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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.

Blazers 112, Wolves 100: It Tanks Two to Tango

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Portland Trail Blazers Saturday night by the score of 112-100, but the game was nowhere near as close as the score might indicate. The Wolves, who led for less than thirty seconds the entire game, were unable to hinder Portland’s dynamic trio of C.J. McCollum, Damian Lillard, and Jusuf […]

What’s New is Old Again: Lakers 130, Timberwolves 119 (OT)

    It happened again. The Wolves lost another close one in which they squandered a double-digit lead in the second half. But the news wasn’t all bad.

Heat 123, Wolves 105: A Tough Road Ahead

The Wolves fell to the Heat, amidst a frantic chase to stay relevant in the playoff picture. Is there still time?

Bucks 102, Wolves 95: The Bucks (Don’t) Stop Here

The Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday night by the score of 102-95. After fighting tooth and nail the night prior against the Golden State Warriors (catch Andy’s killer recap here), the Wolves came out flat and were never really able to perk up. Save for Karl-Anthony Towns and Ricky Rubio, the team […]

A Signature Win: Timberwolves 103, Warriors 102

Last night, after his Timberwolves beat the mighty Golden State Warriors at Target Center, Coach Tom Thibodeau was asked if it was the biggest win of his Wolves tenure. “Oh yeah, no question. I think everybody will agree that we have now ARRIVED. We’re here. The work is done, and now we just win ballgames […]

Timberwolves 3rd Quarter Report Card

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.

On the Complex and Polarizing Ricky Rubio

Beloved by many and castigated by the rest, Ricky Rubio’s value within the ever-evolving world of the NBA has been endlessly analyzed and debated since his arrival prior to the 2011-12 season. “Can a team win with Rubio as their point guard?” “You know he can’t shoot, right? You need shooters in today’s NBA.” “Sure, […]

Timberwolves Trade Deadline Bonanza Spectacular Extravaganza!!!

Ah, yes, it’s trade deadline season. The time of year when you stare at your phone, refreshing twitter, trying to wade through the convincing fake accounts and random blather of wannabe Wojnarowskis to suss out what the hell is actually happening in the NBA. It’s the time for clearing cap space, future protected (or unprotected) […]