Nemanja Bjelica had a rather peculiar season. The unassuming Serbian found himself careening between virtually unplayable and integral for the team’s success all season, with brief stops at nearly every stage in between. Inconsistency has defined Bjelica’s first two seasons in the NBA, something all inexperienced players are prone to, but most have the advantage […]
A recap of the contributions of John Lucas III, Lance Stephenson, and Omri Casspi.
Yesterday afternoon, the Timberwolves announced that Nemanja Bjelica will miss the remainder of the season due to a foot injury suffered in Wednesday’s loss to the Boston Celtics. The press release was short on details except to say that he underwent an MRI of his foot and he will be consulting with specialists to determine […]
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.
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.
Well that was a real turd.
The Wolves are sloppy and too old school in their transition attack.
After a loss like last night’s, it is so tempting to sink into the soft oblivion of believing there is one major flaw that is keeping the Minnesota Timberwolves from getting over the hump and into basic respectability. You’ll hear it from more casual basketball fans who drop in to watch a Wolves game now […]
There’s a lot that Nemanja Bjelica can and often does do right, mechanically speaking. He can make 3-pointers (although his 38.4% percentage on them last year has dipped pretty far to 23.1% this season), he is capable of seeing the floor well and making the right pass. He is 6-10, and although he will never […]
There’s no way any of these can backfire.