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Is there anything there? Way too many words on the process of developing Anthony Bennett

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How salvageable or lost is the cause of Anthony Bennett?

The Tyus Jones Experiment

Tyus Jones could be a nice pickup late in the 1st round. How he got here could make this a bigger story.

Ricky Rubio’s shot and the importance of Mike Penberthy

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Believe it or not, Ricky Rubio’s jumper improved a lot and it’s why Mike Penberthy has to be a part of the future of this team.

2014-15 Roster Review: Kevin Garnett

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At February’s trade deadline, the best player in franchise history rejoined the Wolves. Here, we look back at Kevin Garnett’s 2014-15 season.

The Rubio Effect? A statistical comparison of the Timberwolves’ three point guards

When a team is 14-48 and playing out the string, digging for interesting angles to write about can become rather burdensome. Such is life for the Wolves’ scribe nowadays. The novelty of Kevin Garnett’s return has worn off. The always entertaining Shabazz Muhammad, who was in the middle of a breakout year, is done for the […]

Timberwolves 121, Blazers 113: Old games, injuries, and confidence

For some reason, the 14-win Timberwolves have found a relatively strange level of success against the 41-win Portland Trail Blazers this season. They managed to beat the Blazers back in December amidst the flurry of injuries to Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic, and Kevin Martin, ending what was a 6-game losing streak. While injuries and losing […]

Grizzlies 101, Timberwolves 97: Size of the Fight

A few weeks ago, the Wolves stole a game at home against the Grizzlies in rather dramatic fashion. It was Ricky Rubio’s third game back after his two and a half month absence, and it was immediately clear that Minnesota is a different team when he’s on the floor. The offense becomes functional, the perimeter defense […]

Bulls 96, Wolves 89: It was 90’s Night at the United Center

Credit for this 1995 photo goes to Timberwolvestimeline.com It was 90’s night in the United Center. In a perfect world, such a night would have coincided with Kevin Garnett’s first road game as a returned member of the Timberwolves. But, despite the nice digs the United Center bring, it’s still not a perfect world, and […]

Timberwolves 111, Suns 109: Stuck Between Stations

Limbo, thy name is the first game after the All-Star break with one more to go before the greatest player in franchise history returns as a kind of éminence grise for a rawly talented but still rebuilding team. It wouldn’t have been surprising if the team had mailed it in, but pleasingly they didn’t and […]

Wolves acquire Adreian Payne, Gary Neal in separate deals

In somewhat of a surprise flurry of moves, Timberwolves jack of all trades Flip Saunders made the first splash in the NBA’s annual February trade season. Let’s start by looking at what exactly went down: Deal 1: Charlotte receives: Mo Williams, Troy Daniels Minnesota receives: Gary Neal, 2nd round pick —– Deal 2: Atlanta receives: […]