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2016-17 Roster Review: Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio had two seasons. There was the one that took place on the basketball floor. In some ways Rubio played the best ball of his career in 2016-17. He posted career highs in points per game, assists per game and field goal percentage. After some early struggles adjusting to new coach Tom Thibodeau, Rubio […]

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 […]

2016-17 Roster Review: Tyus Jones

A look back at Tyus Jones’ (noticeable) improvements in his sophomore year.

2016-17 Roster Review: The Temps

A recap of the contributions of John Lucas III, Lance Stephenson, and Omri Casspi.

Rockets 123, Wolves 118: 5 Takeaways from the Season Finale

Some confirmations and reactions to the final game for the Wolves’ 2016-17 season.

Blazers 105, Wolves 98: Whats Cooler than Being Cool? ICE COLD (in the 4th)

The Minnesota Timberwolves squandered away yet another double-digit lead Thursday night, losing to the Portland Trail Blazers by the score of 105-98. This was the 21st time this season that the Wolves have led by double-digits yet came away with the loss. With Andrew Wiggins, Ricky Rubio, and Karl-Anthony Towns leading the way and combining […]

Warriors 121, Wolves 107: Losing the Ones You’re Supposed To

  The Timberwolves lost to the Golden State Warriors 121-107 on the road in Oakland on the second night of a back-to-back. After defeating the Trailblazers by one point on Monday night in Minneapolis, the team flew to the Bay Area to take on the best team in the NBA on national television.

Kings 123, Wolves 117: Tanks One to Know One

The Minnesota Timberwolves crumbled against the Sacramento Kings Saturday night to the tune of 123-117. The Wolves lead the Kings 31-18 after the first quarter, but proceeded to get molly-whopped over the final three frames by the score of 105-92; truthfully, it wasn’t even that close. This was the 15th time this season that the […]

Wolves 119, Lakers 104: Ricky Rubio and Opening Up the Floor

On a late March night where two teams with equally gone playoff chances face off, some non-traditional occurrences might take place. A Thibs-led team we can have 37-37 first quarter scores, 67-60 first half scores, Ricky Rubio dropping 20 first half points, and also Thomas Robinson. This game was a tale of two ends of […]

Timberwolves 115, Pacers 114: Does going over the screen change anything?

Ricky Rubio is still hitting jumpers and eventually that might mean something.