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Cavaliers 116, Timberwolves 108: A love letter of sorts to basketball fun

Andrew Wiggins showed out, LeBron James was LeBron James, and the Wolves fell to the champs.

Cavaliers 125, Wolves 97: A Perfect Storm

The Wolves have played well as of late. The defending champs have not. The stars aligned in this one, just not in the away team’s favor.

Karl-Anthony Towns was fueled by watching the Cavs win

The Cleveland Cavaliers can make you believe, which seems insane.

Hornets 108, Timberwolves 103: Levitate, Levitate, Levitate, Levitate

untitled unmastered dropped a few days ago, the Wolves have a young group on the rise, and LeBron James must be thanked for both.

Timberwolves 122, Heat 121: Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe

Sometimes, an entertaining game of basketball is just that: entertainment. That’s — in its own perverse way — the blessing of the denouement of the kind of season that Timberwolves fans have grown accustomed to over the last several years. Go back a decade and the Wolves were the #1 seed in the Western Conference, […]

Timberwolves 92, Heat 103: brought down low

LeBron James seems to spend entire quarters of basketball simply haunting the game’s periphery. He  fades into the mesh of his team, defers to his teammates, takes only the opportunities that present themselves. Bt he doesn’t disappear, as some have claimed; he looms like some awful force rising in the distance. When you play the […]

Timberwolves add insult to Cavs' injury

Far be it from me to add to the city of Cleveland’s misery. It should be enough that their former hometown hero tortured and betrayed them on national television, and then returned home to throw chalk in their faces and mercilessly demolish their team. I’d like to think that we Wolves fans can sympathize a […]

Wade, Lebron and Heat simmer; T-Wolves burn

There was almost nothing surprising about the Miami Heat’s casual vaporization of the Wolves on Tuesday. (Well I guess that the Lebron/Anthony Tolliver faux-beef was a little surprising–since when do the oligarchs of our pop consciousness care about mild, self-deprecating parody?) A thirty point win seemed almost inevitable. Magnificent performances by Wade and James are […]

A King at Night: Lebron Steals Away

As much as possible, I’ve tried to stay away from covering the Lebron spectacle. The deluge of speculation, self-aggrandizement and misinformation was just a little too hot and gooey to hold onto, especially for a venue as concerned with semi-forgotten former number 2 draft picks as we seem to be. But as I indicated below, […]

Free Agency Bullets: Thursday I'm in Love (with Luke Ridnour)

Things are happening everybody. Did you guys know that Lebron James was a free agent this summer? Wow, he’s probably going to make a lot of money, almost as much as Joe Johnson even! In any case, it seems that Lebron’s decision will have an effect on David Lee’s eventual destination. And although Golden State […]