tonight. I’ve seen most of the action, and the stats are […]

KAT & the Bigs: Dissecting the Wolves’ Depth Up Front

A preview of this year’s big man core for the Wolves, one that is is deeper than last year. And better.

The Case for Trading for Jimmy Butler

The signs seem to point to an aggressive attempt to get back into the playoffs. More than a few of the Wolves’ top beat writers have speculated that the team will trade the pick, which could be the first step in such a process, which brings us to the idea of trading for Jimmy Butler.