Blog Archives

The C.J. Miles-OKC Pick Conundrum

Ever since the beginning of the free agency period last Saturday, one wing’s name has arisen time and time again by Wolves’ fans and writers alike: C.J. Miles. Miles, the former Indiana Pacer who would be the square peg to the Wolves’ square holes, is a dynamic three-point shooter and valuable defender who can switch […]

Of Timberwolves and Timelines

  This was the summer that the Minnesota Timberwolves were supposed to strike. With Andrew Wiggins, Karl-Anthony Towns, and new face of the franchise Jimmy Butler all due to receive maximum salary contracts in the coming summers, it only made sense; Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden wouldn’t exactly have much cap space to work with […]

Breaking: Ricky Rubio Traded to the Utah Jazz

Well. It finally, actually happened. The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded point guard Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz in exchange for a 2018 first round pick (the pick was originally sent to the Jazz by the Oklahoma City Thunder and is top 14 protected; if it doesn’t convey by 2020 it turns into 2020 and […]

Meet Justin Patton, Your (Other) Newest Timberwolf

The Timberwolves got Jimmy Butler on draft night, and also another guy. This is about the other guy.

The 2017 NBA Draft: Jimmy Butler is a Minnesota Timberwolf

So. That happened. In a move that can only be described as surreal, Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden finally pulled the trigger on their first trade since taking over the Wolves in April 2016, sending Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the 7th pick (which became Lauri Markkanen, the stretch four from Arizona) for Jimmy Butler […]

The Long Two Episode 4: Canis Hoopus’ David Naylor

In today’s 2017 NBA Draft heavy episode of The Long Two podcast, I am joined by David Naylor (@ProfCeder) of Canis Hoopus. We discuss the Boston/Philadelphia trade rumors, what the Wolves should do with the 7th overall pick, some names that the Wolves should look at in the second round, and more. The podcast can […]

The Case for OG Anunoby

Like most Wolves’ fans and pundits, I’ve been on the Jonathan Isaac bandwagon for quite some time now. His unique blend of height, athleticism, defensive versatility, and offensive potential have had me drooling and daydreaming for the last couple of months. Although he will be more of a project than a player who is ready […]

Minnesota Timberwolves Unveil New G-League Identity: Iowa Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled the new identity of their G-League team Tuesday afternoon in the confines of the HyVee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa. Known as the Iowa Energy since the team’s conception in 2007, the team will henceforth be recognized as the Iowa Wolves. The primary and secondary logos were designed by Rodney Richardson […]

The Long Two Episode 3: Andy G and Patrick J of Punch-Drunk Wolves/AWAW

For this episode of The Long Two podcast I was joined by Punch-Drunk Wolves and A Wolf Among Wolves’ very own Andy Grimsrud and Patrick Johnston. Topics covered included Karl-Anthony Towns missing out on an All-NBA 3rd team selection, Ricky Rubio and his new agent, and Andrew Wiggins. Unfortunately, we experienced some technical difficulties so […]

The Long Two Episode 2: With Canis Hoopus’ John Meyer

For this week’s episode of The Long Two podcast, I was lucky enough to be joined by John Meyer of Canis Hoopus. We discussed topics such as his recent feature on Karl-Anthony Towns, Shabazz Muhammad’s future with the Wolves, as well as ideal free agent and draft targets. Be sure to follow John (@thedailywolf) and me (@loseehafer) on […]