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The Timberwolves Unexpected Point Guard Triangle

Entering this season, the biggest big-picture question surrounding the Timberwolves was whether Ricky Rubio was in its long-term agenda, or whether by drafting Kris Dunn fifth overall Tom Thibodeau was signaling intent to change. Playing beautifully alongside Zach LaVine, Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns in a couple of preseason blowout wins at home, and then […]

Thunder 112, Wolves 92: Talkin’ Third Quarter Blues

On Saturday the Timberwolves and Thunder tipped off at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City at an unusual 5:00 Central Standard Time. This is two hours earlier than most games and must have thrown off each team’s regimen to some extent. That this came on the last day of Daylight Savings only added to the […]

Grizzlies 102, Wolves 98: If youth knew, if age could

A beautiful start, an ugly middle, and a disappointing finish to start this season.

2016-17 Minnesota Timberwolves: 32 Hot Wolves Takes that can’t go wrong for the upcoming season

There’s no way any of these can backfire.

A Season-Preview Question for Every Wolf

Let’s ask the questions for each player that need answering.

Who wants Ricky Rubio out of Minnesota?

Name the biggest NBA writers and reporters in the game; chances are, in the past year, they’ve written/reported that Ricky Rubio is on the trade block. Zach Lowe? Check. Shams Charania? Check. Marc Stein? Check. Adrian Wojnarowski? Check. Woj’s most recent entry in this department came last Wednesday night, right as the Wolves were about to take […]

2016-17 Minnesota Timberwolves season: 20 over/under predictions from the AWAW staff

Top 10 offense, 20 points per game for KAT, 41.5 wins for the Wolves? We have your over/under predictions for this season.

Wolves 109, Hornets 74: A Dominant Preseason Finish

The Timberwolves played their second home, and final preseason game on Friday night at Target Center. Much like their first home game on Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, they built up a huge lead (41 points, at different times). Unlike that game, however, the Wolves kept their separation from the visiting Charlotte Hornets in […]

Wolves 101, Grizzlies 94: Thoughts during a (meaningless?) preseason game

Observations from the Wolves’ preseason home opener.

INBOX: Preseason Observations & Whether to Extend Gorgui

Andy G: The Wolves are playing actual basketball games. Preseason basketball games, only available on webstreams and secret Jumbotron cameras, but still: actual basketball games. They’ve played three times now, winning two (against Miami and Denver) and losing one (against Charlotte). They play again tonight. I’ve seen most of the action, and the stats are […]